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Fresh Links: Providence Names New Coaches, NBC Increases Bruins Broadcasts

Catch up on Team USA Summer Series results here

Boston Bruins v Edmonton Oilers
Don’t forget to take your Oilers friends out to see the Bruins
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In Bruins news you can use:

  • As was rumored, Jay Leach will be taking over the helm of the Providence Bruins. It is all in the family- Congratulations! Providence Journal
  • The PBruins also named their new assistant and goaltending coaches. Bruins NHL
  • Frank Vatrano and Tim Schaller faced off over a soccer penalty-kick contest as part of their sojourn with AS Roma. (With video) MassLive
  • We’ll be seeing a lot more Bruins on NBC (and NBCSN) this season. NBC has committed to airing 99 NHL games, including the NHL 100 Classic, Winter Classic, and Stadium Series games. NHL It seems that Jack and Brick will be watching from home a LOT, network broadcasts of Bruins games are listed here. Stanley Cup of Chowder

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • In World Junior Summer Showcase action, today is a day off. On Saturday, USA White beat Finland, while Sweden topped USA Blue. USA Hockey Yesterday, White edged Sweden and Blue thumped Finland. USA Hockey
  • So how’s that ‘rolling out a checking line’ strategy working for your team, as opposed to having all lines shouldering defensive responsibilities? TSN
  • Some NHL coaches are just more animated than others. These five are right over the top. BarDown
  • Enjoy the best 10 Tweets of July, including yet more video of nimble Terrell Owens demonstrating the footspeed that NHLers wish they had. Sportsnet
  • Montreal Canadiens or Montreal cheapskates? Boston Globe