Here's your wakeup call -- a combination of newsworthy and/or interesting tidbits -- for Thursday, January 23:
On its own, the Bruins signing of rookie defenseman Kevan Miller would appear to be a proactive coup to lock up a young player that’s proven his ability to play at the NHL level.
There are plenty of Bruins fans clamoring for a “name” defenseman to be traded to Boston as a suitable replacement for Dennis Seidenberg now that he’s lost for the rest of the season.
The Celtics played the Miami Heat last night and as usual they gave a valiant effort against a superior opponent. And as usual, they fell short.