Archive for 2012

Theo Fleury: From Victim to Victor

Theo Fleury: From Victim to Victor

In the hockey world, Theo Fleury is known as one of the top scorers during the 1990s. A point-per-game player during 15 NHL seasons, the 5-6 right wing captured a Stanley Cup with the Calgary Flames in 1989 and an Olympic Gold Medal representing Canada in the 2002 Winter Olympics. [...]

by · December 26, 2012 · 0 comments ·
Top 10 Sports Video Games

Top 10 Sports Video Games

On December 25th, children all over the world will scurry from their bedrooms in the wee hours of the morning to see what Santa Claus has left them while they slept so soundly. For many people such as myself, our Christmas mornings were ripe with toys, clothes and of course [...]

by · December 23, 2012 · 0 comments ·
Avoiding a Midlife Crisis, On and Off the Ice

Avoiding a Midlife Crisis, On and Off the Ice

Few stock characters are as openly ridiculed or garner less sympathy than the adult male neck-deep in the sad trappings of a midlife crisis, despite the fact that such crises are gender-blind. The midlife crisis has been bunked, debunked, rebunked and bunked again. Even I’ve gotten into the act. Don’t [...]

by · December 21, 2012 · 0 comments ·
Representing the Establishment: Donald Fehr as Fringe Labor Leader

Representing the Establishment: Donald Fehr as Fringe Labor Leader

In Juicing the Game: Drugs, Power, and the Fight for the Soul of Major League Baseball, sports journalist Howard Bryant notes that when Marvin Miller headed the baseball players union, the public was often sympathetic to his side. In taking on the owners, the former chief economist of the Steelworkers [...]

by · December 18, 2012 · 0 comments ·
O Say Can You Speed It Up? An Anthem is not an Audition

O Say Can You Speed It Up? An Anthem is not an Audition

I’m not into Francis Scott Key. I mean I like that one hit he had, but the rest of his stuff—not for me. Plus I associate his name with a bad memory. In the 1990s I had a White House internship in the Clinton administration. After a night of drinking, [...]

by · December 13, 2012 · 0 comments ·
Hockey Apocalypse: Mad Chris Beyond The Mayans?

Hockey Apocalypse: Mad Chris Beyond The Mayans?

  Today we bring it back, the wildly acclaimed “Hockey Apocalypse”.  Thanks so much to Buddy Oakes because without him this idea never even gets off the ground. As promised thanks to Buddy and I….here are parts 1 and 2 in their entirety with an addendum. Enjoy this gem from [...]

by · December 11, 2012 · 0 comments ·
Lockout at the Movies

Lockout at the Movies

Even with current labor negotiations still up in the air, there is still room for some fun among NHL fans. In that spirit I present to you how some of Hollywood’s most memorable scenes would have played out during this NHL lockout.   Point Break [Getting ready to meet with the NHLPA] [...]

by · December 6, 2012 · 0 comments ·
Gambling on Hockey in South Florida

Gambling on Hockey in South Florida

The Panthers could be on the verge of achieving the one thing no hockey fan wants to admit is possible in the sunny South Florida market: Success

by · November 21, 2012 · 0 comments ·