Friday Sports Briefs

Congratulations to the Boston Bruins As you all know by now, the Boston Bruins defeated the Vancouver Canucks to bring the Stanley Cup back to Boston for the first time in 39 years.  Boston goalie Tim Thomas was awarded Conn Smythe Trophy as the playoff MVP.  ESPNBoston.com’s Joe McDonald has written a nice piece on […]

Fan’s Close Encounter with Rick Rypien Unlikely to Produce Large Settlement

The story of the Minnesota Wild Fan who was grabbed by Vancouver Canucks’ player Rick Rypien during a game last week drew national attention.  The attention only increased when the fan, twenty-eight year-old James Engquist, made a statement containing a legal buzzword: “I was assaulted, that’s just the bottom line.” Engquist then sought an attorney.   Many fans have speculated that […]