Morning Free Association: David Pastrnak is Number 1

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I kind of trailed off in yesterdays post. There were more points I wanted to make while linking information gathered between multiple articles. And then I got tired. It was late and I should know better. So, I just wrote until I was barely awake.

So you might ask yourself, what else was it that I wanted to yammer on about?

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Morning Free Association: The Front Office

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In the past week, various writers at The Athletic have been taking different looks at NHL teams. One article looks at each team’s contract situations including looking at bargain deals for clubs. Another surveys agents on a variety of NHL items from standout players in the Bubble to overall team health. Still another compares how each team’s front office is judged from outside and within the fanbase. Surprise, surprise, the Bruins didn’t do so well with their own fanbase. Continue reading

Morning Free Association, July 1 – NHL Free Agency 12:00 ET

It’s the calm before the storm of NHL free agency. At 12:00 ET today, teams are allowed to sign UFAs and offer sheet RFAs. Will the Bruins re-sign Loui? Will they sign Jimmy Vesey? Will they finally acquire some defense? Please? I mean, like, y’know, the good ones? Strap on your helmets and get your drinks ready!

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