Is Boston Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy on his way to becoming Patrice Bergeron’s successor as Bruins captain someday?
The Bruins are about to have some Weymouth flavor back in their lineup.
Jeremy Swayman continues to sway his way into the starting goalie slot for the Boston Bruins.
That and more in the latest Boston Hockey Now Puck Links:
The Boston Bruins gave the A to defenseman Charlie McAvoy Saturday and it’s becoming clearer and clear that he will fill the alternate captain role left behind by former Bruins center David Krejci. (BHN)
The pre-training camp designated replacement for David Krejci as the second-line center for the Boston Bruins, Charlie Coyle, is ready to play. (BHN)
As my partner-in-crime, Joe Haggerty, wrote recently, Boston Bruins rookie goalie Jeremy Swayman deserves to be the starting goalie out of camp and the kid from Alaska proved Haggs right again this past Monday in Philly. (BHN)
National Hockey Now
Vegas Golden Knights goalie Robin Lehner explained his recent comments and tweets on widespread painkiller abuse and the Jack Eichel situation Tuesday. (Vegas Hockey Now)
Rob Simpson wrote about former Vancouver Canucks enforcer, Tom Sestito, backing up Lehner’s claims of teams pushing painkillers on NHL players. (Vancouver Hockey Now)
The Pittsburgh Penguins gave COVID updates on Zach Aston-Reese and Jake Guentzel Tuesday. (Pittsburgh Hockey Now)
How much has Tyler Bertuzzi’s refusal to get vaccinated affected the Detroit Red Wings? (Detroit Hockey Now)
Beck Malenstyn is raring to go for the Washington Capitals. (Washington Hockey Now)
The Colorado Avalanche has high hopes for former Boston College star Alex Newhook but he’s yet to take his game to the next level in camp. (Colorado Hockey Now)
Could the San Jose Sharks actually be a fun team to watch? (San Jose Hockey Now)
What’s the latest on unsigned Ottawa Senators RFA Brady Tkachuk? (TSN)
Edmonton Oilers superstar Connor McDavid is finally growing into his role as captain of that prestigious franchise. (Sportsnet)
If there’s one synonymous description I’ve always heard about Milton, MA native, and new Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Keith Yandle, it’s always: “He’s a beauty!” and this an example of why:
Good manners by Keith Yandle with the "thank you"! 🤣🤣 pic.twitter.com/dQ54poAbT7
— NHL (@NHL) October 5, 2021
Finally, screw Bucky Bleeping Dent! Go, Red Sox!