Morning Free Association: The Vaakanainening

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Good news, everyone!

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Yesterday the Boston Bruins announced that they signed 2017 first-round draft pick Urho Vaakanainen to his entry level contract. The contract is a three year deal worth $4 million. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: That Long UFA/ RFA Talk We’ve Been Wanting to Have

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Don Sweeney has a lot of things to juggle right now: the 2018 NHL Entry Draft, unrestricted free agents, laughing at how Garth Snow got canned by Lou Lamoriello, Twitter burner accounts, disenfranchised players whose NHL rights he controls, and restricted free agents. Like I said, that’s a lot. Today, we’re going to take a look at a few of these things. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Happy Trade Deadline Day!

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It’s that day of the year again: Trade Deadline Day! It’s a day in which we sit back at our desks with some popcorn and enjoy players being bandied about by teams in order to bolster themselves for a hearty playoff run or to relieve themselves of assets so they can try again next season. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Transactions

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As we inch ever closer to the start of the NHL 2017-18 regular season, the Bruins announced yesterday a couple of roster moves and prospect signing. Continue reading