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Tuukka Rask Makes Save On Claude Giroux While Sliding Across Crease (Video)

The Boston Bruins’ offense exploded for six goals against the Philadelphia Flyers, which gave Tuukka Rask more than enough insurance on the other end of the ice. The B’s netminder stood tall between the pipes against a struggling Philly team and earned DCU Save of the Day honors with a first-period stop he made. In the Flyers best scoring chance all day, Claude Giroux shot a...
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January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Joe Girardi Leaves Rangers Defenseman Dan Girardi Surprise In His Locker (Photo)

There are certainly worse last names than “Girardi” to share in New York. New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi and New York Rangers defenseman Dan Girardi do just fine sporting the same last name in the Big Apple and there seem to be some added benefits that come with having the surname in common. In December, the two came together in a promotional video the Rangers released...
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January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins Continue Dominance In Flyers Zone, Create Scoring Chances (Video)

The Boston Bruins have come out harder, sharper and quicker than the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday and the scoreboard is reflective of that. The B’s carried a 2-0 lead into the second period and they wasted no time increasing their advantage. Early in the period, the B’s, once again, took advantage of the sluggish Flyers defense and Milan Lucic and David Krejci combined to...
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January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Jarome Iginla Beats Steve Mason With Seconds Remaining In First Period (Video)

The Boston Bruins’ first line busted out of their scoring lull in a big way Saturday afternoon. Coming into today’s matchup against the Philadelphia Flyers, Jarome Iginla was in the midst of an eight-game goal-scoring drought. Iginla quickly changed that, however, giving the Bruins a 2-0 lead late in the first period. With just 17 seconds remaining before the first intermission...
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January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Belmont Tops New Hampshire Avalanche For TD Bank Mini 1-On-1 Title (Video)

Belmont won the boys 8-and-under TD Bank Mini 1-on-1 tournament on Saturday. Belmont defeated the New Hampshire Avalanche to take home the honors and they were led by the slick moves of shooter Brendan MacNeil, who netted all three of his attempts. On the other end of the ice, Belmont goaltender Ryan Griffin was able to blocker away Jack Desruisseaux‘s last attempt to seal Belmont’s...
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January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL Won’t Get Credit For Guinness World Record At Winter Classic

The stadium was packed, nary an empty seat in sight at the NHL’s 2014 Winter Classic at the Big House in Ann Arbor, Mich., but the NHL won’t get the Guinness world record for hockey attendance despite selling enough tickets to break the record. The league sold 105,491 tickets for the New Year’s Day matchup between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Detroit Red Wings — enough...
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January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Spooner Reveals His Love For Ping-Pong During Pee Wee Saturday (Video)

The Natick Comets visited the NESN studios for Pee Wee Saturday and they came prepared with some tough questions for their favorite Boston Bruins players. The youngsters asked questions about honing their shooting skills, what players the B’s admired most when they were growing up and what they like to do for fun outside of hockey, among others. Torey Krug, Chad Johnson Johnny...
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January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevan Miller ‘Rewarded’ With New Contract For ‘Solid’ Play (Video)

  Boston Bruins defenseman Kevan Miller has proved himself on the ice this season and his hard work is now being rewarded.  The Bruins signed Miller to a two-year, one-way contract on Tuesday that will keep him in a spoked-B jersey through the 2015-16 season. The hard-hitting defenseman has provided invaluable ice time for the club that has been ravaged...
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January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Steven Stamkos Cleared For Light Contact In Practice, Nears Return (Photo)

Steven Stamkos’ recovery process continues to progress at a rapid rate. The Tampa Bay Lightning forward was wearing a yellow practice jersey when he took the ice on Saturday morning, indicating that he has been cleared for light contact. #TBLightning C Steven Stamkos gets first test of light contact getting pushed by St. Louis into boards. http://t.co/D0doAJ5QrO— Joe Smith (...
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January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Berkshire Bank Faceoff: Dougie Hamilton Returns To Bruins Lineup Against Flyers

Boston Bruins defenseman Dougie Hamilton is back. The second-year D-man will make his return to the Bruins’ lineup on Saturday afternoon in Philadelphia where the B’s will take on the Flyers. Hamilton will be back in the lineup for the first time since Jan. 11. Hamilton suffered the concussion on Jan. 9 against the Los Angeles Kings and finished that game. He then played the...
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January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Jimmy Graham: Franchise Tag From Saints Would Be ‘Unfortunate’

New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis has already said he plans on using the franchise tag on tight end Jimmy Graham if the two sides are unable to settle on a long-term contract, but the player in question isn’t too pleased about it. “That’s real unfortunate,” Graham said after Friday’s Pro Bowl practice, via NFL.com. Graham said he knows it’s up to the team...
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January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Ducks Goalie Jonas Hiller Could Stop Traffic With All Orange Stadium Series Gear (Photo)

Anaheim Ducks goaltender Jonas Hiller will not be hard to miss during Saturday night’s Stadium Series game at Dodger Stadium. The Swiss netminder will be shining as bright as the sun in warm Los Angeles, wearing a vibrant shade of orange from head to toe when he takes on the Kings. Hiller unveiled his goalie mask for the outdoor game earlier in the week and while it was nothing...
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January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

AHL Goalie Fight: John Gibson, Jeff Deslauriers Throw Down At Center Ice (Video)

Goalie fights are the best. There was a netminder scrap Friday night in an AHL game between the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins and the Norfolk Admirals. The two combatants, Norfolk’s John Gibson and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton’s Jeff Deslauriers, got things going after they bumped into each other at center ice. That little run-in was far from accidental, of course.  Deslauriers wasn’t...
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January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Phil Mickelson Withdraws From Farmers Insurance Open With Back Pain

SAN DIEGO — Phil Mickelson withdrew from the Farmers Insurance Open on Friday night because of muscle pain in his back. Mickelson shot a 1-over 73 on the South Course at Torrey Pines in the second round, leaving him eight strokes behind leader Jordan Spieth. Mickelson said after the round that he feared getting into bad habits by altering his swing to keep his back from hurting...
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January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-NFL Player Warren Moon Scammed Out Of $200,000 For Miami Heat Tickets

In the world of eBay and Craigslist, sports fans always have to be wary of deals that seem too good to be true, whether it’s for memorabilia or game tickets. Unfortunately, even former pro athletes sometimes learn that lesson the hard way. Ex-NFL player Warren Moon was recently the victim of a scam that left him out $200,000, according to an investigation by Fox 11 in Los Angeles...
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January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

NESN TV Schedule For Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014 (Listing)

Sat, Jan 25, 2014 Start Title Airing 12:00am Paid Programming 4:00am Sports Today (:15) 9:00am Paid Programming 12:00pm Big Bad Bruins LIVE Presented By DCU LIVE 12:30pm WB Mason Presents Bruins Face-Off LIVE LIVE 1:00pm Boston Bruins Hockey LIVE Bruins at Philadelphia Flyers LIVE 3:30pm Ace Ticket Presents Bruins Overtime LIVE LIVE 4:00pm Hockey East Vermont...
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January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins-Flyers Live: B’s, Flyers Renew Rivalry For First Time This Season

8 a.m.: The Boston Bruins’ schedule has been pretty demanding in the last month or so, but the B’s got a much-needed rest this past week. The B’s are back in action Saturday afternoon when they take on the Philadelphia Flyers for the first time this season. When the puck drops, it will mark Boston’s first game since Monday when they defeated the Los Angeles Kings at TD Garden...
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January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo’s Long-Term Place Still With Celtics, As Long As Price Is Reasonable

BOSTON — Ever since he became a key part of the Boston Celtics’ rotation, Phil Pressey has talked about the influence Rajon Rondo has had on his development. As fellow point guards, it only makes sense that the teammates occasionally put their heads together. Yet Pressey doesn’t want to give the wrong impression. He’s not special. Rondo hasn’t taken any special interest...
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January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Predators’ Eric Nystrom Scores Four Goals Against Calgary Flames (Video)

Nashville Predators winger Eric Nystrom isn’t known for his goal scoring, but he provided all of his team’s offense in Friday night’s game against the Calgary Flames with a career-high four goals. The veteran forward scored twice in the third period to give the Predators a 4-2 advantage, but the Flames tied the score to force overtime and won the game 5-4 after a shootout....
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January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Avery Bradley, Jerryd Bayless On Injury Watch For Shorthanded Celtics

BOSTON — Jerryd Bayless burst through a backdoor into the home locker room at TD Garden, panting and sweating through his official Boston Celtics workout shirt. Bayless, the backup guard who was acquired in a trade with the Memphis Grizzlies earlier this month, had just finished a grueling trek on the exercise bike. The conditioning will keep him fresh whenever he returns from...
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January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Celtics Have Bad Night And Other Impressions From Loss To Thunder

BOSTON — Gerald Wallace was so disgusted by the question, he cut it off before the reporter could even finish getting the words out of his mouth. True, the Oklahoma City Thunder did not have Kevin Durant, who was nursing a shoulder injury suffered in the previous game. But in no way did that mean the Boston Celtics took the Thunder lightly in their game Friday. Wallace wouldn...
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January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

LeBron James Not Thinking About 2016 Summer Olympics

LeBron James will have an opportunity to add to his already impressive resume at the 2016 Summer Olympics — if he decides to play, that is. The Miami Heat star says that he won’t commit to playing on the U.S. men’s basketball team just yet, per FOX Sports. While noting how prestigious the invitation is, James says he’ll have to gauge where he’s at physically before devoting...
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January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Dougie Hamilton Cleared For Contact Ahead Of First Bruins-Flyers Game Of Season (Video)

The Boston Bruins will play the Flyers in Philadelphia on Saturday in the first meeting of the season between these two historic teams. The B’s have had four days off to prepare for the Flyers, and in that time, young defenseman Dougie Hamilton has been able to skate with the team as he recovers from a concussion. Hamilton hasn’t played since Jan. 11 in San Jose, but he has been...
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January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Seahawks Fans Attempted To Watch NFC Title Game In Silence For $5,000 (Video)

Watching NFL playoff games in silence is incredibly difficult, but one group of Seattle Seahawks fans was brave enough to accept the challenge during their team’s NFC Championship Game matchup against the San Francisco 49ers last weekend. The prize for completing the challenge was $5,000. The Seahawks and 49ers combined for 40 points, four turnovers and several momentum-swinging...
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January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony Scores Career-High 62 Points In Knicks Win Over Bobcats

Carmelo Anthony put on a show at Madison Square Garden on Friday night when he scored a New York Knicks record and career-high 62 points in a 125-96 victory over the Charlotte Bobcats. Anthony shot 23-for-35 from the floor, 6-for-11 from beyond the arc and 10-for-10 at the free throw line in 39 minutes. As his shot chart shows, there weren’t many spots on the floor where he wasn’t...
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January 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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