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Plenty of Bruins games will be broadcast on network TV this season

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A Look Behind The Scenes At A NESN Bruins Broadcast
Look for 12 appearances on network for the Bruins this season, not including playoffs, of course.
Photo by Stan Grossfeld/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

In Bruins news you can use:

  • Mark your calendars for the dozen nationally broadcast Bruins games in the upcoming season on NBC and NBCSN, listed here.
  • No news is NOT good news on the Charlie McAvoy and Brandon Carlo front. Causeway Crowd
  • Oh you just KNEW that Boston would approach local lad Brian Boyle! Boston Hockey Now
  • Jaroslav Halak has been half of one of the best goalie tandems in the NHL- and behind him? Crickets are chirping. The Hockey Writers
  • According to this source, a quartet of Bruins are poised for a breakout year. My NHL Trade Rumors
  • According to the NHL, this quintet of Bruins youngsters will be ready to make their marks sooner rather than later. We’ve already had a peek at acouple of them. NHL
  • The NHL ranked Patrice Bergeron is only the seventh best NHL center. We would beg to differ. NESN
  • The town of Weymouth will fete Charlie Coyle, Paul Carey, Bobby Sheehan, and Tim Sweeney on August 10th. Wicked Local Weymouth

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • In news of former Bruins: Noel Acciari may have left town, but he paused to tip his cap fondly to Boston fans. NESN The future of Zac Rinaldo is up in the air, as is the role he plays in today’s NHL. Puck Prose Marty Turco was the guest on the 6 Degrees with Mike McKenna podcast (audio, 56:00) Apple
  • Guess which NHL teams have the most Hockey Hall of Famers? Hint- Original Six teams stand at the head of the line. 24/7 Wall St.
  • A dish best served cold? One Vancouver pub offers poutine two distinct ways- Montreal Canadiens style is traditional, and Toronto Maple Leafs style is served with a side of snark. CTV News Vancouver Island
  • Mitch Marner is reportedly swinging for the fences- a deal that would set the record as the top bridge deal in NHL EVER, neighborhood of $9M to $11M ranging from 3-4 year term. (Hard paywall) The Athletic
  • Hockey sticks are the answer. Can you guess the question? Hint- water quality. NBC-2

How many days until Bruins hockey?

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