Morning Free Association: A Close One

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Tuukka Rask made his first start since June of last year and the first after his hip surgery and rehab. While he got better through the game, he looked a little rusty in the middle. The first period was no real challenge for him at all. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Red Wings Again

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Did you watch the game last night? Did you see the Boston Bruins take 42 shots on goal and fail to connect on all but 1. Detroit took only 16 shots through 60 minutes but made two of them count. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: On to the Regular Season!

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Last night was the the final night of the Bruins preseason slate. As they opened their games they closed them playing the same opponent: the Washington Capitals. This time, the teams looked more or less like they’ll look during the regular season with rostered players. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Pasta’s Pasta


David Pastrnak is known for his charitable work with children. In the Beforetimes, Pasta was known to visit children at Boston area hospitals multiple times a week on his own. And he definitely loved Halloween visits as well. Unfortunately, he’s still unable to visit and make sick kids’ days. So what’s the next best thing? Pasta’s pasta, which raises funds for the Dana Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund.

This is available for a limited time at the low price of 88 cents only at Stop and Shop with all the proceeds going to the aforementioned cancer research.


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Morning Free Association: Rest in Peace, Baby Viggo

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I’m still gutted by David Pastrnak and his partner Rebecca Rohlsson’s loss.
As announced on Instagram and widely reported yesterday, they lost their newborn son Viggo.

I cannot imagine what they’re going through and how they will get through it.

No one seemed to be more excited to be a father than Pasta did. It was evident when he spoke with Amalie Benjamin for a piece she was writing about his biological and the Swedish family who adopted him during his Swedish U-18 days prior to his being drafted by the Boston Bruins. Continue reading