April 2016

Fearless Round-Two Predictions

April 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

Before getting to our round-two predictions, let’s review our fearless first-round NHL playoff predictions, and explain why we were wrong on 5 of them: Dallas over Minnesota Chicago over St. Louis Anaheim over Nashville Los Angeles over San Jose Washington over Philadelphia Pittsburgh over NY […]

Celebrating: Woohoo!!!

April 24, 2016 // 0 Comments

When it comes to celebrating, it’s important to know what sport you are playing. With a few exceptions (e.g. Blue Jays’ Bautista bat flip) baseball players are expected to pretend they are robots and not celebrate at all, following a key play. If they do, they […]

Andrew Shaw Has Been a Bad Boy

April 20, 2016 // 0 Comments

Chicago’s Andrew Shaw is in deep do-do (one game suspension) for allegedly uttering a homophobic slur during last night’s playoff game against the St. Louis Blues. At first, he claimed not to remember what he said, which fooled no one above the age of 3. […]

A Championship Nightmare. It’s Coming.

April 17, 2016 // 0 Comments

All the major sports are now into video review in a big way. And while the original intention (getting the call right) was a good one, the unintended consequences (frequent, long, boring delays) are causing serious problems. But the biggest problem has yet to arrive. […]

Fearless Playoff Predictions

April 13, 2016 // 0 Comments

Welcome to our fearless, totally accurate, bet your house on it, first round playoff predictions:   Dallas over Minnesota (No team with a dumb nickname like the Wild should ever win a playoff series) Chicago over St. Louis (The Rams leave town, and now this) […]

NHL’s Tank-A-Thon Down to 2 Teams

April 8, 2016 // 1 Comment

And so, the NHL’s annual tank-a-thon is now down to two teams, the Edmonton Oilers and the Toronto Maple Leafs. Of course both teams will deny that they are trying to finish dead last in the overall standings, but in the case of the Oilers, […]