Morning Free Association: Willie O’Ree’s Banner Ceremony

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Tonight’s the night! Willie O’Ree will have his number 22 lifted to rafters and retired to celebrate his breaking the color barrier in the NHL 64 years ago. Originally this ceremony was to take place last year but was pushed back due to COVID restrictions. Tonight the fans will be there to witness it and appreciate him. Continue reading

Game Day Thread: Bruins @ Caps

Urho Vaakanainen pushes the limits of sweater name-plate technology at Bruins rookie camp 2018

The Bruins are in Washington DC, facing the Capitals for the 8th and final time this season. It is also the final game of the regular season for the Bruins, and indeed, the entire East division. It will be broadcast on NHL Network, NESN+, NBC Sports Washington DC, and NHL.tv. On the radio on 98.5 the Sports Hub, the beltway’s WJFK, and CapsRadio24/7

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Morning Free Association: One Point

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Danny, Danny, Danny! You can only do so much on your own. You, Darth Vladar, managed to command The Force to allow so many pucks to miss their mark, making save after save to keep your team in the game. Whereas your teammates have managed to post multiple games of 4 or more goals, last night they didn’t have that scoring touch. You held them at 1 for as long as you could. And had any of your 3 teammates managed to get in front of Travis Sanheim, perhaps you could have held off that final charge. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Kuhlman Signs

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Yesterday, the Boston Bruins announced that they signed forward Karson Kuhlman to a two-year deal.

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