BOSTON (AP) - The Bruins host the Capitals tonight for the second time in six days. Boston is going for its third straight victory since a weekend loss to the Capitals. The B's lost 4-2 Saturday to Washington, but have rebounded to win two straight, including Tuesday's 4-1 victory over Florida.
BOSTON (AP) - The Bruins have obtained defenseman Andrej Meszaros from the Flyers for a 2014 third-round draft choice ahead of yesterday's trade deadline. The 28-year-old Meszaros played 38 games this season for the Flyers with five goals and 12 assists. The nine-year veteran's first two seasons with the Flyers were limited by a back injury in 2011-12, Achilles tendon surgery after that season and a shoulder injury in 2012-13.
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) - The Red Sox are visiting the Marlins' spring training home in Jupiter, Florida, this afternoon. The Sox lost 8-6 to Cardinals yesterday afternoon. Allen Webster, Drake Britton, Alex Wilson and Miguel Celestino are all slated to see action on the mound for Boston today.
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) - Red Sox relief pitcher Rich Hill says his infant son has died. Hill arrived at spring training last night after staying in Boston to be with his family. Rich Hill says Brooks Hill was born December 26th with multiple health issues. ESPNBoston.com reports Hill's family has joined him in Florida.
DURHAM, N.H. (AP) - University of New Hampshire officials say they fired the college's director of basketball operations due to allegations he secretly took pictures of male athletes in a locker room. Officials identified the former staffer as 50-year-old Scott Weitzell of Newmarket. Weitzell is accused of taking the pictures during a game at the University of Vermont January 20th.
TAUNTON, Mass. (AP) - The governing body for high school sports in Massachusetts is warning students to stay away from offers to participate in paid wrestling matches. The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association says a man has been reaching out to male student-athletes on Facebook, offering cash to compete in unsanctioned wrestling matches at hotels.
TODAY'S NEW ENGLAND SPORTS SCHEDULE:
Washington at Boston, 7 p.m.
Boston vs. Miami at Jupiter, Fla., 1:05 p.m.
MEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL:
Rider vs. Monmouth (N.J.), at Springfield, Mass., 5 p.m.
Saint Peter's vs. Fairfield, at Springfield, Mass., 7:30 p.m.
Marist vs. Niagara, at Springfield, Mass., 10 p.m.
WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL:
Georgia Tech vs. Virginia-Boston College winner, 6 p.m.
Saint Joseph's vs. George Mason-UMass winner, 2:30 p.m.
Duquesne vs. Rhode Island, 7:30 p.m.
Niagara vs. Monmouth (N.J.), at Springfield, Mass., 9:30 a.m.
Manhattan vs. Siena, at Springfield, Mass., Noon
Rider vs. Saint Peter's, at Springfield, Mass., 2:30 p.m.
Holy Cross at Bucknell, 7 p.m.
Boston U. at Army, 7:30 p.m.
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