Morning Free Association: It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Hockey

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Ah, yesterday was a news day.

First, came word that Torey Krug has a left ankle injury and will be re-evaluated in three weeks. I guess this makes the pickup of John Moore over the summer a good thing. Oh yeah, and the Vaakanainening is happening. However, that power play is going to be tough to watch while Krug’s out. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Questions Remain

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A couple of days ago, Ty Anderson wrote about the seven questions about the Bruins heading into the season. One of those questions has been answered with the return of Jack Studnicka to the Oshawa Generals. But the other ones are yet to be answered. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: More Transactions

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The Bruins are less than a week from opening night at the Capitals and have made more cuts to the training camp roster. Jack Studnicka, the center who stated that he wanted to make it difficult for management to send him back to juniors, was sent back to his juniors team, the Oshawa Generals. The following were assigned to the Providence Bruins: Anton Blidh, Colby Cave, Cody Goloubef, Mark McNeill, and Dan Vladar. Jordan Szwarz was placed o waivers the day before and will report to Providence soon; he was kept on the roster for the game against Detroit Red Wings. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Hashtag Mascot Shade

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Gritty has taken over the world. He’s crossed over from NHL circles to other realms, including that of comedy. I mean, really, if Gritty isn’t nightmare fuel for you, he’s certainly comical, right? Notable Philadelphian Paul F Tompkins, has a whole thread on the new giant orange Furby. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Taking Shape

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The Boston Bruins sent some players packing yesterday. Axel Andersson was sent back to Djurgarden IF in the Swedish Elite League. Cameron Hughes, Emil Johansson, Joona Koppanen, and Zach Senyshyn were assigned to the Providence Bruins camp. Camp invite Tanner Pond will report to Providence. Continue reading