PHILADELPHIA -- David Krejci was taken to a local hospital for treatment of an undisclosed injury following a hit by Philadelphia's Mike Richards in the first period. Krejci was on just his second shift of the game when he was drilled in the shoulder by Richards in the neutral zone. Just before the hit, Krejci found Milan Lucic, who then fed Miroslav Satan for the go-ahead goal at 5:45 of the first period.
"It was a clean hit and there are no issues there," Bruins coach Claude Julien said afterward.
The Bruins have not confirmed a CSNPhilly report that Krejci suffered a broken wrist and is scheduled to have corrective surgery in Baltimore.
The Bruins also played most of the game without defenseman Adam McQuaid, who was being evaluated by Bruins medical staff after the game for an undisclosed injury. Both Krejci and...
Red Sox starter John Lackey allowed just two hits and one run in seven dominating innings of work, helping lead his new club past his former one in Boston's 3-1 victory over the Angels Wednesday night at Fenway. Lackey (3-1) recorded 14 of his 21 outs by ground balls and now has turned in five quality starts this year, tied for the most in the American League.
Though the Sox got just three runs on 11 hits, Lackey was able to make that offensive output stand up. David Ortiz delivered an opposite-field homer as one of his two hits, and Adrian Beltre continued his hot streak (.435 average in his last 12 games) by crushing a homer to center.
Jonathan Papelbon delivered a perfect ninth for his eighth save of the young season.
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PHILADELPHIA -- Blake Wheeler and Miroslav Satan scored 94 seconds apart in the first six minutes of the first period to erase Boston's only deficit of the series as the Bruins dominated the lifeless Philadelphia Flyers, 4-1, on Wednesday night at the Wachovia Center to take a commanding 3-0 lead in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference semifinal series.
Philadelphia gained its first and only lead of the series when Aaron Asham scored at 2:32 of the first period. But Wheeler scored less than two minutes later to tie the game. Satan scored his fifth of the playoffs at 5:45 to give the Bruins the lead for good.
Mark Recchi added a power-play goal for insurance early in the third and Patrice Bergeron scored an empty-net goal late for the final tally. Meanwhile, Tuukka Rask turned away 34 of 35 shots.
The Bruins can clinch the series in a four-game sweep here on Friday night in Game 4 of the...
Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz homered against Angels starter Joel Pineiro in the bottom of the fourth inning of Wednesday's contest at Fenway Park. Ortiz lofted an 83 mph changeup away into the Monster seats over the left field wall for his fourth homer of the season, giving the Sox a 2-0 lead. Sox manager Terry Francona cited Ortiz' track record of success against Pineiro in explaining the decision to have him start, and in the early stages of Wednesday's game, that logic proved sound, as Ortiz recorded hits in each of his first two plate appearances of the night.
Red Sox reliever Alan Embree, who was designated for assignment on Saturday to clear a roster spot for Daisuke Matsuzaka, cleared outright waivers and has elected free agency. The 40-year-old spent just two games with the Sox, and did not appear in a game in the majors. He had a 3.68 ERA in eight April appearances with Triple-A Pawtucket.
We check in on the Patriots off-season with ESPN Boston's Mike Reiss. Mike updates us on Revis, McCourty, Wilfork and more.
Price calls Butch to discuss the March 2nd deadline for franchise tags, free agency and the Pats' plans going forward.
Shortly after the NFLRA released its statement demanding an apology from ESPN, Jim Quirk, the NFLRA's Executive Director, joined Mut to talk about the statement
Flannery joins Mut to break down the Isaiah Thomas trade to Boston and what it means for the Celtics this season and in the future. Paul also chats with Mut about the other deals that happened at the NBA's trading deadline
We talk to Chris Mannix from SI to break down the C's acquisition of Isaiah Thomas and the crazy trade deadline in the rest of the NBA.
Jessica Camerato of basketballinsiders.com joins the show to talk about Marcus Smart, the starting lineup, and trade deadline.
The one and only Rob Bradford calls Butch to discuss his early thoughts on this Red Sox team, the potential in the rotation, how the outfield will shake out and more.
David Ortiz takes a few minutes to talk with Mut, Bradford, and Tomase about some of his new teammates, who Pablo Sandoval reminds him of, and the rules aimed at speeding up the game of baseball.
Mut, Bradford, and Tomase are talking Red Sox spring training. and talk with Red Sox DH David Ortiz about the rules aimed at speeding up the pace of the game
In the second of Sunday Skate, DJ and Joe discuss the approaching NHL trade deadline and what the B's will do. They get into the Boychuk move at the beginning of the season and Boychuk's brother venting on Twitter this morning about complaining B's fans. There is more discussion on the 3rd and 4th lines, their playoff chances and then they are joined by ESPN's Scott Burnside.
Another edition of Sunday Skate is upon us and DJ and Joe get into the B's big win over Arizona last night and the improvement of Ryan Spooner. They get into the Blackhawks giving up a 1st round pick for C Antoine Vermette - someone the B's could certainly use but weren't willing to give up the steep price of a 1st rounder. DJ and Joe also get into Claude's willingness to switch up lines as well as the performance of the 3rd and 4th lines. Finally, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman sits down with the boys.
Scott Burnside joins the boys to discuss the Bruins and the NHL trade deadline.
A look back at Dennis and Callahan's 2015 trip to spring training. They visited with Larry Lucchino, Ben Cherington, Xander Bogaerts, John Farrell, Mookie Betts, Joe Kelly, Curt Schilling and Dustin Pedroia.
Dino, Gerry and Kirk are joined by Rob Bradford, Gordon Edes and Steve Buckley to forecast the 2015 campaign.
Pedroia joins the guys in Fort Myers to look at the upcoming season and his health entering the spring.
Brick joined the show to talk about the couple players that the B's added. He noted that the lack of subtractions means that the front office trusts the core group.
The Red Sox entire team wore the number 3 to honor Pete Frates. The HS team that was suspended for trying to bring awareness to breast cancer have been allowed to play. Erik Spoelstra and Pat Riley are bad at karaoke, but not as bad as Joey and Christian.
With the Patriots focusing on CB Darrelle Revis, it's likely that the team will lose safety Devin McCourty or Brandon Browner. Or both.
We talk Boston Bruins with NESN's Jack Edwards, our first talk since the NHL trade deadline.
Jerry discusses the plus and minus' of the Patriots first (of many) Super Bowl DVD's
Dale and Michael briefly discuss the opening of the Marathon Bombing Trial, and how the 'Free Dhzokar' crowd will have to get a new hobby.
Mikey, Mut, and Lenny are joined by the Rev girls, who are revealing the New Revolution uniform Tuesday at the House of Blues in Boston and talking about the Revs.
Mikey, Lenny, and Maggie talk Red Sox baseball with Red Sox Hall of Famer Bill Lee, who is in Florida and out of the snow that's perpetually burying the area.
Mikey gets a call from Kirk Minihane, who wants to clear the air with Mikey and get everything settled. It goes better than you think.
Adam Himmelsbach, Celtics beat reporter for the Boston Globe, joins the show to share his love of the Brow and discuss the surging Celtics playoff chances. Then we take a field trip to the MIT Sloan Analytics Conference and analyze the data with Rick Friedman.
Chris and comedian Will Noonan discuss the events of last night's Raw.
WEEI’s Scott McLaughlin previews the opening round of the Hockey East tournament with Northeastern coach Jim Madigan and Mike McMahon of College Hockey News and The Mack Report.
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