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The NHL’s Houdini Act

Bring Back Our Game

The Stanley Cup Playoffs are over and have left a lot of fans and analysts debating about whether it was one of the greatest playoffs, from start to finish, in the history of the game. As a Canadian, and a rabid hockey fan, this kind of sticks in my craw a bit. Let me explain why. Read more…

Crosby Spitting Teeth, Out For Months

Sidney Crosby's Teeth Were Pretty Straight, Actually

If I have to say it out loud, and I will, then let it be known that not 30 seconds before Sidney Crosby scored the winning goal in the gold medal hockey game for Team Canada at the 2010 Winter Olympics, I stated the words “If Crosby gets this goddamn goal, I swear to God I will never trash him again.” And then moments later Crosby stuffed it in to the back of the net on a pass from Jarome Iginla, and my living room erupted in to pandemonium. Gold, baby, GOLD.

But it came with a price: my favourite pastime of Crosby Bashing. For years, he’d been my favourite punching bag. I sold my soul to the hockey gods. Fair price, I suppose. But I was prepared to adhere to the terms of the deal: no more would I say unpleasant things about the perfectly talented fellow, despite sore temptation. Read more…

Jag Rags Are For Jagoffs

Jag Rag

Hey, Steeler Nation, listen up. Yinz know how the rest of the NFL and, indeed, the sports world in general has always been so green with envy over the storied franchise that is the Pittsburgh Steelers, along with their rabid and loyal fan base that extends to Steeler bars around the world, the sheer awesomeness that is the City of Pittsburgh and, most of all, the legendary Terrible Towel? Well, hold on to your Iron City, and get a load of this. Behold, the “Jag Rag.” Read more…

I Guess You WERE Super Drunk

Tiny Winky

Detroit Red Wings prospect Riley Sheahan proved why things like a “Super Drunk” law are actually necessary but not only being a douchebag and driving drunk, according to reports he blew .3 and was driving down a street the wrong way.

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NHL Cancels Entire Preseason

nhl-lockout-please-stand-by-hockey

The NHL made it official today – they are canceling preseason. All of it.

The National Hockey League had originally cancelled all preseason games up through September 30th. Now, they have cancelled preseason in its entirety. The lockout continues. I guess the talks aren’t going well.

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