Monthly Archives: June 2012

Isles Defense (And Offense) Cannot Rest

There are some things happening on Long Island, unlike the last few Julys. By all accounts, the draft party was successful. The fans were psyched about the trade for Visnovsky. Lubomir is a “Wang special” (higher cap hit than payout) … Continue reading

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That’s Entertainment!

A Short Off-Season for Team Verizon It always seems kind of spooky walking into an empty theater; dark, quiet, still – only the ghosts of the Barrymores, Sarah Bernhart and Jolson (or for the youngsters, Ethel Merman, Carol Channing and Zero Mostel), … Continue reading

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Draft Dénouement

The 2012 NHL Draft, held in beautiful Pittsburgh, has come and gone. The lobby of the Omni William Penn no longer has 4 radio stations fighting for space, and there’s no more synthetic ice outside of Consol Energy Center.  In a … Continue reading

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5v5 with Mr. America, Chris Peters

We go 5v5 with the United States of Hockey. Five questions answered in five minutes, plus bonus rounds, OT and a shootout. Chris Peters, USA Hockey authority, great American and expectant father, shares some thoughts on this weekend’s draft and he gets us … Continue reading

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Father’s Day

A gay dad, @SpencerLAKings, checks in on Father’s Day. He and his sons caught SCF games in New Jersey and at Staples. The Cup, Best.Father’s.Day.Present.Ever! I had never felt so excited about attending any sporting event.  It was June 6, … Continue reading

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30 Clubs: 30 Questions

Now that the Stanley Cup has been awarded, we’ll look at questions facing each NHL Club heading into a potentially long off-season. A lot of questions will be answered in next week’s draft, and who knows what’s going to happen when … Continue reading

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A City, A Draft, And A Draught: A Guide To Pittsburgh

The NHL draft is rolling into Pittsburgh from June 22-23 this year, and let’s be real: on the whole, people still don’t have a damn clue when it comes to Pittsburgh. Yeah, there used to be a ton of steel … Continue reading

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