Morning Free Association: Retirement

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If Doc Emerick seemed especially maudlin and sentimental during the Stanley Cup Playoffs, it’s probably that he knew it would be his last run. After a 50 years calling hockey games,  including 15 with NBC Sports and 21 as the voice of the New Jersey Devils, Doc Emerick is calling it a career. At 74, it’s time to enjoy some time away from the game. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: FrEE aGeNT FrENzY

So it’s that time of year again …but during this time of the year.
The start of the NHL’s league year. The time when a GM’s fancy turns to UFAs in a drunken haze of manic player transactions.
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