Morning Free Association: The Truth About Charlie

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Bruins fans’ hearts collectively skipped a beat yesterday when news broke that first-year defenseman Charlie McAvoy was not on the ice for practice yesterday morning. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: What a team

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What a difference a year and a new coach makes. The past few seasons the Bruins have struggled against the Montreal Canadiens, losing more contests than they won. This season is completely different. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Hatty Night

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Before the Carolina game on January 6th, Patrice Bergeron had only netted one hat trick. Since January 6th, he has two.

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Morning Free Association: Les Habs, part deux

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Last night many different things were happening at the TD Garden. You could say the primary focus was the game, you know that one against the Habs with former Bruins head coach Claude Julien leading that much hated rival. But you wouldn’t be wrong if you cited the pregame ceremony or the Rene Rancourt presser. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Habs trade talk and more!

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Tonight the Bruins take on the Habs for the second time this week, this time on home ice at TD Garden. This will be the first time that Claude Julien will be returning to his former home, where he coached for 10 seasons.

The Habs are having what can be charitably called a disappointing season. It should be no surprise that some Canadiens players are probably on the trading block. Greg Wyshynski of ESPN (I know, but I like Greg) has put together a handy little primer of what the asking price is for each potentially traded player. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: January 16

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Well, you can’t win them all but you can still get points in them thanks to loser point. Continue reading