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The only thing Jaroslav Halak regretted in his first season as a Bruin was the ending

Hockey: World Cup of Hockey-Pre Tournament-Team Europe vs Team North America
He did pretty well in a Bruins sweater, too (Jaroslav Halak)
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In Bruins news you can use:

  • Jaroslav Halak spoke to Slovak media- he is working out, but doesn’t plan to touch his goalie gear until late next month. Causeway Crowd
  • By the numbers, how can you justify the assertion that David Krejci is overpaid? WEEI
  • Re-signing Charlie McAvoy and Brandon Carlo is job one, inking long deals will be key- here’s why. Causeway Crowd
  • This quartet of options may be helpful in solving the Bruins’ cap woes. Last Word On Hockey
  • Hizzoner, the Mayor of Walpole Chris Wagner and local lad Charlie Coyle were on hand to celebrate the Ice Bucket Challenge 5th anniversary and honor Pete Frates. NBC Sports
  • Other Bruins were on the links in support of the Mark Bavis Leadership Foundation. (With video) WHDH
  • Torey Krug had a tough time making out some of the Facetime chat between Sean Kuraly and Jake DeBrusk. Chirping ensued. NESN
  • Evan Marinofsky hosts Matt Castle of Bruins Daily, and they wrassle with the BIG issues. Basically, who will the Bruins deal? Hot Taek- old friend Chad Johnson would be an acceptable cheap alternative to Jaroslav Halak- all he needs is some remedial work with Bob Essensa!?! Bonus- Topics thoughtfully bookmarked by timestamp. (Audio, 30:28) CLNS
  • Farewell to printed tickets at TD Garden. Sports Business Daily
  • Just leaked- the Bruins are reissuing the Pooh jersey in honor of their new anthem singer. NO, REALLY! @Laneo2494

Elsehwere around the rink:

  • Here’s another way to boost scoring- start penalizing short-handed teams for icing the puck. On the Forecheck
  • Which NHL General Managers are red hot, and which are treading on thin ice? NBC Sports
  • When they say it’s not about the money, guess what- it’s about the money. Filthy lucre is at the heart of what ails the NHL! Blue Line Station
  • The NHL has set up a quiz reviewing this season’s playoffs. NHL

How many days until Bruins hockey?

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