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Not quite Crapitals

After a fun-filled, high-flying win for the Capitals at the Winter Classic and a invigorating run of something like 15-1-4 in a recent 20 game stretch, the final few leading into the All Star Game break were one-point heart breakers … Continue reading

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the devil in the details

The New Jersey Devils inked a precident setting deal to sign All-Star forward Ilya Kovalchuck today. Is your head spinning at just that thought? One of the least offensively minded teams in the history of hockey just signed one of … Continue reading

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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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a call for less blood on the ice

Ice hockey is played on a low friction surface and the rules are designed to allow for the inevidable bumping, grinding that results in some emotional pushing and shoving and retaliatory hits. Heck, I am all for fighting in hockey … 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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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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