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11/26/2011 - 10:38pm
Kelly, Thomas start new streak for B's

The Bruins started a new winning streak thanks in large part to three unanswered goals, notching a 4-2 win over the Winnipeg Jets Saturday night at TD Garden. Leading the way was Chris Kelly, who notched a pair of goals in the second period.

The victory gives the B's 11 wins in their last 12 games, improving Claude Julien's team to 14-7-1. The Bruins have now won nine straight home games against the former Atlanta Thrashers organization.

After two first period goals from the Jets against Bruins goalie Tim Thomas, Zdeno Chara got things going for the B's by cutting the lead in half heading into the first intermission.

Kelly then took over in the second, netting a short-handed goal against Jets' goalie Ondrej Pavelec before claiming the game-winner off of assists from Benoit Pouliot and Rich Peverley. Brad Marchand provided insurance with an empty net goal.

The win put Thomas' record at 11-4-0 on the season, giving him eight straight...

11/26/2011 - 10:37pm
Kelly leads Bruins to comeback win
By: DJ Bean

The Bruins overcame a two-goal deficit for the second time in three games and defeated the Jets, 4-2, at TD Garden Saturday.

Both Chris Kelly and Rich Peverley had two-point games, with Kelly scoring two goals, one of which was shorthanded.

The Jets jumped out to a quick 2-0 lead in the game's first 10 minutes when they got goals 39 seconds apart from Evander Kane and Dustin Byfuglien. Zdeno Chara got the B's on the board with a slapshot on the power play later in the period, with Kelly scoring two goals to tie the game and give Boston the lead. Brad Marchand picked up an empty-netter with 1:09 remaining in regulation. Kelly then had a chance at the hat trick with Ondrej Pavelec once again on the bench, but missed the empty net. 

Tim Thomas picked up his 11th win of the season, and the Bruins now have points in 12 straight games (10-0-1). The B's will next play Wednesday in Toronto.

For more on the Bruins, visit...

11/26/2011 - 9:23pm
Chung, McCourty and Ocho officially 'out'

The Patriots announced Saturday night that safety Patrick Chung, center Dan Connolly, cornerback Devin McCourty and wide receiver Chad Ochocinco have all been downgraded to out for Sunday's game against the Eagles in Philadelphia.

Chung has been struggling with a foot injury he suffered in the waning moments of the Nov. 6 loss to the Giants, and had missed the last two games as a result. Connolly was on the injury list this week with a groin injury, while McCourty suffered a shoulder injury on Nov. 13 against the Jets when he collided with teammate Sterling Moore and has been out since then. And Ochocinco made his first appearance of the season on the injury list this week with a hamstring problem.

For more Patriots news, check out weei.com/patriots.


11/26/2011 - 8:27pm
Report: Ochocinco out Sunday

PHILADELPHIA -- Chad Ochocinco will not play here Sunday as he has been ruled out with a sore hamstring, according to a report in the Boston Globe. 

The receiver showed up on the injury report on Friday with the injury and did not participate, according to the team's injury report. Ochocinco has caught just 11 passes this season for 201 yards and no touchdowns. 

Ochocinco has been active and played in New England's previous 10 games. Friday marked the first missed practice for the star receiver since being traded to the Patriots from Cincinnati in July. 

The Patriots arrived in Philadelphia on Saturday and will play the Eagles at 4:15 p.m. ET at Lincoln Financial Field. For more, visit the Patriots team page at weei.com/patriots and the blog It Is What It Is


11/26/2011 - 8:24pm
Harvard tops UCF to win Atlantis tourney

Kyle Casey scored 15 points and Keith Wright added 12 to lead Harvard past the University of Central Florida, 59-49, in the championship game of the Battle 4 Atlantis Saturday at Paradise Island, Bahamas.

The Crimson (6-0) jumped out to an 8-1 lead behind a pair of 3-pointers from Christian Webster and never looked back. They led by 15 at the break, 33-18, and the lead was never less than nine points the rest of the way.

Keith Clanton led UCF (4-2) with 12 points. Marcus Jordan, son of NBA legend Michael Jordan, was held to 10 points after scoring 20 in UCF's 68-63 upset of UConn in Friday's semifinals. The Golden Knights shot just 33 percent, the third team in this tournament that Harvard held to under 37 percent.

"I'm very proud of our kids. We played great defense in three games," Harvard coach Tommy Amaker said in a courtside interview while his players celebrated. "We did what we had to do to come out on the...

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