The Morning After Morning Free Association

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The 2020 NHL Trade Deadline has come and gone. How are you feeling about it? Good? Bad? Indifferent?

As it turns out, Don Sweeney only made the two moves: the Ondrej Kase trade and then one more with Anaheim, this time a one-for-one of Danton Heinen for Nick Ritchie. Yes, Nick Ritchie is the younger brother of Brett Ritchie. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: All The Excite

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It’s been a pretty exciting weekend with lots of stuff going on with the Bruins and other teams around the league. This is pretty typical around the NHL Trade Deadline. So, let’s break it down in an easy-to-digest format. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: One Weekend to Go

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This weekend the B’s will play in their 11th back-to-back of the season with two more to go in March. Are you excited? Perhaps you’ll be more psyched for the start times: tonight in Calgary at 8:30pm and tomorrow in Vancouver at 10pm. Western Canada road swings are so much fun for the insomniacs!

We also have one more weekend to go for trading, with the trade deadline officially at 3pm EST. I’ll be happy when it’s over because 1) we’ll know what team we have and 2) I am so sick of fake rumors. Yesterday, I heard of a possible trade for Palmieri involving Danton Heinen and the Bruins’ 2020 first-round pick. It sounds like an incomplete deal considering Palmieri has term, not to mention that the cap situation next season could already use some relief. It turns out that the rumor came from My NHL Rumors, which is not a reputable source.

Just get the Palmieri or “insert name here (not Kreider)” deal done, Donny.