Morning Free Association: Cassidy Contract

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Five days ago, news broke that the Bruins were in negotiations with Bruce Cassidy regarding a contract extension. It’s a no-brainer, really. It’s just a matter of how much and for how long. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: No Teeth is the New Black

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We all know that the kids are the ones that set the trends. Like saggy baggy jeans, showing your underwear in a cool way, and wearing boots as headwear. Well, some of the young guns in the Bruins system are setting trends as well, like not even wearing bridges or fake teeth where their teeth were knocked out. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: What About Ritchie?

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Does anyone expect anything from Brett Ritchie? Surely his signing on July 1 was a curiosity for most Bruins fans as we assumed that Don Sweeney was joking about being active in free agency. He signed Ritchie away from the Dallas Stars, the team that drafted him in the second round of the 2011 draft. Yeah, his deal is just for a year at $1 million, neither a long term nor a high cap hit. But, we could’ve used that for the two contracts that have yet to happen. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: 20 Under 25

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This year’s Top 20 Under 25 for all of Boston sports is out for the 2020 season and quite a few Bruins made the list, including two in the top 4. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: All Decade Team

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Greg Wyshynski, formerly of Yahoo’s Puck Daddy blog and currently of ESPN, has decided to make a list of each of the 31 NHL teams’ “All-Decade Team”. Each team is comprised of three forwards, one player of each position, two defensemen, a goaltender, and a coach. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Killer Update

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After a season that saw him sustain multiple injuries (broken hyoid, multiple knee cap injuries, etc) and in which he still managed to play 46 games while missing huge swaths off time, defenseman Kevan Miller is on the mend. Three months after his latest surgery to repair a twice broken kneecap, Kevan Miller is still not skating yet. Continue reading