Morning Free Association: Not an Emergency Recall

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During Sunday night’s terribad shootout loss to the Philadelphia Flyers, Torey Krug was felled by a hit into the glass by Claude Giroux late in the third period. Apparently, he came back for one shift, then left the ice for the rest of the game with a UBI. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: This Week’s Transactions

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After played three games in four days, the Boston Bruins appeared to have the day off. With their next game against the Red Wings in Detroit on Friday night, the team “assigned” both forwards they recalled from the Providence Bruins, Cameron Hughes and Zach Senyshyn. With the Bruins up against the cap, these transactions are likely paper in nature and not physical since every day a player is on the roster during the season, they count against the salary cap, which is figured daily. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: The New Season is Here!

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I hope you all had a restful night’s sleep, with visions of Pastatricks dancing through your head.

The new hockey season is here for the Boston Bruins. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Bruins Media Day, Transactions, and a Store Opening

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The Bruins held their annual media day ahead of the start of the 2019-20 season. Brad Marchand and Tuukka Rask were on hand to talk about recovering from the Game 7 loss and how the team seems ready to go, without much need to develop chemistry. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: How Awesome is Patrice Bergeron?

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With the season due to start in a mere 3 days, the Boston Bruins have made their final roster cuts with players being sent down to Providence through waivers or just assignment to the Providence Bruins. Maxime Lagace cleared waivers today but couldn’t take the ice for practice in Providence until he officially did. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: The End of Preseason

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That’s it, it’s a wrap! The 2019 Boston Bruins preseason is done and the team is taking shape. This weekend only one additional player was placed on waivers for the purpose of assignment to Providence and that was goalie Maxim Lagace. He should clear waivers right around noontime. Continue reading