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Big Second Half Propels Celtics Past 76ers

It would not be a bad thing if Boston gets these guys in the first round. In what could have been a preview of a potential first round matchup between the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers Tuesday night, the Celtics showed why they would be in favor of that matchup. The Celtics came away with […]

Thomas, Bruins Shut Out Blackhawks (And Their Playoff Hopes)

Some times it’s just nice to play spoiler. The Boston Bruins worked on doing that Tuesday night as they matched up against the Chicago Blackhawks. While the Bruins already secured it’s playoff spot, the Blackhawks needed a win to help them stay afloat in the race for eighth place in the Western Conference. Chicago is […]

Chara Helps Bruins to 4-1 Win Over Devils

Consistency is the key in the NHL. For some teams, it’s like getting up in the morning. For others, it’s like trying to ride a bike again, but you just can’t stay up. The Boston Bruins have seemed like the latter. The team has looked like a Stanley Cup caliber team at times, but then […]

Bruins Beat Blue Jackets in Shootout, Snap Skid

The rookie prevails. When all else was lost, the Boston Bruins relied on first-year player Tyler Seguin in the overtime shootout to get past the pesky Columbus Blue Jackets. The Bruins really needed the 3-2 victory on Tuesday night, as it snapped a four-game losing streak. Before the game, head coach Claude Julien knew that […]

Canadiens Get Revenge on Bruins; Pacioretty Hospitalized After Chara Hit

Have there ever been two NHL teams that hate each other more than these two? I really don’t think an argument could be made for any other two teams in the history of the league. Every time the Boston Bruins and the Montreal Canadiens meet up, there’s always a story to go along. On Tuesday […]

Rask, Horton Shut Out Senators

Who would guess this team could be this good? With a six-game road trip spanning across Canada at the end of February and into March, there was no guessing the Boston Bruins would go a perfect 6-0, or was there? After making a couple of trades before the deadline, the B’s have been unstoppable. On […]

Red Sox 2011 Bullpen Preview: Albers, Atchison, Bowden

With only so many spots open in the bullpen and so many arms competing, there will have to be some players left off the Red Sox 40-man roster this season. Most of the players previously mentioned in the other posts are pretty much set in stone to make it. The others? Not so fast. Matt […]

Red Sox 2011 Bullpen Preview: Lefties

The Red Sox have five bullpen spots locked up (Jonathan Papelbon, Bobby Jenks, Daniel Bard, Dan Wheeler, Tim Wakefield) and probably two spots left to fill with a number of pitchers. Today, we take a look at the lefties vying for a role in the bullpen. At least one of the following players will fill […]

Red Sox 2011 Bullpen Preview: Tim Wakefield

We continue our week-long look at the Red Sox bullpen with knuckleballer Tim Wakefield, who we already gave you a look at as a possible starter for the Red Sox earlier this month. Well, Old Reliable is back yet again. The 44-year-old Tim Wakefield is coming back for his 19th season in the majors and 17th with Boston. […]

Red Sox 2011 Bullpen Preview: Dan Wheeler

We continue our week-long look at the Red Sox bullpen with newcomer Dan Wheeler, the former setup man for the Tampa Bay Rays. In a sort-of surprise signing, the Red Sox swooped in and took Dan Wheeler from the Rays this past off-season, and it was a great move. He has been a solid pitcher throughout […]

Red Sox 2011 Bullpen Preview: Daniel Bard

We continue our week-long look at the Red Sox bullpen with setup man Daniel Bard. Entering his third season, Bard is expected to continue on his journey in learning how to be a strong closer. What better way to learn than from Jonathan Papelbon and Bobby Jenks? Bard showed last season why he was taken […]

Red Sox 2011 Bullpen Preview: Bobby Jenks

We continue our week-long look at the Red Sox bullpen with newcomer Bobby Jenks, the former closer for the Chicago White Sox. Coming into this season, Bobby Jenks was brought in to not only help out the bullpen, but to also step in if Papelbon needs rest or struggles. At any time during the season, Jenks […]

Red Sox 2011 Bullpen Preview: Jonathan Papelbon

Heading into the 2011 season, one of the biggest questions for all of Red Sox Nation will simply be, how good will the bullpen actually be? That is a good question because it seems that every year, it is almost entirely revamped and this offseason, we saw the same thing. Such names as Dan Wheeler, […]

Kessel Powers Toronto Past Boston

Sometimes it just takes a couple of games to prove your worth. For Phil Kessel, it took him almost a year to put some points on the board against his former team. The last time Kessel registered a point against the Boston Bruins was on March 9, 2010, when he was credited for an assist. […]

Celtics Back Down Against Bobcats

They just can’t win on the second game of back-to-backs. All season long the Boston Celtics have struggled to win in the second game of a back-to-back series. Things were no different Monday night as they took the loss to the Charlotte Bobcats 94-89. So far this season Boston is 5-7 when also playing the […]