WILMINGTON, Mass. – When last season ended Zdeno Chara was a lot more beaten up than usual.
Here are all the links from around the hockey world, and what I’m reading on a Thursday, while hoping I never run into Tom Brady’s sketch artist.
It's no secret that former Bruins enforcer Shawn Thornton holds the city of Boston in high regard after spending seven seasons with the Black and Gold.
First, there was the big trade.
Then, the big contract.
Now? The big expectations.