Ottawa Senators netminder Craig Anderson learned that his wife was winning her battle with cancer before Game 7 versus the Pittsburgh Penguins. Nothing — certainly not the devastation of a loss in Game 7 — could have spoiled the day for Craig Anderson and the Ottawa Senators. Meeting with the media two days after the Senators’ season ended in double overtime of the Eastern Conference Final versus the Pittsburgh Penguins, Anderson revealed that his wife Nicholle told him the morning before his start on Thursday that recent test results indicated that she’s winning her battle with cancer.
Tom Brady delivered a video message last week at the funeral of Navy SEAL Kyle Milliken, a Maine native and former UConn track athlete killed in Somalia on May 5. Bill Speros of The Boston Herald, in a column this Memorial Day weekend, wrote about Milliken and Brady's message. Milliken ran track at Cheverus High School in Falmouth, Maine, and at UConn, where he graduated in 2001. Milliken lived in Virginia Beach, Va., with his wife, Erin, and two children. He other Navy SEALs participated in a training exercise at Gillette Stadium in 2011 where he met and posed for pictures with Brady. Speros wrote that at Milliken’s funeral in Virginia Beach, Va., Brady's video offered condolences and thanked
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