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The Key Notes, Analytics, from Boston's Preseason Game vs NYR

Finally, hockey season has arrived. The Boston Bruins are back at TD Garden, to play game two of preseason. The Bruins lineup is highlighted by Hampus Lindholm, Charlie Coyle, and recently PTO signee Anton Stralman. Lines : Forwards: Trent Frederic, Charlie Coyle, Craig Smith, AJ Greer, Jack Studnicka, Marc McLaughlin, Samuel Asselin, Georgi Merkulov, Oskar Steen, Luke Toporowski, Joona Koppanen, Justin Brazeau Defensemen: Hampus Lindholm, Anton Stralman, Mike Reilly, Brandon Carlo, Michael Callahan, Connor Carrick Goaltenders: Jeremy Swayman, Kyle Keyser Pre-Game Notes : Swayman starts first preseason game of the year Anton Stralman in the midst of PTO (#36) Lindholm pairs with Stralman Lindholm, Coyle wear "A" 1st Period Notes : Good first shift of the game by Charlie Coyle line Lindholm rushes with the puck (transitions from neutral zone, to o-zone opportunity) Poor defensive coverage allows Adam Fox to walk in and score (Asselin line) Stralman strings Toporowski on a part

Will Jack Studnicka Become a Bruins Regular this Season?

Jack Studnicka was touted as a top prospect in the Boston Bruins organization, and he still is. Studnicka was a former second-round pick by the Bruins in 2017, but has yet to crack a full-time spot on the roster. Studnicka is currently 23 years old and is likely on the brink of the end of his development period. Will Studnicka finally crack an NHL roster spot?  It is either now or never for Studnicka. The Tecumseh native is running out of time. The Bruins have invested a lot of time in the development of Studnicka. This season may be the end of the ropes for Studnicka and the organization.   Studnicka is a player that has found success in the AHL but has yet to transition his play to the NHL. Could a trade and a fresh start be warranted for the prospect? For sure. Last season, Studnicka spent most of his time with the Providence Bruins in the AHL. He suited up for 41 games and scored a pretty decent 35 points. Studnicka, ended up playing 15 NHL games with Boston and only scoring thr