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On The Fly: Bruins Fire Julien When City Is Focused On Patriots Parade

On The Fly: Bruins Fire Julien When City Is Focused On Patriots Parade

Claude Julien had the longest tenure of any NHL coach, but it didn't matter. Julien was fired as Boston Bruins coach Tuesday and general manager Don Sweeney tapped assistant Bruce Cassidy as the interim coach. Julien led the Bruins to the Stanley Cup in 2011, but it appeared the team could miss the playoffs for the third consecutive season. The Bruins certainly provided themselves cover: they fired Julien as the city of Boston was celebrating the Patriots winning another Super Bowl. ... The Washington Post had high praise for former UConn safety Obi Melifonwu, who came in at No. 38 on their top 50 NFL draft prospects list: "The Connecticut star...

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