Oh god what am I doing. The NHL trade deadline has come and gone and we’ve had a couple days to let the dust settle. It was a fairly slow deadline overshadowed by the prospect of the best defenseman in the NHL being traded by his skinflint owner. Which, of course, never happened. But we have trades, trades, trades! To CBJ: Ian Cole To OTT: … Continue reading Brief Comments on Every Single NHL Deadline Trade
The Federal Hockey League’s “newly added expansion team” showed out on their first-ever franchise game, taking on the Watertown Wolves on the road for the first of five games between the rivals. Fans were eagerly awaiting tonight’s long-anticipated puck drop, and showed up publicly to support their boys. Nobody knew what to expect from a ragtag team of former players/scratches – who fans were … Continue reading STATE OF THE FEDERAL: @NorthernFeds Battle Well in Season Opener
After a shootout loss the USA women in the gold medal game on Wednesday night, hockey fans woke up this morning to the stunning news that the Canadian men had fallen in the semifinal round to Germany, 4-3, meaning Canada will go without an Olympic gold medal in hockey for the first time since 1998. Continue reading Is Canada even good at hockey anymore?
Team sports at the Olympics are a weird thing when it comes to the medal round. If you win your respective sport you take home a gold medal you are proud of and will always cherish and remember. But if you lose in that gold medal game it’s heartbreak and for some, shame. Continue reading HOT SPROTS DEBATE: Is it better to lose and “earn” a silver medal, or win to take home bronze?
What has five games, eight players, and is the newest team in the FHL? Continue reading STATE OF THE FEDERAL: Here Come The (Northern) Feds!
And just like that the USA Men’s Hockey Team is gone from the Olympics after falling to the No. 2 seed Czech Republic in a shootout during the quarterfinal round of play. No medal, nothing to show for their trip to South Korea but whatever souvenirs they picked up along the way. Continue reading The shootout has been and will always be a terrible way to end a game
In a shocking twist, the Federal Hockey League – hockey’s answer to Minor League…er, independent league… no, wait, remember that Amarillo all-online Baseball team? Yeah, that -has lost one of the few non-Soskin (Carolina, Port Huron, Danville; ironically the competitive attendance teams!) teams that it had remaining in it’s bittersweet six-team saloon. Cornwall Nationals, indirectly billed as the “new-direction of the FHL” (this means North, … Continue reading STATE OF THE FEDERAL: They Lost the Nationals…Now What? Doom!
You’re at home, ready to turn on THE BIG GAME, or your favorite team is on say MLB Network, or whatever other way you watch your teams or favorite sports. You flip to the channel…and shit it’s Joe Buck calling the game, or Pierre McGuire is between the glass. The game hasn’t even started and your viewing experience is ruined! Continue reading Things I would pay extra for: Streams of games with no announcers
The men’s portion of Olympic Hockey gets underway Wednesday (very early) morning here in North America. There’s no NHL players at this year’s games, but that doesn’t mean it won’t be a fun tournament that still has quite a few very good players, and a number of guys casual hockey fans might recognize. Continue reading Men’s Olympic Hockey Preview
Welcome to Cucks in Deep, a weekly right-wing (hockey term!) hockey column about all of the conspiracies and news going on in the world of hockey that the NHL and other leagues don’t want you to know about and the lamestream media are too afraid to report on. But not us. Continue reading Cucks In Deep: There is no chance the NHL doesn’t rig the 2018 Draft