November 2015

10 NHL Questions That Need Answers…Urgently.

November 29, 2015 // 1 Comment

Does Henrik Sedin’s wife consider her brother-in-law Daniel to be physically attractive? Think about it. If she answers no, she has some explaining to do. If she answers yes, she has some explaining to do. Should the Maple Leafs’ new goaltending coach Steve Briere be […]

The NHL Mute Button

November 28, 2015 // 1 Comment

Obviously, Foster Hewitt wouldn’t recognize today’s hockey telecasts. Technology now allows hockey fans to select what camera angle they want to use, what players they want to isolate on, and what replays they want to see. I would assume that if the networks wanted to, […]

Imagine: A Hockey Time Machine

November 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

During a recent Maple Leafs’ home game, a very strange and suspicious looking fellow, adorned in a spiffy fedora and trench coat, could be seen sitting two rows behind the Maple Leafs’ bench. He was taking notes non-stop while chomping on an unlit cigar. After […]

A Look At The NHL In 2050

November 22, 2015 // 0 Comments

Just last week hockeyspy.ca brought together the world’s top-25 fortune tellers and psychics to headline a seminar that would examine hockey in the year 2050. Listed below are a few key highlights from the soon to be released in-depth report. (P.S. Don’t mock these 25 crystal-gazers. In the […]

NHL Cover-Up Exposed?

November 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

Do professional sports leagues deliberately sweep controversial issues under the table, suppress evidence of scandals, and manipulate the media, all in the name of big money? When it comes to today’s National Hockey League, the answer is assuredly yes. For days now, rumours have been […]

The NHL Botched the Coach’s Challenge

November 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

The NHL’s video review system is generally considered to be the best amongst North America’s major sports. Representatives from the NFL, Major League Baseball and the NBA have all consulted with the NHL, as they look for ways to tweak their own replay systems. Sadly, […]

The NHL’s Analytics Farce Continues

November 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

This writer always has, and always will be critical of the over-the-top reliance on analytics in today’s NHL. It’s not a stretch to believe that most NHL teams joined the geek squad to avoid looking like they were old school or out of touch. After […]

Something Fishy About the Canucks

November 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

Almost assuredly, this conversation goes down in American NHL arenas on a regular basis, whenever the Vancouver Canucks come to town: “Daddy, what is a Canuck?” “I don’t know Son. That’s a good question.” “Is a Canuck a giant whale that jumps through tiny cracks […]

Mike Babcock Is Right. Brian Burke is Wrong.

November 11, 2015 // 1 Comment

Here’s why Brian Burke is out to lunch. Yet again. I don’t know Burke personally. But I do live in Toronto. I sat here for several years listening to his all-bluster-zero-results nonsense as he massacred a legendary Maple Leafs’ franchise that had already been massacred […]

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