Though the Bruins allowed a game-tying goal with less than one minute remaining in regulation, the B's rebounded to claim a 4-3 win in Atlanta when Patrice Bergeron scored a goal on his team's second attempt of the shootout.
The Bruins held a 3-2 lead with less than one minute left in the third period on the strength of a pair of goals by Michael Ryder (with Dennis Wideman assisting on both). But Maxim Afinogenov of the Thrashers beat B's goalie Tuukka Rask at the 19:18 mark to tie the contest and send it into overtime. But Rask rebounded to stop all three shots he faced in overtime, and three more in the shootout, sending the B's to a victory in the first contest of their four-game road swing.
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Kevin Garnett, appearing on Thursday on the
I can tell a difference just in how I’m running, my gait, when I watch myself. A lot of it is just grit and grind, to tell you the truth. I’m not the only person out there who’s hurt.
My leg feels good. It’s a lot like anything in life. You get one thing fixed, here comes another, and I’m no different from that. I feel good. I feel like I’m close to where I want to be with basketball, it’s so
Speaking at an event to honor Red Sox principal owner John Henry, who received the Woodrow Wilson Award for corporate citizenship, team president/CEO Larry Lucchino expressed his organization's desire to re-sign Jason Bay. "Very much so," Lucchino said when asked if the Red Sox wanted the outfielder back. "We'd love to have him back. He's in many ways the personification of a player we want here." The Red Sox' exclusive period to negotiate with Bay runs out at midnight Thursday.
Milan Lucic has been listed on the Bruins roster for tonight’s contest in Atlanta. Lucic will be seeing his first game action since breaking his right index finger in a game in Dallas on October 16. The Bruins will be looking to end a three-game losing streak. Atlanta has won four in a row.
Patriots linebacker Jerod Mayo weighed in on a couple of topics with reporters today in the locker room, including Tedy Bruschi's comments that New England's decision to go for it on fourth down late in Sunday's game against the Colts was a slight to the Patriots defense. "I have the ultimate respect for Tedy and everything he's done for this organization, but he's not in this locker room at this point in time so he doesn't know the feeling that this defense or this team has," Mayo said. "We still have our confidence, we still have our swagger and we're gonna go out Sunday and show ... the media, I guess." For more Patriots news, check out our football blog, It Is What It Is.
We check in with SI/MMQB's Peter King for his weekly take on the Patriots and all things NFL.
The debut edition of the We Hate Dwyane Wade show. Ben and Sam preview the Celtics and talk about other summer news around the NBA.
Joe Castiglione does his annual wrap-up of the season by reading the poem by Bart Giamatti.
The guys discussed hockey's place on the American sports landscape.
The top stories of the day as recounted by Kirk Minihane.
Revis was absent from practice and the guys wondered if this was the first time.
Will this incident affect the Patriots chances of signing Revis in the off-season.
We sit down for an extended look at his new book with the great Bob Ryan of the Boston Globe.
The Dennis & Callahan Show producers fight back.