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"Shawn Thornton is a 'nothing' 'end-of-the-bench guy.'" Mike in Warwick struck a chord with former Bruin, Lyndon Byers, who called the studio to defend the current Bruins enforcer.
The topic du jour: The Bruins lackluster loss to the Canadiens in Montreal, and what this means for the rest of this series.
against Tampa: Markov - Emelin Gorges - Subban Bouillon - Weaver Therrien is working with a better back end than Detroit's Mike Babcock had. Niklas Kronwall carried Detroit's defense, with the Bruins taking turns exposing every D after that from a first-pairing
showing up in Game 1 and showing promise in Game 2 in Boston, Games 3 and 4 were going to be tough for the Krejci trio. With Mike Babcock having the last change and rightfully fearing Patrice Bergeron , the Krejci line had to face Datsyuk both games, with Henrik Zetterberg
can start with the fact that Zdeno Chara has been on the ice for the vast majority of Pavel Datsyuk's shifts. Even with Mike Babcock having last change and the opportunity to match Datsyuk's line against David Krejci's line rather than Patrice Bergeron's
back. We had three home games. We just gave away one," Mike Babcock said after the game. "We've got to get back in it, but ..... up a Kyle Quincey bid in the third period. Now, despite Mike Babcock having last change and being able to free Tomas Tatar and
be effective. It’s unclear who Boston’s third line will face most in the opening round against the Red Wings, as Mike Babcock has been tinkering with his lineup in recent days and says he has three different sets of forward lines he can deploy. Whoever
Red Wings coach Mike Babcock told reporters Friday that Jonas Gustavsson will start Saturday in Game 5 against the Bruins, with Jimmy Howard serving as the backup
the Red Wings retaining possession and eventually scoring when Kronwall fed Datsyuk in front with Rask out of position. - Mike Babcock ‘s move to put a veteran like Bertuzzi in the lineup over Tomas Jurco paid off when Bertuzzi provided a key screen of Rask on Kronwall
took turns with the power play in Detroit’s morning skate Thursday. Todd Bertuzzi will play for the Red Wings, with Mike Babcock choosing to scratch Tomas Jurco to allow the veteran in the lineup. Assuming Zetterberg plays, Joakim Andersson will sit. Daniel
Detroit’s second line with Darren Helm and Tomas Jurco . Alfredsson is believed to be dealing with a back issue, with Mike Babcock saying the veteran forward “needs another day.” As for the Bruins, Matt Bartkowski took part in Tuesday’s morning
faced. “The only reason I say that is the creativity of Mike Babcock , [Detroit's] coach,” McGuire said. “I think most people ..... the game starts, but this is going back to my point about Mike Babcock — to me he is the most creative coach in the NHL . Doesn’t
Patriots LB, Jerod Mayo, talks about the high praise he's been receiving from coach Belichick, trying to forget about last year, and what the team hopes from the defense.
Patriots WR, Danny Amendola, joined the show for a bit to talk about his health, the evolution of the playbook, and the heated battles between the offense and defense.
WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Chris Price discuss Wednesday's Patriots practice, which featured Brandon Browner getting into it with Kenbrell Thompkins and a couple others.
Jackie Mac joins the guys to discuss her thoughts on a possible mid-season tournament in the NBA, LeBron's return to Cleveland, trade rumors with the Celtics and Red Sox, and Darrelle Revis' contract situation.
Jackie MacMullan of ESPN Boston to talk about the Lebron James Saga, the possibility of Rajon Rondo being traded, and the future of Marcus Smart.
Former coach of Celtics 1st-round pick Marcus Smart, Travis Ford joins MFB to talk about what Celtics fans should expect from the strong point guard. Among other things, Coach Ford says Smart will be a hard worker, and will improve his shooting ability.
Rob and Alex talk with John Farrell about all the moves the Red Sox made at the deadline, what they gave up and what they gained.
Rob Bradford and Alex Speier are in and talking about all the moves made by the Red Sox at the trade deadline, because the most fun thing about the day is talking about the moves of the day. Red Sox GM Ben Cherington held a press conference talking about the Red Sox moves, and Rob and Alex talk with Red Sox manager John Farrell about the moves made at the deadline.
Former Red Sox outfielder Jonny Gomes reacts to the news that he, along with Jon Lester, have been traded to the Oakland Athletics for Yoenis Cespedes
Rob Bradford is joined by WEEI.com Bruins beat writer DJ Bean, as well as Boston sports fan/blogger Turtleboy to talk all things Bruins free agency. With the B's recent moves, the conversation turns to where the Bruins might next turn and what kind of dent losing Jarome Iginla and Shawn Thornton might make.
DJ discusses Shawn Thornton's new deal, and the on going negotiations with Jerome Iginla
DJ Bean joins the program to dismiss the recent rumors that the Bruins are in discussions to trade Brad Marchand to the Sharks for Patrick Marleau
The top stories of the day as recounted by John Dennis.
John, Gerry and Meter react to the breaking news of Jon Lester being dealt to the A's.
ESPN Boston's Gordon Edes gave us the latest on the Lester trade talks.
Lou goes through the 5 stages of grief, then John Lackey gets traded to the Cardinals.
Lou, Christian, and Tim react to the news that Jon Lester and Jonny Gomes have been traded to Oakland for Yoenis Cespedes. Lou hates the deal the move, especially because Cespedes is not arbitration eligible.
Former Red Sox outfielder Jonny Gomes joins MFB to react to the news he has been traded along with Jon Lester to the Oakland Athletics for Yoenis Cespedes
Biggest trade deadline day in recent memory for the Boston Red Sox... and not in a good way. We discuss it all as the news happens and take your reactions.
We tackle four topics, all surrounding the four worst Sox trade deadline deals in recent memory.
As news looms about a possible Jon Lester trade, we sit down with the skipper of your Sox live from Fenway park.
Mut and Villani are talking about whether the Red Sox will give Jon Lester the type of contract he is looking for, or whether they might be shopping him with rumors of the Red Sox scouting Cole Hamels.
Mut and Villani are talking about the MLB All Star Game, Adam Wainwright and Derek Jeter, and what are some of the worst ideas in sports.
Sam and Zach discuss changing the format of the Podcast, the Chris Archer-David Ortiz debacle, and LeBron James being a super genius
Particularly in a year where the Red Sox have struggled while trying to integrate numerous young players into regular big league roles, accusations that Red Sox prospects are overrated -- whether by the team or writers -- have been widespread. Jim Callis of MLB.com joins the show to take stock of the matter, and to discuss the team-building impact of overrating and underrating prospects.
With the trade deadline looming, the next few days will be defined by how teams value prospects -- and their potential long-term contributions -- against big leaguers with established track records who can address immediate needs. Are prospects being valued accurately? Red Sox left-hander Andrew Miller -- once one of the two key chips that sent Miguel Cabrera from the Marlins to the Tigers -- assesses the matter.
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Lou, Christian, and Tim react to the news that Jon Lester and Jonny Gomes have been traded to Oakland for Yoenis Cespedes. Lou hates the deal the move, especially because Cespedes is not arbitration eligible.More from this show
Former Red Sox outfielder Jonny Gomes joins MFB to react to the news he has been traded along with Jon Lester to the Oakland Athletics for Yoenis CespedesMore from this show
Lou goes through the 5 stages of grief, then John Lackey gets traded to the Cardinals.More from this show