Tyler Seguin deked and scored on Braden Holtby just 3:17 into the first overtime as the Bruins beat the Capitals, 4-3, Sunday in Game 6 at the Verizon Center in Washington. David Krejci stole the puck near center ice and gave it to Milan Lucic on the left wing, and he fed Seguin down the slot. Holtby came out to try to play the puck and Seguin -- considered the most skilled puck-handler on the Bruins -- held on and waited for Holtby to go down before firing the puck into the open net. Game 7 is Wednesday night at TD Garden.
It was the sixth straight one-goal game in the series, a Stanley Cup playoff record for a best-of-seven series.
Andrew Ference -- known for his vocal environmental advocacy -- came down the slot and fired a Seguin rebound into an open net for what could have been the game-winning goal on Earth Day, as the Bruins led 3-2 with 8:03 left. But with 4:52 left, Nicklas Backstrom won a draw against Rich Peverley and drew it...
The Red Sox will promote first baseman/outfielder Lars Anderson Monday, replacing Jason Repko on the active roster. Repko is being placed on the 15-day disabled list with a shoulder injury.
The 24-year-old Anderson was hitting .255 with one home run and a .758 OPS with Triple-A Pawtucket. He has hit safely in the last six games.
"We’ll talk to him about it. We’ll get the reports," Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine said of the role Anderson will serve with the Red Sox. "He’s here in case I want to use him in the outfield, maybe as a pinch-hitter, left-handed bat.”
Valentine stated in his meeting with the media Sunday afternoon that Kevin Youkilis, who left Saturday's game with a left quad contusion, was slated to start for the Red Sox Sunday night before their game with the Yankees was postponed due to inclement weather.
Newly acquired Marlon Byrd also was to be in the lineup for the Sox against...
Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine told WHDH Channel 7's Joe Amorosino during the taping of his weekly segment for Sports Xtra Sunday afternoon that Daniel Bard's turn in the starting rotation will be skipped. Valentine said that Bard would be available for work out of the bullpen prior to his next scheduled start, which would be April 27 in Chicago against the White Sox.
Bard was scheduled to pitch Sunday night against the Yankees and CC Sabathia, but that game was postponed due to inclement weather.
Valentine confirmed the move to the media late Sunday afternoon, reiterating that while Bard may see some time out of the bullpen the next few days, he still is considered a member of the starting rotation.
"As the plan is now," the manager said, "he's our fifth starter."
Valentine said if Bard did relieve prior to Friday it would be with the Red Sox leading in the eighth inning or coming in for a high-...
The Red Sox have announced their series finale against the Yankees, which was supposed to be played Sunday night (8:05), has been postponed due to inclement weather. No make-up date has been announced.
Here is the statement issued by the team:
Tonight’s Red Sox-Yankees game has been postponed due to inclement weather. According to the Red Sox professional weather service, Telvent DTN, the current forecast calls for the rain showers that are currently in the area to increase in intensity throughout the afternoon and evening hours, and remain steady into Monday afternoon. This forecast, which also includes high winds and cold temperatures, is consistent with those provided by the other local weather services. A flood watch is in effect for Boston and Suffolk County through noon on Monday, April 23.
The decision to postpone tonight’s game was made as early as possible in hopes of...
WASHINGTON -- Patrice Bergeron will be in the Bruins' lineup for Game 6 against the Capitals, but the team will be without Joe Corvo. Both players took warmups at Verizon Center.
Mike Mottau is in the lineup in place of Corvo, who hurt his right leg blocking a shot in the second period of Boston's 4-3 loss to the Capitals in Game 5.
Tuukka Rask is also making his return for the Bruins, as he is backing up Tim Thomas. Shawn Thornton is a healthy scratch in favor of Jordan Caron.
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Christian and Chris talk about overrated Pats players this season and in the past and then get into the QB issue on the team. They talk about all three guys, what they bring to the table and if they can keep their head above water without the best QB in the league for 4 weeks. Then...Karlos Williams was released by the Bills - should the Pats consider adding the overweight second year running back? Christian also brings up Dante Scarnecchia and gets Price's opinion on if this one man can truly improve a shaky offensive line.
Christian Arcand is in for Tanguay for NFL Sunday with Chris Price. The guys talk about the victory over the Bears, Jimmy G's progress and their expectations for the Pats defense this season. Arcand thinks that there are more holes on the D than some fans realize.
We check in with Bill Belichick after the first Preseason game for our weekly "Patriots Monday" discussion.
Sam Packard is joined by Celtics 2nd Round draft pick Abdel Nader to discuss his path to the the NBA and how he plans to improve his game. Sam then talks to Player Development Coach Nick Friedman from Elite Skills Training, the pre-Draft camp Nader attended. Friedman also gives his opinion on the Celtics performance at summer league and the development of Jaylen Brown.
Isaiah Thomas talks to Glenn and Lou about why he loves Boston, the NBA Money Bump, oh, and some Durant guy
Danny Ainge joins Glenn and Christian to explain the Celtics draft process; and he also discusses the trade rumors that permeated the night.
Joe and Tim talk with Red Sox right fielder Mookie Betts after the Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 2-1
David Price pitched a gem and Andrew Benintendi makes one of the top highlight catches of the year as the Sox take the first game of four against the Rays, 6-2. Christian Arcand recaps the game and takes all of your Sox calls.
Joe and Tim talk with Red Sox outfielder Andrew Benintendi, who made a highlight reel catch nearly going over the wall in left field robbing Steven Souza Jr of a home run
Joey Mac joins Ken Laird on his Saturday show to discuss the David Backes addition and Loui Eriksson departure in NHL free agency
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.
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.
Mut reads the Thursday 'Headlines' which include helicopters over Boston and Senator Scott Brown defending himself against allegations.
Kirk & Callahan with Mut discuss the Patriots QB situation heading into preseason Game 3, and Globe columnist Dan Shaughnessy's morning take on the team which mirrors Kirk's.
After Callahan unloads on his producers to start the show, Kirk & Gerry get on to discussing the Red Sox and their Wednesday night loss in Tampa to the Rays in 11 innings.
NESN has hired a new anchor who has a history dating pro players. With the trend of that happening in Boston the last few years, does NESN need to keep an eye on Kacie McDonnell?
Now that center Bryan Stork has been cut, should we be concerned with the Patriots O-Line? Glenn, Lou and Christian talk about the Patriots O-Line and how Jimmy G will handle it in the first 4 weeks.
Sam Kennedy of the Red Sox calls in to talk to the guys about the proposed renovations at Fenway Park and if Jonathan Papelbon will ever sign.
We check in with the red hot rook of the Red Sox live from Tampa and talk to him about his first experiences in the big leagues.
We check in with John Farrell from Tampa for our weekly feature as the red hot Red Sox look to keep it going for two more wins at the Trop.
In honor of the announcement that the Sox will be among the team's at Tim Tebow's workout next week, we look at four pro athletes who tried their hand in a second sport and it didn't work out too well for them.
Kirk Minihane sits down with former producer Chris Curtis? Or is it current producer Chris Curtis? Either way, Kirk and Chris talk about what happened in their previous tenure together, where it went wrong, and why Curtis is now back with the show.
Kirk Minihane and Gary Tanguay sit down together on Enough About Me for the first time. These two divisive figures talk about Gary's career and his late evolution into a controversial broadcaster. Nobody is spared from Kirk and Gary's wrath on this episode and it will surely make some people at the two sports radio stations very uncomfortable.
Kirk Minihane sits down with Mut to answer questions from the fans. Kirk and Mut get into the issues with Dino, the other hosts at the station, Kirk's issues with drugs in the past, and the love fest between Kirk and Mut.
Jerry is joined by Red Sox legend Bill Lee to talk about his new biopic "Spaceman," Lee's unique philosophy, political beliefs, drug use and what makes him a cultural icon decades after he retired from baseball.
Christian Fauria and Dr. Gill talk about the process and steps football players have to take when rehabbing injuries during the off season. Focusing on Dion Lewis, Nate Solder, and Sebastian Vollmer
Week two of the Preseason is underway so Jim Hackett and Pete Davidson of the “Fantasy Football Hour” to offer some mid-August updates and opinion. In today’s show Jim and Pete offer analysis from the Thursday Night Patriots game and discuss LeGarrette Blount and the Patriots Running Attack in depth. Jim and Pete key on some recent news surrounding lots of players including Seattle’s and Chicago’s backfield, then get into the incredibly deep Wide Receiver position. Make sure to tune in for more on Sunday morning at 8:00am for “The Fantasy Football Hour.” Enjoy!
Tom Brady returned to practice after his unexplained days off to shed some light into his mysterious scissors injury that prevented him from playing last Thursday's preseason game.More from this show
Gerry, Mut, and Kirk discuss the Benintendi catch from Monday and what's looking like an incredible outfield for years to come; also the guys discuss the probation sentence given to an East Longmeadow youth charged with sexual assault.More from this show
Kirk & Callahan with Mut react to the latest Roger Goodell NFL wheel of justice rulingMore from this show
Minihane, Callahan and Mutnansky dive further into the Brady - Belichick dynamic as Tom's four-game suspension gets closer.More from this show
Kirk, Gerry and Mut start off the Tuesday show back in studio discussing the strange absences of Tom Brady throughout training camp, as well as all the sponsors that have bailed on swimmer Ryan Lochte.More from this show