Morning Free Association: Jan. 24 – On Player-Only Meetings

With the Bruins being under a ton of pressure to make the playoffs after two seasons of just missing the postseason and undergoing the present turmoil of this current losing skid, one thing that I find alarming is the lack of any player-only meetings. If any have happened, the media is not reporting it. Continue reading

Morning Free Association: What a Maroon!

It was the Patrick Maroon show at the Garden last night, which is a shame because he was a Bruins opponent. Continue reading

The Case for Retaining Claude Julien

There has been an outcry amongst certain members of the Boston sports media to fire coach Claude Julien if the Bruins failed to make the playoffs for a 2nd consecutive season.
Well the Bruins have failed to make the playoffs, and the working assumption is that the Bruins will terminate Claude Julien.
I would, at this time, like to make a case for why that is the wrong reaction. Continue reading

Vol 2: Buying the Present to Preserve the Future

Welcome to the second installment of my and CarvinBass18’s three part series A Bruins Defense: A Three Part Series on How to Improve Next Season. This is Volume 2: Buying the Present to Save the Future, in which I play my best Jonathan Swift and make my modest proposal to make 2016-2017 less of a terrifying gong show than 2016-2017.

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