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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
04/15/2010 - 11:03pm
Ultimately, Game 1 between the Bruins and Sabres stuck to the script.
Dan Rowinski
04/12/2010 - 10:14pm
On the cusp of the playoffs, it’s prudent to take a step back and assess how well the Bruins performed in various areas so as to understand what they might do going forward.
Dan Rowinski
04/11/2010 - 3:58pm
This one was more for pride than anything else.
Dan Rowinski
04/10/2010 - 5:31pm
The Bruins can now enjoy the fruits of their labor because they finally know that they are going to be playing hockey well into spring.
Dan Rowinski
04/08/2010 - 10:32pm
There are probably not very many players who can put a stressful playoff race burdened by the inability to score and multiple injuries to key players as “fun.”
Dan Rowinski
04/03/2010 - 10:14pm
What’s the Slovakian word for “clutch?”
Dan Rowinski
04/02/2010 - 7:41am
How does this happen, exactly?
Dan Rowinski
03/29/2010 - 11:50pm
Crunch time has come to the Hub.   The pressure is mounting on the Bruins. Individual pride, grudges and stats all become relatively meaningless at a time of year when points are the only currency that counts.  
Dan Rowinski
03/27/2010 - 5:42pm
Finally, the Bruins have reason to feel positive about their season.  
Dan Rowinski
03/26/2010 - 6:11am
Everything was backward Thursday night at TD Garden.
Dan Rowinski
03/23/2010 - 11:20pm
I swear we have met somewhere before. Oh yeah, you’re the Bruins.
Dan Rowinski
03/21/2010 - 4:22pm
The Bruins team that played Sunday afternoon was the one that was really expected on Thursday night.
Dan Rowinski
03/19/2010 - 5:33am
We are reaching the dénouement to the Bruins' season.
Dan Rowinski
03/14/2010 - 6:30am
New England fans know that sinking feeling. 
Dan Rowinski
03/12/2010 - 12:37am
The Bruins went to Philadelphia on Thursday with a bad taste in their mouths.
Dan Rowinski
03/09/2010 - 11:34pm
The time for scoreboard watching has begun.
Dan Rowinski
03/07/2010 - 7:28pm
Sunday afternoon was a perfect example of the enigma that is the 2009-10 Bruins.
Dan Rowinski
03/05/2010 - 8:00am
Ring the bells, rattle the chains, make some noise: The Bruins won a game at the Garden.
Dan Rowinski
03/03/2010 - 8:39pm
Even though the Bruins' final 21 games of the regular season come in rapid succession, this might be a long month-and-a-half for hockey in the Hub.
Dan Rowinski
03/03/2010 - 12:08am
If the Bruins have visions of playing extended spring hockey, they are going to need a scorer.
Dan Rowinski
02/21/2010 - 10:34am
If the Bruins really want to improve their offense this year without making a trade for a major goal-scorer, then improvement from within is necessary. Looking down the line, there are players on the Boston bench who could improve their performance in the lamp-lighting department, but there is one in particular with the potential to break out and carry the Bruins.
Dan Rowinski
02/13/2010 - 11:57pm
It is a good time for the Bruins to take a break. They have played seven games in the last 11 days and it showed on Saturday as they were a lackluster hockey team for two periods against the Panthers in Florida. Boston fought through the tired legs and was able to take away two points with a 3-2 shootout win.
Dan Rowinski
02/12/2010 - 1:56am
The Bruins are now swimming above the line.
Dan Rowinski
02/09/2010 - 11:59pm
The Bruins are making the most of Tuukka Time.
Dan Rowinski
01/23/2010 - 10:08pm
It looks like the Bruins are losing their fervor. Boston did not lose to 2-1 to Ottawa Saturday because of a lack of effort. Nor did it have much to do with the game plan. No, what the Bruins lacked was emotion.


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We go inside the Patriots with head coach Bill Belichick as the Patriots prepare for the Super Bowl. We get some final thoughts on deflated balls, and some actual GAME talk about the Seahawks as well.

Tedy Bruschi with Dale and Holley

We speak with a fiery Tedy Bruschi, who sounds like he's had his fill of hearing about how his teammates are cheaters, and doesn't pull many punches about it either.

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John Farrell with Mut and Bradford, 1-24-15

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Joe Kelly and Pablo Sandoval make predictions for 2015, 1-24-15

Red Sox pitcher Joe Kelly and 3B Pablo Sandoval sat down with Mut and Bradford. Joe Kelly had a few interesting proclamations. First he said that 95% of pitchers use some sort of grip enhancer, and then he said he was going to win the Cy Young. Pablo leaned over and promised 10 HR's, explaining to Joe that the trick is to set the bar low.

Hot Stove Show 01-15-15

Mut and Rob are in on the Hot Stove Show this week and they're taking calls and talking about the Red Sox pitching as we are 5 weeks away from pitchers and catchers reporting to spring training.

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Pierre McGuire discusses Rule-Breaking in the NHL 1-22-15

Pierre McGuire talks about ways hockey players skirt the rules in the NHL and the development of Dougie Hamilton.

Pierre McGuire, NBC Sports: "Bruins are an unbelievably team to play against" 1-15-15

Pierre McGuire joins Lou, Christian and Tim to discuss the resurgent Bruins, the emergence of David Pastrnak, and former Boston College stand-out Johnny Gaudreau looking to trademark the name 'Johnny Hockey.'

Jack Edwards with Dale and Holley

We get our state of the B report from NESN's Jack Edwards, right in the midst of a 4 game winning streak and hot return for David Pastrnak.

Ben Volin joins the guys …

Ben Volin joins the guys to look at the latest concerning Deflategate 01-27-15

Ben Volin sits in with the guys and breaks down deflategate and the future of Darrelle Revis.

Kirk Minihane destroys Woody for North Reading 01-27-15

Kirk wasn't taking any crap from Woody in North Reading.

Tony Kornheiser explains comparing Bill Belichick to Whitey Bulger 01-27-15

Tony Kornheiser joins Dennis and Callahan in Arizona to discuss his comment comparing Bill Belichick to Whitey Bulger.

Former Panthers GM Marty …

Former Panthers GM Marty Hurney - “If it was anybody but the Patriots, it wouldn’t have been this big a story,” 1-26-15

Former Panthers GM and current ESPN 730 radio host in Charlotte, Marty Hurney spoke, ambiguously, about a lot of "rumors" he's heard about the New England Patriots, dating back to 2001. He did admit he believes Bill Belichick's assertions during Saturday's press conference.

Three For All - SNL does Brady/Belichick Press Conference Parody, 1-26-15

Saturday Night Live did a cold open featuring actors portraying Greg Gumbel, Bill Belichick and Tom Brady. Also, the story of Robert Allenby is unraveling quickly.

Chandler Jones avoids the noise, 1-26-15

Patriots DE Chandler Jones spoke about he doesn't really have a problem "avoiding the noise" about "Deflate-gate" since he doesn't watch ESPN or the news, but prefers cartoons like Family Guy. He also talked about the time he played the Seahawks in his rookie year. Although the teams are different, Jones will likely line up opposite Russell Okung, and try to tackle Marshawn Lynch. Keeping contain on Russell Wilson will be important for Jones and Rob Ninkovich.

Tedy Bruschi: Why do the …

Tedy Bruschi: Why do the Patriots win? You were outcoached. You were outplayed. That's why.

We speak with a fiery Tedy Bruschi, who sounds like he's had his fill of hearing about how his teammates are cheaters, and doesn't pull many punches about it either.

Bill Belichick: Green Bay/San Diego trip helped prepare us for Super Bowl travel this week

We go inside the Patriots with head coach Bill Belichick as the Patriots prepare for the Super Bowl. We get some final thoughts on deflated balls, and some actual GAME talk about the Seahawks as well.

Cheating talk 'deflating' to Patriots Nation at this point

Dale, Michael and Jerry Thornton are live from radio row and recapping the latest in Deflategate including Belichick's impromptu weekend presser, and the national media's predictable reaction to it.

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A caller named Jumbo from California raises a question that hasn't been talked about too much, what happens if it's determined that the Patriots aren't found responsible for the deflation of the footballs?

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Mut and Lenny continue talking and taking calls on deflategate, as well as hearing the sound from Kirk Minihane's appearance on the O'Reilly Factor.

Mut and Lenny don't know what to make of deflategate

Mut and Lenny are talking deflategate and what impact it could have on the Patriots organization.

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Chris and comedian Mike Mulloy recap the final Raw before the Rumble and preview the Rumble itself.

Unsportsmanlike Podcast - Are sports better in the stadium or on TV?

Would you rather watch important games in the stadium or on TV? Also we discuss our worst experiences at stadiums.

We Love Anthony Daivs - NBA Mid-Season Awards

Ben and Sam discuss ways to improve the NBA All-Star weekend, hand out some hardware, and give their Finals predictions.

Tom Brady on deflate-gate…

Tom Brady on deflate-gate 1-26-15

Tom Brady joined the show before his trip to Phoenix.

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Former Panthers GM Marty …

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Tedy Bruschi: Why do the …

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We speak with a fiery Tedy Bruschi, who sounds like he's had his fill of hearing about how his teammates are cheaters, and doesn't pull many punches about it either.

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