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The Boston Bruins beat the Philadelphia Flyers 4-0 to improve to 2-1. in the 2022-23 preseason. Both rookie forwards Marc McLaughlin and Johnny Beecher each scored two goals and stayed in the hunt for a roster spot out of camp.

That, more Boston Bruins, and NHL news. Also, the latest in NHL trade and free agent rumors in the latest Boston Hockey Now Bruins Daily.

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Boston Bruins rookie forwards Marc McLaughlin and Johnny Beecher scored two goals apiece and the Bruins beat the Flyers 4-0. McLaughlin, Beecher and Chris Wagner are making the roster decisions difficult for head coach Jim Montgomery and the team brass.

Thankfully, Boston Bruins wingers Taylor Hall and Fabian Lysell are OK after suffering what turned out to be minor injuries in the second period.

Boston Bruins winger David Pastrnak ended up not playing on Saturday after being pencilled in for the lineup on Friday, but thankfully he is completely healthy, and it was a coach’s decision.

National Hockey Now

NYI: New York Islanders rookie Willian Dufour reflected on his first preseason game with our man Stefen Rosner at NYI Hockey Now.

PGH: The Pittsburgh Penguins lost 3-1 to the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday.

PHI: Here’s the Philadelphia Flyers perspective of their 4-0 loss to the Boston Bruins from Sam Carchidi at PhillyHockeyNow.com.

FLA: Veteran Zac Dalpe likely won’t have a spot on the 2022-23 Florida Panthers roster to start the season but he isn’t too bummed playing for their AHL affiliate, the Charlotte Checkers in the AHL.

DET: New Detroit Red Wings center Andrew Copp is hoping to be healthy for the start of the 2022-23 regular season.

DAL: Dallas Stars head coach Pete DeBoer wants more from defenseman Thomas Harley.

COL: Artturi Lehkonen is playing on the first powerplay unit for the Colorado Avalanche.

VGK: Chelmsford, MA native and former Boston University star Jack Eichel was sensational in his first preseason game for the Vegas Golden Knights.

SJS: The San Jose Sharks have hired the founder of CapFriendly, Dominik Zrim as their new Director of Salary Cap Management/CBA Compliance.

Canada Hockey Now

MTL: The Montreal Canadiens signed goalie Jake Allen to a two-year contract extension that will carry a $3.85M AAV.

CGY: Former Boston Bruins goalie Dan Vladar looks ready to go for the Calgary Flames and the 2022-23 regular season.

NHL

The Winnipeg Jets unveiled a statue of the late, great Dale Hawerchuk outside of Canada Life Place on Saturday.

Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Morgan Reilly made it clear to head coach Sheldon Keefe that he is willing to play his off side due to the roster logjam on his natural left side.

With 20 years of experience (SiriusXM NHL Network Radio, ESPNBoston, NESN, NHL.com, etc.) covering the Bruins, the NHL, NCAA and junior hockey and more, Jimmy Murphy’s hockey black book is full of Hall of Famers, current players, coaches, management, scouts and a wide array of hockey media personalities that have lived in and around this great game. For 17 of his 20 years as a hockey and sports reporter, Murph covered the Bruins on essentially a daily basis covering their victorious 2011 Stanley Cup run and their 2013 run to the Final as well. Murphy has hosted national and local radio shows and podcasts and also has experience in TV as well.

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William Mahoney

Jack Eichel belongs in Boston! He is needed to replace Bergi and Krech who will be long gone after this season.

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