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Matt Grzelcyk re-upped for four years with the Boston Bruins. Do the Bruins expect him to replace Torey Krug on the Bruins blue line. Joe Thornton may not believe in the San Jose Sharks anymore but their General Manager Doug Wilson does. What will the Florida Panthers look like next season? Will Denver serve as NHL bubble city if and when that season begins?

Before we get to those links though, we would be remiss if we didn’t mention the end of an era. A legend in not only the hockey media world but sports media, in general, announced his retirement on Monday. Hockey Hall of famer, longtime NBC and New Jersey Devils play-by-play announcer  Doc Emerick is calling it a career after 46 years in the industry. Congrats on a great career Doc and thanks for always taking the time to talk puck!

Boston Bruins Investing In Grzelcyk To Deliver

As our lead Bruins reporter Joe Haggerty points out, the Boston Bruins aren’t expecting Matt Grzelcyk to single handedly fill the void left by Torey Krug’s departure but he better come pretty damn close. 

Could The Boston Bruins Trade For Laine?

As I stated Sunday, if Boston Bruins General manager Don Sweeney wants to redeem himself for what Pierre McGuire termed ‘a pedestrian offseason thus far’, then acquiring Winnipeg Jets sniper Patrik Laine would be a good place to start

What About Laine To The Knights?

Speaking of Laine, if the Boston Bruins or another NHL team doesn’t acquire the high-scoring winger, Tom Callahan of Vegas Hockey Now wonders why the Vegas Golden Knights aren’t after Laine?

Boston Bruins Honor ‘Doc’ Emerick

Speaking of Doc Emerick, Shelley Anderson of Pittsburgh Hockey Now had the pleasure of getting to know the legendary broadcaster over the years and paid homage to him and his career over at PHN

The Bruins also honored the classy Emerick.

When Can Fans Fill Nassau Coliseum Again?

Our friend and colleague Christain Arnold at NYI Hockey Now wonders what New York Islanders games may look like for the final season at Nassau Coliseum in a COVID world.

Wilson Still Thinks Sharks Are A Playoff Team

San Jose Sharks GM Doug Wilson discusses the Joe Thornton signing with the Toronto Maple Leafs and unlike Thornton, still believes that the Sharks a playoff contender.

Is Denver A Potential NHL Bubble City? 

Adrian Dater of Colorado Hockey Now reports that should the NHL decide to go the bubble route again for the 2021 NHL regular season, Denver will be a candidate to be an NHL Bubble host. 

How’s The Panthers Roster Shaping Up?

If UFA forward Mike Hoffman signs with another NHL team and the Florida Panthers are done signing and trading players, what will they look like for the 2021 season? George Richards of Florida Hockey Now takes a look.

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