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Fresh Links: Patrice Bergeron at 100%, Adios Kirk Luedeke

A lot has happened over the last couple of weeks

2017 NHL Awards And Expansion Draft
Hello, old friend (Patrice Bergeron and his Selke Trophy)
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In Bruins news:

  • An injured Patrice Bergeron won the Selke Trophy, so we should all be excited for this season now that he’s feeling much better. Boston Globe
  • Take a look at Jesse Gabrielle and imagine the possibilities for him in light of Brad Marchand’s career trajectory. The Hockey Writers
  • File this under #CashTheCzech - Cam Neely is raining on the “sign David Pastrnak” parade... WEEI
  • ...even as the team is looking to exactly that kind of young Bruin to contribute to the older, veteran roster. Oh, the irony! Boston Herald
  • Contract talks may may have resumed Friday. Or not. Providence Journal
  • Of all the captains in the NHL, guess which team’s has the second lowest cap hit? BarDown
  • Take a strategic look at the Bruins’ chances against their Atlantic Division rivals this season- is a first place finish in the cards? Chowder and Champions
  • The Charlie McAvoy/Anders Bjork teamwork is strong, and not just in hockey. @_AustinOwens
  • Watch Bruins Academy for your dose of Bruins hockey, where cheeky Charlie Moore recaps this year’s China trip and visits with Trent Frederic. Noel Acciari speaks about his off-season regimen, and then Julie Nicoletti offers nutritional advice. (Video, 20:41) Bruins NHL
  • Stanley Cup of Chowder favorite Kirk Luedeke is moving on up and will be stepping back from his insightful and thorough coverage of all things Bruins and Bruins prospects. Congratulations to him, here are the deets, AND he spills his favorite sources. (with audio, 40:41) Scouting Post

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • Have a look at the first gold medal awarded for hockey at the 1920 Olympic Games... @NHLHistoryGirl ...along with the first hockey puck. @NHLHistoryGirl No, smarty pants, those artifacts are NOT Jarmir Jagr’s.
  • The Las Vegas Golden Knights are crafting a strong Twitter game. Well played! @GoldenKnights
  • Shane Doan is calling it a career. Did you know the Coyotes’ long time captain camejustthisclose to being an Oiler? (With video) Sportsnet