Morning Free Association: Game Day Edition

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Tonight, the Boston Bruins take on the Toronto Maple Leafs in game 3 of their first round Stanley Cup Playoff series. Boston leads the series 2-0 after a resounding win on Saturday night 7-3, a game in which David Pastrnak had a hat trick and a six-point night. Pasta is the youngest player to achieve this feat in a playoff game and only one of two Bruins to do so. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: That Game Last Night

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Last night the Boston Bruins made a statement — they may not be the faster or younger team but they were the better team, at least last night. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Are You Ready?

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Last night the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs officially started with a slate of games in various time zones. You had the Pittsburgh Penguins slaughtering the Philadelphia Flyers 7-0 in the east, the Winnipeg Jets almost letting the Minnesota Mild take the game because everyone is just so polite up in our neighbor to the north (3-2), and the Vegas Golden Knights showing everyone just how they roll in the desert with that opening ceremony that NBCSNPDQWTFBBQETC had to ruin by reminding us that there are hockey players waiting backstage. Here is some excellent pregame ceremony footage. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: First Years, Practice Lines, and a Signing

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Bruce Cassidy has been coaching for a Boston associated team for roughly the past ten years, 9 years in Providence and for a full year now with the big club up in Boston. IN Amalie Benjamin’s latest piece on the success of this season’s team, Cassidy explains why he’s drawn to working with the bear cubs. Continue reading