BOSTON Teams

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Celtics assistant Jay Larranaga interviewed for the New York Knicks coaching vacancy last week between Games 3 and 4 of Boston's first-round series vs. the Milwaukee Bucks. "They're in the middle of their process. We're in the middle of our process. I appreciated them coming out here. Obviously all my focus is on the Milwaukee Bucks."

Bruins fueled by big 3rd period to win Game 7 (0:35)

Emily Kaplan ESPN 

Patrice Bergeron on Tuukka Rask: "We believe in him so much....there was never a doubt in our minds he would pull through."

Emily Kaplan ESPN 

Rookie Jake DeBrusk, who had a huge Game 7, is definitely feeling it postgame - manning a media scrum for 10 minutes and counting. On his big night: "I'm looking forward to checking my phone, for sure."

Emily Kaplan ESPN 

Danton Heinen told me he had chills before he went on the ice tonight. Brad Marchand on how the crowd sustained the energy: "You could barely hear yourself think on the ice, you could barely hear the coaches."

Emily Kaplan ESPN 

Tuukka Rask: "That was one of the better Game 7's you'll see." Said he felt good since the start and his confidence didn't waver. "It's a little bit different when you have experience in these kinds of games. We stayed calm."

Red Sox snap 3-game skid with win over Jays (0:52)

Greg Wyshynski ESPN 

This Game 7 loss to Boston officially ends the honeymoon/first-round education process for the Toronto Maple Leafs. One and done in the playoffs won't cut it next season. Neither will one goal and one assist in seven games for Auston Matthews, a franchise player who was a complete passenger in this postseason.

Betts mashes two dingers for Boston (0:43)

Emily Kaplan ESPN 

In perhaps his final home game, after 42 years as the Boston Bruins anthem singer, Rene Rancourt goes with... so many fist pumps, I lost count.

Greg Wyshynski ESPN 

The nominees for the Jack Adams Award for coach of the year, as voted on by the NHL Broadcasters Association: Jared Bednar of the Colorado Avalanche, Bruce Cassidy of the Boston Bruins and Gerard Gallant of the Vegas Golden Knights. One wishes there was an extra slot for John Hynes of the New Jersey Devils, whose team improved by 27 points, but these are solid choices. Gallant's going win in a landslide for guiding the expansion Knights to a 109-point season and a division title.

Prospect Profile: Kamrin Moore (0:41)

Emily Kaplan ESPN 

Game 7 is (almost) here. This morning, Patrice Bergeron said he'd think of advice passed on from Mark Recchi, who has played in 11 career Game 7s: "Go in, have fun, embrace the challenge."

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Last 2 Minute report from Celtics-Bucks Game 5 confirmed a missed 24-second violation and the league also said Al Horford should have been called for travel before the shot.