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Loui Eriksson ready to prove his worth to Bruins

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WILMINGTON — With the media waiting to speak to him for the first time in person as a member of the Bruins, Loui Eriksson looked around for a good spot. He was directed to the locker that was occupied last season by the man he was traded for — Tyler Seguin.

He was asked if replacing Seguin would put additional pressure on him, especially as a player that many Bruins fans haven’t seen much.

“Maybe a little bit, but that’s how it is to play this game,” Eriksson said Tuesday at Ristuccia Arena, where some Bruins assembled for captain’s practice. “You have to have pressure on you. I think everyone is ready for it.”

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