Morning Free Association: The Final is Set

After Game 7 spilled into double overtime, the Penguins finally pulled out the win to advance to the Stanley Cup Final. NBC must be breathing a sigh of relief that at least one reliable hockey market will grant them ratings for this series. Don’t get me wrong, while I believe that they’ve become a hockey town, Nashville is still not the broadcast market that Pittsburgh is. It could be worse: we could be hearing about Ottawa’s inability to sell out each weeknight game while they played boring-ass hockey. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: May 22

It’s Memorial Cup time! After the P-Bruins picked up Zach Senyshyn and Jesse Gabrielle from their respective junior teams, the Bruins are down to one player left playing in the junior leagues: Jakub Zboril. Winners of the Presidents Cup in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, the Saint John Sea Dogs are the Q’s representative to the tournament this year.
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