November 7, 2018

Bruins aim to stave off sweep by Canucks

BOSTON — Their three-game winning streak snapped by a shootout loss in Detroit Tuesday night, the Vancouver Canucks go for a sweep of their two-game season series with the Bruins when they visit TD Garden Thursday night.

Panthers begin important stretch vs. Oilers

This wasn’t supposed to happen. The Florida Panthers started slowly last year, but — from Jan. 30 to the end of the regular season — were the best team in the Eastern Conference, falling just one point short of the playoffs.

Packers aim to start turnaround vs. Dolphins

In 2016, the Green Bay Packers were 4-6 when quarterback Aaron Rodgers proclaimed the team was capable of running the table. On cue, the Packers reeled off six consecutive wins to get in the playoffs, then advanced to the NFC Championship Game.