Tag Archives: Hockey

HARD HITS: Tkachuk blockbuster trade involving Huberdeau a rarity, the uncomfortable direction the NHL is headed

Once the first domino fell when Johnny Gaudreau left Calgary for Columbus by taking less money to uproot his family back to the States, it was pretty much a foregone conclusion that Matthew Tkachuk would not remain a Calgary Flame. … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: A Father’s Day Hockey Celebration

By show of hands, how many fans got into hockey due to their Dad’s? It might not apply to all. But there are certainly plenty of hockey fans who love the sport because our fathers taught us about it. On … Continue reading

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Truthful commentary from frustrated players on Canada’s strict rules hurting NHL, questions persist on adjusting COVID Protocol

With another game postponed as NHL play resumed tonight, there’s no end in sight to the COVID issues hurting the league. While other major sports such as the NFL and NBA revise their rules to make recovery quicker for asymptomatic … Continue reading

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A Christmas Wish

Merry Christmas 🎅 🎄 ☃️🎁❄✨⭐ everybody!!!!! We all need a little Christmas spirit in our lives. So, you better not be naughty. Not now anyway. I could go off on the NHL right now due to my thoughts on how … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks For Hockey

What are we thankful for? That’s always the question every Thanksgiving holiday season. Honestly, I feel this should be asked everyday. When I reflect back to all the wonderful times shared and special moments spent with family and friends, it’s … Continue reading

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Turkey Eve gives hockey fans plenty to be thankful for, Rangers face Islanders in first visit at UBS Arena

Every year sans last, the Wednesday before Thanksgiving in America gives hockey fans plenty to be thankful for. With most teams off for one of the biggest holidays on Thursday, there are always a lot of games to choose from … Continue reading

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Cuylle scores twice, Lundkvist gets winner as Rangers rookies split with Flyers

As NHL training camp nears, rookie prospect games are being played at hockey rinks. With the return of Fall on deck, summer will give way to autumn. That means the end of baseball for both the Yankees and Mets. Yes. … Continue reading

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Jay Greenberg meant something to hockey fans

A few days ago, we lost a great sportswriter. Former NY Post columnist Jay Greenberg passed away at 71. The cause of death was the West Nile virus. He died at his home in Englishtown, New Jersey. He leaves behind … Continue reading

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Podcast: The Islanders Game 5 meltdown against Lightning, first thoughts on Gerard Gallant as new Rangers coach

Earlier, I put up a two part hockey podcast. In the first segment, I broke down the Islanders getting blown out of Tampa 8-0 in Game Five last night. Steven Stamkos finally broke out with two goals and Brayden Point … Continue reading

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Podcast: Derek on Monday’s great first round games, an observation plus a cool story

In my latest podcast over on Spotify, I review a busy first round slate from Monday night that included the Isles edging the Pens in two overtimes along with the Jets finishing off the McDavid/Draisaitl Oilers in an epic triple … Continue reading

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