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06/29/2011 - 11:35am
Bruins announce development camp roster
By: DJ Bean

The Bruins announced Wednesday that they will hold their fifth annual development camp at Ristuccia Arena from July 7-11. While Tyler Seguin was the star of the show last year, fans will get to see the likes of defenseman Dougie Hamilton (taken ninth overall last week) and forward Alexander Khokhlachev (40th overall) this time. 

Here is the list of players attending:

Forwards: Anthony Camara, Craig Cunningham, Alexander Fallstrom, Brian Ferlin, Justin Florek, Josh Jooris, Jared Knight, Alexander Khokhlachev, Brett Olson, Tyler Randell, Eric Robinson, Ben Sexton, Ryan Spooner

Defensemen: Ryan Button, Marc Cantin, Tommy Cross, Dougie Hamilton, Robby O’Gara, Steven Spinell, Zach Trotman, David Warsofsky

Goaltenders: Zane Gothberg, Mike Hutchinson, Lars Volden

For the complete schedule, go to the...

06/29/2011 - 9:50am
Remy on D&C: Sox need Ortiz in lineup

NESN analyst Jerry Remy, in his weekly visit on the Dennis & Callahan Show, said that the Red Sox need to have Adrian Gonzalez play right field in order to get David Ortiz' bat in the lineup at first base during the current three-city, nine-game swing through interleague ballparks.

"I’d tell him to go put his back against the wall, don’t go back on anything, don’t dive for anything, just come in on the ball and don’t worry about a thing. Just catch anything you can, because you’ve got to get the other guy in the lineup. That’s all there is to it," said Remy. "They can’t continue with the lineup out there that they’ve been putting out there for these interleague games on the road. I mean, it’s been ridiculous. You get down [past] the four hitter and you’ve got a guy like Cameron who’s hitting .100, you’ve got McDonald, who’s hitting .100. There’s...

06/29/2011 - 7:05am
Pedroia: 'Going to have to play 2B, 1B, RF'

Red Sox manager Terry Francona told reporters after the Red Sox' 5-0 loss that he had yet to make a decision about whether to feature Adrian Gonzalez in right field in order to clear a lineup spot for David Ortiz at first base.

"I haven't made the lineup out yet," Francona said after the game. "We'll see."

But Francona's second baseman may have tipped the team's hand. Dustin Pedroia suggested that his job description will expand on Wednesday, when his team is likely to feature Adrian Gonzalez in right field and David Ortiz at first base.

"It will be good offensively, but damn, I’m going to have to play second, first and right," said Pedroia. "I’ve got small legs. That’s a lot of ground. I’m going to have to talk to Tito."

Ortiz will be playing a position for the first time since the interleague schedule last year. He suggested that his glove has barely seen the light...

06/29/2011 - 6:45am
Mashup: Jets' Smith unhappy about workouts

Jets free agent safety Eric Smith is not supportive of the players' group workouts during the work stoppage. "I don’t understand why guys are doing this stuff," he told The Washington Post. "You’re risking injury. And you got the rookies who aren’t getting paid any money, flying in to do these workouts. So they’re putting themselves in a hole before they make any money."

Smith, 28, who will be a free agent, returned home to Ohio and has been living with his parents and working out on his own.

"Basically, we’re giving the owners all these practices for free," he added. "They aren’t spending any money, but their players are still practicing. So they’re making out."

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06/28/2011 - 11:35pm
Report: B's looking to trade Kaberle's rights
By: DJ Bean

According to a tweet from TSN's Darren Dreger, the Bruins sent out an email Tuesday offering Tomas Kaberle's negotiating rights to other teams. Any team that acquired Kaberle would, as the Bruins do now, be able to negotiate with the defenseman exclusively leading up to the opening of free agency on Friday.

Kaberle, 33, is one of only two unrestricted free agents from the Bruins' Stanley Cup champion lineup. Acquired on Feb. 18 in exchange for center Joe Colborne, a 2011 first-round pick and a 2012 second-rounder, he had one goal and eight assists for nine points in 24 regular-season games with the B's. He and Dennis Seidenberg tied for lead among Bruins' defenseman in postseason points with 11.

Rights to free-agents-to-be can be moved by the teams with which they last played, as the Flyers traded for the rights to goalie Ilya Bryzgalov before locking him up...

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