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Wild trade Coyle to Bruins for Donato, 5th-rounder

Wild trade Coyle to Bruins for Donato, 5th-rounder

The Minnesota Wild traded forward Charlie Coyle to the Boston Bruins for forward Ryan Donato and a conditional fifth-round pick in 2019, the teams announced Wednesday. The pick will become a fourth-rounder if the Bruins advance to the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Coyle has recorded 28 points in 60 games this season while averaging over 17 minutes per contest. The 26-year-old will slot in behind Patrice Bergeron and David Krejci down the middle of the ice and will provide the Bruins with some offensive depth for the stretch run. The seven-year veteran is under contract until […]

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Bruins Wrap: Boston Pushes Win Streak To Seven, Tops Vegas 3-2 In Shootout

Bruins Wrap: Boston Pushes Win Streak To Seven, Tops Vegas 3-2 In Shootout

The Boston Bruins and the Vegas Golden Knights went down to the wire in the desert Wednesday, with the B’s earning their fifth straight win with a 3-2 shootout victory. Boston extended its point streak to 12 games and goes to a perfect 4-for-4 on their current five-game road trip. Jake DeBrusk netted his fifth goal in as many games for the Bruins, while Brad Marchand also scored. David Krejci, Karson Kuhlman, Charlie McAvoy and Danton Heinen picked up assists for the visitors. Reilly Smith and Nate Schmidt scored for Vegas. Jaroslav Halak finished with a 31 saves for […]

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MLB rumors: White Sox still ‘strong factor’ for Machado; Red Sox, Chris Sale have discussed extension

MLB rumors: White Sox still ‘strong factor’ for Machado; Red Sox, Chris Sale have discussed extension

Could J.D. Martinez opt out at end of 2019? Exhibition season is nearly here. In the meantime, we still have plenty of big names left on the board in free agency, including superstar sluggers Bryce Harper and Manny Machado . That means we’ve got a healthy supply of hot stove buzz in February. To give you an idea of what’s out there this Monday, we’re here to round up all the notable rumors. As always, our free agent tracker is a great way to catch up on what’s already happened on that front . Let’s round up the activity […]

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Bruins beat Sharks in overtime, spoiling Thornton’s hat trick

Bruins beat Sharks in overtime, spoiling Thornton’s hat trick

San Jose Sharks’ Evander Kane (9), right, trees to skate around Boston Bruins’ Kevan Miller (86), left, during the first period of their game at SAP Center in San Jose, Calif., on Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. (Randy Vazquez/Bay Area News Group) SAN JOSE — Charlie McAvoy scored with 1:03 remaining in overtime, spoiling Joe Thornton’s first hat trick in almost nine years. McAvoy clinched a 6-5 win for the Boston Bruins at SAP Center on Monday after his teammate Chris Wagner tied the game at 18:11 of the third, taking the fun out of Thornton’s big night. Thornton refused […]

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What would a Kevin Durant trade look like for the Boston Celtics?

What would a Kevin Durant trade look like for the Boston Celtics?

Everybody wants to talk about Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving potentially joining the New York Knicks, but what if they teamed up on the Boston Celtics? Remember when Boston Celtics fans were dreaming of Kevin Durant signing with the team, joining Isaiah Thomas and Al Horford to create the best Celtics team since the Big Three era? He would wear Reggie Lews’ No. 35 and right the wrong the basketball gods unleashed on the Celtics in 2007 by giving them the fifth overall pick when Boston held the second best odds at the top selection. When Durant eventually signed […]

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Jayson Tatum boldly predicts Boston Celtics will win 2019 NBA Finals

Jayson Tatum boldly predicts Boston Celtics will win 2019 NBA Finals

CHARLOTTE, NC – FEBRUARY 16: Jayson Tatum boldly predicted the Boston Celtics will win this year’s NBA Finals. (Photo by David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images)t From Jayson Tatum’s lips to everyone’s ears, the Boston Celtics are 2019’s NBA Finals victors. “We’re going to win the finals this year,” Tatum said Saturday night after winning the Taco Bell Skills Challenge during NBA All-Star weekend in Charlotte, North Carolina. “February 16th, Jayson Tatum said we’re going to win the finals this year.” The Celtics are currently fourth in the east, 6.5 games behind first place Milwaukee Bucks . Perhaps Tatum’s emphatic […]

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Bruins push past Kings for 5th straight win

Bruins push past Kings for 5th straight win

Boston center Patrice Bergeron scores on Kings goaltender Jack Campbell as center Jeff Carter watches during the third period in Los Angeles. The Bruins won 4-2. LOS ANGELES — Charlie McAvoy and the Boston Bruins made one last push in the third period. It worked. McAvoy scored with 1:13 remaining, and the Bruins beat the Los Angeles Kings 4-2 on Saturday night for their fifth consecutive victory. McAvoy scored on a backhand after Alex Iafallo tied it for Los Angeles 15:37 into the third period. Patrice Bergeron added an insurance goal at 19:23. “You’ve got to win in a […]

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NFL notes: Pondering Patriots’ franchise tag possibilities

NFL notes: Pondering Patriots’ franchise tag possibilities

FOXBORO MA. – JANUARY 13: Trey Flowers (98) of the New England Patriots puts the pressure on Philip Rivers (17) of the Los Angeles Chargersduring the second quarter of the AFC Divisional playoff game at Gillette Stadium on January 13, 2019 in Foxboro, MA. (Staff Photo By Nancy Lane/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald) During a 15-day window starting Tuesday, NFL teams can retain the rights to one of their impending free agents with the use of a franchise or transition tag. For the Patriots, there are some interesting decisions to be made. They haven’t been particularly active with the tag in […]

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UConn Men’s Hockey’s Playoff Hopes Shattered With 2-0 Loss to Boston University

UConn Men’s Hockey’s Playoff Hopes Shattered With 2-0 Loss to Boston University

BU’s Ty Amonte (3) slams home a rebound for what turned out to be the game-winning goal vs UConn. UConn men’s hockey’s three-game win streak came to an end on Saturday as the Huskies fell to the Boston University Terriers 2-0 at Agganis Arena. On To Next Season UConn’s loss, paired with Maine defeating Merrimack 3-2, means the Huskies are eight points away from the final spot in the Hockey East Playoffs with eight possible points left on the schedule. To get in, UConn would have to win their final four games in addition to Maine losing out. If […]

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2019 NBA All-Star Saturday Night: Buddy Hield shines in 3-Point Contest

2019 NBA All-Star Saturday Night: Buddy Hield shines in 3-Point Contest

Taking advantage of his first invitation to the 3-Point Contest at NBA All-Star weekend, Kings shooting guard Buddy Hield put on a show on Saturday in Charlotte. Hield crushed it in the first round, scoring 26 points to advance. He joined Brooklyn Nets guard Joe Harris and Warriors superstar Stephen Curry in the finals. After watching Harris go for 26 to open the final round, Hield struggled early. He cleaned up in the final rack, but his 19 points weren’t nearly enough to come away with the win. Curry made his first nine to open his final round, but […]

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