Morning Free Association: Your Stanley Cup Final

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If at the beginning of the year you predicted that the Stanley Cup Final would be played between the Dallas Stars and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Lightning, give yourself a pat on the back. If you also had “viral pandemic forces SCF to be played in mid-September” on your 2020 bingo card, you may want to play the lottery. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: ECF Still Going…

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While I was convinced that the Islanders have overplayed and overstayed their welcome in the Eastern Conference playoff structure, they found a way to win the game more than halfway through the second overtime. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Conference Finals

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Both the Eastern and Western Conference Finals have begun! The Eastern Conference teams, the Tampa Bay Lightning and New York Islanders, have moved three provinces over from the comfort of the Toronto bubble to Edmonton. Each series has one game down, with the Dallas Stars and the Tampa Bay Lightning striking first. The two series after the first game couldn’t be any different. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Another One Bites the Dust

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Last night, another team was knocked out of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Washington Capitals didn’t put up much of a fight, losing 1-0, then 2-0, then 4-0 after letting in two empty net goals. That means that the New York Islanders have advanced to the second round. Continue reading