Welcome to the first installment of Boston Sports This Week, to be featured here every Monday.
Bruins fans, we feel your pain. Your beloved NHL is in a lockout, and the Boston Bruins won't be playing any games for quite some time. It's a bummer, we know, but we have you covered during the lockout with Bruins Lockout Central.
The NHL announced the cancellation of its preseason games through Sept. 30 due to the recent work stoppage.
Milan Lucic is now the highest paid forward on the Boston Bruins after signing a three-year contract extension worth $18 million.
Kevin Ollie has signed a one-year, $650,000 contract to be the next UConn men's basketball head coach. Ollie, 40, is taking over for Jim Calhoun, who's set to announce his retirement on Thursday.
Dating can be dangerous: Tyler Seguin narrowly avoided getting seriously injured during a Lowell Spinners game while speed dating some of his fans.