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Vladar Ready for Whatever Comes His Way

Whether it's Atlanta or Providence, goalie wants to take next step

by Kevin Gamgort @NHLBruins / BostonBruins.com

BOSTON - Following the conclusion of his third Bruins Development Camp earlier this month, goaltender Daniel Vladar took a look forward.

Once a third-round pick in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft, Vladar is hoping to take another step in his career after spending the majority of his 2016-17 season as a member of the Atlanta Gladiators, Boston's ECHL affiliate. In 18 appearances, he recorded a .887 save percentage and a 3.89 goals against average.

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Bruins Sign Forward Austin Czarnik to a One-Year, Two-Way Contract

Worth $675,000 at the NHL level

by Boston Bruins @NHLBruins / BostonBruins.com

BOSTON - Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney announced today, July 18, that the team has signed Austin Czarnik to a one-year, two-way contract worth $675,000 at the NHL level.

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"Bruins Global: China 2017" to Take Place July 23-August 3

Presented by O.R.G. Packaging;Trip Marks Second Visit to China a Part of Bruins and O.R.G.'S Mission to Grow the Game

by Boston Bruins @NHLBruins / BostonBruins.com

BOSTON, MA - The Boston Bruins, in partnership with O.R.G. Packaging and O.R.G Packaging Chairman Mr. Zhou Yunjie, will make the organization's second official visit to China to continue to grow the sport of hockey, strengthen the connection between the Bruins and the local Chinese community in New England, and educate North American residents about the growth of hockey in China. "Bruins Global: China 2017" will take place from July 23 to August 3 and will feature current Bruins players Torey Krug , David Pastrnak , and Tuukka Rask along with Bruins Alumni Hal Gill and members of the Boston Bruins Corporate Partnership and Youth Hockey Development Teams. The trip's festivities will kick-off with the grand opening of a brand new state-of-the-art hockey rink built by Mr. Zhou of O.R.G. Packaging where hundreds of fans and youth hockey players will be in attendance.

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Carlo, Schaller Visit New Hampshire Motor Speedway

Duo visited with drivers Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and Trevor Bayne at NASCAR race

by Chris Weyant @NHLBruins / BostonBruins.com

LOUDON, N.H. - For the second consecutive year, two Bruins players traveled north to Loudon, N.H., as guests of the New Hampshire Motor Speedway for the annual Overton's 301 NASCAR race.

Last summer, New England natives Frank Vatrano and Noel Acciari visited the track and met with Roush Fenway Racing's Greg Biffle. On Sunday, it was time for Brandon Carlo and Tim Schaller to take their turn getting up close and personal with NASCAR's athletes during a VIP tour of New England's largest racetrack.

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Bruins Sign McIntyre and Subban to Two- Year, Two- Way Contracts

Both contracts worth $650,000 at the NHL level

by Boston Bruins @NHLBruins / BostonBruins.com

BOSTON - Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney announced today, July 14, that the team has signed goaltenders Zane McIntyre and Malcolm Subban each to a two-year, two-way contract worth $650,000 at the NHL level.

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Becker Eager to Begin College Career

Bruins prospect will head to Michigan in the fall

by Kevin Gamgort @NHLBruins / BostonBruins.com

BOSTON - Jack Becker arrived at his first Development Camp in 2015 both eager and anxious to showcase his skills to the Bruins brass for the first time. After wrapping up his third Development Camp this past week, he had a different perspective when looking back.

"My first year I didn't really know what to expect so I kind of looked up to the older guys," said Becker. "This year I kind of know the ropes a little bit and know what to expect and I'm just trying to help out other guys."

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Bruins to Participate in 3rd Annual Prospects Challenge

Event will take place from Sept. 8-11 in Buffalo

by Eric Russo @NHLBruins / BostonBruins.com

BostonBruins.com - Now that Development Camp is in the rearview mirror, it's time to start looking forward to the Bruins prospects' next item on the agenda: Rookie Camp.

That camp kicks off on Sept. 7 and will be highlighted by the third annual Prospects Challenge in Buffalo, which was announced by the Sabres on Thursday. The Bruins, who have participated in each of the first two events, will join the Sabres, New Jersey Devils, and Pittsburgh Penguins in a round-robin tournament at HarborCenter from Sept. 8-11.

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Bruins Will Be Well Represented in Europe Next Season

Four prospects to play overseas

by Chris Weyant @NHLBruins / BostonBruins.com

BOSTON - In sports like football or basketball, the prime development path for an up-and-coming athlete takes them through the collegiate ranks.

Hockey, however, is a much different animal.

Last week's Bruins Development Camp was a fine illustration of that. The roster was full of players headed in a variety of different directions to continue their trek to turn pro.

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Sherman Looking to Close Out Collegiate Career in Style

Defense prospect is entering his senior season at Harvard

by Chris Weyant @NHLBruins / BostonBruins.com

BOSTON - In the midst of a development camp full of exciting young prospects from all over the globe, anticipation is growing for Harvard Crimson defenseman Wiley Sherman, who has spent his first three collegiate seasons playing within a stone's throw of TD Garden.
 
Once a fifth-round pick in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft, the towering, 6-foot-7 defenseman has fine-tuned his game under the tutelage of Harvard head coach and former Bruin Ted Donato, while becoming a steady force on the back end.

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Vaakanainen Adjusting to New Surroundings

Smooth-skating defenseman spent time with Langenbrunner following NHL Draft

by Eric Russo @NHLBruins / BostonBruins.com

BOSTON - Urho Vaakanainen has had plenty of adjusting to do over the last month.

The smooth-skating blueliner has spent the entirety of his career playing in his native Finland - highlighted by a 41-game stint with JYP in the Finnish Elite League last season. But the comfort of playing in his home country will only last so long, as the Bruins plucked Vaakanainen with the 18th overall pick in last month's NHL Draft.

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