The Bruins improved to 7-2 following the Winter Olympic break, including seven straight, after defeating the Phoenix Coyotes 2-1 Thursday night at the TD Garden.
At 20-41 you can surely accuse the Celtics of being a bad team, but one thing you can’t accuse them of is giving minimal effort in games this season. That changed in their 108-88 loss to Golden State.
Jones recaps the Bruins win with Dave Goucher and Bob Beers
Mike Felger and Tony Massarotti said on Friday that the Patriots season is on the line in Baltimore, and after a 41-7 win over their AFC rivals the two Sports Hub hosts couldn’t have been more impressed.
Jarome Iginla and James Neal each scored twice and the Pittsburgh Penguins routed the Ottawa Senators 7-3 on Wednesday night to take a 3-1 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinal series.
Jacoby Ellsbury hit a tie-breaking two-run homer in the sixth inning, Josh Beckett improved to 4-0 against the New York Yankees.