Month: June 2020

 

NESN Diary: What Cam Newton’s Presence Means For Jarrett Stidham’s Future (And Other Random Thoughts)

After spending two months believing the New England Patriots were actually going to ride with a quarterback room of Jarrett Stidham and Brian Hoyer, news broke Sunday to illustrate that wouldn’t be the case. The reported signing of Newton has been followed up by reports indicating it has nothing to do with the performance of […]

 

How NHL Pause Helped Bruins’ Joakim Nordstrom Get In ‘Better State’ Mentally

It’s been a chaotic year for Joakim Nordstrom. After establishing himself as a key part of the Boston Bruins’ fourth line last season, the 28-year-old has dealt with a myriad of ailments in the current campaign. He was in a cast all offseason after hurting his foot blocking a shot during the Stanley Cup Final, […]

Cam Newton Will Lead The Patriots To The Playoffs In 2020

The Patriots shocked the entire NFL on Sunday by announcing the signing of Cam Newton. The former MVP had been a free agent for the past three months after being released by the Panthers. In nine seasons with Carolina Newton amassed nearly 30,000 passing yards, as well as 4,806 rushing yards and an NFL record […]

 

NESN Diary: Unpacking Cam Newton’s Reported Deal With Patriots (And Other Random Thoughts)

Each day during the sports pause stemming from the coronavirus pandemic, NESN.com will publish a diary full of random thoughts, opinions, takeaways, and other cool tidbits we’ve stumbled across in the absence of actual games. Because why not? We’re all in this together. Sunday night felt like any other normal Sunday night — beginning to […]

 

Bruce Cassidy Reveals Simple Message Bruins Have Ahead Of NHL Restart

The Boston Bruins were the team to beat when the NHL paused operations back in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Boston’s 2019-20 regular season ended prematurely, but was awarded the Presidents’ Trophy after amassing 100 points. It now will play in a round-robin tournament to determine conference seeding. The Bruins slowly are getting back […]

 

Bruins’ Bruce Cassidy Not Opposed To Toronto Being NHL Hub City

NHL training camps are set to open July 10. And even though it’s unknown exactly where the teams will play once the playoffs begin, Bruce Cassidy isn’t opposed to one city in particular. Toronto is a potential to host the Stanley Cup playoffs, and the Boston Bruins head coach said Monday he wouldn’t mind if […]

 

Watch Tuukka Rask Practice As Bruins’ Workout Groups Continue To Grow

Tuukka Rask is back to work, joining his Boston Bruins teammates as the Black and Gold continue its ramp-up ahead of next month’s NHL restart. Rask was among a handful of Bruins who skated at Warrior Ice Arena on Monday, according to photos and videos released by the team. Teams are now allowed to have […]

How The NHL’s Salary Cap Could Look Over The Next Few Years

The impact of COVID-19 on the sports world has been talked about to the point of exhaustion. The greatest impact will probably be on each league’s salary cap. But it seems that the NHL may be better off in this regard compared to what is expected for the other major sports leagues in America. The […]

 

Bruins Classics: Relive Epic Overtime Victory In 2010 Winter Classic

Call us biased, but the 2010 NHL Winter Classic still stands as the greatest Winter Classic yet. Played at Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox, the game was entertaining, dramatic showdown between the Boston Bruins and Philadelphia Flyers. The matchup eventually proved to be a preview of the that season’s Eastern Conference semifinals, […]