Is Crosby the fantasy hockey top dog again? (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

Twas The Night Before Fantasy Hockey

Now tonight is when fantasy hockey becomes reality. We took the poem and twisted it towards a fantasy slant. Hopefully there is a bit of humor mixed with a dash […]

by · October 1, 2013 · 1 comment · Fantasy, Humor
Lights, Camera, Action!: A History of NHL Players Acting

Lights, Camera, Action!: A History of NHL Players Acting

Fans of the hit comedy “Dumb and Dumber” rejoiced at the report that Cam Neely was set to reprise his role as the ornery trucker, Seabass. Even better news was […]

by · September 27, 2013 · 2 comments · Humor, News/Commentary
Fans of the Seattle Thunderbirds need their team to stay. (Shoot the Breeze Photography)

Five Potential Team Names for a New Seattle NHL Franchise

Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration — Thomas Alva Edison Mr. Light Bulb’s insight was certainly valid with respect to most applications, but when it comes to […]

by · September 24, 2013 · 35 comments · Humor, Top 10 Lists
Dan Carcillo was a huge force in tonight's game (cr: Dinur@Flickr)

The Five Funniest Nicknames in the NHL Today

Years ago, someone called my office asking for a “Walter McMuffin”. After a hearty laugh, the receptionist informed me of the malaprop and put him directly through. Sensing an opportunity, […]

(Tom Turk/THW)

Why Justin Bieber is Bad for the NHL

I don’t know know any other way to say it, but Justin Bieber is bad for hockey. Hockey is unequivocally Canada’s best export; Canada’s worst export? Justin Bieber. I’ve been […]

by · August 23, 2013 · 4 comments · Humor, News/Commentary
Messier waves to the crowd after his final NHL game. (Image Credits: JR_in_NYC)

1994 New York Rangers; Make the Movie!

There are some good hockey movies out there. We were blessed with Slap Shot in 1977. We chuckled at the antics of the children in The Mighty Ducks in 1992. […]

(Cary Edmondson-US PRESSWIRE)

Timekeeping Ain’t Easy

I love hockey. I enjoy being a part of the game working as a timekeeper at the local community rink on some nights and weekends. Even while I am sitting […]

by · July 18, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Humor, News/Commentary
Wayne Gretzky (Phil/Flickr)

Futility: Hockey’s Dirty Word (Part Three)

Futility Part Three: Dud Dynasties In this final installment of Hockey Futility, we look at two franchises that were once on the top of the NHL map so many decades […]

by · June 14, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Humor
Photo Credit: (Peter Tarnaris)

Rats and Refs: Selecting for Jerks

A cornered rat will invariably launch itself at its tormenter. If that seems like bizarre behaviour, consider what would have happened to those rats through history who opted to play […]

by · June 13, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Humor
Mick vs. Quick: How the Rolling Stones Rocked the LA Kings Out of Stanley Cup Contention

Mick vs. Quick: How the Rolling Stones Rocked the LA Kings Out of Stanley Cup Contention

  The scapegoat most blameworthy for the elimination of the LA Kings from the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs is perhaps the most unlikely candidate: The Rolling Stones. The Stones played […]

by · June 12, 2013 · 2 comments · Chicago Blackhawks, Humor
Unsolved Mysteries: The Penguins Collapse in the 2013 Playoffs

Unsolved Mysteries: The Penguins Collapse in the 2013 Playoffs

How did the Boston Bruins sweep a Pittsburgh Penguins team that comprised Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, Jarome Iginla, and Kris Letang? That’s the question I have been utterly unable to […]

by · June 11, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Humor, Pittsburgh Penguins
Patch of Honor card from Motown Madness

How Dominik Hasek Hobbled the Detroit Red Wings’ Cup Run in the 2013 NHL Playoffs

It’s time to play the blame game again! See the following links to see my previous scapegoat blogs for the Leafs, Rangers, and Sharks. I apologize for the lateness of this expose, […]

by · June 7, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Detroit Red Wings, Humor