Tuesday Morning: Bruins Force Game 7

Published June 14, 2011

The Bruins came out firing in last night’s must-win Game 6 at the TD Garden, scoring four goals in just over four minutes to put the game out of reach. Tim Thomas, Brad Marchand and the B’s forced a final Game 7 tomorrow night in Vancouver. One game, for all of hockey’s marbles.

Though perceived as the early front-runner, former Mass. Gov. Mitt Romney largely avoided criticism at last night’s first GOP presidential debate in New Hampshire. The seven Republican candidates mostly stuck to criticizing President Obama instead of each other.

A Boston police officer was shot this morning while responding to a domestic disturbance in Dorchester. A man and a woman were also wounded in the confrontation.

The Archdiocese of Boston says four inactive priests have been defrocked over allegations of child sexual abuse from decades ago. Cardinal Sean O’Malley announced the removal of the priests yesterday.

It is the first full day of deliberations today for the federal jury weighing corruption charges against former House Speaker Sal DiMasi and two others. We’ll have ongoing updates of any news from the trial here at wbur.org.

What we’re following: We’ll continue to report on the Haverhill budget rejected by the City Council, the Longy School of Music merger and the state pension fund’s allegations that it was overcharged by the Bank of New York Mellon Corp.