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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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Quarter season: hipchecking the quarterboards

Everyone likes to have some kind of mile marker. It’s a way to gauge the direction one is headed, success or failure is tantamount in getting the analysis of direction right. In the national hockey league, that’s the quarter season … Continue reading

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Blood on the Ice, the NHL pre-season Preview

Ah, the smell of ice in autumn. Ah, the stain of red against that translucent surface. The swoosh of a stop, the ping of the puck off the goalpost, crunch of bodies flailing against the boards and the sound of … 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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552 who who who?

Congrats to Martin Brodeur for breaking St. Pat (Patty Roy, Habs / Aves) record of most career victories. I love goalies, not only because I love defensive play, but because I love to make fun of them. For the most … Continue reading

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Dudly Doright (Hockey) Deadline dos and don’ts

Today’s NHL trade deadline came and went, like a rushing NY taxi… (or a newark gunrunner on Market Street next to the ‘rock) There were some movers and shakers, and dealbreaker, and a few not so much moving and shaking … Continue reading

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NHL’s Last 20 Games

So we are now 3/4 of the way through the National Hockey League season and coming up on the impending trade deadline. Let’s just call this blog, my, how the mighty have fallen! As the season has gone one, a … Continue reading

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