Two 5-point games in his last four.
A career-best 13-game point streak.
A career-high 12-game assist streak.
— Boston Bruins (@NHLBruins) November 5, 2019
Tonight, the Bruins are in Montreal at 7:30 p.m. to face the Canadiens.
The Celtics are in Cleveland this evening for a 7 p.m. tipoff against the Cavaliers.
Lane Johnson got an early start on the banter with the Patriots: Both the Eagles and Patriots are in a bye week, but face each other in Week 11 at 4:25 p.m.
Eagles offensive lineman Lane Johnson is already eyeing the matchup, according to his Twitter:
Gonna have some fun at the Linc in 2 weeks!
— Lane Johnson (@LaneJohnson65) November 4, 2019
Johnson was a member of the Eagles’ Super Bowl LII championship team, which was won against the Patriots. Afterward, he described New England as a “fear based organization,” along with additional comments later in 2018.
The Patriots, meanwhile, trolled Johnson after the team won Super Bowl LIII in 2019.
“When you go to four Super Bowls in six years, that’s fun baby,” said Patriots safety Duron Harmon during the team’s victory parade in February. Linebacker Kyle Van Noy also acknowledged the comments with a quote tweet.
— Kyle Van Noy (@KVN_03) February 5, 2019
The Patriots (8-1) and the Eagles (5-4) meet in the regular season for the first time since 2015, when Philadelphia won at Gillette Stadium, 35-27.
Trivia: Brad Marchand’s five point game on Monday was the sixth in his Bruins career. Since the 2000-2001 season, seven other Bruins have also tallied at least one five-point game. Name all seven.
(Answer at the bottom).
Hint: Their initials are JA, PB, NH, GM, DP, MS, JT.
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- Browns player threatened to fight fans and called a broadcaster ‘a cracker.’ His team cut him.
Bill Belichick offered his opinion on why the Patriots kicked a field goal before halftime on Sunday:
What was Bill Belichick’s thinking for kicking a FG on fourth-and-goal from the 1 with 10 seconds left in the second quarter?
— Mike Reiss (@MikeReiss) November 4, 2019
Eric Mangini thinks the Ravens’ offense is unsustainable:
Eric Mangini wasn’t that impressed by Lamar Jackson & the Ravens win over the Patriots
"If this is how you want to play football, and you want to take your QB and turn him into a running back who also happens to pass every now and then, then that’s great. You can’t sustain it." pic.twitter.com/RMtJDlsWyN
— Speak For Yourself (@SFY) November 4, 2019
Cat on the field! A black cat briefly interrupted Monday Night Football with a stunning cameo on the field, skillfully evading MetLife Stadium attendants before darting down the tunnel.
The cat, according to the latest update, remains at large:
For those wondering about the status of our furry friend ? at tonight’s @Giants game?
— MetLife Stadium (@MetLifeStadium) November 5, 2019
On this day: In 2017, Shalane Flanagan won the New York City Marathon. Flanagan was the first American woman to win the race since 1977.
Daily highlight: Brad Marchand batted in the Bruins’ second goal of the night on Monday amid an all-around dominant performance from the 31-year-old.
Should the Red Sox should sign Brad Marchand?
My column: pic.twitter.com/LTUr5mIyj7
— Conor Ryan (@ConorRyan_93) November 5, 2019
Bonus: More cat content.
Kevin Harlan's Westwood One radio call of the cat on the field is, as you might expect, an all-time great call. How much of a pro is Harlan? He worked a sponsor read into it. pic.twitter.com/3x0MVNEHNY
— Timothy Burke (@bubbaprog) November 5, 2019
Trivia answer: Jason Allison, Patrice Bergeron, Nathan Horton, Glen Murray, David Pastrnak, Marc Savard, and Joe Thornton.