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About Me: Grew up in Malden in a family with Bruins season tickets. Loyal fan of B's,Sox,C's and Pats.Keep up with home teams by TV and Computer.Miss the Garden,Fenway and the Hibos.

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  • Forum Post: Best Bruins brawlers?

    Posted 11/30/2011 06:48:13 EST

    In Response to Re: Best Bruins brawlers?: [QUOTE] From the 60's, Terrible Teddy Green was the baddest guy in the league and an all star right handed defenseman, to boot.   The Rangers owner, Jennings, more »

  • Forum Post: Best Bruins brawlers?

    Posted 11/30/2011 12:19:57 EST

    In Response to Re: Best Bruins brawlers?: [QUOTE]Ahh.  You are older than myself.  I saw Charlie Simmer standing in there in that brawl and chuckled.  Yeah, I was talking more about the brawl with how more »

  • Forum Post: Best Bruins brawlers?

    Posted 11/30/2011 10:29:31 EST

    In Response to Re: Best Bruins brawlers?: [QUOTE]In Response to Re: Best Bruins brawlers? : Wasn't Middleton.  Some French sounding name.  #42 or something. I'd need to watch the video again. Nilan ha more »

  • Forum Post: Best Bruins brawlers?

    Posted 11/30/2011 06:15:16 EST

    One player that has escaped mention is Bill Speer.  He only played one year, but he was a solid hitter in the Leo Boivin fashion.  In the playoffs against the Rangers Jack Egers tried to go after Espo more »

  • Forum Post: Best Bruins brawlers?

    Posted 11/30/2011 05:37:16 EST

    In Response to Re: Best Bruins brawlers?: [QUOTE]In Response to Re: Best Bruins brawlers? : Best one I was at was November 1991 (forget the exact day, maybe the 2nd?), against Detroit, where Jeff Laza more »

  • Forum Post: Best Bruins brawlers?

    Posted 11/30/2011 05:22:46 EST

    In Response to Re: Best Bruins brawlers?: [QUOTE]Help me out Bruin fans.  I recall the early 70's Bruin team who were as tough as anyone and Pie-face Mackenzie. I remember him as being really gritty b more »

  • Forum Post: Best Bruins brawlers?

    Posted 11/24/2011 08:13:42 EST

    In Response to Re: Best Bruins brawlers?: [QUOTE]In Response to Re: Best Bruins brawlers? : In your defense, I've heard Toe Lake is a terrific swimming hole. Posted by dezaruchi[/QUOTE]  I hope I can more »

  • Forum Post: Best Bruins brawlers?

    Posted 11/24/2011 07:34:01 EST

    In Response to Re: Best Bruins brawlers?: [QUOTE]For some unforgivable reason I forgot to list Cashman.  Like Green, he was lefthanded and seemed to land 2 or 3 lefts before the other combatant rememb more »

  • Forum Post: Best Bruins brawlers?

    Posted 11/24/2011 06:18:51 EST

    For some unforgivable reason I forgot to list Cashman.  Like Green, he was lefthanded and seemed to land 2 or 3 lefts before the other combatant remembered it.  Just ask Noel Picard.  He sat him down more »

  • Forum Post: Best Bruins brawlers?

    Posted 11/24/2011 12:11:20 EST

    Orland Kurtenbach deserves careful consideration along with Bob McCord, Fernie Flaman and Leo Boivin.  Ted Green may top the list as he had to deal with John Ferguson, who was the best I ever saw.  He more »

  • Forum Post: Anybody else a little sad?

    Posted 08/02/2008 08:02:25 EDT

    [Quote] I can't recall. The Nomar was entirely different, if you will recall. He was injured, said he wd not be fully available for the rest of the season and the Sox desperately needed a good fieldin more »

  • Forum Post: Anybody else a little sad?

    Posted 08/01/2008 08:14:55 EDT

    [Quote]just a word from the outside, the world outside the insular little world of Red Sox fans. I live in Chicago and read one of the best baseball writers in America, Phil Rogers in the Chicago Trib more »

  • Forum Post: Anybody else a little sad?

    Posted 07/31/2008 05:31:57 EDT

    I don't see why people think he will automatically end up with the Yankees. Is there anyone who really believes that Cashman was watching the childish manure that Manny was spreading and saying "Oh, y more »

  • Forum Post: Anybody else a little sad?

    Posted 07/31/2008 03:54:24 EDT

    Manny was never the heart and soul of the ballclub. His recent childish actions showed he has no heart and very little, if any, soul. He created this disturbance in the middle of a pennant race with n more »

  • Forum Post: Brutal to Watch

    Posted 07/01/2008 06:33:19 EDT

    Hey bosoxmal, Appreciate the info.   He's excruciating to read, so I can only imagine how tough he is to watch.   I keep reading such promising things about him I started to think there were two of hi more »

  • Forum Post: Brutal to Watch

    Posted 07/01/2008 05:56:15 EDT

    Living in Georgia I can't see the games, but have to follow on the computer on Yahoo Gamecast.   I don't have acces to MLB Network.  One thing I can't help but notice is whenever Hansen comes in he st more »

  • Forum Post: Typical Wakefield Start

    Posted 05/24/2008 07:58:29 EDT

    Just for the hell of it, who would you rather have...Wasdin or the mortal Matt Young?� Wouldn't that be like standing up to your chin in vomit while someone was winding up to throw s**t in your face?� more »

  • Forum Post: Typical Wakefield Start

    Posted 05/24/2008 07:07:00 EDT

    I agree with you wholeheartedly that heart, guts, grace under pressure or however you would choose to describe it� doesn't get guys out.� I do feel that it goes a long way towards winning championship more »

  • Forum Post: Typical Wakefield Start

    Posted 05/24/2008 06:48:32 EDT

    I have read through the entire thread up to this point.� I wanted to see if anyone had the same opinion as I do.� It is not my intention to insult anyones way of thinking or get into an infantile piss more »

  • Forum Post: Specter Meeting on Wednesday 5.14

    Posted 05/14/2008 08:04:52 EDT

    I agree that there should be an independent investigation-of him.� With all of the problems facing the country these days, this idiot-which isn't a fair comparison with all the other idiots-wants to s more »

  • Forum Post: Consolation for Football Fiends?

    Posted 01/25/2008 11:46:49 EST

    back in the 60's the nfl played a third-place bowl. it was named the playoff bowl. lombardi referred to it as "a hinky-dink bowl" played in a hinky-dink place in jerry kramer's "instant replay." i cou more »

  • Forum Post: Brad Park

    Posted 01/25/2008 06:34:57 EST

    i have to agree that story does sound like it's out of slapshot, but the early 70's b's were like something out of slapshot. like i said, don't know if it's true but i like the story. it fits in the c more »

  • Forum Post: Brad Park

    Posted 01/25/2008 06:05:55 EST

    they had a night for cash his final season as a player. i was fortunate enough to be there. when it came to going in the corners to get the puck, he may have been one of the best ever. espo was rather more »

  • Forum Post: Brad Park

    Posted 01/25/2008 01:48:47 EST

    i've made that mistake before with gilbert. sorry for the bum info. for some reason i lump him in with all the #9's in the late 50's and 60's. hull, howe,rocket and of course my favorite, the chief. i more »

  • Forum Post: Brad Park

    Posted 01/25/2008 12:46:59 EST

    no knock on adam graves, but if #9 wasn't retired for rod gilbert i don't see how they can justify retiring it for anyone else. i agree they should give brad park a night. when he left to sign with th more »

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