Monthly Archives: February 2013

Firsts, Lasts, Hellos and Goodbyes

This was an interesting and important weekend of puck across the Long Island sound for several reasons. First, the Islanders showed life and roared back to take down the Habs in Montreal, with Thomas Hickey’s overtime dagger (his first career … Continue reading

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Ruff Decision, Bittersweet Aftertaste

Every so often, something happens that completely shocks your world, even though you might have seen it coming for weeks, months, even years on end. As I drove home from campus yesterday listening to the Sabres’ flagship radio station WGR, … Continue reading

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Hab a Little Crow Pie

By Matthew Skolnikoff Though there is still healthy skepticism amongst Habs fans that things will play out well to the end there has been a lot to cheer about and lot of factors that are giving us hope. It is … Continue reading

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Saturday Night: The Sound Tigers boldly go where no pro team has gone before…

The Islanders do funny things. Some things that make me crazy. Some things that make me happy. But they are always doing different things. They are the parent club of the AHL’s reigning and defending NorthEast Division Champs, The Bridgeport … Continue reading

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The Silence of the Fans

Kevin Bieksa ruffled Canucks fans’ feathers last year when he told the press how embarrassing it was that fans for visiting teams were louder at home games in Rogers Arena than Canucks fans. This, of course, caused a great deal … Continue reading

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What Ails the Isles And Who Is To Blame

The New York Islanders are my hockey team. I’ve lost my voice during games, had gray hairs, cried tears, and wondered why god has forsaken them (and by extension me) countless times.  They have a myriad of problems. Let’s look … Continue reading

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The Vancouver Millionaires: A Rich History of Hockey

It’s not often that a legitimate hockey-related fashion story makes the news, so, when the Canucks organization announced they would be introducing jerseys to commemorate the 100th anniversary of our city’s original hockey team, the Vancouver Millionaires, I pulled out … Continue reading

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Male Bag: Agony Uncles

Our mail bag has been stuffed lately. Well, maybe not so much, but we like any sentence with male and stuffed in it. Once we cleared out all the hater mail, threats from bail bondsmen and letters with a strange … Continue reading

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Capital-ism

Ed. Note: Today, the latest member of the team hits the ice. Jason Rogers currently hangs his hat in Virginia, has studied in Paris and worked in China. But where ever he is in the world he’s a Caps fan through … Continue reading

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The Sid and Ovi Show

I know, I know … I am neither the Pittsburgh Penguins nor the Washington Capitals correspondent. So why am I writing an article on both of their superstars? Well first of all, anyone who knows me can tell you I … Continue reading

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