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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.

Zdeno Chara enlists Tom Brady for hair-rising Stanley Cup Final hype video

Monday, May 27th, 2019

Zdeno Chara enlists Tom Brady for hair-rising Stanley Cup Final hype video originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com Zdeno Chara's Instagram bromance with Tom Brady is yielding some incredible content. The Boston Bruins defenseman, who's fired up fans throughout the Stanley Cup Playoffs with some great hype videos, saved his best for last Monday. Here's Chara's minute-long video, narrated by none other than the New England Patriots' six-time Super Bowl winning-quarterback: Please put on a helmet before running through that brick wall.

Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy sought advice from Bill Belichick, others before Stanley Cup

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

Bruce Cassidy's preparation for the Stanley Cup Final included reaching out to other Boston coaches for advice.

Boston & St. Louis meet for 11th time, only two to meet in NFL, MLB, NBA and NHL finals

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019

These two historic sports towns will meet for an 11th time next week.

Bruins to ask Patriots about big-game preparation

Saturday, May 18th, 2019

The Boston Bruins are in the midst of 10 days off before Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final following their sweep of the Carolina Hurricanes in the Eastern Conference finals. According to NHL.com, the organization will contact the Patriots to seek advice about blending preparation and time off. After all, the Patriots have experienced some two-week breaks before the Super Bowl, which they've won six times.

Bruins take a page out of Tom Brady’s book with celebration video

Friday, May 17th, 2019

Let me tell you a heartwarming story of persistence, patience and faith that has led the great city of Boston through a painstaking 103 days since its last championship appearance. The Boston Bruins finally ended the long suffering in New England Thursday night as they punched their ticket to the big dance with a sweep of the Carolina Hurricanes in the Eastern Conference finals. Many moons ago, it was the New England Patriots who ended Boston's previous drought of 84 days without a championship appearance when they beat the Kansas City Chiefs to reach Super Bowl LII.