1. The Best Boston Bruins Lineup of All Time

    A day late and a dollar short. That's my life in a nutshell. But, I have composed the greatest Boston Bruins lineup of all time. When looking at an "Original Six" franchise, compiling a team with only 21 starting players is tough...

    Mark Marino Written by Mark Marino about 6 years ago 388 reads 27 comments

  2. Raynell Williams Wins U.S. Boxing Debut in Beijing

    19-year-old Raynell Williams won his Olympic debut for the United States in the opening rounds of the featherweight division today with a decisive victory over Italy's Alessio Di Savino, 9-1...

    Mark Marino Written by Mark Marino about 6 years ago 370 reads 0 comments

  3. Olympic Wrestling Will Be Under the Radar in the U.S.

    Will the USA Men's basketball team win Olympic Gold? Will Michael Phelps place in eight medal swimming competitions? Why are we so caught up in the political aspects of the Olympics, every ...

    Mark Marino Written by Mark Marino about 6 years ago 2,729 reads 6 comments

  4. UFC 83: Is Matt Serra Sending the Wrong Message?

    I finally had a weekend off. It must have been 4-5 months since I had two-consecutive days off in a row—let alone a weekend. So I debated whether-or-not to shell out the $44.95+ tax for the UFC 83 pay-per-view...

    Mark Marino Written by Mark Marino about over 6 years ago 64 reads 60 comments

  5. Bruins-Canadiens: No Quit for Boston in Game Six

    The Boston Bruins have stunned the critics and forced this series to a seventh game. They scored a nail-biting 5-4 victory over the Montreal Canadiens tonight at the TD BankNorth Garden...

    Mark Marino Written by Mark Marino about over 6 years ago 1,081 reads 2 comments

  6. NHL Playoffs: Montreal Fans Invade Boston

    It was just another day at the office for me, well, in the kitchen that is. I travel 36 miles to Boston. Hop on I-93, park at the Government Center Parking garage and walk a few blocks down Merrimac St...

    Mark Marino Written by Mark Marino about over 6 years ago 647 reads 2 comments

  7. NHL Eastern Conference Playoff Predictions

    The 2007-2008 NHL playoffs are read-to-go - and it took the last games of the regular season today in the Eastern Conference to begin the seeding. And a good thing for the NHL this time around - we get to see some serious rivalries...

    Mark Marino Written by Mark Marino about over 6 years ago 3,217 reads 6 comments

  8. Bruins-Devils: Boston Loses in Shootout, Point Streak Still Alive

    Exactly one year ago today, Claude Julien was released from his duties as head coach of the New Jersey Devils, despite having a 102-point season and en-route to the playoffs...

    Mark Marino Written by Mark Marino about over 6 years ago 410 reads 2 comments

  9. Boston Bruins Look to Even the Score

    The Boston Bruins look for their fourth win in their last five games, as they travel to New Jersey tonight to take on the third place Devils, who have already clinched a playoff spot...

    Mark Marino Written by Mark Marino about over 6 years ago 703 reads 1 comments

  10. Positive Aspects of the New NHL Rules

    In 2005, the NHL implemented numerous rule changes and altered the dimensions of the rink. Three years later, regular season play is now coming to an end under the "New NHL...

    Mark Marino Written by Mark Marino about over 6 years ago 843 reads 2 comments

  11. NHL Shootout Debate: A Crummy Marketing Ploy

    I think I just witnessed one of the best goalie duels today, thus far, this NHL season. And like most great games that go into overtime, the hard work and great team effort from the players during the previous 65 minutes is decided by foolish shootout...

    Mark Marino Written by Mark Marino about over 6 years ago 1,303 reads 16 comments

  12. Bruins-Lightning: Boston Loses, Again

    The Boston Bruins have now lost their last six-of-seven games tonight, against the second worst team in the league - Tampa Bay Lightning - 3-1.Finally, the Bruins showed some sort of offense, by firing 36 shots on-goal tonight...

    Mark Marino Written by Mark Marino about over 6 years ago 558 reads 0 comments

  13. Boston Bruins: Not-So-Hot in March

    The Boston Bruins' playoff hopes are continuing to diminish this month, after yet another loss last night to the Ottawa Senators, 4-1. Zdeno Chara missed his second game in a row, due to an upper-body injury—and is still listed as day-to-day...

    Mark Marino Written by Mark Marino about over 6 years ago 599 reads 2 comments

  14. Under the Radar: Sergei Samsonov

    Sergei Samsonov has been one of the more underrated players in the NHL during the past two months. The Russian-born sniper has paid dividends to the Carolina Hurricanes in the midst of their Southeast dominance...

    Mark Marino Written by Mark Marino about over 6 years ago 753 reads 6 comments

  15. #5 seeds Meet: San Jose-Ottawa Recap

    The contenders for the fifth seed in both the Eastern and Western Conferences squared off in an overtime duel tonight...

    Mark Marino Written by Mark Marino about over 6 years ago 494 reads 0 comments

  16. Boston Red Sox: Are you Serious?

    The 2007 World Series Champs played today in two scrimmage games against college teams.The Boston Red Sox played back-to-back intermural games against Boston College and Northeastern.Obviously, the BoSox prevailed in both games...

    Mark Marino Written by Mark Marino about over 6 years ago 762 reads 11 comments

  17. Boston Bruins: Five in a Row

    While the Boston Bruins made no moves by the trade deadline, they improved to a five-game winning streak in impressive fashion tonight, outscoring the Pittsburgh Penguins, 5-1...

    Mark Marino Written by Mark Marino about over 6 years ago 509 reads 0 comments

  18. The Eastern Conference Shuffle

    The Eastern Conference has been like board games as of late. Teams have been up-down and in-and-out of the playoff picture, like Chutes and Ladders.Grab your wooden letters, place them carefully and strategically on the Scrabble board...

    Mark Marino Written by Mark Marino about over 6 years ago 1,321 reads 5 comments

  19. Bruins-Maple Leafs: Boston Escapes With One Point

    The Boston Bruins were victims to the Toronto Maple Leafs last night, in overtime, 4-3 loss in. Although slipping to 2-4-1 in February, the black-and-gold left Toronto, adding another point to the standings, and back into 8th place in the East...

    Mark Marino Written by Mark Marino about over 6 years ago 1,523 reads 2 comments

  20. Bruins-Maple Leafs: Wicked Important Game for Boston Tonight

    The Boston Bruins look to make it their fourth straight road win tonight in Toronto—despite being 2-4 in the month of February thus far...

    Mark Marino Written by Mark Marino about over 6 years ago 944 reads 1 comments

  21. NHL Rumors: Peter Forsberg Back to the Flyers?

    The Philadelphia Flyers are in the midst of a five game losing streak, and if that's not enough, they are without Simon Gagne, who is out until at least next week with yet another concussion...

    Mark Marino Written by Mark Marino about over 6 years ago 2,144 reads 9 comments

  22. NHL Trade Deadline: Who's on the Move?

    The NHL trade deadline is right around the corner, and the rumors are already flying. Who's on the block? What team is going to make that blockbuster move by February 26th?A number of big-time players are out there for the taking...

    Mark Marino Written by Mark Marino about over 6 years ago 1,704 reads 2 comments

  23. 56th Annual Beanpot Tournament: Year of the Eagles

    It's finally February and that means it’s time for the ultimate of all Boston sports traditions: The Beanpot. What Boston hockey fans often call the BU Invitational or the "social event of winter season" is now underway...

    Mark Marino Written by Mark Marino about over 6 years ago 600 reads 0 comments

  24. The Latest Technology in Hockey: Battery-Powered Skates

    Quebec manufacturers, Therma Blade Inc., have recently designed a battery-charged ice hockey skate that literally heats up the competition...

    Mark Marino Written by Mark Marino about almost 7 years ago 4,582 reads 5 comments

  25. Minnesota Wild to Pavol Demitra: Welcome Back

    The Minnesota Wild sure were glad to have Pavol Demitra back in their lineup last night.Demitra, who has missed 13 of the team's last 15 games with a groin injury, returned to the ice in a 3-1 home win over the Phoenix Coyotes...

    Mark Marino Written by Mark Marino about almost 7 years ago 575 reads 0 comments