We’ve been down this road so many times in the last 14 years, it almost seems passé.

Boston-New York.



MIKE PETRAGLIA

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Boston Marathon runners who were stopped on the course due to the bombing at the finish line will be allowed to register early for the 2014 race and will not have to run a qualifying time, the Boston Athletic Association announced Thursday.

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MONDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: NHL playoffs: Maple Leafs at Bruins, 7 p.m. (NESN, CNBC) NHL playoffs: Rangers at Capitals, 8 p.m. (NBCSN) NBA playoffs: Heat at Bulls, 7 p.m. (TNT) NBA playoffs: Thunder at Grizzlies, 9:30 p.m. (TNT) MLB: Mets at Cardinals, 7 p.m. (ESPN)

Funny how perception can change come playoff time with the Bruins.

Two weeks before the playoffs, the perception was that Boston was limping toward the finish line. The perception was that the Bruins had no identity and their top two wingers on their top line weren’t producing.

Their top-line center was underperforming.



MIKE PETRAGLIA

BIO | ARCHIVE


Welcome to Friday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire.

Welcome to Thursday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire.

THURSDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB: Twins at Red Sox, 7:10 p.m. (NESN; WEEI-FM) MLB: Braves at Giants, 10 p.m. (MLB Network) NHL playoffs: Senators at Canadiens, 7 p.m. (CNBC) NHL playoffs: Islanders at Penguins, 7 p.m. (NBCSN) NHL playoffs: Wild at Blackhawks, 9:30 p.m. (NBCSN)