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Posts Tagged ‘td banknorth garden’

Celtics Trade Cassell to Sacramento

Posted by Ace Staff on February 17th, 2009

The Boston Celtics have completed a trade with the Sacramento Kings that will swap Sam Cassell and cash for a conditional second-round pick and cash. The likely result of this deal will be an open roster spot for the C’s, Cassell being released by the Kings, and the protected draft pick staying in Sacramento. While Cassell had not seen action in any of the C’s games so far this season, he was a constant presence on the bench and in warmups. This move gives Boston more options in pursuing more bench depth and a veteran presence (aquiring Stephon Marbury is still a possibility). Boston Celtics tickets are available now!

Celtics Late Rally Tops Mavs

Posted by Ace Staff on February 13th, 2009

The Boston Celtics made a dramatic comeback on Thursday night to finish the first half of the season with a .800 winning percentage. Rajon Rondo had his second career triple double, although his coach Doc Rivers was not there to see it. Rivers was ejected in the third quarter after a heated exchange between Kevin Garnett and Dirk Nowitzki. Garnett racked up three fouls, and River had two technicals for arguing in less than a minute of game time. “It gave us a nice little spark,” Pierce told Stephen Hawkins of the AP. “It can go one of two ways. The coach is gone in the last game before the All-Star break, you can pack it in. But this group is very competitive. We’re going to fight.” That spark took a Celtics team down by 15 to getting their first lead of the game on a Paul Pierce jumper. The Celtics had 30 points in a defensively dominant fourth quarter; only allowing 17 points. The Celtics head into the All-Star Break with a 44-11 record, good for first place in the Eastern Conference. The C’s lead the Cleveland Cavaliers by two games, and the Orlando Magic by four. Boston Celtics Tickets are available now!

Celtics Start Road Trip With a Win

Posted by Ace Staff on February 12th, 2009

After losing their last two contests at home to the Lakers and Spurs, the Boston Celtics found a way to come together and defeat the Hornets 89-77 in New Orleans.  Paul Pierce led the C’s in scoring with 30 points, and Garnett added 14 points while pulling down 10 boards.  Eddie House chipped in with 12 points, scoring eight in the final period as he filled in well for Ray Allen, who missed the second half after hyperextending his thumb. Chris Paul returned last night after missing 4 games due to a right groin strain.  He finished with 13 points and five assists in his 32 minutes played.  David West and Hilton Armstrong scored 15 and 14 despite the Hornets coming up short. Last nights game marked the first of six straight road games against Western Conference teams for the C’s.  Ray Allen is due to come back tonight as the Celtics travel to Dallas to match up against the Mavericks at 9:30 p.m.  He will also be recognized as an All-Star due to the recent injury of Orlando’s Jameer Nelson.  Look for the Big 3 Sunday night as they represent the Eastern Conference in the 2009 All-Star game. Boston Celtics tickets are available now!

Robert Horry Interested in Joining the Green

Posted by Ace Staff on February 11th, 2009

The Sacramento Bee is reporting that perpetual playoff weapon off the bench, Robert Horry, wants to return to pro ball this season. While he would love to rejoin the Spurs, his friendship with former Rockets teammate Sam Cassell also opens up the possibility of joining the Boston Celtics. Horry made light of a towel-throwing incident with current Boston GM Danny Ainge, joking that it would be all over the media within moments if he went to the C’s. The Celtics are still looking for veteran depth, especially given PJ Brown’s likely decision to retire. Boston Celtics tickets are available now.

Sharks Late Rally Downs Bruins

Posted by Ace Staff on February 11th, 2009

The two top teams in the NHL met up at the TD Banknorth Garden on Tuesday night. The Eastern-conference-leading Boston Bruins had 85 points, and the Sharks topped the West with 79. Milan Lucic had two goals in the first period to give the B’s a 2-1 lead for most of the game. Unfortunately for Boston, their solid game would fall apart in the third period. Boston was 0-4 on the power play, and sloppy play late in the game led to a four-goal third period for the Shark, including a 9:48 goal by former Bruin Joe Thornton. Shark left winger Ryane Clone took home the first star, with an outstanding 3 assists (including the game tying and game winning goals). Boston’s left winger Lucic’s two goals got him the second star. The Boston Bruins embark on a six-game road trip starting with a game against the Devils in NJ on Friday, Feburary 13th. Boston Bruins tickets are available now!

Celtics Fall to Late Spurs Rally

Posted by Ace Staff on February 9th, 2009

With just 45 seconds to go in the 4th quarter of last night’s game, the Celtics held a one point lead. Boston’s costly mistakes and San Antonio’s stellar play led to 11 straight points to leave the game at a 105-99 final. Manu Ginobli’s steal off of Ray Allen’s inbound pass put the game out of reach.

“We’ve got a tough task in front of us, going on the road for the next couple of weeks, and we’ve got to make up some ground,” Celtics Captain Paul Pierce told Jimmy Golen of the AP. “We have our work cut out for us. This is a big road trip for us.”

The Celtics go to New Orleans to face the Hornets on February 11th.

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Flyers Out Sick; Bruins Capitalize

Posted by Ace Staff on February 5th, 2009

Philadelphia Flyers captain Mike Richards, forward Scottie Upshall, and defensemen Braydon Coburn all sat last night due to illness, only to watch the Bruins out-tough the rest of their squad 3-1 last night in Philadelphia.  Going into the third period the game was tied 1-1 until the Flyers collapsed giving up two goals to David Krejci and Dennis Wideman 35 seconds apart. Goalie stand out Tim Thomas made 14 of his 25 saves all in the first period.  Between Thomas and Manny Fernandez, the Bruins have allowed the fewest amount of goals this season out of any team at 114.   Following the game Wideman expressed the confidence he has in his squad. “As a team lately, we’ve come together and we’ve been playing quite well as a group defensively.” This is Boston’s third win in a row as they hold on to their #1 spot in the NHL league rankings.  The Bruins look to keep the win streak alive as they hit the road and head north to match up against the Ottawa senators tonight at 7:00 p.m. Boston Bruins tickets are available now!

Ray Allen's Buzzer Beater Tops Sixers

Posted by Ace Staff on February 4th, 2009

With half a second to go, Ray Allen fired off a game-winning 3-pointer to give the Celtics their 12th consecutive win. Without Kevin Garnett for the second consecutive game, the rest of the team had to step it up again. Paul Pierce was stellar again, scoring 29 points with 7 rebounds and 6 assists-including the game winner to Allen. “I got to my spot and (Pierce) made a great play,”Allen told AP writer Dan Gelston. Allen’s recent stellar play seems to be giving him a shot at the All-Star team. “I think he’s an All-Star,” Doc Rivers told the AP“If they make an injury substitution, I think those shots clinched it.” Glen Davis continues to make a huge impact as KG’s replacement. Big Baby had a  doubl-double (12 points, 11 rebounds) and managed to stay out of foul trouble for most of the game. Boston Celtics tickets are available now!

Harvard Gives BU a Scare at the Beanpot

Posted by Ace Staff on February 3rd, 2009

The 57th annual Beanpot tournament took off last night at the TD Banknorth Garden.  The lasting tradition features Boston University, Harvard, Northeastern University, and Boston College, as they compete for bragging rights for what school best represents Boston Hockey for the year. The tournament opened up with #1 ranked Boston University against Harvard.  B.U. managed to barely escape with a 4-3 win.  Harvard started hot scoring the first two goals of the game.  B.U. quickly responded with two goals of their own 1:43 seconds apart.  The third period started with B.U. Junior Zach Cohen scoring to take the lead, only for Harvard to tie the game back up three minutes later.  With two minutes left Terriers Jason Lawrence scored the go ahead goal. Harvard then took control and got a shot off past goalie Kieren Millan, but the puck crossed the goal line one second too late and was beat by the buzzer. The Following game featured Northeastern as they soared over the defending champion B.C. Eagles 6-1. Brad Thiessen came up with 45 saves as the Huskies advance to their first Beanpot final in four years.  The game was tied 1-1 in the first period when Greg Costa scored off a rebound to give Northeastern the lead.  The Huskies cruised from there scoring four more goals as Thiessen stopped everything that came his way. Theissen will look to lead Northeastern next Monday as they take on B.U. in the finals.  Harvard will face off against B.C. in the consolation match.  Look for a high intense atmosphere in the Garden between the players on the ice and between rival fans side by side in the stands. Beanpot Tickets are available now!

Celtics Win 11th Straight, Without KG

Posted by Ace Staff on February 2nd, 2009

In Sunday’s matchup, former Celtics put up 61 points on their old team. Current Celtic Paul Pierce answered with a 36-point, 8 rebound, 6 assist effort in the absence of the “biggest” of the Big Three. “I just try to give the game what it needs. Today, I thought it needed my scoring,” Paul told Jimmy Golen of the AP. “You go off and say ‘Hey, I’ve still got it.’ Even at 31.” Al Jefferson, a major piece in the deal that brought Kevin Garnett over from the Timberwolves, had 34 Pts and 11 rebounds against his old club. Boston led by as many as 21, but a 15 of 17 Minnesota run eventually put them within 5 points. But Allen and Pierce had a jumper and two free throws to put the C’s back up by 9