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Bruce Cassidy learned early what he had in David Pastrnak

Carolina Hurricanes v Boston Bruins
David Pastrnak wants to play
Photo by Steve Babineau/NHLI via Getty Images

Keep Calm and Bergeron.

  • Bruce Cassidy shared a story about David Pastrnak’s dedication to hockey, and how he himself is finding a silver lining to these tough times. WEEI
  • Don’t underestimate Sean Kuraly. Boston Sports Journal
  • How well are the Bruins constructed going forward? NBC Sports
  • Le roi est mort- vive le roi! With Tom Brady’s departure, Patrice Bergeron steps into a special place in Boston sports. The Hockey Writers
  • Lend your ears to Marisa Ingemi of the Boston Herald as she chats with Evan Marinofsky about the Jacobs’ plan for employee cmpensation and Tuukka Rask looking to a life after hockey. Bonus- timestamps for topics. (Audio, 29:32) CLNS
  • Happy Birthday to the man, the mouth, the LEGEND- name that PeeWee! @LisaKrausEdwards
  • Kirk Luedeke and the Amigos are saddling up to help us pass the time. Submit your questions now, and we’ll tune in for the following discussion. Scouting Post

Got plans?

  • Change of plans- the feature tonight is a Bruins v. Canadiens classic from April, 2009. We’ll be on a game thread and reminisce for a bit. The puck drop is automatically set for 7:00PM. Bonus- it’ll only take 60 minutes! @Dafoomie

NHL Standings:

  • Yadda, yadda, yadda team standings. (Standings for the duration of the suspension of league play are static) NHL
  • Yadda, yadda, yadda player league leaders. (Standings for the duration of the suspension of league play are static) NHL

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • Here’s the latest update from the NHL, in Q&A form. (Sticktaps to Savebyrider) NHL
  • Catch up with NHL results... in simulation. The Hockey News
  • Paul Stewart spins a yarn to entertain you as you practice social distancing. HockeyBuzz
  • Shea Weber is the voice of robocalls in Montreal urging adherance to health advisories. CTV Montreal
  • The Staples Center appears to have been the epicenter of NBA and NHL linked cases of coronavirus. LA Times
  • Another industry affected by the sports hiatus is gambling. The Hockey News
  • Is anyone confident about ice quality when (if?) hockey returns later this summer? TSN
  • Everyone’s favorite EBUG, David Ayers, gives up his secret to staying sharp. (With video) NHL
  • And that’s it for the Olympics this summer, for now. NBC Sports
  • Even so, international athletes are prepared to participate- remotely. NO, REALLY! The Beaverton