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Milan Lucic Ready For Rematch With Dalton Prout After ‘Gutless’ Punch

BOSTON — Circle Dec. 27 on your calendars, Bruins fans. Things are sure get to very interesting that night. That’s the date of the next meeting between the Bruins and the Columbus Blue Jackets — a non-traditional rivalry that was given a serious jolt by an event that took place Friday night. During the final seconds of overtime in an eventual shootout win for Boston, Blue Jackets...
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Bills’ Chris Hogan Walked Through Five Feet Of Snow To Meet With Team

With the Buffalo Bills forced to move their home game against the New York Jets to Detroit, players used different methods to meet up at Ralph Wilson Stadium and take a bus to the airport. Many took snowmobiles and others tried to catch rides. But wide receiver Chris Hogan put on two sneakers and walked through five feet of snow. Hogan told Yahoo Sports...
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Bruins-Canadiens 3 Stars: Montreal’s Carey Price Makes 33 Saves In 2-0 Win

BOSTON — The Montreal Canadiens have won the season series 3-0 with the rival Boston Bruins following a 2-0 shutout win Saturday night at TD Garden. Habs goaltender Carey Price made 30 saves for his second shutout of the season and the first of his regular-season career against the Bruins. Here are the “3 Stars” from Bruins-Canadiens. No. 3 Star: Brendan Gallagher, Right Wing...
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Carey Price’s Pad Save Helps Canadiens Goalie Earn Shutout Vs. Bruins (Video)

The Boston Bruins did everything they could Saturday night, but there was no solving Carey Price. The Montreal Canadiens goaltender shut down the Bruins once again at TD Garden, stopping all 33 Boston shots to earn the shutout in a 2-0 win. Price’s best save of the night came off a nice one-time pass from Simon Gagne to Milan Lucic. Gagne controlled the puck on the right side of...
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Canadiens Create Scoring Chance Off Bruins’ Defensive Lapse (Video)

The Boston Bruins entered Saturday night on a three-game win streak, but they had their hands full with the Montreal Canadiens at TD Garden. Boston was unable to solve Canadiens goaltender Carey Price, and Montreal scored twice to earn the 2-0 win. The Bruins’ defense held strong for the most part, but a few minor breakdowns allowed the Canadiens to get shots on goaltender Tuukka...
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Torey Krug Takes Down Alex Galchenyuk In First Career NHL Fight (Video)

BOSTON — Torey Krug isn’t known for throwing fists, but he did what he had to in an effort to give his Bruins a spark Saturday night. The Bruins trailed the Montreal Canadiens 2-0 midway through the third period when Krug began jostling with Habs center Alex Galchenyuk in front of the Boston net. That altercation quickly escalated, with Krug dropping the gloves, delivering...
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Matt Fraser’s Redirect Goal Helps Bruins Get Even With Blue Jackets (Video)

The Boston Bruins needed a spark Friday night, and they sure got one in the third period. Boston trailed the Columbus Blue Jackets by two goals entering the final frame when Dennis Seidenberg cut the deficit in half less than two minutes into the period. At the 9:33 mark, rookie Matt Fraser evened the score with a nice deflection goal. After a faceoff win and some good puck movement...
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Florida State Escapes With 20-17 Win Over BC On Last-Second Field Goal

Once again, Florida State found its undefeated season in serious jeopardy. And once again, it escaped with a comeback win. The Boston College Eagles were tied with the No. 3 Seminoles late in the fourth quarter, but a last-second field goal from Florida State kicker Roberto Aguayo lifted his team to 20-17 win at Doak Campbell Stadium. Boston College used a dominating ground game...
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Young Milan Lucic Fan Tries To Get Bruins Winger’s Attention (Video)

One young Boston Bruins fan got an up-close-and-personal look at her favorite team Saturday night, and she made the most of her opportunity. We usually don’t condone banging on the glass, but we’ll make an exception this time. This embed is invalid" /> Unfortunately for the young B’s fanatic, Milan Lucic had a few other things on his mind at...
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Gregory Campbell, Dale Weise Throw Down Early In Bruins-Canadiens (Video)

BOSTON — Well, that didn’t take long. With just over 13 minutes elapsed in Saturday’s Boston Bruins-Montreal Canadiens matchup, Bruins center Gregory Campbell and Habs winger Dale Weise decided to drop the gloves and do a bit of scrapping. The result was a spirited bout, and it was not at all surprising that Weise, whom Bruins fans not-so-fondly remember from the teams’...
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Peter Chiarelli: Zdeno Chara ‘Running Down Hallway’ Before Bruins-Habs (Video)

Zdeno Chara has been out of commission for a while, but apparently he’s not taking his injury sitting down. The Boston Bruins defenseman suffered a PCL tear in his left knee on Oct. 23 and was expected to miss four to six weeks. Chara has been doing upper body workouts and light stick-handling, but Bruins fans received some promising news Saturday night from Bruins general manager...
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Tuukka Rask Looking For First Career Home Win Vs. Canadiens (Video)

Tuukka Rask has accomplished a lot during his career with the Boston Bruins. One thing he hasn’t done? Beat the Montreal Canadiens at home. The Bruins goaltender has a 3-11-3 record against the rival Canadiens, including an 0-5-3 record against the Habs at TD Garden. Yet Rask hopes to change all that Saturday night, as Boston will look to avenge a 5-1 loss in Montreal on Nov....
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Patriots Sign Casey Walker To Practice Squad, Release Ja’Gared Davis

The New England Patriots added another player with regular season NFL experience to their practice squad. The Patriots signed defensive tackle Casey Walker to the practice squad and released linebacker Ja’Gared Davis on Saturday. The Patriots released Walker on Thursday to make room for veteran running back LeGarrette Blount, and the first-year pro cleared waivers Friday. The 6...
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Celtics’ Vitor Faverani ’100 Percent Better,’ But No Timetable Set For Return

Vitor Faverani is back. Well, sort of. Faverani, who underwent surgery on his left knee last month, declared himself “100 percent better” when speaking with reporters Saturday at Boston Celtics practice. When the second-year center actually will be healthy enough to return to game action, however, is anyone’s guess. “This is the second surgery in one year, so we don’t...
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MIT Downs Husson 27-20 In OT, Moves To Next Round Of Div. III Playoffs

It was a banner day of football for Cambridge, Mass., on Saturday. There’s a sentence you don’t see to often. Harvard earned a perfect season and an Ivy League championship by downing rival Yale in “The Game” at historic Harvard Stadium. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, meanwhile, traveled to Bangor, Maine, and kept its dream season alive by downing Husson University...
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Bruins-Canadiens Live: David Krejci, Brad Marchand Won’t Play Vs. Montreal

BOSTON — The Bruins will try to avoid losing the season series to the rival Montreal Canadiens when they play at TD Garden on Saturday night. Boston lost both games played at the Bell Centre this season, including a 5-1 defeat in its most recent meeting Nov. 13. The B’s have won three straight games since that loss and will aim for their seventh consecutive win on home ice Saturday...
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Berkshire Bank Faceoff: Projected Lines, Pairings For Bruins-Canadiens

BOSTON — The Montreal Canadiens are back in Boston for the first time since they eliminated the Bruins in Game 7 of their second-round series during the 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs. The Bruins could be a bit shorthanded Saturday night as these teams play for the third time this season (Montreal is 2-0 on home ice). Brad Marchand didn’t play Friday against the Columbus Blue Jackets...
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Oklahoma’s Samaje Perine Rushes For 427 Yards, Sets FBS Record (GIF)

Melvin Gordon’s epic performance last Saturday was one for the record books. For one week, anyway. The Wisconsin running back broke LaDainian Tomlinson’s 15-year-old record for most rushing yards in a game on Nov. 15, when he piled up 408 yards on the ground. On Saturday, however, Oklahoma running back Samaje Perine improbably topped Gordon’s mark with 427 rushing yards against...
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Chicago White Sox Sign First Baseman Adam LaRoche To Two-Year Contract

CHICAGO — The Chicago White Sox had one of the majors’ most powerful right-handed bats last season in Jose Abreu. Now they are hoping Adam LaRoche can help balance their lineup. LaRoche has agreed to a contract with the White Sox, a person familiar with the situation said Friday night. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the team had not...
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Harvard Downs Yale In ‘The Game’ With Last-Minute 35-Yard Touchdown

Andrew Fischer had himself a game Saturday. The Harvard wide receiver had two touchdowns receptions — including the eventual game-winning score with 55 seconds to play — to help propel the Crimson over Yale in the 2014 installment of one of college football’s oldest rivalries. With the win, Harvard completes an undefeated season and clinches the Ivy League title. Harvard jumped...
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Report: Blue Jays Appear To Drop Out Of Pablo Sandoval Sweepstakes

The list of Pablo Sandoval’s suitors might have just gotten a little bit smaller. Sportsnet.ca reported Saturday afternoon that the Toronto Blue Jays haven’t had contact with the free-agent third baseman in the last 48 hours. Sportsnet’s Ben Nicholson-Smith wrote Saturday that there’s a theoretical chance the sides could restart discussions, it’s...
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Bruins Recall Matt Lindblad, Jordan Caron; Send Zach Trotman To Providence

The Boston Bruins’ lineup for Saturday’s game against the Montreal Canadiens could look a little different than normal. The B’s have recalled forwards Matt Lindblad and Jordan Caron on an emergency basis and also sent defenseman Zach Trotman to the Providence Bruins, Boston announced Thursday. Lindblad has tallied six points (two goals, four assists) in 16 games for Providence...
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Fan Has Priceless Reaction When Tim Tebow Gives Her Slice Of Cake (Video)

Don’t think football fans have forgotten Tim Tebow just because he hasn’t taken an NFL snap in almost three years. The former Florida Gator and Denver Bronco still gets rock star attention, especially on the set of “SEC Nation” on SEC Network. Tebow on Saturday approached two fans during the show and gave them a hug along with a slice of delicious cake after they were holding...
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Chicago Sports Radio Hosts Read They’ve Lost Their Jobs While On Air (Video)

A Chicago radio station just set the standard on how to not treat employees. Tribune Media’s 87.7 FM The Game is folding at the end of the year because of low ratings, but apparently they did not let their employees know about it until after they found out through social media on Friday. Hosts Ben Finfer and Alex Quigley were doing their show when during a break they found out...
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Brady Quinn: SEC Getting Too Much Love In Playoff Committee Rankings

With a few more weeks left in the college football regular season, the SEC continues to get love from the college football playoff selection committee. Alabama and Mississippi State would both be in the playoff if the season ended today and Ole Miss and Georgia lurk in the top 10. But despite acknowledging that the SEC is the most powerful conference in...
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