Will Connor Clifton finally earn a top-6 spot in the Boston Bruins defense this season, or could this be his last year in Boston?
The latest on Clifton, Patrice Bergeron is back in town and everything else under the hockey sun in today’s BHN Daily.
It now officially feels like winter is coming to Boston, and with it hockey, now that we have an official sighting from Boston Bruins captain Patrice Bergeron at Warrior Ice Arena as he prepares for the season.
Look who’s back in town. 😃 pic.twitter.com/YagEtA1M8E
— Boston Bruins (@NHLBruins) September 7, 2022
The other good news is that the Boston Bruins captain’s practices will begin next week after a group of local NHL players skated together for most of the summer.
In other Boston Bruins news, in our countdown to Boston Bruins camp, we saw defenseman Connor Clifton enter the final year of his contract with the Black and Gold while looking to become a D -man everyday.
National Hockey Now
COL: For anyone wondering, Colorado Avalanche superstar Nathan MacKinnon looks alike on the ice today.
NYI: Our island guy Stefen Rosner has some new info on the retro Gloucester Fisherman logo reappearing in the New York Islanders’ retro reverse uni’s for the year.
PHI: Did the Philadelphia Flyers and Chuck Fletcher try to get Jason Zucker out of Pittsburgh?
PIT: Is a Pittsburgh Penguins rebuild inevitable as players like Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and Kris Letang enter their twilight years?
SJS: Run, don’t walk, to the store because the new San Jose Sharks jerseys have finally arrived!
WSH: Speaking of returning players, Alex Ovechkin is back in Washington and skating in informal practices with his teammates
Canada Hockey Now
MTL: The Montreal Canadiens are still talking trade right now as they seek salary cap flexibility as well as the planned move sending Carey Price to the LTIR.
VAN: Should Vancouver Canucks fans be bothered by the NHL Network’s ranking for goaltender Thatcher Demko?
In the “unsurprising” department, Henrik Lundqvist will get an expanded role within the MSG network. This guy was made for television, in addition to being made to stop pucks. (News day)
Alex DeBrincat relishes his chance to skate with his new teammates and the up-and-coming Ottawa Senators. (Ottawa Citizen)