The Bruins had absolutely nothing last night and were rolled by the Tampa Bay Lightning 6-1 in down in Florida.
Bruins shockingly bad - Stephen Harris has the Bruins saying the right things before the game and still stinking the place up.
Seriously, it looks like the Bruins are going to lose the division - DJ Bean says that it sure looks like Ottawa will overtake the Bruins for the division.
Time for Bruins to learn from their mistakes - Joe Haggerty says that the Bruins are either falling into a very troubling pattern, or living out the definition of hockey insanity.
The Patriots were quiet in the first afternoon/evening of free agency, choosing not to make a big first-day splash with some of the big name, high-priced free agents available. Mike Reiss has reaction from some impatient fans, with one calling the Patriots approach “shameful” and others demanding action.
No frenzy at Foxboro - Ian Rapoport has the Patriots taking care of a couple of in-house items, but mostly just biding their time.
Curran’s knee-jerk reactions to Day 1 of free agency - Tom E Curran weighs in on yesterday’s events.
Mario Williams Signing With Buffalo Bills Could Be Treacherous for Patriots and 19 Other NFL Thoughts - Jeff Howe also has some thoughts about what’s going on.
Wes Welker’s value seemingly on rise - Most of the talk this morning seems to be about how all the big money deals given to wide receivers will impact Wes Welker’s negotiations with the Patriots. Reiss looks at the situation here.
‘Wolf pack’ of Sox catchers have been inseparable - Tim Britton has a good look at the bond between the six catchers in the Red Sox camp.
Red Sox 5th starter Power Rankings: Felix Doubront takes the lead - Ron Chimelis thinks that the young lefty has the edge.
Valentine is happy inside - Hey, what you know? Another article on Bobby Valentine in the Globe. This one, from Peter Abraham has the manager talking about the Red Sox/Yankees rivalry.
Paul Pierce, Ray Allen dealing with reality - Steve Bulpett has the Celtics resigned to the fact that they’re probably not going to get any help this season.
Interesting to hear Michael Cap is Crap Felger complain yesterday about the amount of “dead money” the Patriots are carrying on the cap (because of overpaying players of all things,) and how he says it is limiting their options in adding to the roster.
If that were true, wouldn’t that be the very definition of “cap hell” or “cap jail?”
Also, Jermaine Wiggins has no idea who Mike Reiss is? Way to be plugged in, Wiggy.