Thornton (illness) a game-time decision

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Thornton (illness) a game-time decision

ST. LOUIS, MO -- The Bruins were on the ice early Wednesday to get prepared for their game against the Blues, who stand as the only team in the NHL with a goals against average under 2.00 this season.

Shawn Thornton was the only player missing from the skate this morning, and will be a game-time decision because of an illness, according to the team. Carter Camper was a full participant for the second day in a row and could be in line for his first NHL start this evening.

Zdeno Chara led the post-skate stretch and it appears that Tim Thomas will get the start after being the first B's goalie off the ice following the skate.

Red Sox score 7 in 7th to beat Rangers 9-4

Red Sox score 7 in 7th to beat Rangers 9-4

BOSTON (AP)  Dustin Pedroia waved home the tiebreaking run on a wild pitch, then singled in two more during Boston's seven-run seventh inning on Wednesday night and the Red Sox beat the Texas Rangers 9-4 for their third straight victory.

Chris Sale (5-2) struck out six, falling short in his attempt to become the first pitcher in baseball's modern era to strike out at least 10 batters in nine straight games in one season. He allowed three earned runs, six hits and a walk in 7 1/3 innings and received more runs of support in the seventh inning alone than in any previous game this season.

Sam Dyson (1-5) faced seven batters in relief of Martin Perez and gave up four hits, three walks - two intentional - and a wild pitch without retiring a batter. Mike Napoli homered for Texas, which has lost three of four to follow a 10-game winning streak.