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Red Sox Interested in Cole Hamels: Would This be a Mistake?

Red Sox beat writer Nick Cafardo wrote an article yesterday for the Boston Globe saying that Cole Hamels might be a viable trade option for the Boston Red Sox and would make “perfect sense” for the Sox to pursue him. Blasphemy. Blasphemy, I say. Hamels, the hard throwing southpaw from San Diego, has had a […]

SoB Satire: Fantasy Football Experts Submit their 2014 Alphabetical Rankings

The following is the latest in our SoB Satire series. Much of the following isn’t real or confirmed to be true, but we totally wish it was. The Fantasy Football Federation held a summit on Tuesday evening, calling in experts from around the country to try and consolidate a master ranking list of wide receivers […]

Quiet Off-Season Best Option for Bruins

Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli has caught a lot of flak from B’s fans this summer for what has amounted to an uneventful offseason since being soundly beaten by the Canadiens in the second round. Arguments have been tossed around that he his too loyal to his “core” guys and that a few bad contracts are […]

Shawn Thornton Signs with Panthers; Chad Johnson Joins Islanders

Today marks the beginning of NHL Free Agency and it has been a whirlwind of activity so far. The Bruins have been quiet so far, but we have seen two friendly faces part ways: Shawn Thornton signed a 2-year deal with the Florida Panthers and Chad Johnson has signed a contract with the New York […]

Quick Hits: 2014 NHL Draft Preview

After an exciting sports week following a team USA advancement to the semifinals in the World Cup and the opening of the NBA draft that saw the Celtics take two young studs, what better way to wrap up the month than with the NHL Draft? This is one of the most exciting nights of the […]

Potential Free Agents for the Bruins

The offseason is now in full gear in the hockey world and it promises to be an exciting one around the league. There are a lot of big names on the market, and although the Bruins roster is in very good shape, there is always room for improvements. Here are a few names the Bruins […]

Bruins Not Re-Signing Shawn Thornton

According to Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli, enforcer Shawn Thornton will not be returning to the Boston Bruins this offseason. Thornton has skated for the B’s for seven season and was a key role player when he helped the Bruins win the Stanley Cup in 2011, the second of his career. At a time when the […]

Bruins, Sharks Discussing Marchand-Marleau Trade, Report Says

With the salary cap going up, major talent hitting Free Agency, and super star players demanding a trade, this off-season promises to be an interesting one. With rumors recently coming up, it seems as though Bruins’ GM Peter Chiarelli is already discussing major moves for the Black and Gold. According to Jimmy Murphy of XNSPorts, […]

Bruins Need to Look for Shawn Thornton’s Replacement

One of the pride points for the Boston Bruins over the last several years has been the depth of their offense and their ability to roll four lines every night. The effectiveness of their fourth line, fondly nicknamed the “Merlot” line, has been a thorn in the side of just about every time they play. […]

Bruins Looking for Answers after Early Exit

Is the President’s Trophy cursed? No, that would be ridiculous. But maybe… It’s been pretty well documented that teams that dominate during the regular season and win the President’s Trophy for first place finish in the league seemed to be doomed in the playoffs. Year after year, these teams tend to lose in the first […]

Bruins Have No Answer for Canadiens, Lose 4-0 in Game 6

Well, now we know how other teams felt all season long when they played the Bruins. From start to finish, Boston has dominated teams in every facet of the game during the whole regular season. We had better goaltending, could score goals, played physical, and played smart. However, last night was a different story. The […]

Bruins’ Late Push Just Not Enough to Beat Montreal in Game 3

Lars Eller’s empty net goal with three seconds remaining cemented a Canadiens victory in Game 3. As a Bruins fan, this was a frustrating one to watch not only for that fact that they lost, but how they lost. From the opening drop of the puck, the Montreal looked like the better team from top to […]

EA Sports Releases NHL15 Cover Vote, Patrice Bergeron on Ballot

Just when you thought the hockey world couldn’t get any more exciting, EA Sports comes in with a haymaker and releases the cover vote for NHL15. Between May 5th and May 18th, fans can go on www.covervote.nhl.com and pick their choices for the next poster boy. It looks like the voting will take place bracket […]

Subban, Canadiens Sink the Bruins in 2OT to Take Game 1

51 shots on net wasn’t enough to beat Carey Price as the Boston Bruins fell to the Montreal Canadiens, 4-3, in double overtime of Game 1. The Bruins battled back from behind twice in the game, scoring three goals in the third period to force the game into OT, but the Canadiens capitalized on a power […]

2014 NHL Playoffs Preview: Bruins-Canadiens

Much of what made the Red Sox World Series win in 2004 so special is the legendary series against the Yankees. Similarly, a Bruins Cup run would seem incomplete without a match up against Montreal. Playing against a rival enhances all of the excitement, intensity, and emotions in the game and make victory that much sweeter. […]