NEW YORK, NY - MAY 29:  Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers celebrates with his teammates after defeating the Montreal Canadiens in Game Six of the Eastern Conference Final in the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on May 29, 2014 in New York City. The New York Rangers defeated the Montreal Canadiens 1 to 0.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Sports Commentary 5/30/14 We Own A Piece Of This…

The last time the New York Rangers reached the Stanley Cup Final their only connection to us was their head to head competition with the Boston Bruins as the team most hated by Hartford hockey fans. 20 years later the Rangers are headed back to the final and this time they have our fingerprints all over them.


Matt Fraser #25 of the Boston Bruins scores his overtime goal against Carey Price #31, Douglas Murray #6, Mike Weaver #43 and Lars Eller #81 of the Montreal Canadiens in Game Four of the Second Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Bell Centre on May 8, 2014 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Francois Laplante/Freestyle Photography/Getty Images)

Fraser Lifts Bruins Past Canadiens, 1-0 In OT

Making his NHL playoff debut after being called up from Providence of the American Hockey League, 23-year-old Matt Fraser scored at 1:19 of overtime to give the Boston Bruins a 1-0 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday night.


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Sports Commentary 4/23/14: The Islanders or Whalers Aren’t Coming

Don’t you people know you’re being used. Everyone knows how to push your buttons, what rumors to float to mobilize you for their own purposes. The latest case was a simple radio station promotion and you fell for it.


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Fans Injured At TD Garden

Authorities say two young women suffered minor injuries when a metal pole holding up protective netting behind one of the goals at the TD Garden fell and struck them after a Boston Bruins game.


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Sports Commentary 3/6/14 – The Hartford NHL Pipedream

I admire the Hartford Whalers Booster Club. I even commend them for keeping the dream of an NHL return to Hartford alive since the Whalers left 17 years ago. If there is a windmill worth titling at, maybe this is it. I admire their determination and persistence.


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Sports Commentary 2/12/14 – No AHL Love from The Governor

With Governor Dannell Malloy as the guest, the subject of hockey came up on Channel 3’s “Face the State” with Dennis House on Sunday Morning, specifically the possibility of a return of the National Hockey League to Hartford.


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“At Least Two” Groups Interested In NHL Franchise Are Interested In Hartford

Governor Malloy told reporters after the State Bond Commission hearing Friday that he’s been talking with members of “at least two groups” interested in acquiring a National Hockey League team about the possibility of relocating to Hartford.


NEW YORK, NY - MAY 12: Goalie Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers stops a shot by Joel Ward #42 of the Washington Capitals as Ryan McDonagh #27 of the Rangers moves in during the third period of Game Six of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on May 12, 2013 in New York City. Rangers won 1-0. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Sports Commentary 11/14/13 – Uneasiness in Rangers Camp ?

There was a telling moment between head coach Alain Vigneault and star goalie Henrik Lundquist at the New York Rangers practice yesterday.


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Sports Commentary 10/29/13 – One Lasting Legacy of the Whalers

TWO LIVES AND ONE LEGACY WORTH CELEBRATING It’s hard to believe we’ve already reached the point where an entire generation exists in Connecticut that never saw the Hartford Whalers play hockey.  It’s been more than […]


The Boston Bruins salute the fans after Game Seven of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at TD Garden on April 25, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Washington Capitals defeated the Boston Bruins 2-1 in overtime. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Bruins Open Against Lightning

The Boston Bruins are ready to start their pursuit of a Stanley Cup championship.