While the NHL lockout drags on, minor league hockey players are having a typical season, minus one thing: the possibility of being called up. Only A Game’s Doug Tribou spoke with one player whose hopes of adding to his family’s hockey history are temporarily on hold.
Nobody would deny that Boston is a sports town. But which sport? Bill Littlefield tackles the age-old question in his latest commentary.
The 2011-12 NHL season is underway this week. Helene Elliot of the Los Angeles Times joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the likelihood of a repeat win for Boston and which other teams are looking promising.
The Boston Bruins scored eight goals in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Finals. But that unusual level of offensive output was overshadowed by a blindside hit by Vancouver’s Aaron Rome that left Boston’s Nathan Horton with a severe concussion. Bill Littlefield thinks the NHL needs to do more protect its players.
Tonight the Vancouver Canucks will host the Boston Bruins in Game 2 of the NHL’s Stanley Cup Finals. Only A Game’s Doug Tribou reports on the series being played between two franchises that are long overdue to hoist the Cup.
The NHL Stanley Cup Finals are set to begin on Wednesday. The well-rested Vancouver Canucks are enjoying the unfamiliar joy of being considered the favorites to win it all. Bill Littlefield talks with hockey guru Helene Elliott of the LA Times.
The Bruins may have found future stars this year in left wing Milan Lucic and goaltender Tuukka Rask, but that won’t console fans still steaming over the team’s failure to put away the Phildelphia Flyers after building a 3-0 series lead. Meanwhile, the advancing age and creaky limbs of the Celtics stars are a distant memory with the C’s halfway to the NBA Finals. Bill provides his commentary on the all or nothing attitude in Boston.
Bill Littlefield recently met some of the Boston Bruins’ most loyal season ticket holders and brought back photos for us to enjoy.
Bill Littlefield talks about the state of the NHL
A look at hockey legend Phil Esposito’s new autobiography.