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This may be the Bruins future in net (Jeremy Swayman, UMaine Black Bear)
Photo by David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

In Bruins news you can use:

  • This forecast of where the Bruins might be in five years sees Patrice Bergeron still playing top-6 minutes. The Hockey News
  • Dateline: Trencin, Slovakia- Zdeno Chara showed off his haunting grounds, and meets a lady that knew him when he was little. (Video, 1:52) Bruins NHL His trip included distributing donated athletic shoes. (Video, 2:03) Bruins NHL His legendary workouts are enough to tire you out just watching him! (With video) NESN
  • Have a helping of Pasta! David Pastrnak was seen at the scene in Sweden warming up for the European Media Tour... (Video, 0:14) @NHLBruins ...and chatting with fans. (Video, 0:34) @NHLBruins
  • Brad Marchand was back in Halifax scrimmaging with the gang, including some scrub named Sidney or something? (Video, 3:18) YouTube
  • Still no news on the Charlie McAvoy or Brandon Carlo fronts. Bruins Daily
  • What can be done to secure this pair of young defensemen? Sporting News
  • Maybe Kevan Miller and the Flames are destined for each other. Causeway Crowd
  • Come on, Don Sweeney, pick up the phone. What’s the harm in calling Ken Holland about Jesse Puljujarvi? Causeway Crowd
  • Video review coach Hunter Cherni has been promoted from Providence to Boston. @MarkDivver
  • There will also be a new voice of the Providence Bruins. Providence Journal
  • This Bruins season in review summary offers a cheeky take on the season’s Most Disappointing Player. Hint: we’re stuck with him once again at the start of this season! Overtime Heroics
  • How do the Bruins strategize to beat the Lightning this season? One key is that same player linked in the article above. The Hockey Writers
  • Lend your ears to The Skate Podcast- Ken Laird and Matt Kalman are impressed with the Bruins farm system as well as the front office. (Audio, 40:38) WEEI

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • In news of former Bruins: Ryan Donato understands that trades are just part of being a pro. Patriot Ledger Shawn Thornton’s 9th annual Putts and Punches golf event was another big hit. (Video, 1:40) NESN
  • Take a look at some of the competitions’ moves- this season’s Atlantic Division looks like another tough slog for the Bruins. Prime Time Sports Talk
  • Meet the newest NESN rinkside reporter- Sophia Jurkstowicz brings a lot of Canadian experience, and may be in line for an expanded role. WEEI This press release has one big bonus- a pronunciation key for her name! NESN

How many days until Bruins hockey?

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