Morning Free Association: Questions

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Does he or doesn’t he?

Will he or won’t he?

These are just a couple of question surrounding the status of Zdeno Chara going into tonight’s Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Leadership

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After a deflected puck crashed into his face and ended his night on the ice on Monday night, Zdeno Chara got patched up enough and came back to the bench in the third period with a full face shield. Despite his pain and being ruled out by the medical staff, Papa Bear wanted to be out there for his cubs. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Game 4

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Last night, the Bruins fell to the Blues, 4-2. I know, it’s the identical score as the opening game in Boston but it was a different game. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: One More Down

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I’m praying to Our Lady of Perpetual Exhaustion that I may get to bed this evening. These Stanley Cup Final games are fabulously exciting but I can’t sleep after them. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: One Game Suspension

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Thursday was a travel day for both the Boston Bruins and the St Louis Blues. Matt Grzelcyk, who sustained a concussion in a boarding incident in Game 2, did not travel with the team and is listed as day-to-day. Oskar Sundqvist, who boarded Grzelcyk, traveled back to St Louis and had a conference call with the NHL Department of Player Safety regarding this already penalized hit. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Well, It’s Going to Five

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The Bruins played a no-good, very bad, horrible game last night. Okay, that might be a bit overstated. But saying they didn’t play as well as they could is extremely accurate. Continue reading