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Philadelphia Flyers v Boston Bruins - Game Four
RAWR! How does this hat stack up?
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In Bruins news you can use:

  • Looking ahead to the Prospects Challenge, the Bruins team is stacked, baby! HockeyBuzz
  • While you’re in Buffalo, take a long look at Ryan Donato- because the Bruins clearly are. Maybe he’s the key to a solid third line. 98.5 the Sports Hub
  • More fallout from the NHL’s Top 20 Defensemen list- “If you’re wondering where Zdeno Chara is, you’re just as triggered as one of us at WEEI.” WEEI
  • Not so fast- the Bruins are NOT done, just biding their time on aquiring a new winger. Sporting News
  • Charlie McAvoy will join fellow USA Hockey alums playing for charity in remembrance of Jim Johansson on August 26th. Ottawa Sun
  • Long time Bruins fixture and current octogenarian scout Tom McVie can add another feather to his cap- raconteur. He sat and reminisced about modest Milt Schmidt, how Bobby Orr simply replied “Whatever you need, you call me” to his request for fundraising donations, and why a player should never unexpectedly leave the ice without asking first. (Hard paywall) The Athletic

Elsewhere arournd the rink:

  • In news of former Bruins: Paul Postma is headed for the KHL CBS Sports (will he have to leave his cute dog, Copper, behind? @NHLBruins)
  • How DO they DO it? Analyze just which types of shots land the best forwards in the NHL all of those goals. (Featuring the best line in hockey, natch.) TSN
  • Hayley Wickenheiser is donating her brain to science partly because of Steve Montador, and she encourages others to do likewise for the health of future hockey players. CBC
  • Here is a set of alternative NHL logos and team names. How do you like the L.A. Fancy Men? Tampabae ZigZags? Caralina Whirlygigs? BarDown
  • A new mascot is born, er, hatched in Maine. Meet him on the Maine Mariners’ opening night October 13th. Boston Herald
  • Take a look back a this HNiC video montage compiled for their 60th anniversary, full of history, Aerosmith, and tingles. (Video, 2:05) YouTube, via Reddit