Toucher & Rich
The Bruins can get back to and win another Stanley Cup, but their one weakness is their lack of team speed.
Jon Lester pitched more innings last year than ever before, and the Red Sox never envisioned using John Lackey as much coming off of Tommy John surgery. For those reasons, Peter Abraham of the Boston Globe thinks the team might use six starters to begin the season.
Canada has a lot of horses, but Dave Goucher of the Bruins Radio Network says to look for Finland to make some noise based on their goaltending and past success in this tournament.
Jeff Green’s occasional scoring outbursts lead fans to believe that he’s capable of doing it on a more regular basis. Danny Ainge addressed the knocks on Jeff Green Thursday morning.
Anyone paying attention the past few days has seen tweets from various sports reporters documenting the ridiculousness in Sochi, Russia right now for the Winter Olympics. Trenni Kusnierek of CSNNE is there, so she gave us all a glimpse of that Wednesday morning.
Tuukka looked good against Vancouver, but the 26-year-old hasn’t looked right for over a month now. Is it fatigue due to an increased workload as the full time starter? Maybe, maybe not. But don’t expect the schedule to change between he and Chad Johnson down the home stretch.
Patriots owner Robert Kraft wants Gillette Stadium to be the next cold weather stadium to host an outdoor Super Bowl. Governor Deval Patrick is on board, newly appointed Boston mayor Marty Walsh is intrigued and Ben Volin of the Boston Globe says the idea isn’t all that crazy.
Mike Gorman told Toucher and Rich Tuesday morning that Danny Ainge would be a great poker player, because he loves (trade) chips.
Joe Haggerty of Comcast SportsNet New England thinks the Bruins need a big, physical “Dennis Seidenberg-type” defenseman – the only problem is teams aren’t willing to budge on their top 4 guys just yet.
Boomer Esiason of WFAN and CBS Sports believes last night’s game had no bearing on Peyton Manning’s legacy because no quarterback could’ve gotten a win against that Seattle team.