All posts by Ryan McLaughlin

Ryan McLaughlin

About Ryan McLaughlin

BDN sports reporter Ryan McLaughlin grew up in Brewer and is a lifelong fan of the New England Patriots, Boston Red Sox, Boston Celtics and Boston Bruins. In "The Boston Blitz" he'll be sharing his perspective with BDN readers about what's happening on the Boston professional sports scene.

Bruins’ management can’t let Pastrnak get away

In June of 2011, it appeared another Boston sports dynasty was in the making when the Bruins broke a three-decade Stanley Cup drought. The Bruins had hordes of young talent in guys like Tyler Seguin, Johnny Boychuck and Brad Marchand built around established veterans like Zdeno Chara and Patrice Bergeron. Goaltender Tuukka Rask had a […]

Patriots will defeat Packers in Super Bowl LII

I’m admittedly guilty of wishing summer away sometimes. While baseball, beaches and hot dogs on the grill are great, nothing beats the kickoff of a brand-new football season. Especially when the New England Patriots are to unveil another championship banner this evening at Gillette Stadium before starting their drive for a sixth Super Bowl against […]