Morning Free Association: Pastrnation

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Our sweet angel right winger, David Pastrnak, spoke with the Boston media over Zoom the other day from what I can only imagine was a pub or a museum based upon the background. Pasta gave some updates about what he’s doing for training and answered questions. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Euro Players Visas

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Three more players have arrived at Warrior Ice Arena for practices. Defensemen Torey Krug and Matt Grzelcyk and forward Sean Kuraly joined Patrice Bergeron and Brad Marchand for practice yesterday. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Friday, June 12, 2020

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Hooray! We made it to the end of the week!

Yesterday, the NHL announced that Phase 3, which isn’t lasers everywhere but rather training camp, will begin on July 10th for the 24 teams that have either claimed a playoff spot or are trying to do so. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: The Perfect Forward

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ESPN’s Emily Kaplan is trying to build the perfect forward with the NHL’s current crop of players. And she has itemized a general list based upon skating, shot, passing, physicality, and awareness. Two Bruins’ forwards have qualified in a couple of sub-categories. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Be Grateful

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Zdeno Chara was available for a Zoom chat yesterday with local reporters. I wonder if he’s available Saturday night? Anyway, he’s back in Boston having driven his family back from their Florida home, figuring it was better to be close to the city as hockey operations begin to open up. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Thank You Nurses

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Yesterday was National Nurse Appreciation Day and the NHL was all over it.

Note that the B’s are represented by David Pastrnak and a Red Sox capped Patrice Bergeron. Continue reading