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.

How good is Mike Babcock, really?

It’s almost NHL awards season which could only mean one thing! For every award that is awarded, there are 30 fanbases who are simply aghast that a player on their favorite team was so unceremoniously passed over. Clear evidence that the league has a bias against them. Along with the annual bit of trivia: “Did you know Mike Babcock has never won the Jack Adams … Continue reading How good is Mike Babcock, really?

NHL Playoffs: Round 1 Retrospectives and Round 2 Preview

After what could be adequately called a “disappointing” first round of the NHL playoffs, we are now careening at top speed toward the most exciting second round in recent memory. All we can do is hope it lives up to the Hype! Round 1 Retrospectives Western Conference Nashville Predators 4-2 Colorado Avalanche The Colorado Avalanche made a strong case for themselves against the NHL’s number … Continue reading NHL Playoffs: Round 1 Retrospectives and Round 2 Preview

A better way to count game-winning goals.

DISCLAIMER: I did not think of this myself. I read it somewhere several years ago and have heretofore been unable to locate that piece. If you find it somewhere, I would love to credit those writers for the work.  The NHL is a big league of hockey players run by gigantic idiot-morons who screw everything up in every imaginable way. Harping on these things is … Continue reading A better way to count game-winning goals.