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Bedard’s Weekend Briefing 06.07.19: Bruins on brink after non-call, Patriots wrap up & get rings, Sox welcome Rays

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Good morning!

A few random thoughts while I wonder what the NHL thought of Bruce Cassidy ripping the refs during its marquee event...

Time to hit the links

BRUINS

A few words from Craig Berube have shifted the entire course of Stanley Cup Final – and put Bruins on the brink
Bedard: Non-call was brutal, but Bruins aren’t winning anything unless their best produce
BSJ Playoffs Report: Blues 2, Bruins 1 – Brutal officiating, sluggish 2nd period push Bruins to brink
Bruce Cassidy blasts officials for ‘egregious’ missed call on game-winning goal
Video: Patrice Bergeron on the non-call – ‘It is frustrating, especially with what’s at stake’
Video: Jake DeBrusk – ‘You want to do it for a guy (Chara) but in the end, they got the result’
Video: Craig Berube – ‘I’m not here to judge the officials and calls … they go both ways’
Video: Salem’s Zach Stanford – ‘I was just able to find (O’Reilly) there and a pretty sweet finish by him’
Video: Bruce Cassidy – ‘This is the National Hockey League, getting a black eye with the officiating’
Video: Torey Krug on if he thinks Stanley Cup Final has been called differently since Berube’s comments: ‘Yes’
FINAL: Blues 2, Bruins 1 – Controversial non-call leads to St. Louis game-winning goal
Less than 3 days after reportedly breaking jaw, Zdeno Chara could play in pivotal Game 5
Completed Q&A: Conor Ryan on Bruins-Blues & more – 6.6.19

PATRIOTS

Patriots Minicamp Report 06.06.19: LT Isaiah Wynn makes progress, starters back in spots, sloppy offense, 4 up/down
BSJ Live Q&A: Bedard on Patriots minicamp, Bruins and everything else, 2 p.m.
Tom Brady on N’Keal Harry, Rob Gronkowski, his contract, and much more
Stephon Gilmore on locking down N’Keal Harry: ‘I’m not going to make it easy on anybody’
Patriots Live Notebook 06.06.19: Pats wrap up minicamp with quick session
Video: Patriots kick off Thursday minicamp workout with passing drill

RED SOX

McAdam: In sweeping the Royals, Red Sox manage to win the ones they should
BSJ Game Report: Red Sox 7, Royals 5 – Bullpen picks up slack as Sox sweep

CELTICS

How the latest Nets trade adds a new element to their Kyrie Irving pursuit
Will the Celtics have the ‘right role’ for Terry Rozier next season if Kyrie walks?

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ON TAP

Today

7 a.m.: French Open (NBCSN/Tennis)
11 a.m.
: French Open (NBC/NBCSN)
2 p.m.: BSJ Live Q&A — Bedard on Patriots, Bruins and everything else
7:10 p.m.
: Rays at Red Sox (NESN)
9 p.m.: NBA — Finals Game 4: Raptors at Warriors (ABC)

Saturday

8 a.m.: French Open (NBC)
6:10 p.m.: Rays at Red Sox (NESN)

Sunday

9 a.m.: French Open (NBC)
1:05 p.m.: Rays at Red Sox (NESN)
8 p.m.: NHL — Stanley Cup Final Game 6: Bruins at Blues (NBC)

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PARTING THOUGHT(S)

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