// Ray Bourque

Bruins-Lightning Game 7: What’s at Stake

Wednesday night, I found myself bartending at my local pub waiting for the Bruins game to begin. As I began to prep for my shift at seven o’clock, one by one, fan after fan dawning the colors black and gold filed through the doors to witness what could be history in the making. Upon serving customers, I couldn’t help […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Senators, Tuesday January 11th

The Bruins (22-12-7) kick off a four-game homestand this evening on Causeway Street, facing off with division rivals: the Ottawa Senators (16-20-6) at TD Garden. The B’s made quite the comeback in last night’s 4-2 win over the Sidney Crosby-less Pittsburgh Penguins. Down 2-0 with under four minutes to play, Boston rattled off four unanswered […]

Five Locals Headline USA Roster in World Junior Hockey Tournament

A handful of the Boston area’s young hockey hot shots will be in action next week, as Wednesday morning, USA Hockey announced the 22-man roster that will travel to Buffalo to play in the World Junior Championship tournament. This group includes a trio of Boston College Eagles, led by forward Chris Kreider. Kreider, a Boxford, […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Coyotes, Opening Weekend in Prague

At long last, the Bruins return to the rink this weekend for a pair of games to kick off the regular season against last year’s biggest surprise team, the Phoenix Coyotes. What rink? The O2 Arena in Prague, Czech Republic. The games are a part of the NHL’s European Premiere series. Elsewhere in Europe, the […]

NetRaffle.org Offers Fans the Chance to be Georges Laraque and Ray Bourque’s Guest at a Bruins vs. Canadiens Game

Georges Laraque and Ray Bourque give a lucky fan a chance to attend a Bruins vs. Canadiens game and meet them before the game. (Andover, MA) – November 16, 2009 – Georges Larauqe and Ray Bourque are hosting an online raffle at www.netraffle.org to give one lucky fan a chance to win a once in […]

From Gameday to Election Day: The Political Athlete

It’s a trend that continues to grow and grow. Athletes who turn to politics after retiring. There is now news that former Pro Footballer Jay Riemersma is running for a position in the House of Representative in Michigan’s 2nd District. This is not new. Athlete’s and politics go hand in hand. Every champion at every […]

What Could Have Been: Joe Sakic

On Thursday, two days after turning 40, Joe Sakic, the storied center of the Colorado Avalanche and Team Canada, announced his plans to retire from hockey. In light of this announcement, which will have an extensive impact on the entire National Hockey League, let’s journey back into history. This trip is not to recount all […]