Morning Free Association: Wash your hands!

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While we’re all basically stuck at home, or maybe hunkering down in a town with 20 residents in western Mass, there are probably many activities that we’re taking up right now. Some of that might be watching streaming services, exercising to keep in shape, or some household project that you’ve been putting off. Or maybe you’ve decided to learn a new language. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Bruins’ Animals

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What we need right now is distraction from the horrors of this virus. The Boston Bruins social media team are here to help by showing us Bruins players and their animals. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: What NHL Players Are Doing Right Now

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Credentialed NHL writers have been scrambling with much success to write about other aspects of the NHL: the teams, players, and other employees affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. So far 4 NHL players have tested positive for the virus: 2 on the Avalanche and 2 on the Senators. These positive tests coincide with the last two home games that the San Jose Sharks played before the league shut down due to the pandemic. Of course, San Jose and the greater Bay Area of California are places that have been hit hard by the outbreak. Since late last week, writers have been given another way to communicate with players through the NHL: Zoom chats. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Playoffs or Regular Season?

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Were the season to resume any time soon, two top players in the league, Alex Ovechkin and Sidney Crosby, are fine with the idea of skipping straight to the playoffs. While they both understand that players on other teams still vying for a playoff birth with those remaining 12-14 regular season games may want to continue on that path, they just want to move on. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: How to Suck in Three Easy Steps

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Jeremy Jacobs is a terrible NHL franchise owner. Anyone who has lived through the various NHL lockouts knows this already. He has sucked for many years. However, in the last week alone, he has given a master class in being a terrible sports franchise owner in three easy steps: Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Lost in the Shuffle

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Last week the Boston Bruins signed a couple of players, both prospects who have put their college days behind them. While they will see no further playing time this season due to the Providence Bruins folding up their season, they’ll be more than ready for development camp and beyond, whenever that happens. Continue reading