The Bruins lost more than a winnable game against a non-playoff team Saturday, as they lost goaltender Tuukka Rask to injury and fell to the Islanders, 3-2, at TD Garden.
Rask left the game in the second period with a lower-body injury and was replaced by Tim Thomas. For more on the injury, click here.
The Bruins got on the board in the first period when Milan scored on the power play, a goal assisted by Brian Rolston for the veteran forward's first point since returning to the Bruins. The Islanders tied it late in the first on a Josh Bailey goal.
After Thomas took over for Rask in the second period, Matt Moulson gave the Islanders a 2-1 lead on the power play. Tyler Seguin tied the game 7:29 into the third period, but the Islanders would regain the lead in the final five minutes on John Taveres' 26th of the...
WALTHAM – The Celtics will at least have one, if not both, of their recently sidelined guards back in action for their showdown Sunday afternoon against Jeremy Lin and the Knicks.
Following the Celtics' walk-through on Saturday afternoon, Doc Rivers said Ray Allen (who missed Friday's win over the Nets due to illness) is probable to return to the lineup against New York. Meanwhile, after Rivers initially said Avery Bradley was doubtful because of a mild ankle sprain suffered in Friday night's win, Bradley said on Saturday that he will definitely playing. Neither guard participated in Saturday's practice.
“I think [Allen] is probable, but again he is still not feeling great,” Rivers said. “They think he is no longer contagious.”
Bradley admitted that there had been some swelling in his ankle, but that it had subsided to the point where he had no doubts about the fact that he would be on the court on Sunday....
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Speaking before his team's first spring training game at JetBlue Park against Northeastern Saturday, Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine said that a platoon in right field with Ryan Sweeney and Cody Ross once Carl Crawford is healthy shouldn't be assumed.
"When the game starts that might be exactly the way it works, so they understand where they are. But as the game progresses, when I say strict platoons, if it’s the fifth inning and we’re up 5-0 and they bring in a left-hander I expect Sweeney to hit," he said. "When they bring in a right-hander I expect Ross to hit. If it’s one of those situations where one guy should be resting regardless of who’s pitching the next day, that guy will probably rest."
The subject came up when talking about Sweeney, a left-handed hitter who has shown little power despite an athletic 6-foot-4, 225-pound frame. The 27-year-old has never hit more...
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Carl Crawford said Saturday morning that he doesn't have a timetable as to when he can start baseball activities again, but did report his injured left wrist did feel better than the last few days.
"I was moving too fast, probably," said Crawford, who said being ready for Opening Day is still his goal.
Crawford was put on anti-inflammatory medicine after experiencing pain in his surgically-repaired left wrist two days ago.
Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine offered an update after Crawford was examined, reporting that the swelling was down, there was a nice range of motion and there had been progress from the last couple of days.
"I've taken a few days off because my wrist flared up a little bit. Just taking a little precaution and waiting back," he said. "Probably over-working it a little bit and it flared u on me. I just have to cut back a little bit.
"I just felt like I...
Following the Celtics 107-94 victory against the Nets Friday night, Rajon Rondo said the reports that general manager Danny Ainge is aggressively shopping him to other teams are not affecting him. Ainge and coach Doc Rivers both vehemently denied those reports on Thursday and again before Friday's game.
"Its like deja vu," Rondo said. he also added that Rivers' support of him was appreciated.
“I mean, I don't know where people are getting their information from,” Rondo said. “But that was big of Doc to come out with a statement. People are still going to say me and Doc have problems. Even after Doc made that comment he made, or statement he made -- people are still going to say whatever they say. It's just part of life.”
Rondo also said he and Ainge talked earlier this week and that his relationship with Ainge and Rivers is improving through better communication.
“Danny talked to me a couple...
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.
Minihane, Callahan and Mutnansky dive further into the Brady - Belichick dynamic as Tom's four-game suspension gets closer.
Gerry, Kirk, and Mut take NY Giants coach Ben McAdoo and SI writer Peter King to task for not addressing the Josh Brown domestic violence story.
Kirk and Callahan with Mut discuss the Tom Brady and Bill Belichick pressers from Tuesday and whether they reveal signs of a rift between the coach and QB.
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!
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