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Monday night, the Celtics routed the Washington Wizards 116-91. (Nick Wass/AP)
Monday night, the Celtics routed the Washington Wizards 116-91. (Nick Wass/AP)
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Take heart, Patriots fans. We know, Sunday's loss to the Broncos still stings. But, inside TD Garden — far away from the harsh environs of Denver — times are good.

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Bill Littlefield, host of NPR’s Only A Game, which tweets @OnlyAGameNPR.

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  • "If you've been following hockey at all the last few weeks, you no doubt know of Denna Laing, who suffered a severe spinal cord injury in the Outdoor Women's Classic game on New Year's Eve at Gillette Stadium. Laing, who was competing for the Boston Pride of the National Women's Hockey League, has limited movement of her arms and no feeling in her legs presently.The incident, in which Laing reportedly stepped on a stick and fell head-first into the boards, occurred during an event tied to the 2016 NHL Winter Classic between the Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens. As a result, the NHL and both teams have been taking strides to help Laing in her recovery."

This segment aired on January 27, 2016.

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