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About Dan Rowinski

A chef turned sports writer, Dan Rowinski covered the Bruins for the New England Hockey Journal before joining WEEI.com. He also has published investigative work in the Boston Globe. With degrees in English from Virginia Commonwealth University and journalism from Boston University, he is remarkably well versed in various forms of inane trivia.

 
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Dan Rowinski
05/18/2010 - 8:59pm
When Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli speaks, it helps to have the ability to read between the lines.
Dan Rowinski
05/17/2010 - 9:25pm
Now come the questions. Does Peter Chiarelli fire Claude Julien on Tuesday? Do Jeremy and Charlie Jacobs decide to axe Chiarelli before the draft? What do you do about Tim Thomas?
Dan Rowinski
05/16/2010 - 10:12pm
After a weekend to let the biggest playoff collapse in Bruins history sink in, we’re ready to take a look at the Bruins’ season in review, a year that started with high hopes of a potential dominant
Dan Rowinski
05/15/2010 - 2:06am
That is a fitting end to one of the most frustrating seasons in the history of the Boston Bruins.
Dan Rowinski
05/14/2010 - 7:10am
How the heck did we get here? TD Garden. Friday night. Grudge match. Throwdown. Brawl for all the marbles. Insert extra superlatives here because … It is Game 7.
Dan Rowinski
05/13/2010 - 12:38am
Michael J. Fox, eat your heart out.
Dan Rowinski
05/11/2010 - 10:30pm
Recent historical perspective tells us the Bruins can bounce back from their absolute clunker in Game 5 against the Flyers on Monday.
Dan Rowinski
05/11/2010 - 12:14am
The playoffs are all about buzzwords and catch phrases: pressure, backs against the wall, desperation. They fall to the ground like candy from a piñata. They are pertinent, sure, but when things are going bad, they are the crutch a player holds onto in trying to explain what happened to this once-golden opportunity.
Dan Rowinski
05/09/2010 - 8:40pm
Four games into his return from a Grade 2 concussion, there is still an all points’ bulletin out for the real Marc Savard that the Hub hockey denizens know and love.
Dan Rowinski
05/09/2010 - 11:11am
It's time for a violent, fiery end to the Flyers' season.
Dan Rowinski
05/08/2010 - 6:38am
PHILADELPHIA -- The Bruins just looked into the mirror.  
Dan Rowinski
05/06/2010 - 9:08pm
What do the Bruins need to need to do to close out the Flyers in Game 4 at the Wachovia Center on Friday? Exactly what they have been doing.
Dan Rowinski
05/06/2010 - 12:45am
PHILADELPHIA — When it became a near certainty the Flyers were going to lose Game 3 on Wednesday night, a Philadelphia fan sitting in the stands at the Wachovia Center tied up his orange playoff towel and did what his team had basically done.
Dan Rowinski
05/04/2010 - 10:13pm
On to Philadelphia.
Dan Rowinski
05/04/2010 - 12:31am
When it comes to Milan Lucic, Monday night was the sort of evening Boston hockey fans have dreamed about since the big forward made his initial playoff mark against the Canadiens two years ago.
Dan Rowinski
05/02/2010 - 9:19pm
So far, so good.
Dan Rowinski
05/01/2010 - 7:42pm
It is the afternoon on the first of May. The sun is shining, Boston is buzzing with spring and men are waking up on Saturday afternoon to mow their lawns for the first time of the year. So, do you know where you hockey team is?
Dan Rowinski
04/29/2010 - 11:01am
The Bruins will open up the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Saturday against the Flyers in a matchup of the conference’s sixth and seventh seeds.
Dan Rowinski
04/27/2010 - 12:31am
When did the Bruins turn the corner and become a top-tier NHL team? Because, like it or not, they are one of only eight teams left in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Dan Rowinski
04/24/2010 - 12:00am
Raise your hand if you did not see this coming? Buffalo was the better team for 42 minutes in Game 4 before Boston stormed back to take it in double overtime. The Sabres controlled Game 5 from the initial drop and kept their season alive with a 4-1 victory at HSBC Arena in Buffalo on Friday.
Dan Rowinski
04/23/2010 - 6:59am
Where does Tuukka Rask’s big time dive save in Game 4 against the Sabres on Wednesday rank among the pantheon of great plays in Boston playoff history?
Dan Rowinski
04/22/2010 - 6:51am
Playoff hockey is among of the greatest events in all of sports. What's better? Overtime playoff hockey.
Dan Rowinski
04/22/2010 - 12:28am
When Bruins rookie defenseman Johnny Boychuk is on the ice, he just wants to go hit something.
Dan Rowinski
04/20/2010 - 12:04am
Monday night, there were nothing but superlatives coming out of TD Garden.
Dan Rowinski
04/17/2010 - 6:36pm
With perhaps the best goaltender in the world opposing the Bruins, it seemed as if there was no way Boston would be able to overcome a 2-0 series deficit in a best-of-seven series against the Sabres.


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MMQB's Peter King with Da…

MMQB's Peter King with Dale, Holley and Keefe

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Phil Perry, CSNNE on the Patriots and NFL free agency

Pete talks with The Senator, Phil Perry about the Patriots trading for Dwayne Allen, ruling out a return to New England for Martellus Bennett. They also talk about the potential future of Patriots backup QB Jimmy Garoppolo and some of the big names in NFL free agency

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Pete, Thornton and Price give their final thoughts and predictions for the Super Bowl.

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LaVar Ball with Dale, Holley and Keefe

Dale, Holley and Rich Keefe discuss NBA lottery pick Lonzo Ball with his very outspoken father Lavar Ball. The guys touch on the Celtics, his feud with his sons' high school coach, Lonzo being better than Steph Curry and much more.

Kirk and Callahan- Will Isaiah Thomas win a title in Boston? 3-7-17

Kirk, Gerry, and Alex Reimer discuss whether or not Isaiah Thomas will win a title in Boston.

Kirk and Callahan- Celtics lose after Thomas mishandles the ball 3-6-17

Gerry, Kirk, and Trenni react to the Celtics loss against the Suns.

Bradfo Sho, Ep. 27: Craig…

Bradfo Sho, Ep. 27: Craig Breslow defends Tom Brady

Rob Bradford is joined by Minnesota Twins relief pitcher Craig Breslow, who is one of the foremost authorities among professional athletes when it comes to understanding how charities work. Not only does Breslow head up his own charity, the Strike 3 Foundation, but also proactively has taken the Boston Globe to task via a letter to the editor after a 2013 article criticizing the allocation of funds for high-profile athlete's charities. Breslow digs into the recent controversy surrounding Tom Brady's affiliation with Best Buddies, explaining why the recent Globe article was misguided.

Andrew Benintendi Player of the Game Interview 04-23-17

Joe Castiglione and Tim Neverett talked to the Sox left fielder, who had five hits in the Sox win in Baltimore.

Bradfo Sho, Ep. 26: Merloni, Schilling talk getting revenge

Rob Bradford is joined by both Lou Merloni and Curt Schilling to discuss the recent controversy involving Manny Machado, Dustin Pedroia, Matt Barnes and their respective teams. The two former major leagues offer insight to how baseball handles (and should handle) hitting batters as an act of revenge, with their own stories of involving similar situations as the one that unfolded in Baltimore. They also break down the decision to take Chris Sale out of his last start after eight innings. The former pitcher and batter cover it all from every angle.

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Saturday Skate - Bruins and the All-Star break

Guys talk the Bruins season so far and the All-Star Break

Saturday Skate - Firing Claude

Guys discuss if or when the Bruins will fire Coach Julian

K&C - Tomase gives his bi…

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John Tomase gives his acceptance speech for winning the 2017 Kirk and Callahan NC-Double A-hole tournament.

K&C- Crazy Al and one of the worst callers ever; Arkansas death row inmates’ final demands; Tomase accepts his Biggest A-hole award 4-25-17

Hour 4. Crazy Al calls in for the second day in a row. A terrible caller tries to make a point. The Arkansas inmates had interesting last meals. Tomase’s epic acceptance speech.

K&C- Cyd Ziegler joins the show, thinks it’s wrong that McPhee outed Hernandez 4-25-17

Cyd Ziegler, of Outsports, says it isn’t right to talk ab out Hernandez’s sexuality.

OMF - Magic flirts with t…

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HOUR 4 - The guys talked about Magic Johnson "tampering" with Paul George on Jimmy Kimmel, a potential Jae Crowder for Carmelo Anthony trade, Isaiah Thomas' growth as a playoff performer, and we ended the show with John Tomase's A-Hole acceptance speech.

OMF – Pedroia goes back on his word, Price Twitter issues continue, and Rondo is coming back. 4-25-17

Hour 3 - The guys review the remarks Dustin Pedroia made about siding with his teammates years ago compared to his lack of having Matt Barnes back. Lou has a stern response to David Price’s “Twitter Press Conference.” News breaks that Rondo may be able to play in game 6.

OMF – Patriots backfield, and Bart Hubbuch Deadspin Article on Kraft. 4-25-17

Hour 2 - Glenn, Lou, and Christian review at the Patriots busy backfield and debate on who will make the team, and why they didn’t value LaGarrette Blount anymore. The guys examine the Bart Hubbuch Deadspin article on Kraft being on the board of directors of private-equity Apollo Global Management, which is linked to Caesars.

Boston Globe's hit-piece …

Boston Globe's hit-piece on Brady's charitable donations has everybody talking

The article didn't actually reveal anything that wasn't already public record, but the Globe "expose" on Brady and his relationship with the Best Buddies charity certainly has everybody around here talking about it.

Sox/Yanks get rained out... final thoughts on Pedroia and David Price is back on Twitter

We spend some time talking Sox as news of the rain cancellation comes down. A few more thoughts on the spat in Baltimore and Dustin Pedroia, plus David Price takes to twitter for his "media session".

Keefer Madness 04-25-17

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Ep. 56: Howie Carr

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Ep. 55: Kirk has a proposal for Callahan and the Producers

Kirk Minihane, host and overlord of the morning show, brings Gerry Callahan and producers Chris and Ken into the studio to hear his show proposal. Kirk is thinking about making some changes to the morning show and wants to hear his crew's opinion.

#DORK 11: Alan Moore

#DORK 11: Alan Moore

Rich Keefe & Uncle Buck (Boston Sports 101) talk about the greatest comic book writer of all-time, Alan Moore. They look at his best works including Watchmen, From Hell, V for Vendetta, Batman: The Killing Joke and The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. Plus they rank the movies he has inspired (and refused to watch).

Ever-Green with Holley and Keefe Ep 3: Celtics pull even with Bulls

Keefe, Holley, and Ben talk about how the Celtics tied their series with the Bulls after a terrible start, why Gerald Green is starting and making an impact, and where is Jaylen Brown?

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Red Sox Review with Danny Picard: Did Dustin Pedroia throw Matt Barnes under the bus? 04-23-17

Danny talks about the Red Sox and Orioles game and the fireworks in the 8th inning when Matt Barnes threw at Manny Machado. Pedroia was shown talking to Machado saying he wouldn't have thrown at his head and Danny wants to know how bad does this make Pedroia look throwing a teammate under the bus.

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K&C- The Herald and Globe…

K&C- The Herald and Globe refuse to cover Hernandez’s sexuality; Bob Hohler’s piece on Tom Brady and Best Buddies 4-24-17

Hour 1. Mut joins Kirk and Gerry. The guys can’t believe neither Boston newspaper covered the Hernandez sexuality story. Over the weekend, the Globe’s Bob Hohler wrote a slanted piece about Tom Brady’s work with charity.

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Hour 4. The guys think the Globe was looking for more with Brady, possibly a Trump connection. Crazy Al joins the show multiple times.

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K&C- Crazy Al and one of …

K&C- Crazy Al and one of the worst callers ever; Arkansas death row inmates’ final demands; Tomase accepts his Biggest A-hole award 4-25-17

Hour 4. Crazy Al calls in for the second day in a row. A terrible caller tries to make a point. The Arkansas inmates had interesting last meals. Tomase’s epic acceptance speech.

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K&C- Celtics win, Brady’s work with charity; Headlines with Kirk 4-24-17

Hour 2. Gerry, Kirk, and Mut discuss the Celtics win against the Bulls and continue their conversation about Brady and Best Buddies. Headlines with Kirk features a new accusation against Sean Hannity.

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