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NHL Pre-Season: New Jersey Devils Vs Boston Bruins At TD Garden
You can always count on your teammates’ sympathy? Jack Studnicka
Photo by Jim Davis/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

The Bruins blanked the Devils 2-0 thanks to a face goal and a Backes-hander. Jaroslav Halak had himself a game.

  • Yeowch! Poor Jack Studnicka took one for the team last night. CBS Boston
  • Review all the action here. (Video, 5:04) Bruins NHL
  • Danton Heinen is focusing on a few key parts of his game- that and his diet. Boston Herald
  • Injuries took a toll on last year’s blueline, now the Bruins appear to have an embarrassment of riches. Boston Herald
  • Focus on three key areas would be a recipe for success this season in Boston. The Hockey Writers
  • A figure skating coach’s work with David Backes left Backes humbled- and faster on his feet. WEEI

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • His time in Boston was brief, but former Bruin Gemel Smith found conversations with Patrice Bergeron to be especially helpful to him going forward. NESN
  • Recapping the other preseason action yesterday, former Bruin Marcus Johansson scored in the Sabres OT win over the Blue Jackets, and shutouts were all the rage for the Predators, Capitals, Ducks, and Bruins. NHL
  • From behind enemy lines, this projection for the Atlantic Division acknowledges the Bruins’ potential. Raw Charge
  • Details have emerged of the incident resulting in charges against Auston Matthews. Pension Plan Puppets
  • Just a reminder that many old friends are in new uniforms this season. NHL
  • A bunch of celebrities you may recognize had some hockey in their pasts. ESPN