Ty Anderson Blogs

Kyrie Irving is an All-Star, but will miss Thursday vs. Sixers

It’s a good news-bad news thing with Celtics guard Kyrie Irving. First, the bad news: Irving, who dropped 27 points in an overtime loss to the Pelicans on Tuesday, will miss Thursday’s game against the Sixers due to shoulder soreness. “He is sore, and has been, so hopefully he can get to feeling... Read More

Bruins in Brooklyn looking to extend point streak to 15 games

In Brooklyn on the second leg of a back-to-back that began with Wednesday’s 4-1 victory over the Canadiens, the Bruins are certainly feeling themselves right now. It seems that when the Bruins get a good shift, no matter the line or pairing, a wave of momentum carries over into the shift from the... Read More

Claude Julien gets standing ovation in return to Boston

With no Paul Pierce in the building to stop them, the Bruins did the right thing and honored Claude Julien, who was fired last February, with a video tribute. Regardless of how things ended between the B's and Julien, this was still a coach that won more game than any other coach in franchise... Read More

Bruins 4, Canadiens 1: You've never seen the rivalry like this

Some things will forever remain the same when we’re talking about the Bruins-Canadiens rivalry, such Montreal’s penchant for scoring early goals against the Bruins, especially in games played at Boston’s TD Garden. Jakub Jerabek’s first NHL goal, bopped in off Zdeno Chara’s glove and scored through... Read More

Longtime anthem singer Rene Rancourt announces retirement

Garden legend Rene Rancourt will soon hang up his fist-pumps, as the Bruins have announced that the longtime anthem singer will retire at the end of the season. Getting his start in the 1975-76 season, Rancourt has performed the national anthem at Bruins games for over 40 years, and his signature... Read More

Adam McQuaid expected to return to Bruins lineup vs. Canadiens

It’s been three long months since Bruins defenseman Adam McQuaid, who broke his right fibula with a blocked shot in an Oct. 19 win over the Canucks, played in a game. But with a sickness making its way through the Boston room, hitting defenseman Kevan Miller particularly hard, there’s a strong... Read More

Rajon Rondo on Celtics honoring Isaiah Thomas: 'What has he done?'

It turns out Rajon Rondo, like Paul Pierce, is not an Isaiah Thomas Video Tribute Guy. In Boston for the seventh time as a member of the opposition, the ex-Celtic did not hold back when analyzing I.T.’s worth or status as one of the franchise’s all-time greats. "What has he done?” Rondo asked... Read More

Claude Julien reflects on his time with Bruins

Canadiens coach Claude Julien is done avoiding the elephant in the room. On the eve of his return to Boston for the first time since the Bruins fired him after almost 10 years on the job last February, and after Julien opted not to discuss the Bruins prior to his team’s first meeting with the B’s... Read More

Stars 3, Bruins 2: Bruins salvage poor start with point in OT

The Bruins, who extended their point streak to 13 games by way of a 3-2 overtime loss to Tyler Seguin and the Stars, are an incredibly tough challenge for any NHL team. But they need to show up on time to truly show it. Back in Boston after Saturday’s shootout win over the Canadiens, the Bruins... Read More