Someone Should Slew Foot Gary Bettman

February 2, 2017 // 0 Comments

The NHL has a Department of Player Safety. It is an absolute friggin joke. Think not? Then explain how super-weasel Brad Marchand got away with not one, but two slew foot attacks, within a one-week period. The two most gutless, cowardly acts in sports are […]

NHL All-Star Game Upgrades

January 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

Clearly, the NHL is struggling to find new gimmicks to keep the almost-annual All-Star game somewhat relevant. Gary “Chuckles” Bettman has opted to end most of the crazy props and zany tricks in favour of a more serious approach. If the NHL wants to avoid […]

Auston Matthews Thrives In Spite of Mike Babcock

January 23, 2017 // 3 Comments

Mike Babcock is most likely a very good hockey coach. But his growing reputation as the “best coach in hockey” is surely open to debate. Many Babcock lovers point to his excellent results behind the Team Canada bench. After all, his national teams have regularly […]

Video Review Reductions

January 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

NHL fans have been clamouring for fewer and/or shorter video reviews this season. And for once, the NHL is listening. To make sure they get the original call right more often, the league has opted to add more referees. Starting next Monday, all NHL games […]

Empty Seats? No Surprise.

January 2, 2017 // 0 Comments

Of course, Sportsnet would never mention this, but there were a lot of people at yesterday’s outdoor game in Toronto disguised as empty seats. Just like the empty seats all over the Air Canada Centre during the World Junior games. Just like the empty seats […]

10 Year-End Christmas Predictions

December 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

Ten Year-End Christmas Predictions: The Columbus Blue Jackets will come back to earth and play .500 hockey for the balance of the season. John Tortorella will have 23 hissy-fits along the way Carey Price will stare down coach Michel Therrien everywhere he goes. At team meetings. […]

Vegas Roll the Dice on Nickname

December 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

We have already predicted that the Lost Vegas NHL franchise will turn into a complete boondoggle. So far, all signs are pointing that way. In an earlier post we detailed the botched press conference when the team name, colours and logos were announced. And now this….TSN reports […]

Does This Mean The Red Wings Suck?

December 6, 2016 // 0 Comments

Hmmm. Just when it appears the Red Wings long run of excellence is about to end, their GM comes up with a plan to allow more teams to qualify for post-season play. Which is another way for him to concede, his team now sucks. Hmmm. […]

Weird Moments Watching Hockey Night in Canada

November 29, 2016 // 1 Comment

I sat at home on Saturday, watching Hockey Night in Canada. Aside from the hockey, there’s lots more on display, if you care to pay attention, including: Maple Leafs’ Matt Martin was interviewed during the intermission. He was wearing a Hockey Night in Canada towel […]

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