BOSTON Teams

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.

Prospect Profile: Isaac Yiadom (0:31)

Game 7even

The Boston Bruins. The Toronto Maple Leafs. Don La Greca is here to preview tonight's Game 7. Also, which players does Don miss the most in these playoffs?

BBTN: Acuna Promotion, AL West Rivalry, Yanks Rolling

Buster talks to Jerry Crasnick about Atlanta's promotion of Ronald Acuna, the Angels-Astros rivalry, Derek Jeter and more (3:54). Plus, David O'Brien on Acuna (:17), Coley Harvey on Didi Gregorius' hot month (29:58) and Paul Hembekides on the underappreciation of Mookie Betts and more (36:35).

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Emily Kaplan ESPN 

Bruins defenseman Torey Krug on the team's mood ahead of Game 7.

Smart provides boost as Celtics take Bucks (1:04)
Stevens says Smart brought great energy (1:15)
Celtics take physical Game 5 (2:04)
Smart returns in big way (0:59)
Holt ties the game in the 9th (0:24)