Morning Free Association: Games, Transactions, and Injuries

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This weekend the Bruins JV club took on a Chicago Blackhawks team that Featured Patrick Kane, Jonathan Toews, Brandon Saad, and Duncan Keith among other starters. The big veterans on the Bruins included Brandon Carlo, Matt Grzelcyk, and Steven Kampfer, all of whom were the alternate captains of the night. Even without the star power and veteran core, the bear cubs manage to take the Chicago Blackhawks to OT, where the B’s lost 3-2. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Preseason 1-1-0

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Last night the Bruins won a meaningless game in Philadelphia. In that preseason effort, Danton Heinen, Peter Cehlarik, and Connor Clifton all scored. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: On to Philly

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Brandon Carlo finally revealed how he felt about his contract situation on that most important of news outlets: Instagram. He did so in such a dry manner, one in which our own resident geologist who doesn’t have time for us anymore, described as “his self-aware humor is very Hal Gill-esque”. It must come with the jersey number. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Brando Carlrissian is Back

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Yesterday morning or perhaps late into the night before, Brandon Carlo agreed to a bridge deal to end his training camp holdout, a deal that turns out to be a fantastic deal for the Bruins in both the short and long term: 2 years at $2.85 million AAV. After locking up both Charlie McAvoy and Brandon Carlo for under $8 million for the next two years is the kind of skill that resulted in Don Sweeney winning GM of The Year for the 2018-19 season. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: The Remaining Piece

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Now that Charlie Mcavoy is signed to a fantastic bridge deal of 3 years at $4.9 M AAV, we turn our sights to my Boyest of Boys™.

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Morning Free Association: McAvoy’s Back

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Yesterday morning, news came from Boston Bruins camp that Charlie McAvoy signed a new three-year deal. And everyone rejoiced! Continue reading