Clinging to a one point lead for the final playoff spot in the East, the Bruins faced their closest competition for that spot last night in Atlanta. Tuukka Rask pitched the shutout as the Bruins roared to a 4-0 win, pushing their lead to three points. Couple that with their win over the Rangers on Sunday, … Continue reading Rask, Bruins Win a Big One in Atlanta
I'm still under the weather this morning, getting ready to head out for a visit to the doctor, but meanwhile, here's a look at some of the top stories from the Boston sportspages today: Belichick touches on coaches, signings - Mike Reiss scores a one-on-one interview with Patriots head coach Bill Belichick down at the NFL owners … Continue reading Celtics Fall In Utah, Kraft, Belichick Speak
The TV ratings are an indication of how anticipated last night's Bruins game was among fans. The game garnered a 6.2 household rating, which is the highest rated regular season game in NESN’s history, as fans tuned in to see whether the team would retaliate against Matt Cooke and the Pittsburgh Penguins for the hit … Continue reading Bruins Loss Earns Record Regular Season Rating for NESN
The attempted to put up a fight last night and extract a measure of revenge for their fallen teammate Marc Savard, but in the end it was, like much of the Bruins efforts this season, too weak, as they meekly fell to the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-0 at the Garden. To fans, job not getting done - … Continue reading Bruins Can’t Punch Their Way Out
It's the game you've had circled on your Bruins schedule for the 12 days since Pittsburgh Penguins forward Matt Cooke cheap-shotted Marc Savard right out of the season. In fact, According to Cameron Frye says we've been waiting for it like an expectant mother. Yes, the Penguins come to TD Garden tonight, and there are … Continue reading Week Log: Screw the Two, Get Sid The Kid
That seems to be the question regarding the Bruins and their matchup with the Penguins tonight. Will they attempt to retaliate for Matt Cooke's hit that ended Marc Savard's season? The pressure is on the Bruins players to make a statement, yet the league will be watching them closely and issuing warnings to both teams prior to … Continue reading Will They Or Won’t They?
The Bruins put forth a complete effort last night in a 5-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes down in Raleigh, N.C. It looks like the Patriots will be in Detroit on Thanksgiving to play the Lions, and the Celtics host the Knicks tonight. Bruins blow by Hurricanes - Stephen Harris calls this one a "dreadfully important" … Continue reading Bruins Storm Through Carolina
The Celtics had a quick turnaround after their loss in Cleveland, playing the Pistons at the Garden last night. They came out strong and sustained it for a 119-93 win over Detroit. Celts needed a laugher and got it - Mike Fine has the Celtics making some progress with the blowout win. Pierce, Celtics come together - … Continue reading Celtics Bounce Back Against Pistons
The Celtics had another opportunity to make a statement yesterday. Once again a statement was made, but not the one that the Celtics and their followers were hoping for. The statement is that the Celtics are not a championship contender at this time, and until they start playing with a little bit of urgency, they're … Continue reading C’s Don’t Measure Up. Again.
Let's do the megalinks for you. Time to give them to you now. As always, you get the Weekend Viewing Picks which this weekend has the skinny on the college basketball conference tournaments and other sports. Now to your links. National USA Today's Michael Hiestand looks at ESPN providing ABC with some sports programming starting … Continue reading Doing The Friday Megalinks