Tag Archives: Boston Bruins

Quote o’ the Day (Bruins Wild Card – Really? – Edition)

From our Late to the Shooting Party desk The headscratching staff yields to no man in our admiration for Boston Globe sports scribe Amalie Benjamin, but her game report yesterday cannot go unnoted. Bruins falter in shootout Roy’s goal gives … Continue reading

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When a Nation Forgets Its Own Clichés . . .

. . . well, that’s just sad. The hardnoting staff has a habit of recording mangled phrases in the press, and here’s our latest batch. • From Boston Magazine last July, about the 2014 Massachusetts gubernatorial race: “[Martha Coakley’s] apparent reversal … Continue reading

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Why We Love the Stanley Cup Bakeoffs (Martin St. Louis Edition)

First, disclosure: The hardwatching staff really likes the Boston Bruins, but we’ve been a New York Rangers fan since the age of 10. In the early ’60s we’d venture weekly to the old Madison Square Garden and plunk down $2 … Continue reading

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Why We Love the Stanley Cup Bakeoffs (WSJ Ken Dryden Edition)

From our Why We Love the Wall Street Journal desk Yesterday’s Wall Street Journal featured this piece from legendary Bruins-slayer Ken Dryden, “an author, former Canadian Parliament member and Hall of Fame former goaltender for the Montreal Canadiens.” Bruins vs. … Continue reading

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Herald Gets Its Ads Kicked . . . Again

Do we detect a pattern emerging here? For the third time in three weeks, Boston Herald readers have been snubbed by a full-page ad aimed at the local citizenry. First it was the Marriott at Tudor Wharf memorializing fallen Boston firefighter Stephen … Continue reading

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Herald Still Ain’t Seguin What Tyler Tweeted

As the hardreading staff noted yesterday, the Boston Herald has been uncharacteristically shy about quoting former Boston Bruin Tyler Seguin’s latest homophobic Twitter puck-up. Yesterday’s print edition of the feisty local tabloid didn’t even mention the incident, while this AP story on the … Continue reading

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Globe, Not Herald, Seguin What Tyler Tweeted

Last time now-former Boston Bruin Tyler Seguin got all homophobic on his Twitter feed, the Boston Herald beat the Globe on the story. This time it’s the other way around. From Christopher Gasper’s column today: Bruins gave up on Tyler Seguin too soon If … Continue reading

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Herald Sox It To Globe

It’s no secret that Red Sox owner John Henry is one on the bidders lining up to buy the Boston Globe. Here’s how the Globe itself addressed Henry’s bid yesterday: At least six groups submit bids to buy The Boston Globe At … Continue reading

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Herald Once Again DisADvantaged

Why do advertisers keep snubbing Boston Herald readers? Today this open letter to the Boston Bruins and the City of Boston appeared in the Boston Globe. Here’s the text of the letter, which is signed by Rocky Wirtz, Chairman of the … Continue reading

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Why We Love The Stanley Cup Playoffs (What The Hell Just Happened? Edition)

When Milan Lucic scored at 12:11 of the third period to put the Boston Bruins up 2-1 in last night’s Stanley Cup Finals Game 6, the hardwatching staff was pretty sure the Chicago Blackhawks would come back to tie the … Continue reading

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