|Mar. 17 11:38 AM PT12:38 PM MT1:38 PM CT2:38 PM ET18:38 GMT2:38 AM 北京时间11:38 AM MST1:38 PM EST22:38 UAE14:38 ET - Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang has returned to practice nearly two months after suffering a stroke, but his return remains uncertain. Letang hasn't played since falling ill on Jan. 28, but says he is off the blood-thinning medication prescribed by doctors and is holding out hope he can play again this season.
Analysis: The 26-year-old admitted to some early jitters in practice before mixing it up at the end with teammate James Neal, who is coming back from a concussion.
|Feb. 27 4:37 PM PT5:37 PM MT6:37 PM CT7:37 PM ET0:37 GMT8:37 AM 北京时间5:37 PM MST7:37 PM EST4:37 UAE (+1)19:37 ET - Recovering from a stroke, Letang said his doctors have reassured him that he'll be play hockey again.
Analysis: When that could happen is unclear. The 26-year-old Letang spoke to the media before the Penguins faced Montreal on Thursday night, the first time he has spoken to reporters since having the stroke on a West Coast trip before the Olympic break.
|Jan. 31 1:28 PM PT2:28 PM MT3:28 PM CT4:28 PM ET21:28 GMT5:28 AM 北京时间2:28 PM MST4:28 PM EST1:28 UAE (+1)16:28 ET - Letang will be out for six-plus weeks after having a stroke.
Analysis: Penguins general manager Ray Shero announced Friday that Letang had a stroke last week. Shero says Letang will be treated with blood thinners, adding the stroke is not expected to threaten his career. His last game was Jan. 27 against Buffalo. He has 10 goals - matching a career high - and 18 assists in 34 games this season for the Eastern Conference-leading Penguins.
|Jan. 23 1:42 PM PT2:42 PM MT3:42 PM CT4:42 PM ET21:42 GMT5:42 AM 北京时间2:42 PM MST4:42 PM EST1:42 UAE (+1)16:42 ET - Letang was credited with his eighth assist in Wednesday's win over Montreal.
Analysis: Letang has six points in seven games since returning from injury.
|Dec. 15 10:08 PM PT11:08 PM MT12:08 AM CT1:08 AM ET6:08 GMT2:08 PM 北京时间11:08 PM MST1:08 AM EST10:08 UAE1:08 ET - Letang had an assist in his return Sunday and helped Pittsburgh top Winnipeg 6-5.
Analysis: The defenseman was on the ice for nearly 25 minutes after missing 10 games with an elbow injury.
|Sep. 30 7:04 PM PT8:04 PM MT9:04 PM CT10:04 PM ET2:04 GMT10:04 AM 北京时间7:04 PM MST9:04 PM EST6:04 UAE (+1)22:04 ET - Letang is starting the season on injured reserve with a lower-body injury.
Analysis: There are few details about Letang's injury, so continue to monitor the developments.
|Sep. 28 4:55 PM PT5:55 PM MT6:55 PM CT7:55 PM ET23:55 GMT7:55 AM 北京时间4:55 PM MST6:55 PM EST3:55 UAE (+1)19:55 ET - Letang is out indefinitely with what coach Dan Bylsma described as a lower-body injury.
Analysis: Letang did not skate Saturday with the rest of the team in West Point, N.Y., where the Penguins are spending the weekend in the run-up to the season opener against New Jersey. Bylsma said Letang will be re-evaluated when the Penguins return to Pittsburgh on Monday. There is no timetable for his return.
|July 2 2:26 PM PT3:26 PM MT4:26 PM CT5:26 PM ET21:26 GMT5:26 AM 北京时间2:26 PM MST4:26 PM EST1:26 UAE (+1)17:26 ET - Letang has received an eight-year, $58 million contract extension. He would have entered the final season of an existing contract that carried an annual salary-cap hit of $3.5 million. That will now jump to $7.25 beginning in 2014-15, before which Letang was scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent.
Analysis: Letang joins star centers Sidney Crosby (12 years, $104.4 million) and Evgeni Malkin (eight years, $76 million) as players the Penguins have given long-term contracts to in the past 13 months.
Patriots Head Coach Bill Belichick joins Dale and Steve DeOssie to talk about cutting the roster down to 53 players. Jimmy Garoppolo is set to start and play most, if not all of the preseason contest against the Giants. Bill also expressed his thoughts about the kicking game and how some of the new rules have affected the importance of it.
WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Chris Price discuss the news that Jimmy Garoppolo will get the start Thursday and play most of the game. They talk about what it might mean for Ryan Mallett.
Julian Edelman joins Christian and Danny Picard to talk about his approach going into the season, his performance this preseason, as well as the VMAs, and preventing cramps using mustard.
Jackie Mac joins the guys to discuss her thoughts on a possible mid-season tournament in the NBA, LeBron's return to Cleveland, trade rumors with the Celtics and Red Sox, and Darrelle Revis' contract situation.
Jackie MacMullan of ESPN Boston to talk about the Lebron James Saga, the possibility of Rajon Rondo being traded, and the future of Marcus Smart.
Former coach of Celtics 1st-round pick Marcus Smart, Travis Ford joins MFB to talk about what Celtics fans should expect from the strong point guard. Among other things, Coach Ford says Smart will be a hard worker, and will improve his shooting ability.
Kevin Millar checks in to talk about the Castillo signing, Giancarlo Stanton, and the MLB's pace of play.
The Sox outfielder joined Dave and Lou after the comeback win, in which he had three hits and knocked in the tying run.
On today's Bradfo Show we talk to Dr Ken Polivy, Spine Surgeon at the Newton Wellesley Orthopedic Associates, about Shane Victorino's recent back surgery.
Rob Bradford is joined by WEEI.com Bruins beat writer DJ Bean, as well as Boston sports fan/blogger Turtleboy to talk all things Bruins free agency. With the B's recent moves, the conversation turns to where the Bruins might next turn and what kind of dent losing Jarome Iginla and Shawn Thornton might make.
DJ discusses Shawn Thornton's new deal, and the on going negotiations with Jerome Iginla
DJ Bean joins the program to dismiss the recent rumors that the Bruins are in discussions to trade Brad Marchand to the Sharks for Patrick Marleau
Rick Stroud of the Tampa Times discussed the Logan Mankins deal.
Chris Nowinski discussed the future of Wes Welker.
The top stories of the day as recounted by Buck.
With the sudden and unexpected trade of Logan Mankins to Tampa, many are chalking this up to Bill Belichick getting rid of players immediately after their prime. MFB wonders if Tom Brady is immune to this strategy. How will he be treated towards the end?
With Logan Mankins shipped off to Tampa, and sophmore TE Tim Wright on his way to Foxboro, MFB discuss the possible leadership void and depth issues on the offensive line. Also, how does this trade compare to Belichick's release of Lawyer Milloy in 2003.
Tim is feeling closer God after a rough plane ride. Lou goes to Storyland and barely lives to tell about it. And Christian gets surprised with an early birthday present.
Dale, Field Yates, and Andy Hart give a brief preview of the AFC East.
Taylor Twellman, who had to end his career early due to concussions, discusses Wes Welker's most recent concussion.
Dale, Andy Hart, and Field Yates react to the Logan Mankins trade.
Co-founder and chairman of the Boston Beer Company, Jim Koch, talks about his Sam Adams beer and the history of his brewery.
Danny picard is filling in for Mikey and talks with CSNNE's Mike Giardi about Clay Buchholz heading up the Red Sox pitching rotation, and how the Patriots have looked through training camp so far.
Mut and Villani are talking about whether the Red Sox will give Jon Lester the type of contract he is looking for, or whether they might be shopping him with rumors of the Red Sox scouting Cole Hamels.
How can teams acquire players who are entering their primes without having to live through the potentially massive transition of prospects coming from the minors to the big leagues? The Red Sox have two such case studies. The signing of Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo represents one effort to acquire a player for his prime years for whom the transition to big league-caliber competition might not be turbulent. Red Sox assistant director of player personnel discusses the scouting process involved with landing Castillo. The episode also features Brock Holt, the one rookie who played at a consistently high level for the Red Sox this year. Holt explores some of the distinctions that might help to explain why he did not experience some of the struggles that characterized the seasons of Xander Bogaerts and Jackie Bradley Jr.
Rob Bradford is joined by Turtleboy of TurtleboySports.com to discuss which current major leaguers might be in line to become Hall of Famers. The duo dive into the difficulties facing the current crop of big leaguers when trying to reach Hall of Fame status.
Fantasy Football Drafts are now happening every day, so Pete Davidson and Jim Hackett have you covered. This Podcast focuses on the High Value Targets you can get in your drafts if you draft smartly. These players can slip to you and make a great impact on your roster as the season moves on. The draft is won in the middle to late rounds when the best upside players are taken. Jim and Pete give you in depth analysis on the High Value Targets to seek along with the Rookies that can make an impact this year. Jim and Pete will be back this Sunday morning too, on-air at WEEI FM 93.7 with even more. Prepare and enjoy!
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