Morning Free Association: Game 7 Tomorrow!

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In a series that’s been defined by home ice advantage, and the last change that comes with it, it should be no surprise that the Bruins skated away with the win last night. Perhaps what is surprising is how much they dominated the game. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: 400 and counting

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First, I must confess that I lied to you all. I had no intention of watching last night’s game but Satan81 said that he had an extra ticket, so I went. I wore my new Bergeron jersey I got a few weeks back, one with a “C” on it. As it turns out, it’s a lucky jersey. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Measuring Stick Game

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David Pastrnak and Hampus Lindholm were back in the lineup last night against the Fancy Cats, who were in town for the first time since the trade deadline. Why is that important? Well, both teams made some important moves: the B’s acquired the rights and quickly signed their top pairing LD for now and the future in Lindholm and the already strong Panthers traded for former Flyers captain Claude Giroux. So how did it go? Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Smitty Hatty

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Last night the Boston Bruins took on the Vegas Golden Knights at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. This game wrapped up the season series between the teams. Vegas won the first game all the way back in December 4-1. That seems like a lifetime ago. The Bruins had the chance to even up the series but would they? Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Ducked Again

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When the Boston Bruins last met the Anaheim Ducks, the Ducks were second in the Pacific riding high on the scoring of Troy Terry and the fun play of Trevor Zegras, both who have since become All Stars. The Ducks defeated the Bruins 5-3, a game which was not as close as the result would seem. Tuukka Rask was the goalie in what would be his last game before he retired. Since then, Jeremy Swayman has rejoined the big club, the Bruins have been playing some great hockey, and the Ducks have fallen to fifth in their conference, losers of the last 2. Winners of their last 5 games, the Bruins are perfectly set up for a trap game. Continue reading