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Morning Free Association: Bruins Old and Newish

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Sixty years after breaking the color barrier in the NHL, former Bruin Willie O’Ree is heading for the Hall of Fame. Still active with the NHL through their community outreach initiatives to grow the sport of hockey, O’Ree will be inducted as a builder, the seventh Bruin to join the Hall of Fame in that category.

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Morning Free Association: Buildup to Free Agency

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John Tavares Watch™ is still on. Reportedly, the Boston Bruins are making their pitch today in Los Angeles.

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Morning Free Association: Bruins Weekend Roundup

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This weekend was a mix of good and bad for the Boston Bruins. While the Bruins drafted five fine young players, they also lost out on one they were hoping would join the fold. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Draft Day

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Oh, hey, the 2018 NHL Entry Draft is tonight and tomorrow in Dallas. At this time, the Bruins do not have a first-round pick, so they won’t be making any selections tonight. Rumor is that they will have a pick tonight, but how? Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Awards and a New Season Awaits

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Last night’s NHL Awards show was less a train wreck than a previous years. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: NHL Awards Day!

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Tonight in Las Vegas, the NHL Awards are happening! Usually, the awards are an exercise in discovering just how out of touch or cheap the NHL is with regards to booking “talent” to perform. Well, except that year that Cuba Gooding, Jr was highly entertaining:


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