Mix & Match Monday: Woops! Forgot Last Week

Well, I broke a rule I set for myself. I missed doing a blog post last Monday. It was part laziness and the other part exhaustion from a different work schedule. It was also the day of my birthday, so I get a pass, right? Right? Anyway…Here’s your Mix & Match Monday: Week of JuneContinue reading “Mix & Match Monday: Woops! Forgot Last Week”

2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs: The Most Normal Hockey Has Felt Since The March 2020 Pause

Maybe it’s because fans are slowly coming back into the stands? Maybe it’s because my Pittsburgh Penguins again matching up against the New York Islanders again in round one and possibly facing the Washington Capitals in the second round again, just like they did for three-straight playoffs from 2016-2018? Regardless, this is the most normalContinue reading “2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs: The Most Normal Hockey Has Felt Since The March 2020 Pause”

Stanley Cup: The East Just Got Weird (and Could Get Weirder)

I said Lightning in 5. I said Penguins in 7. Both got swept. So that’s what half the Eastern Conference playoff bracket looks like right now. As a Penguins fan, the whole series was like getting hit in the back of the head by a 2×4. I wasn’t expecting a 4-game sweep by the Islanders.Continue reading “Stanley Cup: The East Just Got Weird (and Could Get Weirder)”