Morning Free Association: Tuukka Talks

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I really want to tell you about what Tuukka Rask said to the media the other day and maybe what Zdeno Chara said as well. However, I have big news regarding the IW/ GH household: we’ve met a dog named Boomer, he’s a chill cutie, and we’ve decided that we’re going to adopt him. If you’re curious about who he is, here is his adoption profile. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: What NHL Players Are Doing Right Now

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Credentialed NHL writers have been scrambling with much success to write about other aspects of the NHL: the teams, players, and other employees affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. So far 4 NHL players have tested positive for the virus: 2 on the Avalanche and 2 on the Senators. These positive tests coincide with the last two home games that the San Jose Sharks played before the league shut down due to the pandemic. Of course, San Jose and the greater Bay Area of California are places that have been hit hard by the outbreak. Since late last week, writers have been given another way to communicate with players through the NHL: Zoom chats. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Top Bruins

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Let’s end this tough hockey-less week on a positive note: the Bruins are awesome. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: Two Games Down, Two More to Go

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This weekend the Bruins started out their West Coast Roadtrip with back-to-back wins against the lowly Anaheim Ducks and the even lowlier Los Angeles Kings. It pretty much could not go better for the B’s. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: All Star Break

So it’s the All-Star break. The Bruins don’t have another game until next Tuesday, Jan. 28th. The Bruins have played 49 of their 82 game schedule and are still in the playoff structure at the 3rd spot in the Atlantic division. However, there are still games for other NHL teams over the next few days, including Caps @ Leafs and Yotes @ Habs.
And the Habs are tied with the Bruins, behind by only a single ROW and a game in hand.
Anyway, it’s still not a bad spot to be in.
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