Why would you spend $100+ on tickets just to watch the game in an arena lounge/bar?

Less than three weeks into the start of their respective seasons, the Red Wings and Pistons are already facing questions about why the seats at games look so empty, and the teams/arena operators are already coming up with excuses. Continue reading Why would you spend $100+ on tickets just to watch the game in an arena lounge/bar?

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The Red Wings missing the playoffs is the best thing that could happen to them

It’s officially over.

The Detroit Red Wings, the one constant in playoff hockey for the last quarter century, were officially eliminated from the playoff race last night. It did not end with a bang or even ceremony, they were handily dumped by the Carolina Hurricanes, 4-1, in front of less than 10,000 people.

The streak lasted 26 years, 25 seasons, and more than 9,000 days.

It’s over, and it’s the best thing that could happen to the franchise.

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Actual HOT SPROTS TAKE: Curses aren’t real, your team just stinks

FOLKS,, the Cubs ended more than a century of heartbreak last night in one of the Top-3 Game 7s baseball has seen in my lifetime.

Since then you’ve likely seen, read, or heard people spouting off about how it’s the end of the Billy Goat Curse.

I’m here to tell you that sports curses aren’t real, and there’s a very simple reason for why those teams that claim to be “cursed” are in fact, not.

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