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nbc’s olympic zeros

Once again, NBC blows it. First late night. Then snowboarding with swears, and of course hockey. What next? National Bullshit Channel. The head honchos over at NBC completely misread the entire Jay Leno scenario and guessed wrong on a gamble. … Continue reading

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forty for failing: midseason NHL EC recap

It might be a new year on the calendar but it’s only mid-year for the National Hockey League. Thus far, it is a pretty big year for story lines with records and players falling like there’s no tomorrow and triumphs … Continue reading

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Handicapping the Caps

I am getting somewhat impatient regarding the impending beginning of hockey season. Not that I am ready to give up baseball yet, as the stretch run is going to make for some great story lines, but with pre-season football getting … Continue reading

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Capital Punishment II post-post season-pre free agency fun

Another year, another Capital Punishment installment… So, the Caps suffered from yet another breakdown against the Pens. The second time of which resulted in a Pens Cup. Clearly, I am destined to hate the Pens. Ha! Anyway, let’s not dwell … Continue reading

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Lord Stanley is Loving Round Two

The first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs are over. Some big drama and some great memories came from it, as well as a few key learnings to take away such as: 1) a hockey game is a minimum of … Continue reading

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capital netminding chaos

So, those Washington Capitals are at it again. The goofy goalie games are back yet again. This time its the subjugation of another struggling goalie for another possible surprise move in net even more drastic than last years trade deadline … Continue reading

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Cupping it up

It’s that time of year… Stanley Cup time! Personally, I am very excited, as my beloved Washington Capitals handily took the Southeast and are slotted in the #2 seed for the Eastern Conference. It was a brilliant season overall with … Continue reading

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Habs and Havenots

100th season… such a huge accomplishment in all of sports, such a disappointing result. This is their last chance at tremendous result, in such a tenuous situation, set of for a tumultuous result. No team has won once in every … Continue reading

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The Pittsburgh Pickle

Twenty-five games left in the season and Pittsburgh finally hit the panic button on their slide into mediocrity. Mike Therrien is out. In some ways, it’s about time. He never seemed like the right fit for his players, exuding some … Continue reading

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Midseason Hockey Analysis

As we begin closing in on closing in on the mid-way point to the National Hockey League season it is time, once again, to contemplate how the teams are achieving. I’ll admit, from the pre-season analysis there’s been some headscratching … Continue reading

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