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?
My biggest issue so far, and it’s something that every site craves and demands in order to get views, as well as justify the cost of joining and convincing advertisers to sign on: Content, or lack of. Continue reading My one big problem with The Athletic so far
So with the Penguins passing Detroit in terms of Stanley Cups starting in 1990, it begs the question, have the Penguins actually been the best NHL franchise since 1990? Let’s debate! Continue reading HOTSPROTSTAKES Debate: Better NHL franchise since 1990, Detroit or Pittsburgh?
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.
Let’s be honest, it hasn’t been the best season for the Red Wings.
They’re in last place in their division, a 25-season playoff streak is coming to an end, and they are saying goodbye to Joe Louis Arena in a couple week.
But it’s not all bad, in fact, today we have some good news for Red Wings fans.
Ladies and gentlemen, I have some huge, breaking, stunning news about the Detroit Red Wings that may shock you to your core.
Death, taxes and the Detroit Red Wings in the playoffs. Those seemed like the only constants in life over the past 25 years.
Well, now the Red Wings are hot garbage, and yet, they may not be bad enough or have started being this bad soon enough.
With most hockey leagues around a quarter of the way through their schedule, one of the worst things about hockey is already rearing its ugly head and could impact the playoffs over the final 60ish games.
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.