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Joe Haggerty has covered the Boston Bruins and the NHL for the Woburn Daily Times Chronicle over the last six seasons and does actually remember the last time the Black and Gold were favored in a playoff series. Haggerty grew up in a hockey family, but the closest he came to playing ice hockey was enrolling in an ice skating class. Haggs is old enough to remember when TV guys like Mike Milbury, Rick Middleton and Andy Brickley skated for the B’s, but still young enough to think that Milan Lucic could be the next Big Hockey Thing in Boston.
 
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Joe Haggerty
09/13/2009 - 7:55am
One clear sign that things are again right in the world of Josh Beckett: the 29-year-old ace was quoting WEEI.com blogger extraordinaire Curt Schilling rather than firing out frustrated expletives in his Saturday night post
Joe Haggerty
09/06/2009 - 10:20am
The conversations have already sprung up all around the Red Sox in the final month of baseball.
Joe Haggerty
09/04/2009 - 4:09am
Phil Kessel is no longer hanging around in the Boston area waiting for a deal.
Joe Haggerty
08/31/2009 - 3:08am
Billy Wagner said that he thought he’d have a hard time breaking 90-mph when he was warming up in the bullpen Sunday afternoon, but the 38-year-old lefty flashed a glimpse of what could be in store for the rest of the season.
Joe Haggerty
08/26/2009 - 7:07am
All of the baseball chatter around Fenway yesterday afternoon centered around a left-handed reliever, and rightfully so.
Joe Haggerty
08/25/2009 - 8:22am
It seemed like just yesterday that Red Sox hitters were persevering through an epic 31-inning scoreless streak against the Yankees, and then wilting in the Texas heat with players like
Joe Haggerty
08/23/2009 - 3:44am
The visiting clubhouse at Fenway Park didn’t appear much like the home base of operations for a New York Yankees team with the best record in all of Maj
Joe Haggerty
08/20/2009 - 9:00am
They say that Bruins history repeats itself, and that’s been a very good thing for the hockey club when it comes to the Bart and Scott Bradley.
Joe Haggerty
08/15/2009 - 7:25am
Victor Martinez thought he had his first official “Red Sox moment” when he pulverized a Phil Coke fastball for a two-run homer at
Joe Haggerty
08/10/2009 - 7:58am
NEW YORK – Sometimes the best lessons are also the ones learned hardest, with pain and disappointment as the merciless tour guides.
Joe Haggerty
08/09/2009 - 1:53am
NEW YORK – The similarities are almost too eerie to comprehend. Picture two different seasons in recent Red Sox history that feature some fairly different personnel, but also appear to be traveling on parallel paths.
Joe Haggerty
08/08/2009 - 8:51am
NEW YORK -- On a day when the Red Sox finally admitted they had some big problems in John Smoltz’s epic ineffectiveness and Jed Lowrie’s troublesome l
Joe Haggerty
08/06/2009 - 7:28pm
NEW YORK -- Johnny Damon has watched teammates both old and new endure a steroid gauntlet that is fraught with peril and ruined reputations.
Joe Haggerty
08/06/2009 - 7:54am
It still feels like just yesterday that villain du jour Scott Walker was breaking the collective back of Bruins Nation, and Tim Thomas followed the spine-breaker by literally speed-skating off the ice after giving up Walker’s overtime goal to
Joe Haggerty
07/26/2009 - 6:03am
There was a great deal of talk about “Fenway swings” and ballpark “magic” following Saturday night’s 7-2 win over the Baltimore Orioles. (Recap.)
Joe Haggerty
07/24/2009 - 4:18pm
Aaron Ward was very rarely at a loss for words during his two-plus years with the Boston Bruins, but the verbose blueliner had the sound of someone who had just felt the rug being pulled out from under him on Friday afternoon.
Joe Haggerty
07/18/2009 - 10:09pm
Brad Penny was remarkably consistent while putting together a solid half season body of work in Boston prior to the All-Star break, and headed into Saturday’s start with a stretch of six straight outings during which he’d allowed three runs or less.
Joe Haggerty
07/18/2009 - 10:08pm
Brad Penny was remarkably consistent while putting together a solid half season body of work in Boston prior to the All-Star break, and headed into Saturday’s start with a stretch of six straight outings during which he’d allowed three runs or less.
Joe Haggerty
07/16/2009 - 1:47pm
Joe Haggerty
07/12/2009 - 6:55am
It takes a young reliever both a little bit of time and lot of positive performances -- and rightfully so -- to earn their stripes in Sox manager Terry Francona’s bullpen structure.
Joe Haggerty
07/10/2009 - 7:06am
The Yankees are coming! The Yankees are coming!  
Joe Haggerty
06/28/2009 - 11:42pm
MONTREAL -- As rumors have portended, many are expecting Phil Kessel to be dealt in the next 48 hours leading up the July 1 free agency frenzy. But don’t start sizing up the 21-year-old sniper for a Maple Leafs sweater quite yet.
Joe Haggerty
06/27/2009 - 4:34am
MONTREAL – The first day of the 2009 NHL Draft began with morning rumors that had Phil Kessel being offered to the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for defenseman
Joe Haggerty
06/21/2009 - 1:56pm
Does a hockey team have a fatal flaw if its front office brain trust refuses to acknowledge it? Amid an economy that’s dropping faster than Wily E. Coyote over a desert cliff, that seems to be the question of summer for a Bruins team poised to sweep through a critical period of free agency and roster-building.
Joe Haggerty
05/26/2009 - 11:17am
Even weeks after the season came to a surprising, premature, resounding thud in the overtime of Game 7 against the Carolina Hurricanes -- a defeat that had both GM and head coach lamenting the better team didn’t win the series -- the ending is still a bitter pill for those associated with the Bruins.


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Mike Reiss with Dale, Hol…

Mike Reiss with Dale, Holley and Thornton

Dale, Michael and Jerry dig into the details of this draft for the Patriots with ESPN's Mike Reiss.

NFL SUNDAY with Mike Giardi and Chris Price -- Roger Goodell is maddening! -- 5-1-16

Giardi and Price discuss the Tom Brady appeal getting overturned and Roger Goodell's victory tour. The guys can't believe the victory lap and some of his behavior. The more you listen to him, the more frustrating his behavior becomes.

NFL SUNDAY with Mike Giardi and Chris Price -- A look at the AFC East post NFL Draft -- 5-1-16

Giardi and Price break down how the teams in the AFC East altered their futures after the NFL Draft weekend.

Jeff Goodman, ESPN, joins…

Jeff Goodman, ESPN, joins Giardi and Bradford to preview the NBA Draft and the future of the Celtics - "They're looking to get a starter this year, a starter in next year's draft and possibly a free agent starter...Kevin Durant is not coming here." ...

Jeff Goodman calls Mike and Rob to drop a ton of knowledge on the upcoming NBA Draft and some of the names available. Sorry fans - he doesn't see Kevin Durant or any big-named free agents coming to Boston and thinks they'll end up making the third pick this season. He also says that there is NO WAY he would trade next year's Brooklyn pick because the draft will be very deep. He discusses the chances of trading with Philly for Okafor, why he like Kris Dunn so much and much more.

Head Coach Brad Stevens with Dale and Holley

Brad Stevens makes his first appearance on the Dale and Holley with Thornton show. We discuss the Atlanta series and what went wrong, and where the Celtics go from here.

WEEI Celtics Podcast - NBA.com's Ian Thomsen on Spurs-Thunder Ending, Danny Ainge's next move for Celtics 5/3

Ian Thomsen of NBA.com joined Sam Packard and Jared Weiss to discuss the next moves for Danny Ainge and the Boston Celtics with the NBA Draft Lottery rapidly approaching. They discussed the crazy ending to Game 2 of Thunder vs Spurs and picked the player they would build their pretend new franchise around.

Red Sox Review with Mut, …

Red Sox Review with Mut, 5-25-16

Mut recaps the Sox 10-3 win over the Rockies.

Blake Swihart Player of the Game Interview

Joe and Tim talk with Red Sox left fielder Blake Swihart after he had two triples as part of a Red Sox 10-3 win over the Colorado Rockies

Roger Clemens with Joe and Tim

Roger Clemens joined the broadcast on a night where the 1986 Red Sox were honored before the game at Fenway Park

SUNDAY SKATE with DJ Bean…

SUNDAY SKATE with DJ Bean and Pete Blackburn -- A look toward the future for the Bruins -- 4-17-16

DJ and Pete continue to assess the season that was for the Bruins and look toward the future for the franchise and how they can improve.

SUNDAY SKATE with WEEI's DJ Bean and Uproxx's Pete Blackburn -- They got what they wanted...Claude Julien is staying in Boston -- 4-17-16

DJ and Pete are together for the final Sunday Skate of the season. They get into their overall thoughts on the season, the Bruins keeping Claude Julien on as head coach and the end-of-season press conferences last week. They discuss the rebuild process, what the Bruins need and how they can obtain it. Plenty of callers have their own theories and opinions on all of these topics as well.

Butch Stearns with DJ Bean and Pete Blackburn -- The season is officially over for the Bruins; where do we go from here? -- 4-10-16

Butch is joined by two-thirds of the Sunday Skate show in DJ and Pete. The guys discuss the problems with Bruins including leadership and grit, who should stay and who should go and if Claude is to blame.

D&C - Lucy bows out of th…

D&C - Lucy bows out of the producer race, Ken and Paul are in (by default)

Ken Laird and Paul Chartier are officially the new producers of the Dennis and Callahan Show as Lucy Burdge bails out of the race, perhaps due to money concerns.

D&C - NESN tries a three-man booth with Steve Lyons & Jerry Remy, hot takes emerge

The guys discuss the hot debates in the three-man NESN booth during Tuesday night's Red Sox game.

D&C - Worcester's Jim Polito attempts to talk smack on D&C on his Wednesday radio show 5-25-16

After hanging up on D&C on Tuesday when accused of carrying water for the Worcester District Attorney, Worcester morning radio host Jim Polito talks with glee on his radio show about his interaction with Dennis and Callahan

Did Jim Bruer Meet John J…

Did Jim Bruer Meet John Jastremski?

Comedian Jim Bruer says he was on vacation in Mexico and talked to Jastremski about deflategate.

NESN Tries Out a Three Man Booth 5-25-16

The guys talk about NESN's experiment with a three person booth on Red Sox Telecast. They also talk about who they think should be in the booth with Dave O'Brien

DJ Bean joins OMF 5-25-16

DJ Bean talks to the guys about the Bruin's signing of Kevan Miller, and the state of the Bruins off-season.

John Farrell - JBJ is a p…

John Farrell - JBJ is a pro, taking it all in stride

We sit down with the manager of the Sox John Farrell for our weekly discussion about all things Red Sox.

Patriots go on the offensive against the NFL in their latest court filing

We discuss the Patriots filing of an amicus brief to federal district court in support of the ongoing battle that has ensnared their quarterback.

Dale and Holley's Four at Four - Roger Dodger Edition 05-25-16

We look at four instances where Roger Goodell flat out lies or twists himself into a pretzel when asked a question to which there is a definitive answer to... but he never answers them.

Red Sox Review with Mut, …

Red Sox Review with Mut, 5-25-16

Mut recaps the Sox 10-3 win over the Rockies.

5-24-16 Red Sox Review with Mut

Carson Smith needs Tommy John and Jackie Bradley Jr. reaches 28 game hitting streak

Planet Mikey Show Hour 4 5-23-16

Hour 4 of The Planet Mikey Show w/ Christian Arcand.

It Is What It Is Cast - C…

It Is What It Is Cast - Chris Price talks with former Patriots backup QB Jim Miller about Tom Brady & Deflategate 5-25-16

In the latest It Is What It Is podcast, Chris Price talks with former Patriots backup quarterback Jim Miller about Tom Brady and his mindset as he continues to battle Deflategate. Miller offers up his own thoughts on Brady’s play and what sets him apart from other signal-callers of his generation. Miller also breaks down New England’s offseason to this point on the calendar, and offers his thoughts on which team might be poised to challenge the Patriots in the AFC East.

Teeing Off With Ben and Nick. The Olympics

This week we talk about top golfers dropping out of the Olympic games.

It Is What It Is Cast - Chris Price talks to Phil Perry about Tom Brady & the latest Deflategate news

In the latest It Is What It Is podcast, Chris Price talks with Comcast’s Phil Perry about the latest Deflategate news, what’s next for Tom Brady and what chance he might have when it comes to playing in the opener. The two also take a look at some guys on the roster bubble and which rookies have the best chance of having an impact in 2016 and beyond.

Jim Polito hangs up on us…

Jim Polito hangs up on us, 5-24-16

Jim Polito of WTAG in Worcester joins us for a few minutes to talk about the district attorney and how the show should stick to sports.

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Turtleboy on Auburn cop killer case, 5-24-16

Turtleboy from Turtleboy Sports joins the guys to talk about the cop killer.

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D&C - Lucy bows out of th…

D&C - Lucy bows out of the producer race, Ken and Paul are in (by default)

Ken Laird and Paul Chartier are officially the new producers of the Dennis and Callahan Show as Lucy Burdge bails out of the race, perhaps due to money concerns.

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Kirk goes on a rant, orders Gerry's mic shut off, 5-23-16

Kirk rants about Gerry being Corporate Callahan and commands Paul to shut Gerry's mic off.

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Deflategate never ends and Joseph Early has to go, 5-24-16

An en banc hearing is possible in Deflategate and district attorney Joseph Early should lose his job.

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