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With Charlie McAvoy in the fold, it’s time to get busy on Brandon Carlo

2019 NHL Stanley Cup Final - Game Six
Brandon Carlo collects his hugs from Zdeno Chara
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Preseason hockey is here, as the Bruins travel to New Jersey to face the Devils.

  • Here’s a look at the Devils roster for tonight, including old friend and new Devil P.K. Subban. It looks like radio coverage only for us. All About The Jersey
  • Does this not pluck at your heartstrings? @PeteBlackburn
  • Three years, $14.7M for Charlie McAvoy- we will see him tonight! Providence Journal
  • The deal looked like both sides were as eager as they said they were to git ‘er done. Sports Illustrated
  • McAvoy is one key component of the Bruins’ future. “Team friendly” contracts seem to be the theme- as Torey Krug mentioned. Sporting News
  • There looks to be enough room to avoid sacrificing other players to clear cap space. 985 The Sports Hub
  • Next up? Brandon Carlo. Boston Herald
  • Mark Divver offered his observations from Bruins training camp about four of the Bruins. Rinkside Rhode Island

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • In news of former Bruins: Great Expectations? All Wild eyes are on Ryan Donato. Star Tribune The Coyotes now have Phil Kessel and the One-Eyed Yeti Carl Soderberg to help them in their quest for postseason action. NHL
  • Some pigeon named Mitch Marner has signed, so the floodgates will now open. St.Louis Post-Dispatch
  • As for the NHL’s top goaltenders right now, ranked- at number five, might a familiar name suffer from Martin Brodeur Syndrome? The Hockey News
  • The Maple Leafs are in Newfoundland for training camp, guess who were “screeched in?” NHL
  • The long read: the late Brad Ostrom offered his insight into 50 years of minor hockey coaching. Sportsnet
  • Media fail- Max Pacioretty may have scored a hat trick in the Golden Knights’ preseason win over the Coyotes, but will this be what we all remember from the game? Reddit

How many days until Bruins hockey?

  • Today marks the first preseason game in New Jersey v. the Devils.
  • 18 days until the first regular season game in Dallas v. the Stars on October 3, 2019.