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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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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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NHLs Winter unClassic

The worst kept secret in hockey was finally made official this week. The third annual NHL Winter Classic will be held at Fenway Park between the Boston Bruins and the Philadelphia Flyers. Does anyone else feel a little underwhelmed by … Continue reading

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Stanley Cup Conference Championships

After the exceedingly youthful Caps were blown out by the flightless birds of the Penguins, I pretty much figure it’s going to be a Pens v. Wings rematch and flightless birds will probably lose to the high flying wings if … 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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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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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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Hockey Quarter Season

So we are now a quarter of the way through the NHL hockey season and it is time to take stock of each of the teams and re-rank everyone on how they performed in the first 20 or so games … Continue reading

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