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Bedard’s Daily Briefing 04.18.19: Bruins fight back, C’s escape again, Sox find new bottom

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Good morning!

A few random thoughts while I wonder how easy the Patriots' training camp will be this year with a very soft opening to the season (7-0 here they come!)...

Time to hit the links

PATRIOTS

17 weeks, 17 questions: Deconstructing the Patriots 2019 regular-season slate
Demaryius Thomas’ contract with Patriots stacked with incentives
Countdown to the Draft – Running back: Could Patriots surprise with boost for ground game?
Bedard: Should the Patriots make a trade for Cardinals QB Josh Rosen?

RED SOX

McAdam: Nightmare season continues with lost lead and injury in New York
BSJ Game Report: Yankees 5, Red Sox 3 – Bullpen collapse sends Sox to third straight loss

CELTICS

Jayson Tatum reminds Kyrie of bright future with standout final minute of Game 2
BSJ Playoffs Report: Celtics 99, Pacers 91 – Dominant fourth quarter puts C’s up 2-0
Final: Celtics 99, Pacers 91 – C’s close out comeback with 10-0 run
Completed Q&A: B-Robb on Celtics/NBA Playoffs (4.17.19)

BRUINS

Bruce Cassidy threw a curveball right before puck drop, and it helped get Bruins’ big guns back on track
BSJ Playoffs Report: Bruins 6, Maple Leafs 4 – Pastrnak breaks through, B’s hold late to tie series
BSJ Live Q&A: Conor Ryan on Bruins/Leafs and NHL playoffs, Thursday at 4 p.m.
Final: Bruins 6, Leafs 4: B’s hold off Leafs’ surge, even series at 2-2

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ON TAP

3 p.m.: PGA — RBC Heritage (Golf)
4 p.m.: 
BSJ Live Q&A — Conor Ryan on Bruins/NHL playoffs

NHL Playoffs

7 p.m.: Washington at Carolina (NBCSN)
8:30 p.m.: 
St. Louis at Winnipeg (USA)
10 p.m.: 
Vegas at San Jose (NBCSN)

NBA playoffs

8 p.m.: Philadelphia at Brooklyn (TNT)
9 p.m.: Denver at San Antonio (NBATV)
10:30 p.m.: Golden State at LA Clippers (TNT)

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PARTING THOUGHT(S)

Freaking brilliant job, Patriots social media...

https://twitter.com/Patriots/status/1118623021865025536

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