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BOSTON -- With Mark Recchi retired, the Bruins have an opening for a new alternate captain to join returning captain Zdeno Chara and alternate Patrice Bergeron. They also have just one day left to name the new alternate before Thursday's season opener against the Flyers. But Bruins coach Claude Julien doesn't appear to be in any rush to finalize the decision, stating after Wednesday's practice that he had not yet decided how he will handle assigning the second A. "It's not going to be an easy decision," Julien said. "That process is made between the coaches, and obviously you always...
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