Baseball Magazine

So How Do You Top This Night, Boston?

By Theomnipotentq @TheMightyQuinn
So How Do You Top This Night, Boston?Congratulations to my all my friends who support the Boston Bruins, as they won their first Stanley Cup championship with a 4-0 whitewash of the Vancouver Canucks on the road in Vancouver.
The Bruins become only the third team to win a Game 7 championship game on the road in the last 32 years, joining the Pittsburgh Penguins of 2009 and the Pittsburgh Pirates of 1979 in turning the trick.
Tim Thomas was named Conn Smythe winner as MVP.
BTW, did you know their was a lunar eclipse tonight? Yep, the Bruins win their first Stanley Cup in 39 years, and when the Red Sox won their first title in 86 years in 2004 the same lunar eclipse happened on both nights. Wow.
It was a truly embarrassing performance by the hometown Canucks, as the Bruins outplayed them in every facet of the game. The Bruins truly deserved this trophy, especially after the really embarrassing loss in the playoffs last year, when the Philadelphia Flyers came from 0-3 down in the second round to beat the Bruins four straight.
It's been an amazing last ten years in Boston-area sports, and guess which of the four teams now has the longest title drought? Yes, it's the Patriots, who have not won a Super Bowl since 2005!
The city of Boston is now the first city ever to have a team in each of the major sports to win a title within seven years. Quite amazing.
And I'm sure many Boston sports fans might not have been paying close attention tonight, but Josh Beckett pitched his first career one-hitter, as the Sox turned the tables on Tampa Bay with a 3-0 win.
The Sox had only one hit going into the seventh inning, but Kevin Youkilis hit a three-run home run off Jeremy Hellickson to give the Red Sox all the offense they needed. Reid Brignac singled off Beckett in the third and that was all the TB offense for the night. Brignac was also the only man left on base by either team.
New York's win over Texas keeps the Red Sox lead at 1 1/2 games.
A Tim Thomas shutout brings a Stanley Cup, and Josh Beckett just misses a no-hitter. Not a bad night to be a Boston sports fan.
And let's hope this isn't the last title for the city of Boston for 2011.

You Might Also Like :

Back to Featured Articles on Logo Paperblog

These articles might interest you :

  • See What I Have Done – Sarah Schmidt

    What Have Done Sarah Schmidt

    Historical Fiction4*s Lizzie Borden took an axe And gave her mother forty whacks. When she saw what she had done, She gave her father forty-one. Read more

    7 hours, 16 minutes ago by   Cleopatralovesbooks
    BOOKS, CULTURE
  • Hubby and I Tested Out The 2017 Toyota RAV4 !!!

    Hubby Tested 2017 Toyota RAV4

    Hi Huneybees,Hubby and I love going out for rides and recently we had the Toyota Rav4 Premium 2.0 to join us. I've always been a fan of the RAV4 series for its... Read more

    7 hours, 19 minutes ago by   Huney_84
    LIFESTYLE, SHOPPING, TV & VIDEO
  • Concert Review: The Price of Reinvention

    Concert Review: Price Reinvention

    Soprano Natalie Dessay returns to Carnegie Hall. by Paul J. Pelkonen Natalie Dessay. Photo © Sony Classical. Natalie Dessay is no stranger to adversity. Read more

    7 hours, 51 minutes ago by   Superconductor
    CULTURE, THEATRE & OPERA
  • Chicken with Cherry Tomatoes and Capers

    Chicken with Cherry Tomatoes Capers

    There are normally only two of us eating in this house and so I normally try to cut recipes in half for us, or create dishes which are simple and make just... Read more

    9 hours, 19 minutes ago by   Mariealicerayner
    FOOD & DRINK, RECIPES
  • AMPM Cafe Rajouri Garden Where Shakes Shake You More Than Music

    AMPM Cafe Rajouri Garden Where Shakes Shake More Than Music

    Well, there are a lot of winning factors that AMPM Cafe Bar has to gain your presence frequently. Though its rooftop fourth floor and fifth floor are silent... Read more

    10 hours, 21 minutes ago by   Jaideep Khanduja
    DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • FFS Friday - Gone

    This week Tiger has actually done a few things around the house and he's so proud of himself. FFS. It's not anything amazing, just things that he should be doin... Read more

    10 hours, 50 minutes ago by   Glossqueen
    HAIR & BEAUTY, SELF EXPRESSION
  • The Hagar-Sarah Conundrum (Yet Another Question for the UUA Presidential...

    Susan. Alison. Jeanne. I've been trying to find a way to ask this question and not sound like an angry black woman. I have figured out in the process that I... Read more

    11 hours ago by   Eastofmidnight
    POLITICS, SOCIETY

Magazines