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

Morning Free Association: Another Loser Point

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Watching the Boston Bruins is an exercise in frustration. Remember when it used to be fun? How about when they would take one or two periods off then flip the switch and win the game? It seems so long ago. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Last Game at the Garden (This Decade)

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The Boston Bruins played their last game at the Garden of this decade. They played it against the Sabres, finishing up the latest home-and-home with the team from upstate New York. Like the results of Friday night, they were able to claim two more points in the standings. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Capped Off

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The sky is up, water is wet, Patrice Bergeron is nominated for the Selke, and the Bruins lose to the Capitals. All of this stuff is true and as inevitable as death and taxes. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Falling Just Short

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We’re getting used to this kind of game in which the Bruins fail to score for two periods plus, then come back at some point in the third and say:

Let's Win this thing Continue reading