NHL Playoffs: Conference Finals Retrospectives and Stanley Cup Final Preview

Conference Finals Retrospectives Western Conference Vegas Golden Knights 4-1 Winnipeg Jets Whatever. I don’t get these playoffs. I don’t get this team. It’s a good top line and one of the best post-seasons I’ve ever seen a goalie play. And they almost looked bored dispatching one of the best teams in the league. Eastern Conference Washington Capitals 4-3 Tampa Bay Lightning What a series. Tampa … Continue reading NHL Playoffs: Conference Finals Retrospectives and Stanley Cup Final Preview

Say hello to the National Roller Hockey League!

olks, if there’s one thing we love here at HST, it is obscure leagues seemingly popping up out of nowhere, and yesterday we were alerted to the HOTTEST news in roller hockey: That the Detroit-based National Roller Hockey League is set to hit the…concrete? Sport court? Whatever, in 2019! Continue reading Say hello to the National Roller Hockey League!

NHL Playoffs: Round 2 Retrospectives and Conference Finals Previews

Well, that was better. Still not great though! Very few of these series lived up to the hype, but that’s okay! Still a long way to go! Round 2 Retrospectives Western Conference Vegas Golden Knights 4-2 San Jose Sharks That’s it. I give up on understanding the Golden Knights. Marc Andre Fleury has decided that he’s good again and it’s really tweaking me off. These … Continue reading NHL Playoffs: Round 2 Retrospectives and Conference Finals Previews

NBC’s hockey “analysis” is insulting to fans

It’s insulting to hockey fans to have to listen to the trio of Pierre, Mike, and Jeremy for three hours every night, because it’s clear they know nothing about modern hockey, and are stuck in this idea of 1993 where it’s hit first, hit second, throw a punch, and maybe try and score after all that. Continue reading NBC’s hockey “analysis” is insulting to fans

None of the 6 goals in the Bruins/Lightning game should have happened.

We hear it every season, and we hear it even louder in every post-season. The NHL has an officiating problem. It renders games all but unwatchable. It’s truly the only sport where we as fans simply accept that penalties are just going to happen when they happen, and it will have zero correlation with what’s actually happening on the ice. Fans were treated to a … Continue reading None of the 6 goals in the Bruins/Lightning game should have happened.