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: Keeping Loose

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The Bruins are down in Washington preparing for their nationally televised game against the Capitals, hoping to end their three-game losing streak. During practice yesterday the team focused on 3-on-3 drills in the neutral zone and ended practice with some fake brawling. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: The Brians

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You know what? The Bruins are officially on a slide. earlier this season, they endured a four-game losing streak and right now they’re riding a three-game losing streak, with only two of those within regulation. Last night in Ottawa, the Bruins looked so bad that I accidentally called them “The Brians”. Basically based upon how they’re playing lately, I wouldn’t be surprised if each player were replaced by their identical twin, each of them named Brian. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: The Inevitable

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Well, it happened. The Bruins finally logged a regulation loss at home for the first time this season. They happened to lose to a team that dealt them their first loss of the season, way back on October 10th, the Colorado Avalanche. Like Thanos equipped with all of the Infinity Stones, it was inevitable. 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:

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Morning Free Association: Changing Lines

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Bruce Cassidy knows when two switch things up. During his time in Boston, he’s been known to change up his lines often within games if things seem stale within the game. Last game, he put the top lines in a blender and came out with new lines, which seemed to work out over time. Continue reading