It’s no secret that the National Hockey League’s decision to opt out of the 2022 Olympics has hurt the star power of the upcoming men’s hockey tournament in Beijing.
It’s especially painful for those of us in the United States, as the 2021-22 season has been dominated by some wildly strong seasons from American-born talents, and doubly painful for potential first- or last-time Olympians on the Bruins such as as Brad Marchand and Patrice Bergeron.
But the 2022 games with some familiar faces for those of us in Boston, with countless former Bruins both from the recent and reeeeeeeal distant past playing potentially prominent roles for their country.
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