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04/13/2010 - 7:27pm
Bruins land No. 2 pick in lottery

The Bruins landed the second pick in this year's NHL Draft at Tuesday's draft lottery. Boston, which acquired the pick from Toronto in a trade that sent Phil Kessel to the Leafs, will pick behind Edmonton, which landed the top overall selection. (The Bruins had a 60.8 percent chance of retaining their top-two selection.) The draft will take place on June 25 in Los Angeles. For more Bruins news, check out the Big, Bad Blog.


04/13/2010 - 3:27pm
Bruins recall four for Black Aces

The Bruins announced on Tuesday that they have recalled four players from Providence to serve as Black Aces, minor league players who will be eligible to train during the NHL playoffs in fill in roster spots if needed. Forwards Drew Larman, Maxim Sauve, and Mikko Lehtonen along with goaltender Dany Sabourin will join forward Zach Hamill to train in Providence as Boston opens up the Stanley Cup playoffs on Thursday. All five will be available to participate in Bruins practices and be available for roster spots through the postseason.

 

For more Bruins news, visit the Big Bad Blog.


04/13/2010 - 2:49pm
VOTE: Where does Ortiz rank?
By: admin

In Tuesday’s column, Kirk Minihane offers his view of where David Ortiz ranks among the best Red Sox hitters of all time. (To see his Top 10 list of Red Sox hitters, click here.) Where do you think Ortiz stands in franchise history?

 

Here's your chance to weigh in. To vote, click here.

 


04/13/2010 - 11:54am
Francona on D&H: Players not 'chess pieces'

Red Sox manager Terry Francona made his weekly appearance on the Dale & Holley show Tuesday and talked about the Sox' slow start to the season. "We've just not quite gotten into the flow of everything yet," he said. "It seems like in a couple of games we're an inning short when we get to our bullpen and we have to go to guys before we want to, and things like that — normal, first-week things."

 

Francona talked about David Ortiz' struggles and his displays of anger toward the media. "I think he's frustrated," Francona said. "Yeah, I've seen that [anger] a few times, too. Until he really starts swinging like he can, he's probably going to have to deal with it, and I'm going to have to deal with it, and we're all going to deal with it. Because we went through this last year, and because of where we play, it's there. And there's no getting around it. It's tough sometimes. You'd like to always say you...

04/13/2010 - 11:40am
Ference a possibility for Game 1

WILMINGTON -- Bruins defenseman Andrew Ference, who has missed most of Boston's last 20 games with a groin injury, may be a strong possibility to play in Game 1 of the Bruins' first-round playoff series against the Sabres. Ference and coach Claude Julien said that he could be close and that it is a matter of getting clearance from the trainers. Ference will need offseason surgery a week to a month after the playoffs end, depending on the level of swelling in the area.

 

"I think so," Ference said of his availability. "I still have to get cleared and stuff, but we will see. ... It is not important that I am in there, it is important that healthy people are in there to help the team. If my injury is good enough, then obviously you do whatever you can to get into the lineup."

 

For more Bruins news, visit the Big Bad Blog.


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