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Bruins Stumble in Shootout Again

In last night’s home opener at the Garden, Patrice Bergeron received a thunderous ovation in his first game back in front of the home crowd. The Bruins’ intensity in the first period matched that of the crowd, but they were unable to capitalize against Sidney Crosby and the Penguins. The Bruins managed to control the […]

Savard, Bruins Salvage Point but Lose in Shootout

Once again, the Bruins forced Montreal to play more hockey than the Habs had planned. Once again, the Bruins fell just short. After erasing a 3-0 lead that the Canadiens established in the first period, the Bruins were unable to spoil Montreal’s home opener when they were blanked by Carey Price in a shootout. The […]

Bergeron Keys Bruins Win in Opener

You couldn’t expect much from a 23 year-old kid who hasn’t played an NHL hockey game in almost a year. Shortly after his last real hockey game, fans who once pronounced him the next face of the franchise hoped he would someday walk again, never mind lead a professional sports team. A little over eight months ago, watching […]

Bill Walker Impresses in Celtics Loss

The Celtics opened up their preseason Wednesday night against the Philadelphia 76ers at UMass Amherst. After a strong first half, the Celts were outrun by the athletic Sixers in the second half en route to a 98-92 loss. With the starters playing limited minutes, the crowd at Mullins Arena had a chance to see the […]

Bruins Back for (Much) More

With veterans healthy and youngsters one year wiser, the boys in black and gold are ready to build on a so-so 2007 campaign. Despite getting pummeled in Game 7 against the top seeded Canadiens, the bright spots throughout the season were far from scarce. Bruins Initially an Afterthought in 2007-08 After losing their leader early […]

Doc Gets Ring, Then Gets Paid

Yahoo! Sports is reporting that the Celtics and head coach Doc Rivers have agreed on an extension that will keep the coach with the team through the 2010-2011 season. Rivers, who made $5 million during his championship season, is set to make $5.5 million per year with incentives totaling up to $7 million annually. It […]