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 […]

Vegas Golden Knights.

November 24, 2016 // 1 Comment

It’s not the Las Vegas Golden Knights. It’s the Vegas Golden Knights. Either way………ugh. How ironic is it that an expansion team, almost certain to be a laughing stock disaster, launched their franchise with a laughing stock ceremony? When the hokey video wouldn’t work, they […]

Donald Trump and Gary Bettman

November 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

As we all now know, American rednecks mobilized to put The Donald Trump into the White House. No one is happier about that than Gary Bettman. It’s not that Bettman supports a racist, bigoted, serial liar politically, but rather Bettman, like many of us, had heard the persistent […]

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 […]

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