NHL News a Bruin’ August 4, 2013


Once again, Causeway Crowd mucks through the hockeycopia of news to find a few gems that hockey fans might want to read. So, here is today’s ‘Five for Fighting’.

Jun 14, 2013; Chicago, IL, USA; Boston Bruins center Tyler Seguin (left) tries to juggle a puck on his stick during practice the day before game two of the 2013 Stanley Cup Final against the Chicago Blackhawks at the United Center. Mandatory Credit: Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports

The Boston Bruins Foundation Bike Team is on a quest to raise thirty eight million dollars and raise awareness about cancer. The riders always take the toughest route to get to Provincetown, and they do it in memory of special people in their lives. [Boston Bruins]

Some of us know the pain of putting down a couple of hundred dollars for a jersey of your favorite player, only to have them change their number, get traded, or pull a Tim Thomas. In a rather unusual but very thoughtful move, Stars forward Antoine Roussel will pay to have you change a Roussel jersey’s number from 60(the number he had) to 21 (the number he wanted that was available when Loui Eriksson was traded to the Bruins. [Yahoo]

Canadians…don’t want to teach their kids hockey?  Yeah, that’s what I thought too. NHL legend Mark Messier (and myself) are more than a little surprised. [TSN]

There are a lot of players who are hoping to make a rebound (or really need to) in the 2013-14 season. Former Bruins badboy Tyler Seguin is on this list of hockey players that really need to go all in next season. [Sports Illustrated]

Did Dave Nonis deserve to have his contract extended? Our compatriots over at our Toronto Maple Leafs site, Editor and Leaf give the contract a once-over and would love to hear your opinion.[Editor in Leaf]