Morning Free Association: Another Signing

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It’s the end of a long week and I know reports from the Bruins this week have made you worried. Additionally you may have been concerned about the fate of one forward in particular. Well don’t worry, he’s signed! Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Capitalizing

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In just his second start, Jeremy Swayman proved that he deserves this chance with the big club and he belongs in the NHL. Yeah, I know it’s a very small sample size. However, after turning away 71 of 75 shots (31-33, .939 SV% last night), he shows a lot of poise and still has a smile on his face even after facing some of the best players in the NHL. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: On to Toronto

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The Bruins left the relative safety of their bubble in Boston, Warrior Ice Arena, and traveled by bus, then by plane on to the bubble city of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Morning Free Association: Unfit to Participate Updates

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So, when last we left the list of players on the Unfit to Particpate (UTP) list we had many Bruins players designated as such: Torey Krug, David Krejci, Charlie Coyle, Sean Kuraly, Nick Ritchie, Chris Wagner, Tuukka Rask, David Pastrnak, and Ondrej Kase. On Monday, Coyle, Kuraly, Krug, and Ritchie returned to practice. However, Charlie McAvoy and Anton Blidh joined Pasta and Kase on the UTP list. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Black Aces?

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Phase 3 of the NHL’s plan to reopen the season with postseason play will begin on July 10th when teams will start their training camps. At that time, teams are allowed to bring 30 skaters to camp and unlimited goaltenders. Yep, goaltenders are being treated like salad and breadsticks at Olive Garden. Continue reading