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Fresh Links: Trimmings

The news may not be so much in which players were cut, but in which remain

A Look Behind The Scenes At A NESN Bruins Broadcast
Hard at work. (Jack Edwards, Andy Brinkley of NESN)
Photo by Stan Grossfeld/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

The Bruins host he Blackhawks tomorrow at 3:00PM on NESNPlus.

  • CUT! Another round of roster trimmings have been made, and the most interesting tidbits are which players remain. Boston Herald
  • Anders Bjork has impressed favorably, notably alongside David Backes. Bruins Daily
  • One big decisidon is whether Anders Bjork or Brett Ritchie prevails in the lineup. But before you rush to judgement, remember that Ritchie was brought in for reasons. WEEI
  • Karson Kuhlman continues to make his own case to stay on the roster. Patriot Ledger
  • Gone, but not forgotten- a portrait of Eddie Shore now hangs at The Big E. WWLP

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • By the numbers, which NHL defensemen are tops at moving the puck out of the defensive zone? Sportsnet
  • Remember how every source said that last year’s Atlantic Division was highly competitive? It has only gotten more so this year. CBC
  • There’s good news for the Bruins in this ranking of NHL teams by the quality of their forwards. ESPN
  • Never tell me the odds! The bookmakers have spoken, and (bearing in mind the bizarre first round of last year’s Stanley Cup) here are this year’s anointed. Yardbarker
  • Greg Wyshynski has some wishes for a few NHL teams this season, including hopes of a down-and-out dynastic Donnybrook among the heirs to Jeremy Jacobs. ESPN
  • Hockey players are moved at the whim of the business all the time- that’s what makes this decision by a promising 14-year-old player and his family remarkable. The Hockey News