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Boston fans mourn, then cheer as sports return

Updated: April 17, 2013, 11:53 PM ET
Associated Press

BOSTON -- Emerging from a moment of silence with a deafening cheer, fans at Wednesday night's Bruins game paid tribute to the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing with a stirring a cappella national anthem and thunderous chants for their city, their country and their team.

Taking over the "Star-Spangled Banner" when longtime Garden troubadour Rene Rancourt signaled for them to sing, the sold-out crowd at Boston's first major sporting event since Monday's attack electrified the arena and ...

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