Boston Bruins Principal Charlie Jacobs announced during Monday's Bruins Media Day festivities that the club plans to honor Bruins legendary play-by-play commentator Fred Cusick during the second period of the B’s game against the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday, October 3.
During the first media timeout of the second period, the club will dedicate the Bruins home TV broadcast booth to Cusick by renaming it the “Fred Cusick Broadcast Booth.” The club will also install a silver microphone centered in a black and gold frame on the TD Garden’s level 9 façade beneath the home TV broadcast booth.
“His memory will always live in on in the hearts and minds of Bruins fans, and we feel that these permanent dedications to Fred will memorialize and honor his contributions to the Bruins, for fans and media to see," said Jacobs.
Cusick passed away on September 15, 2009 after serving as the play-by-play...
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WALTHAM - Kevin Garnett pronounced himself ready for the 2009-10 season during media day for the Boston Celtics on Monday. "I'm refreshed and ready to go. 5 on 5 starts tomorrow and I'll be ready," said Garnett, who is back after summer surgery to repair bone spurs behind his right knee. The team left at 4:30 Monday afternoon for Salve Regina College, where they will begin training camp on Tuesday. Celtics captain Paul Pierce said that Garnett looked ready to go from what he saw of him during an informal 5-on-5 pickup game last week. "It was like a breath of fresh air," Pierce said. For more on Kevin Garnett and complete coverage from media day, visit the Green Street blog.
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Jackie MacMullan of ESPN Boston to talk about the Lebron James Saga, the possibility of Rajon Rondo being traded, and the future of Marcus Smart.
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