The National Hockey League messed up, and if vulgarity weren’t frowned upon in journalism, I would not have used the word “messed.” If the NHL cared about its credibility, not to mention if it wanted to gain a little public exposure that it desperately needs, the league would have come out quickly and harshly against [...]
The sequel to a column published in August of 2008 comparing the loss of the Sonics for Seattle to the loss of the Jets by Winnipeg that details the circumstances surrounding the proposed relocation of the Phoenix Coyotes (the former Winnipeg Jets) to Southern Ontario.
After a couple of weeks with dealing with food poisoning, and other various matters, which I deem more important than breathing, I am back with the post-all star edition of the NHL power rankings. Before I begin, let me say this, as someone who is a family member of a victim of domestic abuse, please, [...]
Here we are, at the all-star beak. Teams are starting to seperate themselves from the pack in the West, while in the East, things are getting a little top heavy. New Jersey is playing better without Broudeur, Boston is sick despite their injury situation, and Montreal is starting to rebound after a cold end of 2008.
Trash talk, it’s done everywhere, in every sport. We hear it every week, from the disgruntled former player all the way to good friends just getting pumped up for a game. It’s good harmless fun, right? Not according to the National Hockey League. Sean Avery of the Dallas Stars is now testing the limits of [...]
I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving. Now that the holiday season is here, it was time for a change. So, after a long look at the formula I was using for the power rankings, it took a major change. Instead of using a complicated formula, I make it easier to understand. The new power [...]
The second week of the SportsColumn NHL power rankings sees a shake-up…at the bottom of the standings. People on the Island are rejoicing as the firing of Barry Melrose wasn’t the cap to a horrid week for the Lightning. The top three teams stay the same, and at the rate things are going, the Sharks [...]