Morning Free Association: Phase 2

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Did you know that we are witnessing Phase 1 of the NHL’s plan during the Great Pause of 2020? Yep, we are. Phase 1 started out as a two-week self-quarantine of hockey players and staff. It was revised and extended, allowing for players to return to their homes, even out of the country. Since we’re nearing the end of Phase 1 (at some point), the NHL released a statement of very vague parameters for Phase 2: The Slow Reopening! Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Cam Neely STH Chat

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Yesterday, Cam Neely held another Zoom conference call with season ticket holders. It was an opportunity for the Bruins president to disperse some information about what is happening and what will happen. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Neutral Sites? Nah

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Could the NHL come back sooner if it used neutral sites to play games in empty arenas around the country? That’s one option the NHL has been considering. But are they actually going to do that? Continue reading

Morning Free Association: 2011 Bruins Virtual Reunion

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Last night on the Boston Bruins YouTube channel, Bud Light sponsored a 2011 Bruins watch party of the Stanley Cup win in Game 7. On the Zoom call hosted briefly by Eric Russo and coordinated by Bruins VP of Marketing and Communication, Matt Chmura, virtually the whole team was connected to each other with a slight delay to their viewing feed. Mostly, the guys talked about about what was going on that season along with chirping each other. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Patrice’s Words to You

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Like most hockey players who are parents, Patrice Bergeron is self-quarantining at home with his children, all three of them. No doubt he understands how troubling and trying it can be to be around his children 24 hours a day, 7 days a week – keeping them entertained, keeping them curious, helping them learn, and making them burn off all sorts of energy. While we know that Patrice is perfect and his children are perfect little angels, I’m sure that he would love to have a break from them. So, he took one, to teach us all (read: the Satanfamily) some useful words in French.

I’m sure the Satanparents say this to their children all the time.

Morning Free Association: Hump Day

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Believe it or not, today is Wednesday. It would be Tax Day, but since time has no meaning right now and there are many other concerns, that’s been pushed off into the future. Continue reading