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The annual Pro-Am Gagne-Bergeron last night was a big win for charity

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Simon Gagne in action back in the day against Patrice Bergeron (2007)
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In Bruins news you can use:

  • Patrice Bergeron spoke about adding hs name to Simon Gagné’s fledgeling Pro-Am tournament years ago, and about honoring the Stastny brothers this year. Bonus- Brad Marchand and Charlie McAvoy participated. (Original, in French) Le Soleil (Scroll down past large icons for English translation) Google The event raised $450k for charities. @NHLBruins
  • For SHAME! The NHL ranking of top centers is WRONG. Patrice Bergeron belongs in the top five. Chowder and Champions
  • Why isn’t Kevin Shattenkirk in Black and Gold? Pick your reason. Causeway Crowd
  • Much depends upon the 2019-20 season for Jake DeBrusk, who will close the season out as an an RFA. Prime Time Sports Talk
  • Matt Grzelcyk got to throw out the first pitch at the SeaDogs game on Wednesday night (Video, 0:36) Yahoo ...after a warmup toss @JenniferWGME ...and posed with Slugger, the mascot. @Slugger_SeaDog
  • Connor Clifton spoke about his pride at being a Quinnipiac alumnus (and former teammate of Devon Toews) as he made he way onto the Bruins roster and all the way to the Stanley Cup Final. (Video, 2:10) @JPPierson
  • Here’s a teaser for Karson Kuhlman’s guest appearance on Coach’s Corner (not THAT Coach’s Corner) talking about his college experience at Minnesota Duluth. @SamAliSports
  • How about some footage of Brad Marchand scrimmaging with fellow bluenosers Sidney Crosby and Nathan MacKinnon? Also seen at the scene- Jack Hughes. @BradySixRings
  • Get to know Pavel Schen- is a change in position in the cards for him? Boston Sports Extra
  • If you’re on Twitter, have you seen the Cafeteria meme? One version includes a number of Bruins sharing tables with other NHL notables. Guess who is at table #4, natch? NESN

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • You saw the NHL broadcast schedule on NBC/NBCSN- now judge who are the winners and losers. The network that adores Sidney Crosby remains besotted. Bonus- more newsy links. ESPN
  • Rank the better hockey player- Bobby Orr or Nicklas Lidstrom. The Sports Daily
  • Still salty about Department of Player Safety decisions? Lend an ear to Gerge Parros on the 31 Thoughts podcast. (Audio, 54:07) Sportsnet
  • Got plans? The Maine Mariners will have a Wes McCauley Appreciation night on November 15th. @MarinersOfMaine
  • Meanwhile, in Kenora, ON, Joe Murphy is again struggling with homelessness- outreach workers fear other problems are resurgingfor him as well. Detroit Free Press

How many days until Bruins hockey?

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