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Fresh Links: Brad Marchand Rules Twitter, NBC Gets Their Licks In On The NHL

More youngsters have been sent down to Providence camp, including Zane McIntyre

NHL: Preseason-Boston Bruins at Detroit Red Wings
It was kind of the Bruins to let the Red Wings open their new barn with a win, eh?
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The Bruins host the Blackhawks tonight at 7:00PM on NESNplus and WGN.

  • Saturday’s 5-1 shellacking of the Bruins by the Red Wings was a nice christening for their new Little Caesars Arena. But our Austin Czarnik scored the first goal in their new barn, which was nice. Boston Globe
  • the Bruins faced more of their opponent’s veterans than in their last match, and then didn’t seem to get their feet moving. Bruce Cassidy had words of praise for Czarnik as well as Rob O’Gara and Ryan Fitzgerald. Bonus- a quick rundown of the finer points of the new Detroit facility. Boston Herald
  • It is starting to look like Anders Bjork will be sticking with Patrice Bergeron and Brad Marchand . Providence Journal
  • The loss means there will be some points the Bruins will be focusing on going forward. (With video) NESN
  • Softspoken new Bruin Paul Postma spoke about his adjustment to Boston- the team as well as the city. (Video, 1:52) Bruins NHL
  • Zane McIntyre joins a group headed off to camp in Providence. The telling part is which youngsters remain in the mix still being assessed. South Coast Today
  • Anton Khudobin has so far defended his position as Tuukka Rask’s backup, and faces one more push from Malcolm Subban. PBruins camp is filling up with players released from Bruins camp. Worcester Telegram
  • Marchand’s Twitter game remains strong, as Torey Krug can attest. BarDown Marchy also cast shade on the NHL’s decision to skip the Olympics. @Bmarch63

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • Remember that APB put out to recover Louis Domingue ’s stolen goalie mask? You can stand down now, it has been found. @Domingue35
  • NBC has elected to go dark on the NHL during what would have been the Olympic break. Take THAT, Gary Bettman! CBS Sports
  • Mikko Koivu and Mikael Granlund were delighted to see their President in “Finnesota” where he dropped the ceremonial first puck. (With video) NHL
  • It is never to late to correct the record, and Maurice “Rocket” Richard’s assist totals have been revised to reflect an assist missed in a November, 1945 game between the Habs and the Bruins. The Score