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Morning Free Association: Some Guy and Some Other Guys

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Yesterday, the Bruins signed some guy named Martin Bakos from Slovakia. He’s a forward who last played in the Czech Hockey League last season. Apparently, he’s comparable to Kenny Agostino, but maybe better. We do know he has some mad shootout skills. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: The Vaakanainening

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Good news, everyone!

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Yesterday the Boston Bruins announced that they signed 2017 first-round draft pick Urho Vaakanainen to his entry level contract. The contract is a three year deal worth $4 million. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: June 13, 2018

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Ilya Kovalchuk wants to come back to the NHL. The thirty-five year old left winger has been lighting up the KHL since he left the NHL years ago. leaving a staggering 12 years left on his contract for the promise of more money and fewer taxes in Russia. Now, he wants to come back and the Bruins are vying for his services but their not the only ones. Continue reading

Morning Free Associations: Tradebait, Clickbait

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With the season wrapped up and the deepest playoff run in four seasons, the Boston Bruins have roster decisions to make to improve on this year and make a deeper run next. There is little doubt that this team is rebuilding on the fly, choosing to keep this window open for their remaining veteran cup winners while developing talent and getting the young guns acquainted with a full-season plus of NHL action, and that moving into fall of 2018 this team will look different after a combination of prospect maturity, free agent signings, and possibly trades. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Monday, Monday

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This is the first week without hockey of any kind since last October. It feels weird. However, it’s good the 2017-18 season is over so we can soon turn out attention to the next season. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Last Night in Vegas

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Game 5 of the 2018 Stanley Cup Final was played last night in Las Vegas. It was a chippy, high-energy game, with unpenalized scrums and douchbaggery galore. Would someone take the Cup tonight? Continue reading