The Boston Bruins are preparing to enter training camp without their top two right-side defenseman. If this doesn’t worry you in some way, you must be a fan of the Toronto Maple Leafs. I hear they have their problems as well (cough cough, Mitch Marner, cough cough).
Anyway, The Athletic reported that Charlie McAvoy’s agent is in talks with the Bruins and Sweeney says that things are not progressing as quickly as anyone would like.
“But that’s just the nature of the business, and every negotiation has its own timeline,” Sweeney told the Bruins website Thursday. “We’ll find a finish line at some point in time, Brandon and Charlie will be part of our organization for a long time. We think really highly of them as players on and off the ice, we just have to find a common ground and we’re working to get there.”
McAvoy’s agent, Michael Curran, insists that Chuckie wants to be a Bruin.
“The conversations have been going fine and they’re still continuing. Time will come where we find a meeting place. I just don’t know when it’s going to be. Charlie wants to be a Bruin.”
Still, Bruins president Cam Neely knows that they have to be prepared if the two young defensemen haven’t signed by the start of training camp next month.
“We do have to plan and prepare for these players to not be at camp opening day,” Neely said. “But we have five, six weeks hopefully to get something done. We feel like we should be able to get something done with both of those guys at numbers that make sense for us, and hopefully makes sense for them. I think we’ve done a really good job of kind of managing the [NHL salary cap] and making sure that we’re OK to get these guys done.”
Seriously, I feel like I’ve written this a million times. This offseason is sooooooo boring. Please sign them now, guys!
Oh! Don’t fly out of Bradley!!(Hartford). I wore almost nothing so i could avoid problems at security. Naturally, the opposite ensued. A very invasive pat down….. also frustrating as he stopped just before…. Okay, you’ve heard enough.
Yay, I got a blood sample taken and the nurse got the vein on the first try!
As opposed to last time…
Of course, it was also a different nurse/tech this time. I think this one was more experienced.
It was just standard blood work associated with a routine physical exam, but they couldn’t find a vein, and stabbed me 4 or 5 times before just giving up entirely.
They got it right this time around.
Is your doctor Norman Bates?
All doctors are Norman Bates!!
Morning all. Work your magic, Sweenius!!
And some What We Do in the Shadows because the movie and TV are hilarious:
I liked the movie and started watching the series but kept forgetting it was on. Thankfully, I have Hulu and I can start watching again.
I must point out that Taika Watiti, the genius behind “Thor: Ragnarok” is one of the creators/ producers.
Yes, knew about Taika. The only thing missing from the show for me was Rhys Darby because I want him in all the things. Any one of Watiti, Clement, Darby, and/or McKenzie can adopt me and love me forever.
I really miss Petyr.
Also Rhys Darby does a lot of voiceover work. I’m used to him from Voltron and an episode of The Venture Bros.
He was great in the X-Files reboot episode he was in. And his book is wonderfully random basically I just adore Rhys Darby.
Trying to regain my sanity after almost four days with a three year old. Oh, i can keep up mentally (barely), and physically (yes, barely), but the energy!!! I’m exhausted and i have nursery rhymes stuck like a commercial ditty in my head. Arrrrggghhh!!!
I’ll have to blast some Jane’s Addiction or NIN all day, then reprogram. I could try turning myself off, then restarting, but i’m afraid.
Miami. It’s a pretty cool city. I could never live there. People mostly spend their lives indoors. That’s crazy.
Sign the lads, eh???
Did you know that Iggy Pop lives there? He wants to make it to 80. Only 8 more years to go!
Children are exhausting. I’m tired just thinking about 3 year olds.
Once I took my 3 year old great-niece grocery shopping with me. At that time (nearly 20 years ago) Stop & Shop had tiny carriages for kids to push around, so naturally we used that. As I was in line to pay, Celeste darted out, ran over to the produce section, took a bite out of a green apple then put it back. Needless to say, we never used those carts again.