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Fresh Links: Family Matters

A Bruin was married, and parents of Bruins weigh in on their famous offspring

NHL: Ottawa Senators at Boston Bruins
Noel Acciari now has even MORE reason to celebrate
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In news of Bruins you can use:

  • Ty Anderson agrees to disagree with a colleague’s assertion that Jaroslav Halak is going to replace Tuukka Rask. 98.5 The Sports Hub
  • Have the Bruins done enough this postseason to be a contender? Salem News
  • Prospect Curtis Hall’s longtime youth coach saw good things in the youngster’s game, likening him to David Backes. Now Hall may get to play with his role model. CBS Boston
  • The better to see you with? A big, new video scoreboard is being installed at the Dunk in Providence. Providence Journal
  • Look back to the very best season the Bruins franchise ever played (1971-72) and revel in the memories. (With video) Last Word On Hockey
  • Bruins were up to more than just pro summer camp recently- best wishes to Noel Acciari and his new wife. Instagram, @noelacciari There were plenty of happy, familiar faces present for the occasion. Instagram, #noeltakesthekate
  • Mark Recchi’s mom offered perspective on her son’s resiliency. @NHLHistoryGirl
  • Zdeno Chara’s dad reminisced about his son’s first, hard lesson in skating. @NHLHistoryGirl

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • Nowhere to go but up, good if luck is with them, standing pat, disturbingly inactive, trending down, throw in the towel- where does each NHL team stand (or fall) after the bulk of player deals are now done? ESPN
  • Revisit the best defensive tandems of the past 30 years. Be sorry that when Ray Bourque made this list, he was not in a Bruins uniform. Sportsnet
  • Here’s a primer on some of those NHL signing and performance bonuses that are tacked onto player contracts. Pension Plan Puppets
  • Boston College’s Greg Brown is off to the Big Apple to help coach the Rangers. Boston Globe
  • More NHL teams should try a more modern, digital platform for making trades. Just look what the Canadiens’ Marc Bergevin got in exchange for Alex Galchenyuk using! NO, REALLY! The Beaverton
  • Were’t we just remembering former Bruin Joe Corvo? He has just qualified for a different sort of athletic competition, and he is candid about why he keeps busy. Oak Park
  • Scroll through classic commercials and Bruins v. North Stars promo clips aired during a Channel 38 broadcast on February 26, 1981. (Video, 23:02) YouTube