Morning Free Association: Two More Points

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How. many periods did it take the Bruins to defeat the Columbus Blue Jackets last night? If you anticipated it would take 4, give yourself a gold star.

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Morning Free Association: New Playoff Order

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Move over Bolts, there’s a NPO, a new playoff order, one that has the Bruins in the top three in the Atlantic thanks to a victory over the Lightning. Currently, the Bruins are tied for second in the Flortheast with the Maple Leafs, both have 85 points although the Leafs have one game in hand. The Leafs will make up that game before the two teams meet up next week in Toronto. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Almost Krakened

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Last night was not a great night for the Boston Bruins. The best part of the night was that it was “Hockey is for Everyone Night” which has evolved into a night including Pride Night within it to stress that anyone who has the passion for hockey regardless of gender, sexuality, or ethnicity has a home with the Boston Bruins and in the NHL. The worst part would have to be the Bruins defensive zone play in the third period. Continue reading

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