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Boston Bruins Hit the Road: “I Am OK. I Am a Hockey Player.”

December 18th, 2009
(Originally posted on 4SportBoston.com ) The Boston Bruins are off on a three-game road trip this weekend as they begin a nice stretch of four games in six nights before the Christmas holiday. For the married guys on the team, they probably don’t hate missing out on those time-honored Christmas events ...

Sugar Ray and The Truth: The Boston Celtics Getting It Done

December 17th, 2009
(Originally posted on 4SportBoston.com ) The Boston Celtics have been red-hot over the last three weeks, mounting 11 straight wins and looking impressive on all corners of the court. Not only have the wins been racking up, and the team playing with the ultimate "ubuntu," but two of the Big Three have ...

Bruins-Flyers: Five Minute Major—Prelude to a Classic

December 15th, 2009
The Bruins ran into a very motivated Philadelphia Flyers team on Monday night at the Garden, and couldn’t match that intensity for a full 60 minutes. They watched as the Fly Guys put together a dominating third period for a 3-1 win in a preview of the Winter Classic to be ...

3 Things You Didn’t See in the Celtics-Wizards Rumble

December 11th, 2009
(Originally posted on 4SportBoston.com ) Are you superstitious? The Celtics were riding an eight-game winning streak when they strolled down to my 'hood of Washington D.C., and I was excited to see them at the Verizon Center. However, the last time I went to a Celtics-Wizards match-up, it didn't end the way I ...

Five Minute Major: Kesselmania II

December 11th, 2009
(Originally posted on 4SportBoston.com ) I don’t remember NESN putting as much hype into the return of Joe Thornton a few years back as they did into these past two games featuring Phil Kessel back at the Garden, but the network seemed to be having fun with the aura surrounding the ...

A Quarter-Season Non-Crisis for the Boston Celtics

December 9th, 2009
(Originally posted on 4SportBoston.com ) Here we are 21 games down on the season, and the Celtics stand atop the measly Atlantic Division by eight games with a 17-4 record, and are currently on an eight-game win streak. Despite a little hiccup a couple weeks back, this team looks poised for ...

Savvy Trick Shows Phil Kessel How It’s Done

December 8th, 2009
Everything was set up for a classic nightmare scenario at the TD Garden on Saturday night for the Bruins. Twenty-four hours earlier, the B’s watched as the ghosts of playoff downfalls past paraded in front of them in Montreal. Then, the Bruins played their worst game of the year in a ...