Despite keeping things to the closest of margins against the explosive Canucks, the Bruins still find themselves training the Stanley Cup Finals, two games to none. The series shifts back to Boston for tonight’s game three – a must win affair for the Bruins. Get all the coverage of the Bruins over at BruinsLinks.com.
Team finds itself in perfectly awful mess – Kevin Paul Dupont has the Bruins in trouble.
Bruins need to ratchet up their attack – Michael Felger says that the Bruins problems are all on offense.
Bruins must stick to what got them here – Ron Borges argues that the Bruins can’t be changing things up at this point.
Bruins fans won’t let team down – Joe McDonald says that the fans will go their part at the Garden tonight.
Bobby Orr sees something special in this Bruins team – Steve Buckley has the Bruins legend impressed with the current squad.
Self-inflicted wounds – Dan Duggan’s Herald notebook has the Bruins needing to be more careful. The Globe notebook from John Powers has the odds very much against the Bruins in this series. The Patriot Ledger notebook from Mike Loftus has the Bruins looking for contributions from their secondary scorers. The ProJo Bruins Journal says that this Bruins team knows their way back from the brink.
The Red Sox wrapped up a three-game sweep of the Oakland A’s at Fenway Park yesterday afternoon. Check all the links at RedSoxLinks.com.
Loving Adrian Gonzalez’ swing of beauty – John Tomase has David Ortiz more impressed with Adrian Gonzalez than he was with Manny Ramirez.
Crawford comes out swinging – Michael Vega has the outfielder getting his first home run at Fenway as a member of the Red Sox.
Happy to get extra crucial at-bats – After trading prospects this winter for Adrian Gonzalez, Peter Abraham notes that the Red Sox are happy to have gotten extra picks in this draft by letting Victor Martinez sign elsewhere.
Forecast for Dice-K looks cloudy – Scott Lauber’s notebook look at the uncertain future for the Japanese righty. The Globe notebook from Peter Abraham has Clay Buchholz getting pushed back a couple of days because of a sore back.
Five Things We Learned This Week: Tom Brady looks like he’s ready to roll – Chris Price with a look at last week’s Patriots workouts.
For Doc and Shaq, no regrets – Jackie MacMullan, who is writing a book with Shaq, looks at the relationship between the big man and his final NBA coach.
Tom Brady Continues To Prove Critics Wrong – If you missed my SB Nation Media column last week, it was a look at a completely ridiculous exchange between Gary Tanguay and Michael Felger last week, who again spoke of a disconnect between Tom Brady and the Patriots.