Antiracism rally cites hockey tweets 
- Two days after an outpouring of racist tweets followed a Bruins game, an annual rally against racism in downtown Boston took on stronger purpose.

Antiracism rally cites hockey tweets

- Two days after an outpouring of racist tweets followed a Bruins game, an annual rally against racism in downtown Boston took on stronger purpose.

Racist reaction to finale tarnishes Bruins run 
- Bruins fans and others swapped racist comments on social media after a black forward for the Washington Capitals scored the decisive goal in overtime of Game 7.
(CHARLES KRUPA/ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Racist reaction to finale tarnishes Bruins run

- Bruins fans and others swapped racist comments on social media after a black forward for the Washington Capitals scored the decisive goal in overtime of Game 7.

(CHARLES KRUPA/ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Racist messages on Twitter follow Capitals’ goal 
- Washington Capitals forward Joel Ward was the hero of Wednesday night’s Game 7 of the Capitals-Bruins NHL playoff series, but his shining moment was followed by racial epithets posted to Twitter in the hours after the game.

Racist messages on Twitter follow Capitals’ goal

- Washington Capitals forward Joel Ward was the hero of Wednesday night’s Game 7 of the Capitals-Bruins NHL playoff series, but his shining moment was followed by racial epithets posted to Twitter in the hours after the game.

DAN SHAUGHNESSY
Season comes to a sudden end for champion Bruins 
- The Spoked-Bs were sent home Wednesday night, losing Game 7 of their first-round series to the upstart Washington Capitals in front of a stunned TD Garden sellout crowd.

DAN SHAUGHNESSY

Season comes to a sudden end for champion Bruins

- The Spoked-Bs were sent home Wednesday night, losing Game 7 of their first-round series to the upstart Washington Capitals in front of a stunned TD Garden sellout crowd.

Game 7 experience helps Tim Thomas 
- In a lot of ways, the euphoric alls and the cruel nothings of Game 7s are all Bruins goalie Tim Thomas has ever known.

Game 7 experience helps Tim Thomas

- In a lot of ways, the euphoric alls and the cruel nothings of Game 7s are all Bruins goalie Tim Thomas has ever known.

Bruins need all four lines producing 
- The Bruins’ most recent Game 7, last year in the Stanley Cup Finals, serves as a reminder of how everybody plays a role when great things happen in the playoffs.

Bruins need all four lines producing

- The Bruins’ most recent Game 7, last year in the Stanley Cup Finals, serves as a reminder of how everybody plays a role when great things happen in the playoffs.

Language is no barrier for the Bruins 
- The Bruins have a multinational roster of players who speak nine languages, led by captain Zdeno Chara, who is fluent in six — and learning Italian.

Language is no barrier for the Bruins

- The Bruins have a multinational roster of players who speak nine languages, led by captain Zdeno Chara, who is fluent in six — and learning Italian.

Bruins enjoy rest day in Washington 
- The Bruins and Capitals are awaiting whether Nicklas Backstrom will be disciplined for his match penalty at the end of Game 3.

Bruins enjoy rest day in Washington

- The Bruins and Capitals are awaiting whether Nicklas Backstrom will be disciplined for his match penalty at the end of Game 3.

NHL PLAYOFFS: GAME 1 | BRUINS 1, CAPITALS 0 IN OT
Bruins win playoff opener 
- Chris Kelly ripped a slap shot over rookie goalie Braden Holtby at 1:18 of overtime to give the Bruins a 1-0 Game 1 win at TD Garden.

NHL PLAYOFFS: GAME 1 | BRUINS 1, CAPITALS 0 IN OT

Bruins win playoff opener

- Chris Kelly ripped a slap shot over rookie goalie Braden Holtby at 1:18 of overtime to give the Bruins a 1-0 Game 1 win at TD Garden.

TONY MASSAROTTI
The true Golden Age of Boston sports
- As we remember that that no American city has had quite a run like this one, here are a few thoughts on the state of the current teams.

TONY MASSAROTTI

The true Golden Age of Boston sports

- As we remember that that no American city has had quite a run like this one, here are a few thoughts on the state of the current teams.