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Bedard’s Daily Briefing 05.15.19: Tuukka Rask puts Bruins 1 game from Cup; Sale sensational in Sox loss

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RALEIGH, N.C. — Good morning!

A few random thoughts while I wonder who Chris Sale ticked off...

Time to hit the links

BRUINS

Ryan: How the Bruins weathered the storm down in Raleigh, and put themselves 1 win from Stanley Cup Final
Bedard: Tuukka Rask has left Hurricanes ‘at a loss for words,’ Bruins 1 game from Cup Finals
BSJ Playoffs Report: Bruins 2, Hurricanes 1 – Rask, PK stand tall to put B’s on brink of Stanley Cup Final berth
Video: Sean Kuraly – ‘(Wagner’s) been huge … been one of our best players’
Video: Brad Marchand – ‘Good spot to be in, but far from being over’
Video: Tuukka Rask – ‘I want to play calm, make myself look big … and make it look easy’
Video: Bruce Cassidy – ‘I wasn’t particularly happy with our compete level’ in first period
Video: Rod Brind’Amour – ‘(Rask’s) definitely the difference-maker, you can feel it’
Video: Patrice Bergeron – ‘We wanted a better start, but Tuukka was the big difference’
Video: Torey Krug – ‘You need all four lines to contribute to win playoff games, series’
FINAL: Bruins 2, Hurricanes 1 – Wagner, Marchand help B’s back Rask for 3-0 lead
Podcast: Conor Ryan talks Bruins/Hurricanes, NHL playoffs & more on The Chase Thomas Podcast
Podcast: Conor Ryan talks Bruins/Hurricanes on Boston Sports Blitz
Whether it be Mrazek or McElhinney in Game 3, Bruins goalie coach Bob Essensa has done his homework

PATRIOTS

Analysis: Once again, opportunity knocking for new Patriots’ WR Dontrelle Inman
First and 10: Thoughts on Dontrelle Inman, Kyle Rudolph, and Hjalte Froholdt, as well as all the updates from Foxborough

RED SOX

McAdam: Alex Cora opts for the big picture and Chris Sale’s bid for history is put on hold
BSJ Game Report: Rockies 5, Red Sox 4 (11) – Rockies overcome Sale’s historic night
Completed Q&A: Sean McAdam on Red Sox/MLB

CELTICS

Lottery produces mixed bag for Celtics after Pelicans claim No. 1 pick
BSJ Live Q&A: B-Robb on Celtics offseason at 5 p.m. Wednesday
Terry Rozier plays the blame game as he tries to talk his way out of Boston

REVOLUTION

Bruce Arena named Revs’ head coach and sporting director, rebuild to begin in earnest

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ON TAP

5 p.m.: BSJ Live Q&A — B-Robb on Celtics' offseason
7:10 p.m.: MLB — Rockies at Red Sox, NESN (McAdam)
8 p.m.
: NHL — Game 3: Sharks at Blues (NBCSN)
8 p.m.: MLS — Chelsea at Revolution, FS1 (Sweeney)
8:30 p.m.
: NBA — Game 1: Raptors at Bucks (TNT)

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PARTING THOUGHT(S)

Insanity.

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