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Fresh Links: Pro-Am Gagné-Bergeron Sets Record, Overcoaching Stunts NHL Play

Hey, gardeners- check out Fluto Shinzawa’s tomato trellis

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Patrice Bergeron and Simon Gagne in competitive mode.
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In Bruins news you can use:

  • Patrice Bergeron and Simon Gagne played hockey with some friends and raised a chunk of change for charity, a record-breaking $180,000.00 in the ninth year of this event. Malcolm Subban, Ryan Spooner, and Tyler Randell were also there. Sherbrooke Times
  • David Pastrnak is deep into his offseason training and is not dwelling on his contract situation- that’s what agents are for. MassLive Word to the Bruins- @ETD51
  • Here’s hoping Anders Bjork is the right winger the Bruins are seeking this season. Boston Globe
  • Charlie McAvoy is one of the NHL rookies named here as a candidate for a breakout season. The Hockey Writers
  • How about a flashback photo set of that handsome dog, Zdeno Chara? @NHLHistoryGirl
  • Mark your calendars for the Prospect Challenge tournament to get an eyeful of the Sabres, Penguins, Devils, and Bruins prospects. Bruins NHL
  • Boston Bruins Summer Camp is in session, campers include an eager group from Finland who listened to Adam McQuaid’s advice. (Video, 1:50) @NHLBruins

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • The strategies diverge for Team Canada and Team USA in the absence of NHL participation in the 2018 Winter Olympic Games. The Star
  • The problem with the new NHL? Overcoaching, which discourages players from showing personality and individuality. Sportsnet
  • Remember former Bruin Jaromir Jagr disclosing his favorite NHL player growing up to HNIC? Cheeky! @NHLHistoryGirl Revisit the entire 2013 team’s responses here. “One thing about Jaromir Jagr, he’s got the chops.” (Video, 3:08) YouTube
  • Fluto Shinzawa is apparently an avid gardener. His tomato trellis is hockey themed. @GlobeFluto