Felger & Mazz: June 24, 2013
Felger and Massarotti are broadcasting from Hurricane O’Reilly’s to preview Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final tonight. The Chicago Blackhawks won Saturday night to take a 3-2 series lead. Patrice Bergeron wasn’t on the ice this morning for the Boston Bruins morning skate. With the season on the line, should Bergeron play tonight? How can the Bruins slow down the first line of the Blackhawks? Over the weekend, there was finally a conclusion to the Doc Rivers and Boston Celtics saga. Doc Rivers will be let out of his current contract to sign with the Los Angeles Clippers. The Clippers will send a 2015 first-round draft pick to the Celtics. Rivers will signs a three-year, $21 million contract. The deal is still pending league approval. Did the Celtics get enough? What happens to Kevin Garnett now?
In Hour 2, Felger and Mazz discuss the likeability of the Chicago Blackhawks. If the Bruins lose, would fans be happy for a team like the Blackhawks? Should the Bruins consider splitting up the Zdeno Chara and Dennis Seidenberg pairing? Matt Kalman of CBSBostonSports.com joined Felger and Massarotti to preview tonight’s Game 6. Finally, the guys discuss the Boston Red Sox rough weekend against the Detroit Tigers and Nik Wallenda’s tight rope walk across the Grand Canyon.
During Hour 3 of Felger and Massarotti, the guys talk about which players on the Bruins need to step to keep the season alive. If Claude Julien makes lineup changes, what moves should he make? After losing Saturday night, how much confidence do the fans have going into tonight’s game? To wrap up the hour, the guys discussed how the Stanley Cup is handled on the day when a team can clinch it.
In the fourth hour of Felger and Massarotti, the guys continue to preview tonight’s Game 6 between the Bruins and Blackhawks. What line adjustments should the Bruins make for Game 6? Will Bergeron play in tonight? Bruins radio color commentator Bob Beers joined the guys on-site to discuss tonight’s game. Finally, in the Final Word with Marc Bertrand, we recap the season of the Boston Bruins.