BOSTON (AP) - The Boston Bruins have beaten the Chicago Blackhawks 2-0 to take a 2-1 lead in the Stanley Cup finals. Daniel Paille and Patrice Bergeron scored in the second period and Tuukka Rask posted his third shutout of the playoffs by turning aside 28 shots last night, moving the Bruins within two wins of their second NHL championship in three years.
BOSTON (AP) - The Bruins' third line was Number 1 in Boston. The revamped lineup of Daniel Paille, Chris Kelly and Tyler Seguin scored Boston's first goal and drew the penalties that led to another in a 2-0 win over Chicago last night for a 2-1 lead in the Stanley Cup finals.
BOSTON (AP) - Game 4 of the best-of-7 series between the Boston Bruins and the Chicago Blackhawks is tomorrow night in Boston. The series then shifts to Chicago on Saturday night. The B's lead 2-1. The last time the Bruins were in the Stanley Cup finals in 2011, they won all 3 of their home games, outscoring the Vancouver Canucks 17-3.
CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) - U.S. Open champion Justin Rose has no plans to take any time off after winning his first major championship. The tournament director at the Travelers Championship in Connecticut says he received a call from Rose's wife, Kate, Sunday night confirming they would be at the tournament this week. The Travelers held its opening ceremony yesterday morning.
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) - The Stanley Cup finals' Game 2 drew the most viewers for the NHL on NBC Sports Network since the cable channel started televising the league in 2006. The Boston Bruins' 2-1 overtime win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday night averaged 3.96 million viewers. That's more than triple the 1.18 million for the first finals game on the network last year, Game 3 between the Devils and Kings.
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) - Former Kansas City Chiefs general manager Scott Pioli is joining NBC's Sunday night studio show. The network says Pioli will appear on "Football Night in America," along with "Pro Football Talk" on NBC Sports Network.
TODAY'S NEW ENGLAND SPORTS SCHEDULE:
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL:
Tampa Bay (Archer 1-2) at Boston (Doubront 4-3), 1:05 p.m., 1st game
Tampa Bay (Odorizzi 0-0) at Boston (Aceves 3-1), 7:10 p.m., 2nd game
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