Watching the Boston Bruins' Stanley Cup victory parade from the Times Square ESPN Zone, Rangers’ star Wojtek Wolski and several of his teammates tried to stoke anti-Bruin fervor in the hopes of raising the Rangers’ profile in New York.
“John almost made it to the other end of the ice without falling,” Hawks coach Joel Quenneville said. “If he had picked a fight with [Shawn] Thornton at center ice, he would have regained his balance like he usually does and made it all the way.”
With the 32nd anniversary of the big fight between Bruins players and Rangers fans at Madison Square Garden just a few days away Milbury admitted to getting caught up in the moment.
"It's not necessarily that I think Ward's here illegally and thereby inherently unable to compete in our league," said Thomas, who refused to visit President Obama in the White House because of his political beliefs. "I'm just a concerned citizen who wants to make sure Joel Ward is not ineligible to score a decisive overtime goal on me."
"Man, that's embarrassing," said one fan, seen shaking his head outside the Finch and Bull Pub. "As an Irish guy from South Boston, I was always proud of Willie O'Ree and Terry O'Reilly. Now I guess I'm just proud of O'Reilly."
In an interview with Inside Hockey magazine, Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask discussed his rise as one of the best net minders in the professional hockey, as well as his personal life.
Bruins coach Claude Julien has a long-standing policy of finding ways to keep his teams relaxed during the NHL playoffs. In 2011 when Boston won the Stanley Cup, Julien brought his team to a Vancouver...