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Fresh Links: Reports From Bruins Rookie Camp, What To Watch For At Prospects Challenge

Have you seen the earliest footage from a Hollywood film featuring a hockey game?

Boston Bruins v Ottawa Senators - Game Five
Maybe a Calder Trophy is in his future? (Charlie McAvoy)

Bruins hockey has returned- if the rookie camp and Prospects Challenge count.

  • Read some of Mark Divver’s notes on day one action in Buffalo. Anders Bjork impresses, Matt Grzelcyk is bigger and more comfortable on the ice. Rinkside Rhode Island Follow his updates on Twitter. @MarkDivver
  • Rookie camp is where the younger and cheaper strive to replace the older, costlier, and slower. Kevan Miller saw changes coming, adapted, and thrived. Will the same work for Matt Beleskey and David Backes? Boston Globe
  • Here’s a handy schedule of the games along with a synopsis of which players to watch at the Rookie Tournament. Chowder and Champions
  • Watch Jake DeBrusk , who is following up a solid season in Providence with a thirst for an NHL roster spot. Bonus- a sorta update on the David Pastrnak negotiations. Patriot Ledger
  • Apparently, DeBrusk was closer to the NHL last season than we knew. CBS Boston
  • A dispatch from behind enemy lines- there are three Tournament players the Sabres fans will watch, and Charlie McAvoy is one. WGRZ

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • There is a Boston Bruin defenseman on this list of players to watch in the Calder Trophy race. Sportsnet
  • Every NHL team’s off-season included a notable “bizarro” event, and Sean McIndoe lists them all here. For the Bruins, it was what DIDN’T happen. Sportsnet
  • George Parros will focus on intent to injure as he works to change behaviors such as the serious slashes that went unpunished last season. NBC Sports
  • Pope Francis is on board with the new Declaration of Principles developed and espoused by multiple hockey organizations. Puck Daddy
  • Enjoy this footage from the first depiction of hockey in a Hollywood movie. (With video) BarDown