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Canes Storm Past Struggling B’s, 4-1

Fights are fantastic… but goals would be even better. Fists flew Tuesday night at TD Garden, with the Bruins racking up 70 penalty minutes on the night, the most since last February’s famously fight-filled feud with the Montreal Canadiens. The frustration level of the men wearing the spoked B has apparently bubbled over, and instead […]

2011 Bruins Preview: Defensemen

While no one can deny that all of the awards and accolades Bruins goalie Tim Thomas received after last season’s historic Stanley Cup run were all very well-deserved, I’m here to tell you that hey, the guy didn’t do it all on his own. Without the talents of the Bruins’ “blue line brigade,” the team […]

PATS on the Back: Week 1

Your 2011 New England Patriots kicked off their regular season in grand fashion Monday night down in the Sunshine State, showcasing an aerial attack that will go down in the record books. 38-24 was the final score, in favor of the good guys of course, but the number that we were impressed with most has […]

Busy Month Ahead for Bruins as Cup Defense Begins

What a tough summer it has been for the Boston Bruins. “What victory party do I have to go to tonight?” “Where do I have to tote this heavy Stanley Cup to today?” “How many thousands of adoring fans am I going to have to shmooze with this time?” The trials and tribulations of a […]

McCourty, Mankins Among Six Patriots Captains for 2011

The New England Patriots announced today that the team has voted six players to be named captains for the 2011 season. This is two more than the four captains that were named last season. It should come as no surprise that Tom Brady leads the way as one of three offensive players given a captain […]

Bold Pigskin Predictions for the 2011 NFL Season

T.G.I.F… thank goodness it’s FOOTBALL! For a while there, it looked as if the day would never come. Players and owners were miles apart on a deal as the spring turned to summer, and the odds were increasing that pro football would be erased from our autumn schedule. I was preparing myself mentally to have […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Islanders, Wednesday April 6th

The Bruins (44-24-11) return home to TD Garden to host another team from the Empire State tonight, as the New York Islanders (30-37-12) come to Boston. On Monday night, the B’s traveled to the Big Apple to face off with the Rangers. The first 30 minutes went according to plan, earning themselves a three goal […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Rangers, Monday April 4th

With just four games left on the regular season docket, the Bruins (44-23-11) travel to “the other Garden” tonight to face off with Original Six rival, the New York Rangers (42-32-5). The Northeast Division title may now be wrapped up for the Black and Gold, but there’s still a lot up for grabs in terms […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Maple Leafs, Thursday March 31st

The Bruins (43-23-10) will round out the month of March this evening, hosting Phil Kessel and the Toronto Maple Leafs (35-32-10) at TD Garden. Boston made quick work of the defending champion Blackhawks Tuesday night, shutting them out 3-0 led by yet another stellar performance from goalie Tim Thomas. It was Thomas’s ninth shutout of […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Blackhawks, Tuesday March 29th

The playoff-bound Bruins (42-23-10) return home for another three-game homestand, that kicks off tonight when they skate with the reigning Stanley Cup champions, the Chicago Blackhawks (41-26-8) at TD Garden. Boston officially punched their postseason ticket with their 2-1 win over East-leading Philadelphia Sunday night. For Boston, it was their third win in their last […]

2011 Bruins Playoff Tickets Available Wednesday

The Bruins have announced that playoff tickets for the team’s first three home games will go on sale tomorrow, Wednesday March 30th, at 11 a.m. The tickets will be available for purchase at the TD Garden Box Office, bostonbruins.com, and by phone through Ticket Master at 1-800-745-3000. The first-round of the Stanley Cup playoffs is […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Canadiens, Thursday March 24th

There’s a slightly important hockey game happening at the TD Garden this evening… you may have already heard about it. Tonight, the sixth and final meeting of two storied rivals hits Causeway Street with Northeast Division supremacy lying in the balance, as the Bruins (40-22-10) host the hated Montreal Canadiens (40-27-7). There sure is plenty […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Devils, Tuesday March 22nd

Hoping that a little home cooking will help the team get back to some winning ways, the Bruins (39-22-10) kick off a three-game homestand tonight on Causeway Street when they host the resurgent New Jersey Devils (34-34-4) at TD Garden. The Bruins are reeling after an embarrassing 5-2 loss Saturday night up in Toronto. Winners […]

Fantasy Fast Forward: Pitchers and Catchers Diamonds in the Rough

Today, we wrap up our “Diamonds in the Rough” series with a very shallow position, a very deep position, and a position I hardly want to devote any real time to at all. Catching, as it seems to be year in and year out, features one the shallowest groups of top-tier talent at any position […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Blue Jackets, Tuesday March 15th

The Bruins (38-21-9) look to put their season-long four-game winless streak behind them tonight at Nationwide Arena, as they get set to take on the always pesky Columbus Blue Jackets (32-27-9). Boston finds themselves still clinging to the top spot in the Northeast Division, but their lead over rival Montreal has dwindled to just two […]