Morning Free Association: So Your League Has Been Suspended

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It’s been a few days since virtually all sports have shut down due to the coronavirus outbreak. While it is uncertain how the NHL will handle the remainder of the year, we now know that some leagues like the ECHL have just opted to end the season, pay players one more paycheck, and be done with it. This is a harsh reality for the players since they don’t make much money already and now will make less due to their season being over. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Suspended

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Well, it’s official, the NHL announced yesterday that it would suspend the remainder of the 2019-2020 season. I’m sorry, it would “put the season on pause”. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Season Suspension?

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Last night, the NBA announced that it would suspend the season until further notice after a player for the Utah Jazz had symptoms of and tested positive for the novel coronavirus that has now reached pandemic status. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Birthday Shutout

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Last night was Tuukka Rask’s 33rd birthday. He didn’t get the night off but he did get a sweet birthday gift: a shutout. Well, he did work his ass off for it, so it wasn’t exactly given. But at least the team in front of him managed to score two big goals against a stingy Flyers goaltender, Carter Hart. Continue reading

Morning Free Fall Association Edition

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All is not well with the Boston Bruins defensive corps. On Monday morning, the team announced that Torey Krug was not skating and would indeed be out for tonight’s game against the smoking hot Philadelphia Gritty Flyers, winners of 9 straight. The only reason why the Flyers are not top of the Metropolitan is because of ROW; while the Capitals and the Flyers share identical records with the same amount of games played, Washington lead in ROW by 1. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Saturday Night Fighting

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Even though the Bruins lost the game on Saturday night to the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-3, and the season series to them 3-1, not all was lost during that game. On one level, the game was very frightening as we as fans had to deal with a defensive second pair featuring John Moore instead of the injured Brandon Carlo and a Tuukka Rask who was having a poor game for the most part. On another level, the game was highly entertaining. Continue reading