Monthly Archives: September 2013

Spin Cycle

New this year, a special video bonus! Once each year, we empty our closets – as it were – and give our Caps sweaters and other assorted jerseys a good wash, whether they need it or not. Actually, they always … Continue reading

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NYR Season Preview: Changing of the Guard

Players get traded all the time, it’s a common practice. But who has ever heard of coaches being traded!? Well, that is not exactly what happened but it was close. During the off season the New York Rangers fired John Tortorella as … Continue reading

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Season Previw: Newark Arrivals and Departures

I was going to write something up to preview the Devils upcoming season, but it seemed sort of bland.  (Or, if you’ve read me before, blander.) Here’s the Cliff’s Notes.  I have low expectations of a team that missed the playoffs last season, but I’m … Continue reading

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Outbound For Sochi

As current and former broadcasters ourselves, we have a soft spot for anyone in the industry. And by the industry, we mean of course, the business. Because there’s NO business like show business. Matt Davies is Executive Producer for the BBC … Continue reading

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Of Penicillin and Post-It Notes

After a night like Sunday what better time to write my first Leafs article of the year. I’ve tried to resolve myself to not merely type the words “THAT WAS SO FUCKING DUMB GOD DAMN CHRIST ON A BIKE” over … Continue reading

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Season Preview: Hab Another Stab At It

By Matthew Skolnikoff Ah, summer. Those pointless, hot and buggy several months without hockey. Thank god that’s over with. Time to put away the short-shorts, man up, and get down to the real meat and potatoes of the year. Pre-season … Continue reading

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Season Preview: San Jose Sharks, Willing & Able

Since the NHL has decided to start its season as early as October this year (what’s up with that?!), you know what that means: Preview time! Let’s take a look at the San Jose Sharks for the 2013-14 season in … Continue reading

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Isles Preview: Riders on the Strome

This is weird. I remember being at the Coliseum a few months ago for riveting playoff hockey. My ears still hurt. Several storylines emerged from last year’s season. John Tavares, 3rd in Hart Trophy voting, emerged as one of the … Continue reading

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Dear Vladimir

Recently, Russian President Vladimir Putin penned an open letter to the people of the United States, and printed in the New York Times. In it, he took American leaders to task over the issue of ‘American exceptionalism’ among other critiques. … Continue reading

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