Morning Free Association: Games, Transactions, and Injuries

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This weekend the Bruins JV club took on a Chicago Blackhawks team that Featured Patrick Kane, Jonathan Toews, Brandon Saad, and Duncan Keith among other starters. The big veterans on the Bruins included Brandon Carlo, Matt Grzelcyk, and Steven Kampfer, all of whom were the alternate captains of the night. Even without the star power and veteran core, the bear cubs manage to take the Chicago Blackhawks to OT, where the B’s lost 3-2. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Brando Carlrissian is Back

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Yesterday morning or perhaps late into the night before, Brandon Carlo agreed to a bridge deal to end his training camp holdout, a deal that turns out to be a fantastic deal for the Bruins in both the short and long term: 2 years at $2.85 million AAV. After locking up both Charlie McAvoy and Brandon Carlo for under $8 million for the next two years is the kind of skill that resulted in Don Sweeney winning GM of The Year for the 2018-19 season. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: McAvoy’s Back

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Yesterday morning, news came from Boston Bruins camp that Charlie McAvoy signed a new three-year deal. And everyone rejoiced! Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Signings

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Yesterday, the Boston Bruins announced several signings, at both the NHL and AHL levels. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Bye Bye, Mojo Jojo

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News broke on Saturday morning that Bruins trade deadline acquisition and half of the Swedish House Mafia, UFA Marcus Johansson signed with Buffalo. While it’s not surprising that he was signed within the first full week of free agency, what is surprising is that it took nearly five days and that the term and money was reasonable. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Bruins Moves

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Yesterday was the start of NHL Free Agency and the Bruins signed some players, some of which we’ve heard of and some that we haven’t. Continue reading