Morning Free Association: Ch-ch-ch-changes

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It looks like Bruce Cassidy has decided to change things up. This is a good idea.

Given that the team has scored a whole 2 goals in 2 games in the bubble, it’s time to try something new. Now that trade dealine acquisitions and former Ducks’ teammates Ondrej Kase and Nick Ritchie are back at practice and cleared to play, let’s see if they can do something to get the B’s on the scoreboard. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Hockey Is Tonight!

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Today is the day, the day that the Bruins return to gameday action 4 1/2 months after the NHL suspended the regular season. Of course, tonight’s game against the Columbus Blue Jackets is only an exhibition game and it means nothing in the scheme of the round robin play or qualifiers. However, it is a game and we should be happy. Stateside, the game will be on NESN and NHL Network for your viewing pleasure starting at 7pm. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: More Transactions

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The Bruins are less than a week from opening night at the Capitals and have made more cuts to the training camp roster. Jack Studnicka, the center who stated that he wanted to make it difficult for management to send him back to juniors, was sent back to his juniors team, the Oshawa Generals. The following were assigned to the Providence Bruins: Anton Blidh, Colby Cave, Cody Goloubef, Mark McNeill, and Dan Vladar. Jordan Szwarz was placed o waivers the day before and will report to Providence soon; he was kept on the roster for the game against Detroit Red Wings. Continue reading