Morning Free Association: Sign Him

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When we left things before the long weekend, David Pastrnak’s agent J.P. Barry was going to start negotiating his client’s new deal with the Boston Bruins. Much has been written about what the offers have been ($6 million for either 6 or 7 years) and Barry finally said that he is looking for max term for Pastrnak, which should be good news for everyone. In wanting max term, they’re not looking for a bridge deal, which would be the worst possible outcome for the Bruins. This should be really good news but it’s going to take more than $6 million per to do it. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: January 25

A fully stocked Bruins roster (seriously, everyone’s back from injury) took on an injury-depleted Red Wings team at the Garden last night. Yes, this was the first time the Bruins are injury-free™ for the season. Both Millers returned to game action; Kevan has been out since he was concussed in the game against the Flyers January 14th; Colin Miller suffered a knee injury against the Blues on January 10th. Continue reading