The joke has always been that once the playoffs start, you basically need to murder someone for it to be a penalty, especially once overtime starts. So far it’s not so much the lack of calls, but just the insane inconsistency we see night-in, night-out from the stripes. Continue reading The officiating in the NHL playoffs has been horrendous so far
After a wild regular season and a playoffs that has been so tight you could make diamonds out of it, the Federal Hockey League’s crown jewel gets underway tonight as the Commissioner’s Cup final gets underway between the Port Huron Prowlers and the Watertown Wolves. Continue reading Federal Hockey League Commissioner’s Cup Preview!
why are there two Dakota states? You hear the question, and it sounds slightly ridiculous, and almost like something said just to cause a rise out of somebody, but the arguments have actually taken an interesting turn toward historical, geographical, and cultural reasoning. Continue reading FROM THE ARCHIVES: @CallMeBednard found one of his college papers from freshman year, please enjoy: Depleting the Dakota Separation
I signed up to see what was being offered, and if it would indeed be worth $5 a month. One weekend in, here are my initial thoughts and reactions about the service. Continue reading Initial reaction after a weekend with ESPN+
The NFL released its preseason schedule yesterday, here are the games you need to see when the preseason kicks off! Continue reading The MUST-SEE games on the NFL Preseason schedule
I said this on Twitter last night, and I’ll say it again right now, and I promise you it is not meant to take away from what Vegas has done this year: Almost every NHL GM should be embarrassed by what Vegas was able to do this season. Continue reading Most NHL GMs should be embarrassed and ashamed by the Golden Knights’ success
We did this last year, and it was a ton of fun, and the good news is we have a TON of new blood in the playoffs this year, so there are plenty of new horns and songs to listen to. Continue reading Ranking the 2018 NHL Playoff goal horns and songs
It’s finally here! After way too many games with way too few Olympic breaks, the NHL postseason is upon us! And what a post-season it’s shaping up to be. We have 15 teams all of which are hoping to at least look like they have some dignity before Nashville just trucks over them (spoiler alert). But let’s stop wasting time and get right into it! … Continue reading 2018 NHL Playoff Preview: Round One
Man, a real shame. It’s a bit old at this point, but the Quad City Mallards – a team that jumped around a few leagues before finding “stability” in the ECHL – folded earlier this season. Making the jump from the fringe International Hockey League, to the Central Hockey League – that I still forget lasted until the year I graduated High School – that contains … Continue reading The Imminent Battle for the Quad Cities
How is it that an exclusive golf tournament played at one of the most exclusive courses in the world can feel inviting, and like we are part of it, even when we watch from home? Continue reading What is it that makes us love The Masters so much?