Morning Free Association: Scratch That

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We no longer have to wait on a trade for Tyler Toffoli for he’s been dealt to Vancouver. The return does have something to do with a former Bruin, Tim Schaller, who was a salary dump in this deal; Schaller hasn’t had a great season, being scratched many games. In return the Los Angeles Kings receive a big deal prospect named Tyler Madden, the aforementioned Schaller, a 2020 second-round pick, and a conditional 4th in 2022. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Two Games, Two Wins, Four Points

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It was another back-to-back weekend with games on Saturday afternoon at home and Sunday afternoon away. Somehow the Bruins managed to win both games pretty handily. We can all rest assured that while the Bruins lost the season series to the Detroit Red Wings, they at least won the last game. They needed to as the Tampa Bay Lightning are still breathing down their necks in the standings. It won’t get any easier either since the Tampa Bay Lightning have traded for versatile forward Blake Coleman, formerly of the New Jersey Devils. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Chara Fined and More

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After all the ugliness read: fun of the Bruins-Canadiens game the other night, reality has set in. Remember when Chara cross-checked Brendan Gallagher in the face? Well, he got fined for that. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Goodbye Habs

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The Bruins eliminated the Canadiens from the playoffs last night. Okay, not really. But they outright beat the Habs without ever giving up the lead, which in itself is an achievement for this team.

Yes, I’m saying this about the league-leading Boston Bruins, the team with 82 points. Continue reading