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Rule Your Fantasy Hockey Pool in 2013

Rule Your Fantasy Hockey Pool in 2013

The 2013 season is going to be a lot of fun to follow. With a shortened 48 game schedule, luck and randomness will play a larger role compared with a typical 82 game season. And from a fantasy hockey perspective, making predictions and projections is even more difficult, because players across the league spent the lockout doing such a wide variety of things.

by · January 8, 2013 · 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 ·
Pro Beach Hockey took place on the sand at Huntington Beach, California (Flickr/platinum)

A Love Between Hockey Dad And Son

The ocean is such a wide expanse. If anyone has ever stood out at the edge of a very long pier and just stared awhile, one would see just how far the color blue goes. There are so many metaphors as to how this relates to hockey. However, eight years [...]

by · November 17, 2012 · 0 comments ·
The Seeds of War . . . and the Prospects of Peace

The Seeds of War . . . and the Prospects of Peace

A popular historical precept holds that the seeds of a war are sown in the peace that ends the last conflict.  The onerous terms of the Treaty of Versailles signed at the end of World War I contributed in large part to the emergence of World War II, and the [...]

by · October 18, 2012 · 0 comments ·
Hope, Expectation and Despair — The Paradoxes of the NHL Off-Season

Hope, Expectation and Despair — The Paradoxes of the NHL Off-Season

Hope is one of those humanity-defining characteristics that has long inspired writers, poets, philosophers and other observers of the human condition to wax eloquently as to its meaning.

by · August 21, 2012 · 1 comment ·
Big Market Success Should Be Determinative

Big Market Success Should Be Determinative

Will Gary Bettman ride his best players through these negotiations or will he let the lesser organizations bring him down?

by · August 17, 2012 · 0 comments ·
Structure, History and the Measure of Success in the NHL

Structure, History and the Measure of Success in the NHL

In a world that is increasingly focused on immediate gratification, the NHL has perhaps created a historical expectation of post-season reward without necessarily requiring the regular season performance to justify that result.

by · May 25, 2012 · 2 comments ·
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Tom Gaglardi and the Rebirth of the Dallas Stars

One commonality among successful professional sports organizations is strong ownership. Take a look at the most respected and well-regarded teams in the major sports, and a loyal and dedicated owner or ownership group is not far behind. The Los Angeles Lakers have won 10 NBA titles since Jerry Buss bought [...]

by · May 21, 2012 · 3 comments ·