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Morning Free Association: Cam Neely STH Chat

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Yesterday, Cam Neely held another Zoom conference call with season ticket holders. It was an opportunity for the Bruins president to disperse some information about what is happening and what will happen. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Neutral Sites? Nah

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Could the NHL come back sooner if it used neutral sites to play games in empty arenas around the country? That’s one option the NHL has been considering. But are they actually going to do that? Continue reading

Morning Free Association: 2011 Bruins Virtual Reunion

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Last night on the Boston Bruins YouTube channel, Bud Light sponsored a 2011 Bruins watch party of the Stanley Cup win in Game 7. On the Zoom call hosted briefly by Eric Russo and coordinated by Bruins VP of Marketing and Communication, Matt Chmura, virtually the whole team was connected to each other with a slight delay to their viewing feed. Mostly, the guys talked about about what was going on that season along with chirping each other. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Compliance Buyout

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There is a real possibility that the NHL salary cap will remain static next season at $81.5 million. It was once believed to be soaring as high as $84 million before the NHL pause due to the coronavirus outbreak. But with the pause itself and the idea that perhaps televised sports will be played without live audiences means that there would be a loss in revenue to the owners and therefore a loss of revenue share with the players. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Ference Bruins Twitter Takeover

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NESN has been replaying the Stanley Cup win by the 2010-2011 Bruins team while having a member of that team take over the Bruins Twitter account, commenting on the game in real time and answering some Bruins fans’ questions. This week, they started airing the Final series against the Canucks. Last night, it was game 3, the game in which it all turned around. Continue reading