Morning Free Association: Last Day of the 2021

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Are you ready to send 2021 off? On one hand, it was better than the whole of 2020. I mean 2020 was great for the first two months. The last ten though…

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Morning Free Association: This Stupid Game

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I don’t want to talk about it.

I know that the B’s came back within one goal but I just can’t bring myself to talk about that game.

Carry on.

Morning Free Association: The Great One Soon on Your TV

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Yesterday, Wayne Gretzky stepped down from his position as Vice Chairman of the Oilers. He was with the Oilers? Yes, he apparently was busy with the commercial side of the Oilers Entertainment Group and a close advisor to Oilers owner, Daryl Katz. The move came within a day of the Oilers being swept by the Winnipeg Jets in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. These two events aren’t related. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Tooling the Power Play

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Monday brought a much needed practice opportunity for the Boston Bruins in Pittsburgh. With scheduled and rescheduled games nearly every other day, players have required more rest between games, pushing full practices to the side. Bruce Cassidy saw a chance to work on the power play during the morning skate, a power play that has only hit 3 times on it’s last 31. That’s not great. Continue reading