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Fresh Links: Two For Two, Agonizing Decisions Wanted

Go ahead, make Bruce Cassidy happy by making his job harder

NHL: Preseason-Detroit Red Wings at Boston Bruins
Anton Khudobin minds the corners
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The Bruins bested the Red Wings 4-2 at TD Garden, and prepare to host the Flyers on Thursday on NESN at 7:00PM in preseason action.
  • Austin Czarnik scored a penalty shot and later dished to Teddy Purcell for a snipe. Anton Khudobin went the distance in net. Patriot Ledger
  • Torey Krug left the game early with injury, as did Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson. Sean Kuraly took issue with a pair of Wings, and an otherwise sharp Purcell finds himself at the back of the line behind many talented youngsters. Bonus- the preseason offers the 98.5 The Sports Hub team a chance to audition newcomers as well. Boston Globe
  • Jordan Swarz who? After a great season in Providence, the 26-year-old "great kid" is looking to make his mark with his solid, but unremarkable, all-around game. Boston Globe
  • Not a fan. Brad Marchand said what a lot of NHLers are thinking. Hey, if you ain't cheating at the faceoff dot, you ain't tryin'. Besides, bigger players have an advantage using the set foot markings, as Czarnik well knows. Patriot Ledger
  • Agonizing quandaries are exactly what Bruce Cassidy is hoping for in his roster decisions. WEEI