Adopt promotion & relegation and I’ll care more about sports

I don’t watch the English Premier League, so let’s use that as a disclaimer. However, I think the EPL is ahead of the curve with their usage of a system of saying bad teams suck and should feel bad, and good teams are nice and should be rewarded. It makes sport more exciting when you HAVE to care about if you’re¬†essentially¬†a professional team or a … Continue reading Adopt promotion & relegation and I’ll care more about sports

Why Canadian Teams in the NHL Playoffs is good for American Hockey, eh?

We are through one night of the NHL Playoffs, and right from first puck drop, what were we treated to? Grandeur displays of pride for a country’s pastime. Montreal, Ottawa and Edmonton all had phenomenal celebrations of appreciation and excitement for the greatest game on Earth. So what? Everyone knows Canada loves hockey. That’s…kind of the joke. Why does it matter that we see their … Continue reading Why Canadian Teams in the NHL Playoffs is good for American Hockey, eh?

Ranking the NHL Playoff goal horns and songs

 

The NHL Playoffs start Wednesday night, and with that will be plenty of goals and loud noises that follow those goals.

You’ll be hearing some goal horns and songs quite a bit this postseason, especially from the teams that go on a deep run.

But what goal horns and songs should you want to hear the most often? Let’s rank the 16 NHL Playoff goal horns.

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The NHL’s loser point claims two more victims

The NHL wrapped up its marathon regular season Sunday evening, not with a bang or any real drama but with a whimper.

There were no last-day finishes to sneak into the playoffs or knock someone out, just a couple of games that determined seeding for the Stanley Cup Playoffs, which begin Wednesday.

But as the season’s standings were set in stone, the NHL’s loser point reared its ugly head.

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