Morning Free Association: Knights Fall

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Last night in Las Vegas, the knights tried to fortify their series lead of one game with another win. Things did not go so smoothly for them. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: What a Knight!

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Hello! I’m back from my hockey hiatus to watch the final because I have an interest in the outcome. It’s totally right to want the team from the namesake city of your dog to win, right? If you look closely at her, you’ll see they share colors in common as well.

No, this is not another column on my dog even though she is the cutest. This is about the first game of the 2018 Stanley Cup Final in which the improbable is happening on both sides of the ice. I mean, really, who among us predicted that the Golden Knights and the Capitals would make the final, with Vegas in their first year as a team? No one. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: They Did It

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Well, they did it.

The Capitals managed to salvage the series they had all but delivered to the Tampa Bay Lightning after dropping their two home games at the Capital One Arena after taking the first two on the road, thus allowing the Bolts to take three-in-a-row. The Capitals, being backed into a corner, won the last two games to advance to the Stanley Cup Final against the first-year Vegas Golden Knights. This series is highly improbable.

I want Vegas to win. I like chaos. Make all the teams whine and doubt the moves they did to make this happen.

Bring on Ragnarok!

Morning Free Association: The Upside Down

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It’s happened; we’re in the upside down. It’s the only way to explain what happened to the Stanley Cup Final. There’s no way this could happen, but it did.

The Vegas Golden Knights defeated the Winnipeg Jets to advance to the SCF in it’s first year in the NHL. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: So It Goes

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It’s been a full day and then some since the Bruins were knocked out of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Later that same evening, the San Jose Sharks faced elimination at home against the unreal Vegas Golden Knights and indeed were deemed unworthy. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Sigh

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Well, the Bruins played their best but it wasn’t good enough, with the team falling in five games to the Tampa Bay Lightning. Continue reading