October 2016

Bad Ice Ruining a Great Sport

October 31, 2016 // 0 Comments

In Gary’s World, money is all that counts. Small things like horribly bad ice in places like Brooklyn (home of the NY Islanders) means nothing to Gary Bettman. All the talk these days is about the incredible youth movement in the NHL, and the high-end […]

A Scary Week in Hockey

October 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

One of the fun parts of October hockey is seeing fans show up for games wearing their favourite Hallowe’en costumes. While some are as simple as a bag-over-the-head for fans of losing teams, some go to great lengths with their outfits. The Toronto Star ran […]

Maple Leafs Sabotage Anthem Singer

October 26, 2016 // 0 Comments

So, the Toronto Maple Leafs continue to move forward with their massive overhaul, not just on the ice, but with their off-ice components as well. New in-arena announcer. New in-game experience for fans. New uniforms. New rip-off beer prices. And a new anthem singer. Her […]

Laine is Good, Matthews is Better

October 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

It might take awhile. But eventually, Winnipeg Jets whining winger Patrik Laine will discover for himself, the obvious. Namely, Auston Matthews was the first overall pick, ahead of Laine, for one simple reason. Matthews is a better hockey player. Heading into the draft, during the […]

Bettman Shafts Canadians……Again

October 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

Does Gary Bettman work for Donald Trump? If not, he should. Both a terrific liars, living in an alternative universe. For years now, Bettman has tried to convince us that those empty seats in Phoenix, Florida, Carolina etc. are actually filled with people who just […]

On This Day In Hockey

October 5, 2016 // 0 Comments

Who could ever forget? On this day in hockey, October 5, 1952, Detroit Red Wing tough guy Ted Lindsay broke a skate lace while getting dressed for a training camp session.