Monthly Archives: May 2013

Pens – Bruins ECF Preview (Smackdown)

Editors’ Note: #Pens’s scribe Adam, wrote a perfectly competent preview to the Eastern Conference Final, but then Eddie, our Bruins writer and wartime consiglierei, obtained (subpoenaed) the document and offered his [bracketed] editorial assistance. Well, this is pretty much what everyone saw … Continue reading

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Kings > Sharks: Forever

Why are the San Jose Sharks the only California team not to win the Stanley Cup? I can think of at least 3 reasons.  And no, Raffi Torres is not one of them one.  1. Martin Havlat In March of 2012, I … Continue reading

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The Betraying, Bewildering Canucks Season

To quote Nathan Lane in “Birdcage,” I was nothing short of betrayed and bewildered by the Canucks this past season. It all ended with a thud when they were unceremoniously bounced out of the Playoffs in a first round sweep … Continue reading

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The Top Shelf

You wouldn’t see it if you didn’t know what to look for; it is hidden, back behind the shovels, the table saw, and the Christmas lawn decorations.  It’s way up high, over your head.  You’d think it was simple really, … Continue reading

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Round 2: Bruins vs. Rangers

Well, that was exciting… As a Bruins fan, you get used to a certain amount of drama with your hockey. No, I’m not talking the Brad Marchand school of acting, or Jack Edwards’ agreeably hysterical play-by-play style. Instead, I’m talking their recent … Continue reading

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Round 2 Preview: Hawks v. Wings

The regular season has come and gone, as has the first round of the playoffs. Since dead week/finals week/Breaking Bad prevented me from doing an end of the year wrap-up or a playoff preview, here’s a first round wrap-up of … Continue reading

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Let’s Get Well: Caps-Rangers Game 4 Preview

This is your captain speaking. We’re experiencing some slight turbulence directly over New York City. Uhhhhhh…I just want to let you know that this is perfectly normal, folks. With so muchhhh uhhhhh….hot gas coming out of the city, a little shake … Continue reading

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Making a Living on the Road Less Traveled

Sports are wrought with emotion. It’s what’s makes them such a great part of fan(atic)s’ lives. The unexpected highpoints and the crushing low points are what litter the landscape on the road that ends at 16W with a stop at … Continue reading

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Ranger Danger: Caps-NYR Game 2 Preview

Today’s abbreviated Game 2 Preview comes less than twenty-four hours after the Caps 3-1 victory over the Rangers in Game 1, and less than twenty-four hours before what is sure to be a systematic dismantling of the Rangers in Game … Continue reading

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Off Broadway: Caps-NYR Game 1 Preview

Playoff hockey is back in the nation’s capital, and for the fifth time in six years, the Washington Capitals will face the New York Rangers in the postseason. Familiar like a rash that won’t go away and gritty like bad … Continue reading

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