Morning Free Association: Injury Problems

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Sunday saw the return of Jeremy Lauzon to Providence. Just as quickly as he was sent down, he was recalled on an emergency basis. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Hockey

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Ah, yesterday was a news day.

First, came word that Torey Krug has a left ankle injury and will be re-evaluated in three weeks. I guess this makes the pickup of John Moore over the summer a good thing. Oh yeah, and the Vaakanainening is happening. However, that power play is going to be tough to watch while Krug’s out. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: More Transactions

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The Bruins are less than a week from opening night at the Capitals and have made more cuts to the training camp roster. Jack Studnicka, the center who stated that he wanted to make it difficult for management to send him back to juniors, was sent back to his juniors team, the Oshawa Generals. The following were assigned to the Providence Bruins: Anton Blidh, Colby Cave, Cody Goloubef, Mark McNeill, and Dan Vladar. Jordan Szwarz was placed o waivers the day before and will report to Providence soon; he was kept on the roster for the game against Detroit Red Wings. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Taking Shape

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The Boston Bruins sent some players packing yesterday. Axel Andersson was sent back to Djurgarden IF in the Swedish Elite League. Cameron Hughes, Emil Johansson, Joona Koppanen, and Zach Senyshyn were assigned to the Providence Bruins camp. Camp invite Tanner Pond will report to Providence. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Roster Trimming

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Did you know the final Bruins-Flames game in Beijing was being broadcast yesterday morning on NBCSNPDQETC and on The Sports Hub? I didn’t until I got in the car to take my dog to the park. It seems that NHL preseason game broadcast schedules need to be determined by reading tea leaves or some other divination tool. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Big Hockey News Day

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News broke yesterday that longtime Bruins defenseman, and guaranteed producer of a delay of game penalty, Adam McQuaid was traded to the New York Rangers for another former Bruins defenseman, Steve Kampfer, and a 2019 4th-round draft picks and a conditional 2019 7th-round draft pick. With this transaction, the team gained $2.1 by shedding McQuaid’s contract. Continue reading