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from Kevn Paul Dupont of the Boston Globe, • Recent tweets by the oft-concussed Marc Savard have had the veteran pivot sounding his best in months (based on 140 characters or less, of course). He has made note of his improved golf game and his fiancee. That said, the working assumption along Causeway Street is that Savard, who turned 35 on July 17, isn’t on the verge of a hockey comeback. For now, he remains a $4 million cap hit. Combined with Tim Thomas’s $5 million, theoretically that’s $9 million available in “loose’’ cap space that GM Peter Chiarelli could massage if a prime free agent were to become available or a trade had the Bruins taking on added salary. But as of now, based on what Chiarelli said last Tuesday upon announcing Claude Julien’s contract extension, the roster as constituted is the one that will report to Wilmington to begin camp.
• Now that Rick Nash is a Ranger, don’t be surprised to see the Blueshirts make a real play for Jumbo Joe Thornton. Nash and Thornto...
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Player: Ryan Spooner
2011-’12 Team: Kingston Frontenacs (OHL) / Sarnia Sting (OHL)
Drafted: Second Round (45th Overall), 2010
Vitals: 5’10”, 175 lbs., Age 20
Hometown: Ottawa, Ontario
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