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

Morning Free Association: Willie O’Ree’s 60th Anniversary

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This weekend the Boston Bruins returned to the ice in Montreal against the hated Habs and skated away with an emotional victory on Brad Marchand’s walk-off shootout goal. Here’s the video recap from the Bruins twitter feed to catch you up. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: The Second Half

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Tomorrow night, the Boston Bruins are back on the ice in Montreal at the Centre Bell to start the second half of their season. Technically it’s still game 41 after the postponement of the FancyCats visit last week. Speaking of which, that game has been rescheduled.

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Morning Free Association: ASG Selections

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I’m writing this from my bed as I (1) forgot to write this earlier and (2) my dog is totally the boss of me, forcing me to go to bed at the time that we all normally go to bed. Yes, my life is ruled by this little monster:

She’s very cute and persuasive. Continue reading