Patrice Bergeron is a finalist to receive the Selke Trophy on Wednesday night at the NHL Awards. The other finalists are Anze Kopitar of the LA Kings and Chicago’s captain Jonathan Toews.
The Selke Trophy is awarded to “the forward who best excels in the defensive aspects of the game.” Bergeron is the reigning trophy holder and this is his fourth nomination in four consecutive seasons. Continue reading Patrice Bergeron a Finalist for the Selke Trophy »
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On Sunday, Carl Soderberg’s agent J.P. Barry, officially announced that the Boston Bruins decided they will not make an offer this offseason to keep Soderberg. A major part of the Bruins’ decision was their tight salary cap situation.
Soderberg has played on the Bruins since 2012, scoring 94 points in 161 games. He played in all 82 games last season. Continue reading See You Later, Carl Soderberg »
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In case you’re not a self-proclaimed “grammar Nazi,” you may not have noticed that horse American Pharoah’s name is permanently spelled wrong… by mistake.
Many owners through the years have used alternate spellings for their horses, but in this case, the name was incorrectly submitted to a naming contest held by Zayat Stables, the horses’s owner. Continue reading Belmont Stakes 2015: American Pharoah, not Pharaoh #typo »
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Finnish forward Joonas Kemppainen has signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Bruins.
Kemppainen, 27, scored 11 goals and tallied 21 assists for the Oulun Karpat of the Finnish Elite League last season, finishing with a +15 rating in 59 games. He added 10 goals in 19 playoff games.
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The Red Sox have claimed infielder Luis Jimenez off waives after the Brewers designated him for assignment on Saturday.
To make room on the 40-man roster, the Red Sox moved catcher Ryan Hanigan to the 60-day disabled list. Continue reading Red Sox Claim Luis Jimenez Off Waivers from Brewers »
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The Red Sox called up outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. on Tuesday as Mike Napoli deals with an illness.
Bradley, a gifted outfielder defensively, had one of the worst offensive seasons in Red Sox history last year, hitting .198 with 1 home run, 30 RBIs and a putrid .531 OPS. Continue reading Red Sox Call Up Jackie Bradley Jr. from Triple-A »
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