Morning Free Association: Goodbye Habs

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The Bruins eliminated the Canadiens from the playoffs last night. Okay, not really. But they outright beat the Habs without ever giving up the lead, which in itself is an achievement for this team.

Yes, I’m saying this about the league-leading Boston Bruins, the team with 82 points. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Chahlie!

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Last night, the Bruins played the second game of a back-to-back in Chicago. The Blackhawks also were playing on the second night of a double. Which team would be triumphant? Continue reading

Morning Free Association: On to the Break

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Holy crap, guys! The Bruins actually won a game in regulation. David Krejci arose from the dead and potted the puck for the game winning goal on his way to be the first star of the night. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: They Won a Game!

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After dropping two games in some capacity this week, the Boston Bruins tried something different: winning. To be fair, they have won before this period of malaise and they will win again. However, this one was different because they had a special meeting to regroup before the game. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Quota!

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Of course the Bruins players would rise to the occasion and play well in front of their mothers. Brad Marchand would not likely live it down since he says he gets his lippy nature from her. Could you imagine the chirps he’d get from his own mom if he lost that game? Sure, Mama Bergeron would delight in what her son, Patrice, would do because he’s perfect. But Brad’s mom would be relentless. Continue reading