The Black Keys just recently revealed a string of North American concert dates in support of their seventh studio album El Camino. The new project debuted at number two on the Billboard 200, selling 206,000 copies in its first week to become the highest charting position the group has ever reached in the U.S. (more)
The Boston Celtics agreed to a sign-and-trade deal this afternoon that will send free agent forward Glen ‘Big Baby’ Davis to the Orlando Magic for forward Brandon Bass.
The 6-foot-8, 240-pound Bass is coming off his best season as a pro, averaging 11.2 points and 5.6 rebounds over 26.1 minutes per game. (more)
British alt-rock band Coldplay will return to Boston Sunday, July 29th for a show at TD Garden as part of their 2012 North American tour. The string of U.S. concerts will begin at the Rose Garden Arena in Portland, OR Tuesday, April 24th and conclude at Xcel Energy Center in St Paul, MN Saturday, August 11th. (more)
Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask collected 34 saves and allowed in just 1-of-3 Columbus shootout attempts, leading Boston to win 2-1 last night at TD Garden for their seventh consecutive victory. The B’s were outshot 31-27 by the Blue Jackets but stayed in the game courtesy of Adam McQuaid finding the net through traffic 4:24 into the second period. (more)
Bruins LW Benoit Pouliot notched the go-ahead goal with 3:01 left in regulation to lift Boston past the New Jersey Devils 4-3 yesterday at TD Garden. The B’s have now won six straight, pushing themselves back into the playoff discussion after spending the early part of the season at the bottom of the Eastern Conference. (more)
The Boston Bruins are back to their winning ways, boasting an undefeated 5-0 record in November with two additional home games to look forward to this week. Boston’s second-year forward Tyler Seguin has recently been named the NHL’s First Star of the Week. (more)
Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson will be back in action Monday, November 14th at TD Garden as part of WWE’s Monday Night Raw. The People’s Champion recently accepted an invitation to tag-team with John Cena for the 25th anniversary of Survivor Series Sunday, November 20th at Madison Square Garden. (more)
Brad Marchand netted two goals and Tyler Seguin contributed a goal and an assist to help the Boston Bruins back up to a .500 record in yesterday’s 6-3 win over the Edmonton Oilers at TD Garden. Boston is certainly playing like contenders again, scoring 24 goals in the midst of their current 4-game win streak. (more)
David Krejci contributed a goal and two assists as Tuukka Rask racked up 24 saves for Boston to claim victory over the New York Islanders 6-2 last night at TD Garden. Five different Bruins put one in net to help Rask earn his first win of the season. (more)
Cirque Du Soleil’s Michael Jackson THE IMMORTAL World Tour will make its way up to the New England area next summer, hitting up Worcester’s DCU Center May 16-17 and Boston’s TD Garden August 3-4.
Other East Coast cities taking part in the nation-wide tour include New York City, Newark, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Atlanta, Washington DC, Orlando and Miami. (more)