Morning Free Association – August 1 – New AHL coaches

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The Boston Bruins announced new coaches for the Providence Bruins AHL franchise

Yesterday, the Bruins announced the promotion of Jay Leach to Head Coach of the Providence Bruins. Leach was an Assistant Coach last season.

In addition to Leach’s new position, the Bruins announced two additional coaching staff transactions.
Spencer Carbery has been hired as an Assistant Coach of the Providence Bruins. Carbery comes to the Bruins organization from the Saginaw Spirit of the OHL. Trent Whitfield remains as the other Assistant Coach. Mike Dunham joins the development staff as Goaltender Development Coach. Dunham comes to the Bruins from the New York Islanders organization.

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In other news, NBC has announced their new broadcast schedule for the 2017-2018 NHL season.
They have called this their “most diverse NHL schedule ever”.
No, really.

Some highlights:
Oct. 5: Minnesota @ Detroit (Opening night for Detroit’s new rink, Little Caesars Arena)
Oct. 10: Arizona @ Vegas (the Golden Knights’ first home game)
Nov. 24: Pittsburgh @ Boston (the “Thanksgiving Showdown” – a Friday matinee)
Jan 17: Montreal @ Boston (an ACTUAL Wednesday night rivalry – Jack Edwards’ head explodes in 3… 2… 1…
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Yes, Boston ‘loses’ 15 games from NESN to NBC.

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the german hammer
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We’re heading down to Newport today for a clambake.

Question: Do you think we should take a break for about a week on MFAs?

Long-Winded Striped Mofo
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Long-Winded Striped Mofo

Question: Do you think we should take a break for about a week on MFAs?

Your call. We haven’t been all that chatty and you do all the work. That being said (heh heh), I would be devastated! You guys are my only link to civilization. smile

imbiginjapan
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imbiginjapan

Maybe if we all stop paying attention they will finally sign Pasta.

Thetallest81
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Thetallest81

#signpasta

Satan 81's Sister
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Morning all. That’s all I got as well.

Long-Winded Striped Mofo
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Long-Winded Striped Mofo

Hey Pals!
Mike Dunham is a good guy. At least, a drunk friend and I made him laugh once – good enough for me. ( did I mention that I was drunk, too?).
Double tonight!!! Fun, fun, fun!!!!!
Nothing, I got nothing.
Opioids!!!!!!

imbiginjapan
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imbiginjapan

Yeah that head asplode pic is a little much for a dull dull day.
Opioids to you too I guess (?)

Satan81
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I likewise have nothing. Waiting for the (delicious, non-oversteeped) tea to kick in.

Satan 81's Sister
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Waiting for the (delicious, non-oversteeped) tea to kick in.

Time for my cup of tea!

imbiginjapan
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imbiginjapan

Have you found a supplier that isn’t going out of business?

Satan81
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Yes, though I haven’t purchased from them yet. I just received a $70 order from the place that closed.

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