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Boston Bruins send HOF congratulations to Big Papi

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The Boston Bruins are great teammates in terms of the Boston sports world and have always come through thick and thin.

The B players and coaches are always there to lean on the other three teams in the big games and playoffs, and the other teams and players have returned the favor thanks to Boston being the city of champions over the past 20 last years and more. It’s no surprise, then, that the Bruins wasted no time in congratulating David Ortiz on his induction into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Tuesday.

Ortiz has enjoyed his share of Boston Bruins games over the years, and this humble hockey writer will never forget the respect Big Papi had for B players when they visited Fenway Park for batting practice. years ago. Ortiz was quite confident that he could play football or basketball at a fairly high level, but he let out a characteristic laugh and an “impossible” when asked if he could ever be a good one. hockey player.

Congratulations to Big Papi on his Hall of Fame career, an incredible run with the Red Sox that resulted in three World Series titles and so many memorable moments that made him the best clutch hitter of his generation. , and arguably the greatest clutch hitter in MLB history. .

Now for the BHN Puck links:

*Great story from partner-in-crime Jimmy Murphy about Ray Bourque’s influence on Brad Marchand enjoying every interaction he has with fans and those viral moments Marchand is involved in. (Boston Hockey Now)

* While there was clearly some disappointment about NHL players skipping the Olympics, it opened the door to some great Olympic hockey stories. One of them is Landon Ferraro who is on the Team Canada roster and fulfilling Ray Ferraro’s dream of seeing his son play for gold while broadcasting the Winter Games. (Vancouver Hockey Now)

*The Washington Capitals are looking for Marc-André Fleury. Wouldn’t that be an interesting turn of events in the Caps’ goaltending situation? (Washington Hockey Now)

* Crazy props to Keith Yandle of Milton for becoming the NHL’s iron man after breaking Doug Jarvis’ record that stood for more than three decades. (Pucks with Haggs)

*Speaking of the Flyers, what will Flyers general manager Chuck Fletcher say today as his hockey team is in the midst of a franchise-worst 13-game losing streak? Is there anything to say? (Philly Hockey now)

* What a sneaky play by Buffalo Sabers backup goaltender Aaron Dell, who knocked out the Ottawa Senators’ best player, Drake Batherson, as he spun at high speed behind the net. Now Batherson is out with a long-term ankle injury and the Senators will be without their All-Star caliber player. Good to hear that Dell is going to face some extra discipline because it’s not the first time it’s done something like this. Just a dirty game from a goaltender who will never have to answer for his actions on the ice.

* USA Hockey NTDP Star Wars jerseys are always great, and this season is no different, so much so that Mark Hamill even said how much he loves them. The Force is strong in these hockey jerseys. (ESPN)

*For something completely different: Interesting article on why more Americans are starting their own businesses than ever before. (voice)