Stanley Cup: Sorry, But…Anyone but Boston

The Stanley Cup Playoffs are now into the conference finals and after a first round in which all four wild cards won which means all four division champions lost, whatever final four we got was fine with me. But I do have one, tiny request: Please! No Boston! I know it’s been eight years sinceContinue reading “Stanley Cup: Sorry, But…Anyone but Boston”

Welcome to the Bizarro Cup Playoffs

Four division winners have been sent packing for the summer, all four wild card teams are moving on and all-together, five lower seeds are moving on in the Stanly Cup Playoffs. I’ll lay it out in a different way to display how odd the playoffs are now: Lightning: Best Team in Hockey: Swept Capitals: TheContinue reading “Welcome to the Bizarro Cup Playoffs”

The Hurricanes Are Jerks (And Damn Proud of It)

Hockey isn’t for everyone. But you know what everyone likes? Group celebrations. The National Football League lightened up on celebrations two years ago, leading to group celebrations and the “team photo” for defenses after turnovers. In the National Hockey League, the Carolina Hurricanes have become the game’s first team to have postgame home victory celebrations.Continue reading “The Hurricanes Are Jerks (And Damn Proud of It)”