NHL

John Healy
October 10, 2019 - 2:36 pm
Greatness is often associated with championships in professional sports, but even the greats are sometimes dealt the short end of the stick. Whether or not it is by their own doing, not getting the opportunity, or just being in the wrong place at the wrong time, many legendary players have that one...
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Noel Acciari
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Alex Reimer
June 07, 2019 - 9:49 am
The NHL is whitewashing Stanley Cup Final history before our very eyes. The league’s official account, which routinely posts highlights after big plays, shared video of David Perron’s game-deciding third period goal. The only problem is, the video begins following Tyler Bozak’s obvious trip of Noel...
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Alex Reimer
May 30, 2019 - 1:42 pm
The blast from Dale Arnold rang like a slap shot off Zdeno Chara’s stick –– back when he could actually play. Last year, Dale tore into his WEEI colleagues on the “Zero Pucks Given” podcast, lambasting them for their blithe hockey ignorance. “Could sports talk show hosts give half a damn about the...
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Alex Reimer
May 22, 2019 - 1:41 pm
ESPN’s new president is taking a victory lap after submitting to bad faith critics and the $14 billion NFL. At the height of the Kaepernick controversy, right-wing snowflakes who were offended about people on their sports channel defending black players’ rights to protest police brutality created...
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Don Sweeney
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Evan Marinofsky
May 16, 2019 - 8:02 pm
As the Bruins sit one win away from the Stanley Cup Final, the front office received a bit of recognition Thursday evening when Don Sweeney was named a finalist for General Manager of the Year. Also nominated is St. Louis Blues GM Doug Armstrong and Carolina Hurricanes GM Don Waddell. Sweeney's job...
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Mike Cratty
May 02, 2019 - 2:50 pm
After an incredible regular season, things went sour for the Tampa Bay Lightning come playoff time. Their 62 wins tied the 1995-96 Red Wings for the most in a single season in NHL regular season history, and their 128 points were four shy of the 1976-77 Montreal Canadiens’ record 132 points. The...
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Scott McLaughlin
January 11, 2019 - 10:45 am
Sadly, this announcement isn't surprising. In a statement to TSN's Darren Dreger , Rick Nash's agent, Joe Resnick, announced that the 34-year-old forward is retiring from the NHL due to "unresolved issues/symptoms" resulting from the concussion he suffered as a member of the Bruins last March. "Due...
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Scott McLaughlin
November 20, 2018 - 11:19 am
The Bruins might just want to grab Brad Marchand's makeshift white flag and start waving it at the injury gods. In the latest and most devastating blow yet, Patrice Bergeron will miss "an extended period of time" with an upper-body injury, according to NBC Sports' Kathryn Tappen . TSN's Darren...
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Matt Kalman
October 08, 2018 - 6:16 pm
With 12:01 remaining in the second period of the Bruins’ home opener against Ottawa on Monday, the Bruins were protecting a 3-1 lead and Patrice Bergeron, as he usually does, lined up against Matt Duchene for an important defensive-zone faceoff. Bergeron lost the faceoff, but that was the least of...
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