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The Bruins have another chance at history tonight, a chance to return to the Stanley Cup Finals for the first time since 1990. A chance to get into position for their first Cup since 1972. Is the Sixth time’s the charm for Cup-starved Bruins?
Bruins have a date with destiny – Mick Colageo thinks that one team is going to win big tonight, he’s just not sure which team it will be. Stephen Harris says that anything but a less-than-complete effort won’t do. Joe Haggerty lists out changes that the Bruins need to make tonight. Douglas Flynn says that the Bruins need to get more shots on the Tampa goal tonight. Barbara Matson says that the Bruins seem confident heading into tonight. Rich Garven looks at the winner-take-all scenario.
Factors in series all added up to a 7 – Bob Ryan looks at how we got here, and what this game means to the Bruins. Jackie MacMullan looks at whether the Bruins can get it done tonight. Steve Buckley says that both teams know what it is like to play a game 7. Bill Burt has Ray Bourque, who was 6-0 in game 7’s with the Bruins, giving some advice to the current squad.
Bruins need Thomas’ best in Game 7 – Joe McDonald notes how huge it is that Tim Thomas have a big game tonight.
Making noise at end? – Matson’s notebook has Nathan Horton possibly squirting a Tampa fan with bottle of water Wednesday night. The Bruins notebook from Steve Conroy looks back at the power play woes of game six.
For the second straight day, the Red Sox pounded out 14 runs, this time in a rain-shortened afternoon in Detroit, with Carl Crawford again the catalyst with four hits in a 14-1 thumping of the Tigers.
Landing Aceves best ‘accident’ Sox have had – Tim Britton looks at the smart decision the Red Sox made in snatching up for the former Yankee.
Hazelbaker, Lin take one step up – Michael Vega’s minor league notebook has a pair of outfielders earning promotions.
Another stop for Josh Reddick – Scott Lauber’s notebook has the outfielder getting the call up yesterday, and feeling more prepared for the Majors. The CSNNE.com notes from Mullen have more on Aceves, as does the Globe Red Sox notebook from Abraham. Britton’s Red Sox Journal has more on Crawford.
Coverage has been slick – Chad Finn looks around at the local coverage of the Bruins.
Examining coverage of Bruins playoff run – Mike Shinnick has more on the Bruins coverage.
New on-air spin for Tornadoes – Bill Doyle looks at the broadcasts of the Worcester Tornadoes, which will not be on the radio for the first time in seven years. Instead, all 94 regular-season games will be broadcast online, at ustream.tv, and on the team’s Facebook and Twitter accounts, facebook.com/worcestertornadoes and twitter.com/worctornadoes.
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