Brad Marchand is still serving his five-game suspension, so he has some time on his hands.
The B’s winger took time to set up his Twitter account. Follow him: @Bmarch63
“I can’t accept that we will display a losing attitude as we’re doing this year…We prepare for our games like losers. We play like losers. So it’s no wonder why we lose.”
With those words earlier in the week, Michael Cammalleri really sealed his fate. After playing the first two periods of Thursday night’s game against the Bruins, Cammalleri was pulled from the ice and ordered to go to the team hotel because he had been traded. Continue reading Cammalleri Calls Canadiens “Losers,” Then Gets Traded During Bruins Game »
One of the best teams in the NHL, the Bruins, will be well-represented at the NHL All-Star Game in February.
Joining goalie Tim Thomas, who is set to start in net, will be forward Tyler Seguin and defenseman Zdeno Chara.
In just his second season, Seguin leads the B’s with 17 goals and 38 points (2nd on the team with21 assists). He leads the NHL with a +33 plus/minus rating. Continue reading Seguin, Chara Named 2012 NHL All-Stars »
House before Brad Marchand was actually suspended for his hit on Sami Salo, “The Province” inadvertently published an article about Marchand’s XXX-game suspension.
The best goaltender in the NHL is heading to the 2012 All-Star Game, as expected. Tim Thomas dominated his competition in the goalie voting, finishing with 128,000 more than James Reimer of the Maple Leafs who finished second.
His election to the game in Ottawa comes through the initial fan voting. In the coming weeks, 36 more All-Stars will be chosen, and then be sorted through the fantasy draft system that determines the two teams. The game will be hosted on January 29th. Continue reading Tim Thomas Dominates NHL All-Star Game Voting »
Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was named AFC Offensive Player of the Week following New England’s 27-24 come-from-behind victory over the Miami Dolphins.
This is the third time Brady has won the award this year, and the first time since Week 2. The Michigan alum captured the award after tossing for 517 yards on opening night against the Dolphins before winning it again with a 423-yard performance against the Chargers.
Just two days after many celebrated Christmas, former Patriots defensive tackle Houston Antwine and his wife Evelyn died late Monday and early Tuesday.
The Boston Globe reports that the causes of both death’s are undisclosed.
Antwine played in 142 regular season games with the Patriots, where he recorded 39 sacks. Antwine was an AFL all-star for six seasons, from 1963-68.
Antwine was elected to the Patriots 1960s All-Decade team and was nominated for the Patriots Hall of Fame for the past three years.
“I am saddened to learn of the deaths of both Houston and Evelyn and want to express my deepest sympathies to the Antwine’s daughter, Regina, and all who mourn her losses,” Patriots owner Robert Kraft said.