Morning sports update: Tom Brady seeks to connect with California resident who saved Patriots jersey amid fire

"So many heart wrenching stories of loss from my home state."

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Tom Brady at MetLife Stadium on Nov. 25 prior to a game against the Jets. –Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images

The Bruins won in a shootout over the Islanders on Thursday night, 2-1. Boston will host the Red Wings on Saturday night at 7 p.m.

The Celtics play the Cavaliers tonight at TD Garden (7 p.m.), while the Patriots host the Vikings on Sunday at 4:25 p.m.

Tom Brady wants to help a fan who lost his home in the Camp Fire: On Thursday, Tom Brady posted on Instagram about a Patriots fan named Christian who says that he lost his Paradise, California home in the Camp Fire. According to Christian, the only thing he managed to save from his home was his Tom Brady jersey.

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Brady lamented the “heart wrenching stories of loss from my home state” while also noting that he would like to “send a ball to go with the jersey.”

In the comments, Brady cited another Instagram account for “helping track down an address.”

More from Boston.com:

More than 900 phone conversations of Aaron Hernandez reveal new insight: The Bristol County sheriff’s office recently released hundreds of new phone call records made to and from Aaron Hernandez. The calls, which range from 2013 through his final days before the former Patriots player committed suicide in 2017, show an “emotional, yet hopeful” Hernandez. [The Boston Globe]

Josh Gordon is excited to play ‘Patriots football’: Josh Gordon has never played in a playoff game, nor even truly been in a playoff race late in the season. In his first year with the Patriots, he’s potentially headed for both.

“This part of the season is Patriots football,” Gordon told NESN’s Doug Kyed. “It’s what they’re known for. We’ve got to our foot to the gas and get it going.” [NESN]

Former Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk helped out his old teammate, David Krejci, in a very hockey way on Thursday night:

Daily highlight: Here’s Ryan Donato’s quality move to win the shootout against the Islanders:

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