clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Fresh Links: Throwback

New, comments

Zdeno Chara sat for an Instagram photo sporting vintage Bruins gear

Boston Bruins v New York Islanders
Another olde tymey look (Zdeno Chara, circa 2006)
Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

In Bruins news you can use:

  • In honor of becoming the eldest current NHL player, Zdeno Chara posed in Olde Tymey Bruins gear. Instagram
  • The Bruins have one more season of Chara’s services, and the best use of his time may be to curtail his ice time. Prime Time Sports Talk
  • Just how wild are Boston’s hopes to squeeze just a bit more out of their current core group of players? Causeway Crowd
  • The Danton Heinen signing ticks a few items off the Bruins’ agenda. Boston Sports Extra
  • The goalie tandem of Tuukka Rask and Jaroslav Halak comes at a cost- is that cost too high? Look at the comparables. Causeway Crowd
  • With any luck, Anders Bjork’s re-repaired shoulder has had enough time to heal properly this time. The Bruins could use him healthy and playing at his best. HockeyBuzz
  • Peter Cehlarik had to pass on the World Championship as he was needed to be a Black Ace. His focus is to prove himself an NHLer and to stay healthy. Causeway Crowd
  • Lend your ears to Mark Allred and friends, who invite you to listen up to the Black N’ Gold Hockey Podcast. Hot topics- the Charlie McAvoy and Brandon Carlo contracts and Danton Heinen signing. (Audio, 1:12:49) CLNS
  • Will the Bruins need to make a deal with the Devils to move David Backes? Boston Hockey Now
  • Have you examined the Bruins’ cap situation? This is a tidy summary graphic. CapFriendly
  • Hizzoner, the Mayor of Walpole Chris Wagner will drive the pace car for the Foxwoods 301 this coming Sunday- vroom, vroom! NESN
  • The Bruins will let us eavesdrop on Facetime between lonesome teammates this summer- first up is Sean Kuraly and Jake DeBrusk with cameo by Jake’s mom. (Video, 3:06) @NHlBruins

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • In news of former Bruins: Got plans for tonight? Tim Schaller is home, and will be signing autographs at tonight’s Fisher Cats game. @FisherCats Ciao! Colton Hargrove is off to HC Bolzano. CBS Sports Zac Rinaldo’s annual Hockey Night in Hamilton game honored the late Ray Emery on Saturday. Hamilton Spectator
  • Ease up on Don Cherry already! Last Word On Hockey
  • Greaty-eights? William Nylander is changing numbers in an homage to his bosom chum, David Pastrnak, obviously! Pension Plan Puppets
  • Catch up with Gritty- he’s on the Jersey Shore making the most of his summer vacation. NHL

How many days until Bruins hockey?

  • 63 days until the first preseason game in New Jersey v. the Devils on September 16, 2019.
  • 80 days until the first regular season game in Dallas v. the Stars on October 3, 2019.