NBC’s hockey “analysis” is insulting to fans

It’s insulting to hockey fans to have to listen to the trio of Pierre, Mike, and Jeremy for three hours every night, because it’s clear they know nothing about modern hockey, and are stuck in this idea of 1993 where it’s hit first, hit second, throw a punch, and maybe try and score after all that. Continue reading NBC’s hockey “analysis” is insulting to fans

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.

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.

Brief Comments on Every Single NHL Deadline Trade

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

Cucks in Deep: What are the odds that a player gets vertigo in the same division as a Hitchcock?

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: What are the odds that a player gets vertigo in the same division as a Hitchcock?