Seguin saved from line drive foul ball

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Seguin saved from line drive foul ball

Crisis averted.

Tyler Seguin was holding a "speed dating night" at LeLacheur Park, home of the Lowell Spinners (a Red Sox affiliate), when a heat-seeking foul ball was launched directly at the back of his head.

Luckily for Seguin, who seemed to be busy putting his number in one lucky lady's phone (kidding), Spinners VP Dan Beaulieu had his back. Beaulieu heroically leaped in front of the foul ball, preventing it from harming the B's prized possession.

Beaulieu and Seguin were fine, but unfortunately Beaulieu's phone didn't make it out alive.

Come on Seguin . . . it was a lefty at the plate and you're in prime foul ball territory. You're better than that.

Check out the video.

Best part: Guy in the Spinners hat who points to Seguin and says, "Hey, that was at yuh head."

Wednesday, June 29: B's not in Stamkos sweepstakes?

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Wednesday, June 29: B's not in Stamkos sweepstakes?

Here are all the links from around the hockey world, and what I’m reading while laughing out loud at the mental image of Bill Lee rolling joints for Peter Gammons.

-- Dion Phaneuf says he’ll be at the Stanley Cup Day for Phil Kessel even though he’s still waiting for his own playoff glory.

-- Former NHL player Bryan Berard, who was defrauded out of much of his hockey earnings by his former financial advisors, is speaking out so other players don't make the same mistake.

-- Bob McKenzie appears on Vancouver radio and never mentions the Bruins as one of the teams that might be in the running for Steven Stamkos.

-- FOH (Friend of Haggs) James Mirtle sits down with Brendan Shanahan to discuss Shanahan's plan to fix the Maple Leafs.

-- In the interest of self-promotion, here’s my hit with Toucher and Rich this morning about a possible Bruins' offer sheet for Jacob Trouba.

-- Player agent Allan Walsh thinks that the interview period prior to July 1 is a terrible thing.

-- The Florida Panthers hire Roberto Luongo’s younger brother Leo to be their AHL team’s goalie coach.

-- Kudos to the NHL and their Hockey is for Everyone campaign for bringing the beautiful game of hockey to inner-city youth.

-- You may need Google Translate for this, but it looks like Dale Weise has played his last game for the Montreal Canadiens.

-- For something completely different: As mentioned above, this Bill Lee interview with Toucher and Rich is a phantasmagorical experience.