VANCOUVER -- One day after Canucks defenseman Dan Hamhuis left Game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals in the second period due to injury, Vancouver coach said Thursday at the University of British Columbia that the defenseman is "day-to-day."
Hamhuis hip-checked Bruins left wing Milan Lucic and was cross-checked immediately following the play by B's center David Krejci. He headed down the tunnel and did not return to the game. The former 12th overall pick has averaged 24:50 of ice time this postseason, which is third on the Canucks.
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One major league source suggested that it was 'likely' that Rich Hill will have to undergo Tommy John surgery, while another source classified the chance of undergoing the procedure as 'certainly a possibility.' The 31-year-old Hill injured his left elbow during the seventh inning of the Red Sox' loss to the White Sox Wednesday afternoon. While an initial evaluation suggested the procedure may be needed, the lefty will get a second opinion before making a definitive decision.
Hill, who had gone through his first 14 appearances with the Red Sox without surrendering a run, was forced to leave the Sox' game against Chicago after experiencing the ailment on his seventh pitch of the game, a 3-2 curveball to White Sox' DH Adam Dunn. He had allowed just three hits while striking out 12 and walking three in eight innings this season.
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The NHL has decided not to suspend Vancouver forward Alex Burrows after he apparently bit Boston's Patrice Bergeron in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals. "After reviewing the incident, including speaking with the on-ice officials, I can find no conclusive evidence that Alex Burrows intentionally bit the finger of Patrice Bergeron," said NHL vice president Mike Murphy.
Burrows has denied biting Bergeron, to which the Bruins' forward said, "Oh yeah, he did. He cut me a little bit on my finger, but I'm not going to complain about it. I'll let the league do their job, but he sure did [bite me]."
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According to an industry source, Daisuke Matsuzaka is likely headed for Tommy John surgery.
While the decision is not final -- the source indicated some due diligence is left to be done -- it appears that the right-hander will indeed have season-ending surgery to repair the injury to his ulnar collateral (Tommy John) ligament and common flexor mass of his right elbow.
Jon Heyman of Sports Illustrated on Thursday afternoon reported (via Twitter) that Matsuzaka will have the surgery, "probably" next week, with Dr. Lewis Yocum performing the surgery.
The right-hander -- who is 3-3 with a 5.30 ERA in eight games (seven starts) this year -- is under contract in 2012, the final year of his six-year, $52 million deal.
Matsuzaka was scheduled to meet with Red Sox officials on Thursday to discuss treatment options.
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CHESTNUT HILL — The Patriots held their second players-only workout in as many days Thursday morning at Boston College's Alumni Stadium, and for the second consecutive day, more than 40 players were in attendance for the session that ran for roughly 90 minutes. The workout, which was held in T-shirts and shorts, included veterans like quarterback Tom Brady, defensive lineman Vince Wilfork, linebacker Jerod Mayo, cornerback Devin McCourty and wide receiver Wes Welker, as well as rookies Nate Solder, Ras-I Dowling and Ryan Mallett. The group is expected to hold another workout Friday. For more Patriots information, check out weei.com/patriots.
Head Coach Bill Belichick with Dale and Holley
Dale, Michael and Jerry sit down with DE Chandler Jones on a Patriots Monday for a candid interview about this season, his new teammates, and the Dallas game this weekend.
We talk all things Patriots and the NFL with Tedy Bruschi.
Sam Packard is joined by his brother Nick, as he breaks down his favorite moments from Celtics Media Day. Sam then tries to compare each member of the Celtics roster to a character on The Wire, with varied results.
Sam Packard is joined by Jared Weiss of CLNSRadio.Com to talk about trading Bradley and the upcoming Celtics Media Day.
Jay King of Masslive.com joins the show to break down the performance of the Celtics during the NBA Summer League. Then Ben and Sam discuss the exciting possibility of a Space Jam sequel.
Dave O'Brien has called Red Sox baseball games with Joe Castiglione since 2007. Dave is going to the NESN booth next season to take over for Don Orsillo as the Red Sox TV play-by-play man. Dave talks about his time with Joe and the Red Sox Radio broadcast and closes out a very meaningful chapter of a tremendous career. Joe Castiglione offers his thoughts and well-wishes to Dave and closes out, as is tradition, with the Bart Giamatti poem.
We check in for a final time this season with Red Sox interim manager Torey Luvollo as look ahead to 2016 with him.
Joe and Rob Bradford talk with Red Sox catcher Blake Swihart who had his first career multi home run game as the Red Sox beat the Yankees 10-4 and extend their winning streak to a season high 5 games.
DJ Bean joins Butch Stearns and Rob Bradford in studio with the pre-season ending to discuss the upcoming season's line combinations and the changes made in the offseason.
Don Sweeney, who was hired as the Bruins general manager yesterday speaks with Dale and Holley about his new position and where the Bruins go from here.
The awesomely knowledgeable Fluto Shinzawa calls DJ, Naoko and Pete to talk about his thoughts on the future of the B's. He discusses his column from earlier this week on Cam Neely wanting to give Claude the ax earlier in the season but not getting the ok. Fluto shares his thoughts on Chiarelli's firing, the future for Claude and where the Bruins should go from here. He also gives his opinion on potential moves the team can make, who would fit in here, his thoughts on the NHL playoffs so far and more.
The top stories of the day as recounted by Kirk Minihane.
Stephen A. confronted Kevin Durant on ESPN yesterday.
Another blown call in Seattle on Monday Night Football.
Ray Lewis was on the MNF pregame show attacking Jimmy Graham's blocking abilities.
The Lions lost in a controversial ending last night on MNF. Lions Head Coach, Jim Caldwell, barely registers a pulse in his post game presser, and clearly doesn't know the rules.
Glenn, Lou and Christian dive into the DraftKings/FanDuel scandal, and talk about how competitive advantages can be gained, and what the two businesses can do to prevent it.
We look at the call in the Detroit game that may have cost them the game, and how Bill Belichick was again ahead of the curve about making ALL plays reviewable. We also focus on how Bill Belichick coached teams prepare for plays like that.
We wrap up the program with some of the best in soundbites that you may have missed throughout the day.
Dale, Michael and Jerry talk Bruins, specifically Claude Julien as we are less than 24 hours from the puck-drop for the 2015-2016 Bruins season.
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Chris Villani and John Tomase discuss Tom Brady's suspension getting overturned by Judge Richard Berman and discuss in hindsight how obvious this should have been.
Chris Price and Mike Petraglia discuss who they think are the most media friendly players in the Patriots locker room and if the Dallas Cowboys will present a challenge this Sunday.
Dino, Gerry and Kirk discuss Sausage's pudding story, Don Orsillo and Curtis just shows up for some reason.
Ken Laird and Ryan Hannable take a look back at the 2015 season for the Boston Red Sox and their affiliates, including who the guys think should be classified as the team's Top 10 prospects. Also, a check in with play-by-play voices this year in Pawtucket, Portland, Salem, and Greenville as well as Ken's one-on-one interview with Offensive Player of the Year Sam Travis.
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