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Bruins shuts out Montreal Canadiens with 4-0 win

Bruins shuts out Montreal Canadiens with 4-0 win

Skylar To
February 13
Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column

A bit of the Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens rivalry rekindled at the start of a 7:30 p.m. puck drop Sunday night at TD Garden, but the game tilted in favor of the Bruins instead. They defeated the Habs for the first time on home ice since Jan. 12, 2012. Bruins defenseman Adam McQuaid, w...

The Patriot Act

The Patriot Act

Chris DeGusto
February 8
Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column, Sports

In what many have called the “best Super Bowl of all time,” while others are still trying grasp how the comeback was possible, the New England Patriots bled red and blue while clutching their fifth ring in a first ever Super Bowl overtime. After flying out of the gate to a 28-3 lead, the Atlanta F...

Patriots and Falcons kick-off Super Bowl LI

Patriots and Falcons kick-off Super Bowl LI

Hannah Arroyo
February 1
Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column, Sports

As the playoffs come to an end, the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons find themselves to be the last two teams in the running for the Lombardi trophy. The National Football League (NFL) consists of 16 regular season games, and for some a chance at the playoffs and the ultimate dream of takin...

Patriots tackle Steelers; NE advances to another Super Bowl

Patriots tackle Steelers; NE advances to another Super Bowl

Hannah Arroyo
January 23
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The New England Patriots battled the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday night at their home turf in the American Football Conference (AFC) Championship game. The Patriots were crowned AFC champions with a 36-17 win. The victory sends the Patriots to the Super Bowl for the ninth time in franchise history,...

Bruins blow first period three-goal lead, “collapse” in 6-5 shootout loss to Red Wings

Bruins blow first period three-goal lead, “collapse” in 6-5 shootout loss to Red Wings

Skylar To
January 20
Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column, Sports

After a 4-0 loss on home ice in a matinee game against the New York Islanders on Monday, the Bruins regrouped and seemed ready to go at the start of an 8p.m. puck drop on a Wednesday Rivalry night game against the Detroit Red Wings at the Joe Louis Arena. Just 44 seconds after the puck dropped, the ...

Patriots hold off Ravens, remain top seed in AFC

Billy Boyce
December 12
Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column, Sports

With their playoff hopes on the line, the 7-5 Baltimore Ravens flew into Foxborough, Mass for a Monday night matchup at Gillette Stadium with the conference leading New England Patriots. With a 10-2 record the Patriots looked to retain home field advantage throughout the playoffs against their mid Atla...

Brady revisits childhood home team, Patriots defeat San Francisco 49ers 30-17

Brady revisits childhood home team, Patriots defeat San Francisco 49ers 30-17

Hannah Arroyo
November 22
Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column, Sports

The New England Patriots defeated the San Francisco 49ers 30-17 Sunday afternoon at Levi’s Stadium. Patriots Quarterback, Tom Brady, grew up as a 49ers fan himself and seemed full of nostalgia as he stood on the field in his tan trench coat before the game started Sunday. Brady grew up in San M...

Bruins win 2-1 at Arizona, but continues to struggle late in play

Bruins win 2-1 at Arizona, but continues to struggle late in play

Hannah Arroyo
November 14
Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column, Sports

The Boston Bruins won their second straight game 2-1 against the Arizona Coyotes at Gila River Arena on Saturday. The last time that Boston loss to Arizona was back in 2009 with a 4-1 defeat. The Bruins had a good first period of play gaining some good scoring opportunities, but were not able to ...

Bruins lead early, defeats Blue Jackets 5-2

Bruins lead early, defeats Blue Jackets 5-2

Skylar To
November 11
Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column, Sports

The Boston Bruins played good hockey despite leaving Montreal with a 3-2 loss to the Canadiens on Tuesday night and they carried their good habits in a 5-2 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday night. Bruins left-winger Brad Marchand almost got the Bruins rolling first on the scoreboard, chall...

Celtics deliver with a win in season-opener

Celtics deliver with a win in season-opener

Chris DeGusto
October 26
Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column, Sports

One hundred and eighty-one days had elapsed since the last time the Boston Celtics took to their home floor at TD Garden. The last time they played was in the first round of the playoffs against the Atlanta Hawks, in which they lost the sixth, and deciding game, 104-92. But now, in the late days o...

Commentary: Marchand-Backes-Pastrnak line leads the Bruins to season opener win

Commentary: Marchand-Backes-Pastrnak line leads the Bruins to season opener win

Skylar To
October 14
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The Boston Bruins dug themselves into a hole when Columbus Blue Jackets forward Cam Atkinson scored and gave the Jackets a two-goal lead heading into the second period of the season opener. However, the Bruins bounced back into the game, and the first line with center forward David Backes and his ...

Red Sox fall 5-4 in game 1

Red Sox fall 5-4 in game 1

Chris DeGusto
October 7
Filed under Journal Pro Sports Column

October, playoff baseball has arrived, and after a strong stretch to conclude the regular season, the Boston Red Sox began the American League (AL) Division Series Thursday with a 5-4 loss to the Cleveland Indians Thursday night. Boston, playing in its first postseason since 2013 when they won the Wo...

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