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10 pressing issues facing Bruins in new season

With the National Hockey League lockout over, the Bruins, like every other team, will scramble to launch an abbreviated training camp. They will recall players from their current locations — Austria in Johnny Boychuk’s case, Charlestown for Shawn Thornton — and start camp in several days.

The NHL has yet to determine the length of the 2012-13 season. But if it is, as expected, a 48-game sprint, the season most likely would start Jan. 19. The Bruins originally were scheduled to play the Canadiens at the Bell Centre. There’s no reason why that matchup should change.

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