The Bruins posted their first six game road winning streak since the Orr era (that’s Bobby, not Colton, by the way) with a 1-0 win in Ottawa last night. Get all the coverage at BruinsLinks.com.
Yes, it was 1972 the last time the Bruins won this many games in a row on the road. This edition of the Bruins hopes to emulate the success of that season, which ended with a Stanley Cup Championship.
Bruins just can’t lose – Kevin Paul Dupont compares this trip with the 1972 Bruins.
Bruins cap a very telling road trip – DJ Bean says that this trip taught us a lot about this Bruins team.
B’s look to capitalize on perfect trip – Joe Haggerty says that the Bruins now need to maintain the mojo obtained on this trip.
It’s Tuukka time – The Herald notebook from Steve Conroy has Tuukka Rask picking up his fourth win in the six games. The Globe notebook from Kevin Paul Dupont has the power play still a work in progress for the Bruins. The CSNNE notes from Joe Haggerty have more on Rask. On NESN.com Douglas Flynn also looks at the performance of the young goaltender.
Ex-Irish star Troy Murphy’s wish comes true – Mark Murphy has the former Notre Dame star getting his lifelong wish of playing for the Celtics. Julian Benbow and Gary Washburn have more on Murphy’s decision to choose the Celtics over the Heat. Scott Souza and Jessica Camerato look at what Murphy can bring to the Celtics.
Celtics warming to newcomers – Steve Bulpett has the Celtics veterans excited about their new teammates. A. Sherrod Blakely has Kevin Garnett embracing his new teammates, and Jazz center Mehmet Okur giving his approval to the deal as well.
Reaction to Perkins trade proves that some fans still don’t get it – Jerry Thornton with an analytical take on the trade, and how teams previously did when they traded the “Guy we couldn’t live without.” Chad Finn has a good take on the deal as well. Jackie MacMullan says that the deal made the Celtics more versatile and athletic.
Ace Jon Lester holds all cards – Michael Silverman says the lefty is the key to the Red Sox season.
Gonzalez, Crawford seeing double this season – Brian MacPherson has the Red Sox newcomers ready to batter the Green Monster.
Remember Jayson Werth and Mark Teixeira? Carl Crawford and Adrian Gonzalez do – Rob Bradford looks at the cause and effect in these moves.
Good early signs from Aceves – Michael Vega reveals that the new Red Sox reliever is a big fan of Dennis Rodman.
John Henry has the Red Sox, but apparently he has no First Amendment rights – Ron Chimelis has the Red Sox owner revealing he was fined $500K for comments last year.
Patriots add Marcus Stroud to defensive line – Karen Guregian isn’t sure about much the former Jaguar and Bill has left, but says he’s another great locker room guy and could contribute as a role player.
The business-vs.-football battle over Mankins – Tom E Curran looks at what might be an internal battle inside Gillette over Logan Mankins.
Putting the NFL lockout on hold – Mark Farinella isn’t obsessed with the NFL lockout.