clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Fresh Links: Expansion

New, comments

Cap space woes got you down? Add some expansion draft angst!

NHL: JUN 06 Stanley Cup Final - Blues at Bruins
Leapin’ Sean Kuraly days until Bruins hockey.
Photo by Michael Tureski/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

In Bruins news you can use:

  • Staring down the tunnel at the looming expansion draft, what position will the Bruins be in when Seattle comes calling? The Hockey News
  • The Bruins top line is signed for a song. La la la! Causeway Crowd
  • Speaking of which, this NHL compilation of the best Brad Marchand moments of the season offers plenty of Patrice Bergeron and David Pastrnak to boot. (Video, 5:11) YouTube
  • Which Bruins should be patrolling the Bruins blueline, which are on the bubble, and which youngsters appear likeliest to compete for a spot on this season’s roster? The Hockey Writers
  • How about Boston snapping up yet another local lad- Brian Boyle? Causeway Crowd
  • It’s almost time for the Prospects Challenge- here’s the scoop, and the schedule. Boston Herald
  • Lunchtime! Watch Wiley Sherman, Anton Blidh, and P.J. Stock cook up some Chinese dumplings. Mmmmm! (Video, 0:38) @NHLBruins

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • In news of former Bruins: Say it ain’t SO! Marc Savard has gone to the dark side. WEEI In society news, Rob O’Gara and his new bride had to tailor their honeymoon to his training schedule, as he is seeking a contract this fall. Wiscasset News
  • Continuing this series on NHL officials’ role in head injuries, Part 2 dissects that infamous Sharks v. Golden Knights playoff game in which Joe Pavelski was injured. What immediate action could the league have taken? Last Word on Hockey
  • Moving on, Part 3 reviews the non-calls leading up to the subsequently uncalled hand pass which handed the Sharks an overtime victory in Game #3 of the Western Conference Final. Last Word On Hockey
  • Be careful out there! The TD Garden renovation caused a near miss for the Bobby Orr statue, and nearly some human casualties. (With video) CBS Boston
  • Gritty has spent his summer posing as famous Philadelphians. PhillyMag
  • Here’s the way to play pond hockey in Quebec in the summertime! (Video, 3:15) YouTube

How many days until Bruins hockey?

  • 52 days (Sean Kuraly!) until the first preseason game in New Jersey v. the Devils on September 16, 2019.
  • 69 days (It’s HILARIOUS!) until the first regular season game in Dallas v. the Stars on October 3, 2019.