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Belichick, Kraft pump up Garden crowd at Bruins Stanley Cup Final Game 2

Wednesday, May 29th, 2019

Belichick, Kraft pump up Garden crowd at Bruins Stanley Cup Final Game 2 originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick and owner Robert Kraft were part of the TD Garden crowd at Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final and they did their best to get the place loud midway through the second period when they appeared on the video board with the Bruins and Blues tied at 2. Earlier, Belichick did the honors as the Bruins fan banner captain before the opening puck drop. The Patriots continue to big B's backers during Boston's playoff run.

Patriots’ Bill Belichick raises Bruins banner before Game 2 vs. Blues

Wednesday, May 29th, 2019

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick recently celebrated his sixth Super Bowl victory and the Boston Bruins are hoping his magic rubs off ahead of Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final. Belichick, along with Special Olympics star James Coffey, waved the Bruins' banner before the puck dropped against the St. Louis Blues on Wednesday. The Bruins could become the third Boston sports team in the major four North American professional sports to capture a title over the past year, with the 108-win Boston Red Sox winning the World Series and the Patriots defeating the Los Angeles Rams in February.

Watch Bill Belichick fire up Bruins fans as Stanley Cup banner captain for Game 2

Wednesday, May 29th, 2019

Bill Belichick has won a Super Bowl against a St. Louis team as head coach of the New England Patriots, so it was only appropriate the Boston Bruins invited him to be the fan banner captain for Game 2 of the 2019 Stanley Cup Final. Belichick waved the banner alongside Special Olympics athlete James Coffey before the Bruins took on the St. Louis Blues on Wednesday night, and the legendary coach's presence sent the TD Garden crowd into a frenzy. Check out the scene in the video below: Belichick has won six Super Bowl titles with the Patriots, which is the most of any head coach in NFL history.

Alex Cora’s ‘advice’ for Bruce Cassidy before Stanley Cup Final is fantastic

Wednesday, May 29th, 2019

Alex Cora's 'advice' for Bruce Cassidy before Stanley Cup Final is fantastic originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com Boston's professional sports coaches are willing to help each other out. That much has become clear over the last few years. But Alex Cora could only offer so much to Bruce Cassidy when the Boston Bruins head coach called him up prior to the Stanley Cup Final.

Tom Brady as Bruins’ banner captain would fuel Zdeno Chara ‘bromance,’ David Krejci says

Wednesday, May 29th, 2019

Zdeno Chara's efforts to get Tom Brady to a Boston Bruins game have been futile so far. But with a maximum of three home games left in the Bruins' postseason, would the New England Patriots quarterback consider being the Bruins' banner captain at the Stanley Cup Final, either for Wednesday's Game 2 at TD Garden or further down the line. The Bruins' players don't have the answer.

Kyle Van Noy very much approved of Torey Krug’s huge Stanley Cup Final hit

Tuesday, May 28th, 2019

Kyle Van Noy very much approved of Torey Krug's huge Stanley Cup Final hit originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com Boston Bruins defenseman Torey Krug's gargantuan hit on St. Louis Blues forward Robert Thomas in Monday night's Game 1 of the 2019 Stanley Cup Final was the type of collision an NFL player would be proud of. Krug skated the length of the ice and just bulldozed Thomas, firing up the TD Garden crowd and New England Patriots linebacker Kyle Van Noy, who offered the following reaction on Twitter: Here's a replay of Krug's devastating hit: That's the kind of hit you'd expect from an NFL safety or linebacker.

Blues radio broadcast zings Robert Kraft over cameo at Bruins’ Game 1

Tuesday, May 28th, 2019

Blues radio broadcast zings Robert Kraft over cameo at Bruins' Game 1 originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com There's a chance Robert Kraft may have his charges of soliciting prostitution dropped. But the court of public opinion won't let him off so easily. The New England Patriots owner showed his face Monday night at TD Garden to cheer on the Boston Bruins in their Game 1 win over the St. Louis Blues in the Stanley Cup Final.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Tuesday, May 28th, 2019

The surroundings looked slightly different but Rafael Nadal was his usual brutal self on a revamped Court Philippe Chatrier as he began his quest for a 12th French Open title on Monday. The Spaniard blasted past German qualifier Yannick Hanfmann 6-2 6-1 6-3 before Novak Djokovic also kicked off his tournament in style with an easy 6-4 6-2 6-2 win over Pole Hubert Hurkacz. NHL commissioner Gary Bettman said Monday that the league will consider expanding video review when general managers and the competition committee meet in June.

Amid legal battle, Patriots owner Robert Kraft pops up at Game 1 of Stanley Cup Final in Boston

Monday, May 27th, 2019

Fans cheered as the Bruins video board showed the Patriots owner waving a yellow towel.

Julian Edelman, Patriots teammates are hyped for Bruins-Blues Game 1

Monday, May 27th, 2019

Julian Edelman, Patriots teammates are hyped for Bruins-Blues Game 1 originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com The Boston Bruins' long layoff has everyone itching for the Stanley Cup Final to begin -- even the defending Super Bowl champions. Wide receiver Julian Edelman joined several New England Patriots players Monday on Twitter showing love for the Bruins entering Game 1 of their Cup Final showdown with the St. Louis Blues at TD Garden. Edelman's "JE11" company even designed its own T-shirt for the Cup-bound B's with the slogan "Bet Against Us" that apparently was placed in Patrice Bergeron's locker before Game 1.