Morning Free Association: 74 Down, 8 More to Go

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Last night, the Bruins ended their series with the New Jersey Devils. With the 74th game of the season, the Bruins victory brought the team within 1 point of the century mark. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Quota – 1

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Thirteen shots on goal. That was all the New York Islanders could muster against the Bruins last night at the former Nassau Coliseum. Thirteen shots. The Bruins shot three times that amount, 39. Through two periods, Tuukka Rask only had to save eight shots on goal. It’s amazing that he didn’t fall asleep on the ice. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Breaking Bad

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On the eve of St. Patrick’s Day, the Garden was filled twice with fans watching their winter sports teams play in both matinee and evening games. The Bruins played the later game on that day with the ice being a little bit shitty. But what better way to play a hockey game with playoff implications on the line! Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Bonkers

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Last night’s game in Columbus was bonkers. Oh sure, it started out well enough with a Patrice Bergeron shorty, his fourth of the season and his 26th goal of the season.

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Morning Free Association: Stripped of its Blubber

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Last night, the Carolina Hurricanes stormed into the Garden in disguise as the Whalers, a team that has been defunct since 1997. Since they were riding their cash grab nostalgia, the Bruins were forced to wear their boring old road whites. Why couldn’t they rock their awesome Winter Classic jerseys? Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Lightning Rod

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Today, we’re abandoning the normal Friday scheduled content to talk about that game last night because holy crap it was good.

Tampa Bay is perhaps the most frightening team in the league this season having already amassed 102 points on the season and riding a 10 game win streak. Boston has also been awesome riding a 14 game consecutive point streak and going 10-0-4 since the last week of January. So last night’s game had the potential to be a difficult loss.

But it wasn’t. Continue reading