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Morning Free Association: Trouble in AZ

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This year has not been a banner year for the Arizona Coyotes. Sure, they barely made it into the playoffs, probably because three-quarters of the league were in for some kind of post-season play, but they didn’t last long. First, before the start of phase 3, their General Manager, John Chayka, resigned. Then after they were booted from the playoffs, the team lost draft picks after an adjudication of combine testing violations from last season’s draft. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Uh, Hi!

It was nearly midnight when IW asked me if I had written up a MFA. I told him I hadn’t because I totally spaced it out. Frustrated, I put down the book I was reading and quickly thought of how I could get out of this. IW hurriedly scrolled through his open tabs, rattling off a topic. I did no such thing, because I already knew what I was going to do: very little. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Postponed Events

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Yay! We all made it to the end of another week. It’s Friday! To borrow something from WBRU, thee olde alternative radio station that broadcast on 95.5 FM from Brown University until 2017, Fridays wouldn’t be Fridays without Rex. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Another One Down

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Tuesday it was Kuhlman, yesterday it was Senyshyn. The Bruins announced that they have signed Zach Senyshyn to a one-year, two-way deal worth $700,000 at the NHL level. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Kuhlman Signs

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Yesterday, the Boston Bruins announced that they signed forward Karson Kuhlman to a two-year deal.

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Morning Free Association: Retirement

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If Doc Emerick seemed especially maudlin and sentimental during the Stanley Cup Playoffs, it’s probably that he knew it would be his last run. After a 50 years calling hockey games,  including 15 with NBC Sports and 21 as the voice of the New Jersey Devils, Doc Emerick is calling it a career. At 74, it’s time to enjoy some time away from the game. Continue reading