Haggerty: Bruins Should Bench Tuukka Rask Until Anton Khudobin Loses A GameIt's getting to be that time of year, the time when every game seems like a Game 7, and the time of year where there's no room for any mistakes to be made.
Krug: Why Bruins Won't Fall Out Of Playoffs This YearAccording to Torey Krug, a collapse is simply not happening this year.
Jones: Is It Time To Freak Out About The Bruins?Adam Jones is worried about the Bruins' chances of making the playoffs after their last three games.
Howe: The Full Lowdown On The Jimmy Garoppolo Situation, Plus Darrelle Revis SpeculationTo help sort out the latest, Boston Herald Patriots reporter Jeff Howe joined Toucher & Rich (with Johnston & Flynn filling in).
Pete Abraham On Racist Twitter Accusation: 'Case Of Mistaken Identity'Boston Globe Red Sox reporter and frequent Toucher & Rich guest Peter Abraham got himself into a bit of a Twitter mess in the past week.
Ainge: Celtics' Defense 'Has To Be Our Identity' Down The StretchAinge tells Toucher & Rich why the Celts need their defense to step up every single night in order to win consistently.
Mike Giardi: Malcolm Butler 'Warming To The Idea' Of Playing In New OrleansCSN's Mike Giardi tells Toucher & Rich that Malcolm Butler is increasingly liking the idea of playing for the Saints.
Howe: Malcolm Butler 'Calmed Down', Would Still 'Prefer' To Stay With PatriotsJeff Howe says that Malcolm Butler needs to keep his own business in mind as he explores his options.
Jason La Canfora: Steelers Part Of Surprisingly Thin Market For Dont'a HightowerLa Canfora says that the Steelers were among the teams interested in the free-agent linebacker's services.
Howe: Patriots Too Secretive For Jimmy Garoppolo To Know About Any Trade"I would be shocked if the Patriots told Garoppolo, 'Look, it's close, and you might be on the way out today or tomorrow.' That's just not how the Patriots do business."
Murray: David Price Is A Masochist"David Price is a masochist. I've spent time on a shrink's couch; I know these meanings. I know what these words are. I'm not even joking."
Brad Stevens: Isaiah Thomas Sent 'Long Text' Message To Explain Emotional CommentsWhen you get interviewed right after a tough loss or even when you get interviewed right after an emotional win, sometimes the emotions speak. And so, I understand there's frustration, I don't lose a lot of sleep over it."