Matt Bartkowski is disappointed he be the odd man out on the Boston blue-line, but he isn’t letting it get in the way as he strives to improve.
Complementary football, played by a team as perennially complete as any in the NFL since 2001, enables the Patriots to vie Sunday for their 13th consecutive winning season.
Milan Lucic scored a pair of goals and Patrice Bergeron added another, lifting the Boston Bruins to a 3-1 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday.
Quarterback Terrel Hunt leads Orange past Eagles with 270 passing yards and 90 yards rushing.
In today’s edition of “Celtics @ 7″ with Adam Kaufman, the Celtics are on a hot-streak with three wins in four games to improve to 7-11 on the year, and the December schedule is light with just a dozen games, including eight against teams with losing records.
Dennis Seidenberg returned to the ice on Friday, giving Boston their full compliment of defensemen for the first time in 10 games.
Patriots cornerback Alfonzo Dennard returned to practice on Friday, and is one of seven players listed as “questionabe” for Sunday’s game against the Houston Texans.
Zdeno Chara had a goal, assist and fight for a Gordie Howe hat trick as the Boston Bruins beat the New York Rangers 3-2 on Friday.
With Sullinger making progress on his deep shot, head coach Brad Stevens wants to see his power forward let them fly.
Bill Belichick has been in Mike Tomlin’s spot before, but unlike the Steelers head coach, paid the price for being on the field when the action came his way.