Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Boston Bruins president Cam Neely told 98.5 The Sports Hub Tuesday it would be "exciting" to play an outdoor NHL game at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough if given the opportunity.
Could the Boston Bruins be bringing an NHL game to Foxborough in the near future? Maybe. Boston Bruins president Cam Neely appeared on 98.5 The Sports Hub's Felger and Mazz afternoon program Tuesday to talk hockey. Among the topics discussed was an article originated from TheFourthPeriod.com reporting the NHL is considering adding multiple outdoor games in addition to the annual Winter Classic as early as the 2013-14 season. "According to multiple well-placed sources, the NHL is planning on having not one, but several additional outdoor games in 2014, a series of outdoor games, if you will, which will begin with the Winter Classic at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor [between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Detroit Red Wings]," TheFourthPeriod.com…
Saturday, January 14, 2012
Boston Bruins re-birth brings memories of a past sports love affair
Now it's become one of those May-December relationships, but it wasn't always that way. Before, I was the young one and they were the old ones. We're back and we're in love again. I guess that's how winning a Stanley Cup changes a relationship. It will never be the same. Granted, we've never really left each other. There were moments now of what it was like back then. But then again, first loves are very special. Besides, too many things have changed in the relationship over the years. It was a different time and, in a way, a much different game. Players didn't wear helmets, and there were only 10 TV stations and only little more hockey teams. We've become way too busy with other things these days, and there are teams in Phoenix, …
Sunday, January 1, 2012
As we say hello to 2012, Patch editors are looking back at the events of 2011.
What is our best Boston sports event in 2011? Here's a clue they are named after an animal and are a wicked cool bunch. Usually, our editors are the ones asking the questions for the New Year's weekend, but we're turning the tables a bit. We've been asked for our top picks in movies, books, songs, person of the year, event of the year and best Boston sports moment. In round three, we give our top Boston Sporting event of 2011. After reading ours, please share yours with us in the comment section. Kelly Glista, Norwood Patch Editor-The Bruins winning the Stanley Cup, no contest. It shifted the attention of fans who were previously unexcited about hockey, it gave the already loyal fans a renewed hope, and was celebrated with one of the …
Saturday, June 18, 2011
Let us know where you would take trophy if it came to Mansfield.
If the Boston Bruins decide to take the Stanley Cup on the road, don't you think it should make a trip to Mansfield? Let's us know in the comment box where you would take the trophy in Mansfield.
Friday, June 17, 2011
Your region roundup of news for Friday, June 17.
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The Bruins will celebrate their 2010-2011 Stanley Cup Championship with a parade, set for Saturday, June 18 at 11 a.m. Here's all you need to know.
The Boston Bruins are getting a hero's welcome home this weekend. After their historic Game 7 victory in Vancouver to win the team's first Stanley Cup in 39 years, the Bruins will be honored with a parade in Boston Saturday, beginning at 11 a.m. Here's a fan's guide to Saturday's parade for those of you in Mansfield planning to go and experience the celebration. If you are gong to the parade, we want to know! Send local editor Jeff Sullivan your photos, videos (uploaded to YouTube) or stories about being a Bruins' fan to Jeff.Sullivan@patch.com The City of Boston has released the parade route details. Parking is expected to be tough, and city officials have said that restrictions near the parade route will be heavily enforced. All traffic …
Monday, March 28, 2011
The Holiday Inn was swamped yesterday as fans crowded in to get a look at thousands of sports collectibles.
Sports fans of every flock and creed showed up to peruse the impressive collection of sports cards and memorabilia that was offered at the show Sunday. Collectors young and old came out in droves to the Holiday Inn at 31 Hampshire St. to browse or buy sports gear and collectibles of every kind. There were signed baseballs(mostly signed by at least one Red Sox player), football helmets, jerseys, bobble-heads, action figures, cards of innumerable variety, guides, almanacs, toys and various other collectibles that would fill up this entire article if they were all mentioned specifically. Former Red Sox starter Dennis "Oil Can" Boyd showed up to sign autographs for fans. He started his career with the Red Sox from 1982-89. He got his nickname …