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There seems to be little doubt now which two cities will be front runners in the NHL expansion with the only two cities submitting a expansion bid being Las Vegas and Quebec City.last night was the deadline as to when bids could be received they only received those two bids. I have to guess… Continue reading NHL Expansion Bid Thoughts
NOTE: The numbers in this piece were pulled in early 2014 when piece was originally written, these numbers may or may not be higher in today's sports. With the addition of Giancarlo Stanton's $300 plus Million dollar contract it is likely that the figures are higher. Is it me, or have ticket prices gone up… Continue reading Sports Money: Contracts And The Real Losers
Lets get the facts out of the way with first. EA's NHL 15 is a disaster, in my review I gave it a 6.5 overall and a 9.0 for gameplay. Now for my opinion, the 6.5 overall stands since it is a decent, not good product but I refuse to stick by the 9.0 for… Continue reading The future of EA’s NHL Series Depends On….
It is a little less than three weeks until the NHL season kicks off on October 8th and that means NHL video games are out, or should I say EA's NHL game is out. How does NHL 15 match up against NHL 14? Read the review to find out. NHL 14 was a good solid… Continue reading NHL 15 Review
The great fans in Calgary. Alberta got to witness the first game in Calgary for Jarome Iginla as the opponent. The Boston Bruins and Calgary Flames played a tight 2-1 game ending in Boston's favor, and while Iginla did nothing in the game he was named the third star and then the following happened: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vcE8Xjsmb1Q… Continue reading Flames Fans Call for Curtain Call in Jarome Iginla’s return to Calgary
Zac Rinaldo, James Neal, and Shawn Thornton probably got themselves in the line of fire with their actions yesterday. The NHL got off to a bad start in yesterday's NHL games with a bad incident in Dallas, and then things picked up later in the day in Boston. The first incident was from Zac Rinaldo… Continue reading December 7th, 2013: An ugly day in the NHL
Last night gave us a great fight between two of the better fighters in the NHL today, as Brian McGrattan and Patrick Bordeleau went toe to toe in this fantastic bout in the fight period. The scrap started in the Calgary offensive zone and moved to center ice before it was over. The video is… Continue reading Fight of the Year Candidate; McGrattan vs Bordeleau
On April 15th, one of the worse days in Boston's history happened, at the end of the Boston Marathon there were two explosions towards the finish line. There were several injuries and a total of three fatalities (a fourth was committed when the police tried to catch these scumbags). It was unlike anything ever witnessed… Continue reading From Tragedy to Triumph, the city of Boston is on a roller-coaster ride
The Philadelphia Flyers have had a very frustrating season, and that is no secret to anyone who actively follows the NHL. Going into last nights game the Flyers had a 3-8-0 record and they then proceeded to get routed 7-0 and that is fine, every team has a stinker in them, in fact Florida has… Continue reading The Philadelphia Flyers Go To New Low This Season
While many people were sitting back watching the Bears @ Steelers game on Sunday Night which included myself, there was a game between the Buffalo Sabres and Toronto Maple Leafs that took place. It was a pre-season tilt in which the Maple Leafs won 5-3. But the talks about the game didn't center around those… Continue reading Line Brawl breaks out in NHL pre-season game with names like John Scott and Phil Kessel involved
Once again our friends at EA Sports gave us an advanced copy of an upcoming title. And this one, I have to admit, is the one I was looking most forward to the most being a hardcore hockey fan. So I was elated to find out that they choose me as one of the reviewers… Continue reading NHL 14 Review
It would be a crime to kick this series off without a look back at older consoles, before we look forward to the Playstation 4 and Xbox One. So today I want to look back at really old games, games from before Playstation 3 and Xbox 36o. And with the next blog we can look… Continue reading Looking Forward to the Transition to Next Gen Consoles: Part 1
I wasn't doing this blog when the NHL was in it's lockout, but I was writing for another site called Fantasy Hockey Coach and I pretty much covered the NHL and its eventual lockout at that point and not much else, and in all honesty it was because I felt a little restricted from what… Continue reading Where my interest in the AHL came from before and during this season
Who would have thought that on Cinco De Mayo a hockey brawl would break out? But then again, who is really surprised? Let's take a look back to Thursday night where Ottawa's Eric Gryba laid a hard boarderline hit on Montreals Lars Eller, the hit caused Lars Eller to suffer serious facial injuries and prompted… Continue reading Canadiens and Senators: The anatomy of a rivalry
Today the Ottawa Sun released their paper for the city of Ottawa, and on it was the following: Granted it isn't as graphic as some other newspapers in the past, say on September 12, 2001 in most US cities following the attacks in New York City, however the pictures in those papers were meaningful… Continue reading Where has the decency gone in the media?
In last nights NHL action there was an incident in the first period where Montreal Canadiens forward Ryan White took a long run at Philadelphia Flyers Defenseman Kent Huskins and injured him with an apparent elbow. Ryan White was then jumped by Flyers defenseman Kurtis Foster and that scrap was without anything landing. On the… Continue reading The Montreal Canadiens cross the line
I was listening to a local radio show and I heard a piece on them re-visiting prior NFL drafts, so I decided to that I would have fun to do one for the NHL. And surely this is just one opinion, and it is done for fun. If you disagree with the rankings then you… Continue reading Re-Visiting the 2006 NHL Draft
I was listening to a local radio show and I heard a piece on them re-visiting prior NFL drafts, so I decided to that I would have fun to do one for the NHL. And surely this is just one opinion, and it is done for fun. If you disagree with the rankings then you… Continue reading Re-Visiting the 2007 NHL Draft.