Masochism In Detroit Detroit fans are a frivolous bunch. “Seppuku-inclined” is how George Malik at “The Malik Report” recently described the unique hysteria endemic in the fan base. Free […]
I began my career in hockey as a pre-scout for Cranbrook Kingswood Academy in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. I have been writing about the NHL for multiple platforms since the 2007-2008 season.
Recent Articles by Ian
Does “Russian city near the Black Sea” sound like a place where lovely things happen? No. Not at all, but Sochi is a place that fits this ominous description. It’s […]
With the hockey season in its second half more focus is being placed on the 2014 NHL Draft, where the Detroit Red Wings have little flexibility.
Watching Detroit hasn’t been much fun recently and enjoying writing about the team requires even more effort. But here’s another attempt, nonetheless. Film, T.V. and literature are the finest […]
The players who ensured Detroit’s survival in the post-Yzerman era are both injured. Without Datsyuk and Zetterberg the Red Wings are forced to stomach an appetizer for a meal […]
Ease the pain. Find inner peace. Reach enlightenment. Forgive yourself. Cleanse. More sanguine Detroit fans have been saying these things to themselves recently, and we all know why. The Red […]
While Steve Moore, former member of the Colorado Avalanche, knew hockey was dangerous when he started playing it, he did not expect Todd Bertuzzi, former member of the Vancouver Canucks, to attack him the way he did on March 8, 2004.
Few things are more irritating than a Johnny-or-Jane-come-lately who expects reverence. This being the case, most “fair-weather fan” accusations are perfectly valid. “Don’t tell me who’s gonna be in […]
“Hockeynistas,” almost by definition, have a disdain for other sports. But the lethal NFL concussion crisis turns this disdain into concern; concern for our fellow human beings; concern for our […]
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Detroit’s captain is under contract until the 2021 season but it’s difficult to imagine Zetterberg continuing his viking style of play into his 40’s. Datsyuk will dance in the NHL for four more seasons..
Since everyone claims to be a “nerd” nowadays, it may be useful to find out what sport, if any, these people enjoy. Let me save readers time and simply announce: […]