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03/24/2013 - 1:41pm
Ellsbury leaves game with jammed heel

CLEARWATER, Fla. — Red Sox center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury was removed from Sunday’s game in the top of the second inning due to what the team described as precautionary reasons after suffering a jammed right heel. He’ll be re-evaluated on Monday.

Ellsbury’s exit occurred one inning after he made a somewhat awkward semi-slide into the first base bag on a catcher’s pickoff attempt. Ellsbury, who had reached on catcher’s interference, initially stayed in the game and even attempted a steal of second base, where he was gunned down on his first official attempt of the spring. He also played center in the bottom of the first.

However, when his turn to bat came around in the top of the second, he was replaced by pinch-hitter Bryce Brentz. In the bottom of the second, Brentz headed to right field with Shane Victorino moving from right to center and ...

03/24/2013 - 1:40pm
Report: Iginla would OK trade to Bruins
By: DJ Bean

According to Renaud Lavoie of RDS, Flames forward Jarome Iginla has listed the Bruins as one of four teams for which he would waive his no-trade clause.

The RDS report states (en Francais) that Iginla listed the Bruins, Blackhawks, Kings and Penguins as the teams to which he would accept a trade. Iginla, 35, is in the final year of a three-year, $21 million deal and will be an unrestricted free agent following the season. Through 24 games this season, the Calgary captain has seven goals and 12 assists for 19 points.

The trade deadline, which is normally at the end of February, is April 3 this season due to the adjusted schedule caused by the lockout-shortened season.


03/24/2013 - 1:27pm
Lucic to third line as Julien shuffles forwards
By: DJ Bean

The morning after the Bruins concluded their 1-3-0 road trip, Claude Julien shook up his lines for Sunday’s practice. All four lines were different, with Milan Lucic receiving the biggest demotion by going from the first line to the third line.

The lines were as follows:

Brad Marchand – David Krejci – Nathan Horton Daniel Paille – Patrice Bergeron – Tyler Seguin Milan Lucic – Rich Peverley – Jordan Caron Jay Pandolfo – Gregory Campbell – Shawn Thornton

Asked why he altered the lines, Julien responded, “Because I can. Because I’m the coach.”

The Bruins scored just six goals over the four-game road-trip. They will return to action Monday against the Maple Leafs.

Johnny Boychuk (leg) did not practice, and he remains day-to-day after leaving Friday’s practice.

For more on the Bruins,...

03/24/2013 - 11:43am
Reports: Pats re-sign Vollmer for four years

According to a report from Field Yates of ESPNBoston.com (via twitter), the Patriots have agreed to re-sign right tackle Sebastian Vollmer. Karen Guregian of the Boston Herald reports (via twitter) that a four-year deal will be announced on Monday. Vollmer, 28, was taken by the Patriots in the second round of the 2009 draft. He started 15 games for the Pats last year, and has played in at least 14 games in three of his four NFL seasons.

For more Patriots coverage, visit weei.com/patriots.


03/24/2013 - 11:27am
Bruins send Spooner back to Providence
By: DJ Bean

The Bruins assigned center Ryan Spooner back to Providence Sunday. Spooner, who was recalled Monday following David Krejci‘s knee injury against the Penguins, played in the last three games for the Bruins.

Spooner, a second-round pick in 2010, didn’t collect a point in his stint with the B’s and has no points and an even rating in four NHL games this season.


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