The Bruins announced on Saturday that they have recalled 21-year-old defenseman Andrew Bodnarchuk from Providence on an emergency basis. Bodnarchuk will join the Bruins for their pre-game skate at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto Saturday morning. Bodnarchuk has skated in 70 games with Providence this season with five goals and 10 assists with 51 penalty minutes. He was drafted by the Bruins in the fifth round (128th overall) in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft.
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Speaking before the Red Sox' final Grapefruit League game, against the Nationals at City of Palms Park Friday, Victor Martinez said that he doesn't feel like he will have to make sure that there are promises in his next contract that makes sure he remains a catcher. "I don't think I'm going to have to say that," Martinez said. "I'll just play where they need me to play. I just want to help my team win every night. If my body lets me catch, I'll be more than happy to do it. I really like the position and I prepare myself to catch every day." Martinez has expressed his preference for catching in the past, and will be serving as an everyday backstop this season for the first time since 2007.
Martinez told the Boston Herald that he won't be discussing a contract extension during the season....
Celtics coach Doc Rivers was not pleased with how his team folded during critical stretches of a 119-114 overtime loss to the Houston Rockets on Friday night at TD Garden, the team's third straight loss -- all coming at home. "We played like a high school team at times, as far as the way our thought process was," Rivers said. "We have been a pretty smart team. Tonight, I thought it was April 1. It was amazing how many things we did that was out of character. And that bothers me. I can live with a loss. But when you don't play right, that bothers me." The Celtics scored the first five points of overtime but were outscored 10-0 the rest of the way as Houston won for just the second time in seven games. For complete coverage, visit the Green Street blog.
Aaron Brooks forced overtime with a 3-pointer and finished with a team-high 30 points as the Houston Rockets handed the Celtics their third straight home loss, 119-114, Friday night at TD Garden. The Celtics scored the first five points of overtime but couldn't score again as the Rockets finished overtime on a 10-0 run. Paul Pierce led the Celtics with 27 while Rajon Rondo added 23.
In the first quarter, Rondo passed Bob Cousy as the team's all-time leader for assists in a single season. He had 10 assists, giving him 724 on the season, as the Celtics fell to 2-3 on their season-long six-game homestand. The Celtics used an 11-0 run late in the fourth quarter to take a seven-point lead before Houston battled back to tie. Brooks hit a 3-pointer over Tony Allen with 9.0 seconds remaining to force overtime.
The Celtics have Saturday off before finishing the homestand Sunday afternoon against LeBron James and the...
With an alley-oop pass to Kevin Garnett with 8:45 remaining in the first quarter, Rajon Rondo collected his second assist of the game and 716th of the season, passing Bob Cousy's single-season Celtics mark that had stood for 50 years. For complete coverage, visit the Green Street blog.
Red Sox Manager John Farrell talks about Bogaerts' concussion and the youth movement.
DJ discusses Shawn Thornton's new deal, and the on going negotiations with Jerome Iginla
Tom Brady discussed his feelings on the Logan Mankins trade and the return of Gronk.
Tim joined the show to discuss the start of the NFL season and the future of Tom Brady.
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