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Morning Free Association: A Well-Oiled Machine

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The Boston Bruins and Edmonton Oilers honored the late Colby Cave last night at the Garden.

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Morning Free Association: Oilers Tonight!

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First, I want to take the time to thank all those who wished Boomer well with words, pats, and scritches. He was feeling more like himself by early afternoon and even took the time to bark and stomp around on the leaves on the porch before dinner.

Now on to the main stuff: the Oilers are in town to take on the Bruins tonight. In fact, they were situated and in town yesterday to skate at Warrior. Usually the visiting team skates at the Garden but the arena was set up for the Celtics game last night and there was no ice available there. Conor Ryan caught some of the skate focusing on one player in particular.

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Morning Free Association: Bruins Beat the Tootsies

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For the first time in nearly 2 years, the Boston Bruins beat the Ottawa Senators. Now that is a bit misleading on its own seeing that the teams haven’t met in that span of time. But, the B’s didn’t win that last meeting, so this is good. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Tonight, the Tootsies!

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Yes, the Boston Bruins are allowed to play another game tonight. It seems like it’s been a long while since they last played on Saturday night. I mean, we lost an hour on Sunday and it still feels like years since the B’s last had a game. Many teams have played between 10-13 games while the Bruins have only 9. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Dead Sticks

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Remember all the way back to Friday when we were happy that the B’s beat the stuffing out of the Red Wings? Those were good times. The same can’t be said after watching the Bruins take on the Maple Leafs for the first of only three games this season. This is how I felt afterward.

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Morning Free Association: Red Wings Needed Red Bull…

…because they needed some wings.

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Last night’s game had many storylines. First among them is that there are apparently two versions of the Red Wings, dependent upon whether or not their captain, Dylan Larkin, is in the lineup. Another narrative involves the other captain, the sainted Patrice Bergeron, what he did and what the team did when he ended up in the penalty box. Then there was the tale of the penalties: both teams had plenty but one continually capitalized. Continue reading