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Fresh Links: Open Season

Don Sweeney predicts an unusual burst of trades surrounding NHL Draft. An NHL referee takes to the links at the U.S. Open.

NHL: Stanley Cup Playoffs-Boston Bruins at Tampa Bay Lightning
Time to pay the man. (Matt Grzelcyk)
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In Bruins news you can use:

  • The Bruins would not rule out trading for a first round pick- Don Sweeney projects teams will be especially busy trading around NHL Draft this year. 98.5 The Sports Hub
  • The Bruins are interested in sharpshooter Ilya Kovalchuk, a move which would make Rick Nash expendable. Boston Globe
  • Wait- Ilya Kovalchuk? Just say NO! Chowder and Champions
  • The Bruins will need to pay Matt Grzelcyk, although a bridge deal is a possibility. This may also hinge on Torey Krug’s fate. 98.5 The Sports Hub
  • Report cards are in on Riley Nash and Sean Kuraly. Prime Time Sports Talk
  • Congratulations (?) to Brad Marchand, who topped the NHL fan poll in the obvious category. @NHL
  • Meet Connor Clifton, late of Quinnipiac and a 2013 Coyotes draftee, now a Providence Bruin. Providence Bruins

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • YIKES! Just be thankful you’re not an Ottawa Senator... Boston Globe
  • ...and their woes don’t stop there- they and 9 other NHL teams listed here face tough, off-season calls. Sportsnet
  • NHL referee Garrett Rank is more than just a pretty face. He will be competing in the U.S. Open. Yahoo Sports
  • The Long Read: Former Bruin Nick Boynton finally pulls no punches. Rehab was only the beginning- the problem is far worse than just drugs, and silence doesn’t help. Players Tribune