The Bruins are moving on to the second round, thanks to a rousing 4-3 win at the Garden last night, which clinched the opening round series in the Stanley Cup Playoffs four games to two. Get all the stories and coverage on this one from BruinsLinks.com.
Krejci leads Bruins into the second round – Joe Haggerty has the young center scoring a pair of goals and assisting on another in the clinching win.
Revitalized Milan Lucic Keys Bruins’ Series-Clinching Win Against Sabres – James Murphy has the Bruins winger playing like a freight train on the ice.
Tuukka Rask gives Bruins a chance – Stephen Harris has the rookie goaltender playing like a start in his first playoff series.
Strong start, even better ending – Kevin Paul Dupont has the Bruins finally playing ahead in this one.
Signs point to Savard’s return soon – Matt Kalman says that we could see the Bruins top center in the next round.
Bruins win allows fans to ask ‘What if?’ – Graig Woodburn says that Tuukka Rask has Bruins fans dreaming big.
Bruins never let it be Miller Time – Bill Burt has the Bruins defeating “the best hockey player in the world over the last eight months.”
Bruins digging in for seconds – Steve Buckley has the Bruins reinventing themselves in the playoffs.
What should we make of Red Sox, Beckett? – Rob Bradford has a look at the struggles of Beckett, and the Red Sox in general.
Marco Scutaro, Alex Gonzalez not short on fondness – John Tomase looks at the friendship between the two shortstops, who traded places over the winter.
Matsuzaka on target for Saturday – Amalie Benjamin’s notebook has the Japanese righty set for his first start with the Red Sox this season on Saturday.
The Celtics will be looking to make it back-to-back closeouts at the Garden for the local teams as they take on the Miami Heat tonight, (7:00 CSN) leading their opening round series three games to one. Check CelticsLinks.com for all the action.
Celtics need to put out Wade’s fire – Scott Souza says that the Celtics will be focused on not letting Dwyane Wade beat them again.
Celtics have a sense of urgency now – Julian Benbow has the Celtics clear on where they need to improve after a review of game four.
Paul Pierce opts for present – Steve Bulpett has the Celtics captain reaffirming that he wants to retire as a Celtics, even joking that he’ll “go the Nomar Garciaparra route or whatever” if he has to.
Q up the defense – A. Sherrod Blakely’s notebook has the Celtics looking to get Quentin Richardson back under control as well.
Party In The UDFA – Chris Warner analyzes the rookie free agents signed thus far by the Patriots.
Hernandez has history of drug use – Albert Breer reports on the Patriots fourth round draft pick, who admitted that he turned to marijuana use following the death of his father.
Recently Released Adalius Thomas Never Found a Home With Patriots – Jeff Howe says that we shouldn’t expect Thomas to grow up at his next NFL stop, either.
Thomas sacked by Patriots – Shalise Manza Young has Thomas taking the high road in his first quote following the release, a route also taken by Bill Belichick. We’ll see how long that lasts on Thomas’ end.
Ranking the Patriots’ needs – Mike Reiss looks at the remaining needs that the team has following the draft.
Draft over, but Patriots still seeking ways to improve – Robert Lee has more on what the team needs to do.