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12/11/2010 - 10:38pm
Richards, Flyers beat Bruins in OT
By: DJ Bean

Mike Richards scored his 11th goal of the season with three seconds left in overtime to sink Tim Thomas and the Bruins, 2-1, in on Saturday. 

 

With the B's trailing in the third, Nathan Horton picked up a puck at the hashmarks and beat Flyers netminder Brian Boucher glove-side to tie the game at one. It was his 11th goal of the season. 

 

UNH product and former second overall pick James van Riemsdyk got the Flyers on the board in the second period, firing a wrist shot that tipped off of Thomas' glove and in. van Riemsdyk nearly beat Thomas in overtime, but the B's netminder recovered to  grab the slow-moving puck. 

 

The Bruins next play in Buffalo on Wednesday. For more on the Bruins, visit their team page at weei.com/bruins

 

12/11/2010 - 10:23pm
Winning ugly: Celtics bounce Bobcats

It wasn't pretty, but the Celtics won their 10th straight game with a 93-62 victory in Charlotte over the Bobcats Saturday night. The Celtics shot just 43 percent, but they held the Bobcats to 33 percent and forced 21 turnovers. The Bobcats scored 32 points in the first half and just 0 in the second half.

Kevin Garnett had 13 points and 11 rebounds in just 23 minutes and Ray Allen scored 10 of his 16 points in the third quarter when the Celtics were pulling away. Marquis Daniels also had a solid night with 10 points off the bench. The Celtics now have three days off before Wednesday's game with the rejuvenated New York Knicks. The Knicks have won seven straight and nine of their last 10.

 

For more Celtics news, visit the team page at weei.com/celtics.


12/11/2010 - 9:27pm
Wilhite, Pryor and Wright all out for Pats

As expected, on Saturday night the Patriots downgraded three players to out for Sunday's game against the Bears in Chicago — cornerback Jonathan Wilhite, as well as defensive linemen Myron Pryor and Mike Wright. All three have been hampered by injury issues over the last few weeks, with Wilhite dealing with a hip problem, Pryor with a back issue and Wright with a concussion he suffered late last month against the Colts. For more Patriots news, check out weei.com/patriots.


12/11/2010 - 7:38pm
Bruins actually trade Sturm to Kings
By: DJ Bean

The Bruins announced on Saturday that they have traded forward Marco Sturm to the Kings in exchange for future considerations. Sturm, who carries a salary cap hit and is nearing a return from a torn ACL and MCL, must pass a physical with Los Angeles.

 

General manager Peter Chiarelli said following the trade that the Bruins will actually receive nothing in the deal. Asked for clarification, Chiarelli said that "whenever you see 'future considerations,' it usually means 'nothing.'"

 

Sturm reportedly was nearly traded to the Kings last week and had to waive his no-trade clause to facilitate the deal. The 32-year-old had 106 goals for the Bruins over parts of four seasons with the club after being acquired in the 2005 Joe Thornton trade.

 

With the trade, the Bruins will not need to make further moves to settle their salary cap situation. 


12/11/2010 - 7:32pm
Seguin out for Bruins with flu-like symptoms
By: DJ Bean

Bruins rookie forward Tyler Seguin is out for Saturday night's game vs. the Flyers with flu-like symptoms. Seguin skated with the scratches on Thursday morning, and Danile Paille is in the lineup in place of the second overall pick.

 

Seguin has played in all 27 of the Bruins' games thus far, totaling five goals and five assists. For more on the Bruins, visit their team page at weei.com/bruins.  


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