Morning Free Association: Two Big Wins, Four Big Points

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This weekend the Bruins made a statement – go ahead, try to beat us. Winners of three straight after two straight overtime losses, the Bruins still only have one loss in regulation back on 10/10 against the Avalanche. In this weekend’s back-to-back, the B’s outscored their opponents 10-4, including blanking the reigning Stanley Cup champion St Louis Blues. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Two U’s, Two K’s, 2 Points, 500 Games

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Have you heard that Tuukka Rask once was traded from the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for Andrew Raycroft?

I get it. Sometimes a narrative isn’t as interesting as you think it is, media.

Anyhoo, last night Tuukka Rask played in his 500th NHL game, all with the Bruins, against the team that traded him and that which he played against in his very first Boston Bruins game. And like that first one, he won this one, too. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Fournado!

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It was National Pasta Day yesterday and the Bruins decided to celebrate it by allowing David Pastrnak score all the goals! How many goals did he score? Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Rocky Mountain High

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It was Grateful Dead night at the Pepsi Center, which means that fans could find something even uglier to wear than the normal Avalanche home jersey.

I wonder what that smell is. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Hot Vegas Night

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Last night’s game against the Vegas Golden Knights was worth the grogginess many will feel today. In 20:33 of gametime, the Bruins doubled their goal total on the season with Brad Marchand’s third goal of the season. Once they took the lead, they never gave it up. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Deep in the Heart of Texas

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The Boston Bruins season couldn’t have started faster or better. While some of us dummies were trying too be clever, engaging a few people in conversation about who would score the first Bruins goal of the season, Brett Ritchie said, “I got this” and lit the lamp 69 seconds into the season. Continue reading