Rupp, who played for the Pittsburgh Penguins in last year’s rainy Winter Classic at Heinz Field, gave a pre-game speech to his teammates about the importance of a quick start. Speaking from experience, he said the unique environment surrounding the event sometimes takes a while to adjust to.
We have survived many calamities this early fantasy hockey season but now comes the next January edition of “Chutes And Ladders”. Riding the fortunes of a fantasy hockey team canRead More
It’s no secret that professional sports involve many features that are separate from the actual performance of the athletes. Whether it is having a sponsor for a certain portion ofRead More
PHILADELPHIA — A softspoken 23-year old-nicknamed “G”. A charistmatic veteran with 1630 career points. A gritty in-your-face winger with over a thousand penalty minutes. They aren’t your everyday top line,Read More
“You don’t sell the steak, you sell the sizzle…” It’s a weathered cliché, all too familiar for anyone with even the most basic business training. And yet, somewhere around 2004,Read More
Flyers goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov broke an unwritten rule on the eve of the Winter Classic. He spoke about probable personnel decisions before the coaching staff even announced them. Bryzgalov shockedRead More
If history is any indicator, Sergei Bobrovsky should be starting in goal at the Winter Classic for the Philadelphia Flyers. The struggles of prize goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov have been wellRead More
An abiding sense of long standing hockey history runs deep for those who bleed Orange and Black. Ed Snider, the head honcho who brought hockey to the blue-collar town ofRead More