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One Wild player apparently vetoed a potential trade to Boston

2019 NHL Stanley Cup Final - Game Six
Torey Krug days until Bruins hockey
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In Bruins news you can use:

  • Collect them AAL- guess which Staal brother didn’t want to become a Boston Bruin before the last trade deadline? WEEI
  • Sure, Cageface Sean Kuraly has showed a lot of the Right Stuff as a Bruin- could he be called upon to do even more? Causeway Crowd
  • Who are the masked men lurking in Boston’s depth chart behind Tuukka Rask and Jaroslav Halak? Causeway Crowd
  • Would there be any way David Backes might see playing in Providence as a win/win and part of a bigger end game? Causeway Crowd
  • Ty Anderson shoots silver bullets into the mythical concept of the “offer sheet.” HockeyBuzz
  • Kevan Miller called David Pastrnak in Spain- Pasta is growing some serious mudflaps, and he longs for a peek at Millsy’s biceps. (Video, 2:42) @NHLBruins
  • So apparently the Red Wings have Torey Krug in their sights. Detroit Jock City
  • John Beecher is turning heads at the World Junior Summer Showcase. (With video) Bruins NHL
  • Another team, another episode of Biggest Game in Franchise History- if the topic is the Montreal Canadiens, you just know the opponent was BOSTON. Last Word on Hockey
  • About Charlie McAvoy and his contract- look at the comparables, and the example of David Pastrnak. There is hope that he will not hold out. Last Word on Hockey
  • In Part #2 of Jack Edwards’ interview, the homer talks about his history with Andy Brickley, and about some of his most excited moments on air. Bonus- thoughtful time stamps for each topic. (Audio, 58:00) CLNS Media
  • Lend your ears to The Skate Podcast to hear about Charlie McAvoy’s contract negotiations and the market value of NHL goaltenders. (Audio, 45:28) WEEI
  • Promoting literacy along with the First Lady of Massachusetts and Blades, Zach Senyshyn read the most Canadian children’s book EVER to children at the Melrose Library. (Video, 1:13) @NHLBruins
  • Awwww! Have a peek at Charlie Coyle’s adorable new puppy- be sure to scroll through all three pictures. @charliecoyle_3
  • The Penguins and Bruins have a longstanding beef over the use of black and gold team colors. Hockey Chronicle

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • By the numbers, fighting is down in the NHL- but will it ever be out? ESPN
  • Mainers have been enjoying cheeky safety quips on their Maine DoT roadside signs this summer. Some that didn’t make the cut were about hockey. Downeast
  • Imagine a re-write on history- what if Joe Thornton had not been traded? Puck Prose
  • What happens when classic player trading cards are put through the FaceApp filter? Puck Junk
  • Compare the amount of staffing in each NHL team’s analytics department. Toronto sure is all in. @hayyyshayyy
  • In response to a request for the best hockey quotes, here’s one from Gerry Cheevers. @NHLHistoryGirl
  • Is this the greatest NHL roommate prank EVER? @NHLHistoryGirl

How many days until Bruins hockey?

  • 47 (Torey Krug!) days until the first preseason game in New Jersey v. the Devils on September 16, 2019.
  • 64 days until the first regular season game in Dallas v. the Stars on October 3, 2019.