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Boston Sports Then & Now:
Is it possible for Bruins fans to miss Andrew Ference any more?
This jacket represents a lot of great things. I couldn’t think of a more worthy final recipient than you bud. @mjb_3 pic.twitter.com/B9jCCImZE0
— Andrew Ference (@Ferknuckle) July 11, 2013
@JFeitelberg@stoolpresidente this is why hockey player are some of the greatest people in the world. pic.twitter.com/IAx5WIJ1V6
— Matt Brown (@mjb_3) July 11, 2013
These tweets illustrate the pure selflessness and golden heart of Andrew Ference. He gave the Bruins playoff U.S. Army jacket to paralyzed Norwood high school hockey player Matt Brown.
Warms your heart….
Andrew Ference is EVERYTHING good about sports and athletes during a time dominated by EVERYTHING that is BAD about sports.
Thank you again #21, you will always be a Bruin and be sure the fans of the Black & Gold will be rooting for you in Edmonton.
Pot of Baked Beans Goes To NESN!
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
A Boston Bruin hand delivered and personally gave a ‘Boston Strong’-resembled Army Rangers jacket to a young man who has overcame and continues to overcome many obstacles. He draped the Boston-famous Army Rangers jacket across the 19-year-old on Thursday, demonstrating what a class act is.
The Army Rangers jacket has been a major symbol of strength for the city of Boston, following...
Andrew Ference is making it more and more difficult to see him move on, as the former Bruins defenseman continues to prove that his legacy in Boston will go far beyond his on-ice contributions.
Ference signed with the Edmonton Oilers last week, ending his time with the Bruins. Over the course of that Boston career, Ference not only helped the Bruins win the Stanley Cup in 2011, but...
LAST ACT AS A BRUIN
The Bruins Army Ranger jacket, which became a symbol of effort and sacrifice in the Bruins locker room after the Boston Marathon tragedy and during the Bruins Stanley Cup run this past season, was presented one last time by Andrew Ference today. After every game, it was given to the player who stepped up the most, who faced the challenge head on and bested it. It became an important...
from Joanne Ireland of the Edmonton Journal,
When he looks at his roster, as it sits today, there are still deficiencies as far as Edmonton Oilers general manager Craig MacTavish is concerned.
But with the current state of the NHL trade market, and little in the way of answers on the free-agent market, he said on Tuesday that he may just to have to accept the fact that he...
The Edmonton Sun was eager to discuss the Oilers' latest trade. Specifically, the trade which sent David Perron to Edmonton and Magnus Paajarvi to the St. Louis Blues. Maybe they were a bit too eager as they ran a rather hilarious cover story with one embarrassing blooper.
Do you see the problem here? That's Alex Pietrangelo pictured above, a guy the Oilers have not traded...
I was reading a comment on an Oilers fan page on Facebook just now. There's so many Oilers fans still ripping General Manager Craig MacTavish for his inactivity so far this summer. I'm not sure I agree.
You all remember the Summer of Steve? That was a few years ago, when then-Oilers GM made around six roster moves in one day. Added Andy Sutton, Ben Eager, Darcy Hordichuk...
from Bernie Miklasz of the St, Louis Post-Dispatch,
The Blues are breaking up the Boy Band?
This isn't quite to the level of Justin Timberlake leaving N Sync, but still...
The beguiling forward David Perron, abundantly skilled but overpaid, is headed to Edmonton in exchange for forward Magnus Paajarvi and a 2nd round pick in the 2014 NHL Draft...
The St. Louis Blues have traded David Perron to the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for Magnus Paajarvi and a 2014 second-round draft pick.
This swap of recent first round picks highlights the fact that both player may have needed a change of scenery to thrive, and maybe more importantly, St. Louis still needs to resign franchise defenseman Alex Pietrangelo and power forward Chris...
The St. Louis Blues have trade David Perron to the Edmonton Oilers for Magnus Paajarvi and a 2014 second-round draft pick.
Perron, a 25-year old left-wing, had 10 goals and 15 assists in 48 games for St. Louis last season. In his career, Perron has 84 goals and 114 assists in 340 games.
Perron has three more years left on his contract at a cap hit of just over $3.8 million. Paajarvi...
The Oilers acquired David Perron from the Blues for Magnus Paajarvi and a 2014 second-rounder.Oilers general manager Craig MacTavish was antsy to get at least another move done, and he pulls off a really good trade here, one that is about freeing up cap space for the Blues. Perron is entering the second season of a four-year, $15.25 million deal and is a very talented player, but...
The 2013 Bruins season and off-season has been like NO other. From the NHL Lockout to the Marathon Bombings to the Miracle On Causeway to the Stanley Cup Final, fans of the Black & Gold will never forget that six month roller coaster ride.
So sit back and enjoy these great moments while remembering the players that have moved on such as Andrew Ference, Tyler Seguin, Nathan Horton...
Well, that Peter Chiarelli fella has been busier than a ten cent street walker on half off Thursdays. Signings. Big trades. Turtle waxing his head. We like about 95% of what he's done so far. In Chiarelli we trust.
Here's our quick takes on the moves he's made so far.
(EDITOR'S NOTE: JON DID NOT SPELL CHECK THIS POST BECAUSE HE IS A LAZY JERK TODAY)