Morning Free Association: Almost Krakened

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Last night was not a great night for the Boston Bruins. The best part of the night was that it was “Hockey is for Everyone Night” which has evolved into a night including Pride Night within it to stress that anyone who has the passion for hockey regardless of gender, sexuality, or ethnicity has a home with the Boston Bruins and in the NHL. The worst part would have to be the Bruins defensive zone play in the third period. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Release the Kraken

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Tonight the Boston Bruins take on the Seattle Kraken for the first time ever. While the Bruins have been on a hot streak this past month, Seattle has been what you might expect a brand new team would be: not great. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Men’s Olympic Hockey Teams

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While we’re waiting for the season to start for the Boston Bruins, there are other subjects about which we can talk. For instance, ESPN broadcasted the first two games of the season last night starting with Pittsburgh Penguins at Tampa Bay Lightning. If you had Danton Heinen scoring the first goal of the new season, take a bow. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: The Kraken Picked a Team!

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Just in case you missed it or just didn’t want to watch the festivities, the Seattle Kraken have officially selected players from 30 other teams to comprise a roster (for now). Since a gameday roster is 20 players and they currently have 31, time will tell who stays, who plays in the AHL or who is dealt for other assets. What I can tell you is that the Kraken have their full complement of entry draft picks because they performed no trades. Continue reading