The Bruins announced Sunday night that they have traded forward Brian McGrattan and defenseman Sean Zimmerman, both of whom had been playing in the AHL for Providence, to the Ducks in exchange for forwards David Laliberte and Stefan Chaput.
McGrattan, whom the Bruins signed after the season's second game, never played a game for Boston, and he registered five points and 97 penalty minutes in 39 games this season for Providence.
Both Laliberte, 24, and Chaput, 22, will report to Providence. They have 18 and 10 points, respectively, in the AHL this season. Chaput has not played in the NHL, while Laliberte totaled three points in 11 games with the Flyers.
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Michael Ryder had two points as the Bruins defeated the Oilers, 3-2, in Edmonton on Sunday night.
Ryder, who didn't have a point over his previous four games, had a goal and an assist for the B's. Nathan Horton and Rich Peverley also scored for the Bruins, with Peverley tallying his first since being acquired in a trade with the Thrashers on Feb. 18.
Tuukka Rask made 15 saves and faced just 17 shots in the victory, his third in a row. His record improved to 8-11-1.
The Bruins have won five games in a row. They will round out their six-game road trip Tuesday night in Ottawa.
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FORT MYERS, Fla. — Red Sox pitchers allowed 12 hits — including a home run to former Sox Jeff Bailey — as the Twins took an 8-4 win in the teams' Grapefruit League opener Sunday night at Hammond Stadium.
Hideki Okajima suffered through the worst outing for the Red Sox, allowing four runs on five hits over an inning. Dan Wheeler allowed the Bailey homer, while Brandon Duckworth succumbed to two runs on three hits in pitching the eighth for the Sox.
Some of the more notable performances for the Red Sox came from Josh Beckett, Clay Buchholz, Mike Cameron, Lars Anderson and Mark Wagner. Beckett gave up a run on two hits over two innings in his start, while Buchholz followed with a pair of perfect innings. Cameron, playing the field for the first time since undergoing surgery on a sports hernia, looked impressive both in center and on the basepaths, stealing a base in the first inning after singling...
FORT MYERS, Fla. — Josh Beckett finished his first start of spring training with mixed results, allowing a run on two hits over two innings while throwing 23 pitches (15 strikes) against the Twins Sunday night at Hammond Stadium.
"I think there are certain things you want to work on. I felt like I threw some good changeups when I was behind in the count. They weren't strikes, but they were something else I tried to do," said Beckett, who allowed his run when Jason Repko tripled to drive in Chris Parmelee, who had doubled.
"Health is a big thing, and we're trying to build up right now. It's very hard in small sample sizes to get positive or negative feedback. The second inning wasn't as good as the first, but the first inning maybe wasn't as good as it appeared. I felt like there were some things I needed to work on in the first inning I think I might have gotten away with. They are small samples, and...
INDIANAPOLIS -- According to a report from the Boston Herald, the Patriots have asked offensive lineman Nick Kaczur to take a "massive pay cut" from his $3.4 million salary, and that given his unwillingness to do so, the Patriots are "going to have to" cut the 31-year-old.
Kaczur has played his entire career with the Patriots since they chose him with the 100th overall pick of the 2005 NFL draft. The native of Brantford, Ontario, missed all of last season with a back injury.
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Dale, Michael and Jerry dig into the details of this draft for the Patriots with ESPN's Mike Reiss.
Giardi and Price discuss the Tom Brady appeal getting overturned and Roger Goodell's victory tour. The guys can't believe the victory lap and some of his behavior. The more you listen to him, the more frustrating his behavior becomes.
Giardi and Price break down how the teams in the AFC East altered their futures after the NFL Draft weekend.
Jeff Goodman calls Mike and Rob to drop a ton of knowledge on the upcoming NBA Draft and some of the names available. Sorry fans - he doesn't see Kevin Durant or any big-named free agents coming to Boston and thinks they'll end up making the third pick this season. He also says that there is NO WAY he would trade next year's Brooklyn pick because the draft will be very deep. He discusses the chances of trading with Philly for Okafor, why he like Kris Dunn so much and much more.
Brad Stevens makes his first appearance on the Dale and Holley with Thornton show. We discuss the Atlanta series and what went wrong, and where the Celtics go from here.
Ian Thomsen of NBA.com joined Sam Packard and Jared Weiss to discuss the next moves for Danny Ainge and the Boston Celtics with the NBA Draft Lottery rapidly approaching. They discussed the crazy ending to Game 2 of Thunder vs Spurs and picked the player they would build their pretend new franchise around.
Danny Picard recaps the Red Sox 5-3 win over the Blue Jays.
Who is to blame for the Red Sox 10-9 loss to the Blue Jays? Danny points the finger.
Tim talks with Red Sox manager John Farrell before the Red Sox game against the Blue Jays. John talks about Clay Buchholz move to the bullpen and adjustments he expects him to have to make going from the starter to the bullpen.
DJ and Pete continue to assess the season that was for the Bruins and look toward the future for the franchise and how they can improve.
DJ and Pete are together for the final Sunday Skate of the season. They get into their overall thoughts on the season, the Bruins keeping Claude Julien on as head coach and the end-of-season press conferences last week. They discuss the rebuild process, what the Bruins need and how they can obtain it. Plenty of callers have their own theories and opinions on all of these topics as well.
Butch is joined by two-thirds of the Sunday Skate show in DJ and Pete. The guys discuss the problems with Bruins including leadership and grit, who should stay and who should go and if Claude is to blame.
Lucy's parting shot after not taking the job is to attack Dino for how he treats producers.
Bernie Sanders wants to debate Trump.
Yaz was on hand at Fenway last night to honor the '86 team and Wade Boggs' number retirement.
Laroy Streat keeps setting fire to the airways and talks people singing his Freestyle Fridays to him when they see him on the street! Catch our guy every friday via final drive! He's must listen radio!
We end the week with the best in sound Laroy Streat continues to set fire to the airways with his music.
The guys talk Red Sox pitching and the problems that could arise with Buchholz struggles.
Jerry is joined by Graig Murphy to talk stand up comedy. Until Graig pretty much hijacks the podcast to tell his side of the "Big Show Unfiltered" story.
Ben and Russ preview the Champions League Final between Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid. Who we want to win, who we think will win, and why. We also talk about our wishes for the USMNT.
The Dennis and Callahan malcontent is joined by former WEEI personality Pete Sheppard to talk about his past involvement with the station and his current gig in New Hampshire. You'll be glad to hear Pete hasn't changed one bit.