Morning Free Association: Three in a Row

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The Bruins approached last night’s victory in a novel way, by choosing to lose for the first 20 minutes.

Late in the first, two pucks got past Tuukka Rask within 40 seconds giving the Coyotes a 2-0 lead going into the first intermission. It took an additional 8 minutes for the Bruins to get on the board, which they did when Danton Heinen lit the lamp for the fourth time this season. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: No, Do Not Want

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In the past little while, there have been a faction of Bruins fans who clamor for a certain type of hockey player. After having seen some of our skilled forwards being thrown around in mid-ice but some tough guys, these Bruins fans want an enforcer, someone who can intimidate and scare the opposition players into laying off our guys. And so many of these fans want a return of Milan Lucic. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Four Point Weekend

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Just when it seemed that all hope was lost, like our heroes were defeated, that we had lost too many in the Snappening/ Dusting/ Decimation… Continue reading

Morning Free Association: What We Need

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There’s been a lot of chatter among a certain subset of Bruins fandom that wants Sweeney to trade for some tough guy. A lot of that talk has centered around a certain former Bruins who had a couple of good years wearing the spoked B. For Milan Lucic, those good years are almost a decade in his past. This should indicate that trading for him is a terrible idea, never mind signing him for 6 years at $6 million per. While it’s frustrating to watch our players get thrown around and hit a bunch, obtaining this kind of player is not going to solve the Bruins very real scoring drought. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Last Night, It Didn’t Happen

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The Bruins are in Florida and nothing happened last night. Continue reading