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Karson Kuhlman Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
April 21, 2019 - 2:00 pm
As expected Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy shook up his lineup for Game 6 of the Eastern Conference first round at Toronto on Sunday, with the Bruins facing elimination. Rookie Karson Kuhlman and veteran Joakim Nordstrom, who were both scratched for Game 5, will be out. David Backes and Chris Wagner...
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Ryan Hannable
April 21, 2019 - 11:24 am
Earlier in the month, Chris Hogan signed a one-year deal with the Panthers. This comes following spending the last three years with the Patriots , although last season wasn't his best. He seemed to lose chemistry with Tom Brady, as he finished with just 35 receptions for 532 yards and three...
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Rob Bradford
April 21, 2019 - 7:54 am
The Red Sox have now won two games in a row, sitting one game away from sweeping the first-place Rays. For that, they can thank a dramatic 6-5 win over Tampa Bay Saturday night at Tropicana Field. Some of the performances that helped the Sox creep to within six games of first-place were: - Rick...
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Rob Bradford
April 21, 2019 - 7:21 am
This Red Sox season has had a very distinct feel. It's that vibe you get when waking up to face another day is simply about punching the clock and hoping that Groundhog Day fog will lift. They won the World Series and now, six months later, they are seemingly trudging through life with very little...
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Bill Belichick
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Ryan Hannable
April 21, 2019 - 6:00 am
1. The NFL draft is less than a week away and there’s plenty of intrigue surrounding the Patriots , even though they have pick No. 32 overall. But, with 12 overall selections and six in the top 101, there’s plenty of options and anything can happen. With some pretty obvious needs, most notably...
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Brad Marchand Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
April 20, 2019 - 6:04 pm
David Backes gave the Bruins the lift their need to get out of their Game 1 doldrums and earn an enthusiastic, physical victory in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference first round against Toronto. Now when the Bruins desperately need to produce something at least close to their effort from the second...
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Charlie McAvoy Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
April 20, 2019 - 2:43 pm
The Bruins have their backs against the wall trailing the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-2 in the best-of-7 Eastern Conference first round heading into Game 6 on the road Sunday. A mix of older players who’ve on the Stanley Cup and younger players that are in the first or second Stanley Cup playoffs run, it...
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Zach Hyman Toronto Maple Leafs
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Matt Kalman
April 20, 2019 - 12:33 pm
Trying to find someone not employed by the NHL or the Toronto Maple Leafs that agrees with the ruling that Auston Matthews’ goal Friday against the Bruins wasn’t goaltender interference has been Whitey Bulger-style manhunt. Brian Burke, now an analyst for Sportsnet , once was the president and...
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Ryan Hannable
April 20, 2019 - 11:45 am
The Red Sox' injured list is getting quite crowded. Starting pitcher Nathan Eovaldi was placed on the 10-day injured list Saturday morning with a loose body in the right elbow retroactive to April 18. To fill his spot on the roster, left-hander Bobby Poyner has been recalled from Triple-A Pawtucket...
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Linebacker Mack Wilson
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Ryan Hannable
April 20, 2019 - 11:33 am
The NFL draft is quickly approaching and the Patriots have 12 overall picks, including six in the top 101. Given their lack of moves during free agency, the team should be very active. This will be a series broken down by position of players who could be of interest to the team. Today, we look at...
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