Morning Free Association: Coming Soon…Pasta?

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David Pastrnak has been skating for the better part of two weeks in a red no contact jersey. After having surgery to repair a torn labrum and an arthroscopy of the same hip joint on September 16, Pasta’s recovery was expected to take 5 months. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Flying Through the Weekend

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Winning is fun. The Bruins should do more of it. After sweeping the Flyers in their two-game homestand the Bruins are…still fourth in the East. What? How does that happen? Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Grit Without Gritty

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The hottest accessory in Boston is called “an even strength goal”. Last night, the Boston Bruins collected three of those from three different players: Jack Studnicka, Charlie Coyle, and My Boyest of Boys, Brandon Carlo. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Dodged a Bullet

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I might have overblown a particular situation. Can you blame me? For four years until yesterday, everything seemed like a dumpster fire. It was only yesterday when the sun shone down on a spot in the capital of our nation that I began to believe that we might be okay. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: No News Day

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Tuesday was a quiet day in Bruinslandia. No practices. No media availability. Seemed like a day off for everyone.

About the only thing to report is the movement of Jack Studnicka, Trent Frederic, and Par Lindholm were moved from the active roster to the taxi squad. This is a pure paper transaction to save every penny; every day a player is listed on the roster is money against the cap. So, there’s that.

There’s no news on Matt Grzelcyk nor the nature of his injury. It’s probably being evaluated. At least he’s not on IR.

Morning Free Association: Send Help

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Remember when I said yesterday that this wasn’t the time to panic, that we had no need to do that just yet? Well, we are getting a step closer after being defeated by the Isles, 1-0. That wasn’t the actual biggest loss of yesterday: Matt Grzelcyk went down with an injury in the third period. He went down hard with Jordan Eberle favoring his left wrist/ arm when he got up. Continue reading