| Jun 25, 2013
| 11:22 AM
Editor's note: Before the Stanley Cup Final began, RedEye and the New England Sports Network agreed that the losing city would write a column celebrating the other. Here's NESN senior assistant editor Mike Cole with his pat on the back from Boston....
| Jun 25, 2013
| 3:50 PM
"It's a different level of unbelievable."
That's what Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville said on the ice of a mostly empty TD Garden, minutes after his team won a second Stanley Cup in four seasons.
Perhaps the finish of that game was particularly...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 2:35 PM
The last time the Blackhawks were in the Stanley Cup Final, in 2010, I went to Philadelphia, wore my Duncan Keith jersey and had my physical well-being threatened multiple times.
So I decided to try it again, this time in Boston, for Saturday's Game 2....
| Jun 16, 2013
| 2:34 PM
With the Stanley Cup Final tied at one win apiece, the Blackhawks will try to regain control of the series—and snap two streaks—when they hit the ice for Game 3 on Monday in Boston.
One streak is the Bruins' six straight wins at home. The...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 9:37 PM
The T-shirt in support of one of Boston's great role players is as clever as it is profane.
"Yippee Paille … !"
There's another word following Paille, of course, but this is a family newspaper and you'll either need to locate one of those T-...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 11:17 AM
You've been here before, Blackhawks fans. Wasn't even all that long ago! You watched your Hawks split a pair at home before a sometimes-ugly two-goal road loss in Game 3.
Heck, that Detroit series got even worse before it got better. And yet your...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 2:43 PM
Does anyone say no to the Rolling Stones?
On Sunday night in Montreal, the veteran rockers welcomed Win Butler to the stage of the Bell Centre, where the Arcade Fire frontman (and transplanted Canadian) helped Mick Jagger sing the early Stones tune "The...
| May 31, 2013
| 9:54 AM
Aerosmith, James Taylor and Carole King, the Dropkick Murphys and the band Boston were among performers serving up solace and inspiration to a crowd of thousands at TD Garden during Thursday night’s Boston Strong concert benefiting victims of the...
| May 25, 2013
| 4:35 PM
With the Kings headed to San Jose for Game 6 of the Western Conference semifinals Sunday, there has been lots of talk about the Sharks being nearly unbeatable at home this season.
Asked about the challenge of playing at HP Pavilion, also known as the...
| May 26, 2013
BOSTON — Playoff legends arrive in all sizes and shapes and this one has rolled off the assembly line from Michigan via Providence at 5 feet 9 — maybe — and 180 pounds.
Torey Krug seems as wide as he is tall, like a Chevy Tahoe LTZ...
| May 13, 2013
| 9:25 PM
Their hockey souls were lost and so was their hockey season. They were gone. They were history.
Their coach had summoned his best Robert Louis Stevenson the previous night, calling them Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. And with only a few minutes remaining in...
| May 16, 2013
| 7:53 AM
Before there was a Game 1 between the Rangers and Bruins in 1973 at Boston Garden, there was a Stanley Cup Final Game 1 between the teams there in 1972.
"The cops come into our dressing room before that game," Emile "The Cat" Francis said Wednesday from...