The Red Sox and Bruins postponed their Friday night games, hours before police in Boston took the second suspect in Monday's marathon bombings into custody following a long manhunt in the city.
Joe Thornton returned to Boston in his 1,001st NHL game for a video tribute and an early assist as the Sharks beat the defending Stanley Cup champion Bruins 4-2 on Saturday night.
Boston Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli made his first roster move in his new job on Tuesday, signing Boston College left wing and Hobey Baker finalist Chris Collins.
Brian Leetch on Wednesday signed a one-year contract on Wednesday with the Boston Bruins.
According to a league source, University of Minnesota forward Phil Kessel has decided to forego the final three years of his college eligibility and sign a three-year contract with the Boston Bruins.
The Boston Bruins have turned to Peter Chiarelli to fix the franchise.