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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 ·
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 ·
Norfolk's overdosed "Fuschia In The Rink" from 2008 (Credit: Virginia Pilot)

Who Fights Cancer In A Lockout?

If you don’t know someone, or of someone, who is struggling with a cancer diagnosis or who has died of cancer, you are either too young or in a state of denial. Cancer is indiscriminate, incessant, and ubiquitous. In the United States, we’ve been hurling money at cancer for several [...]

by · September 20, 2012 · 2 comments ·
The Polish trade union Solidarity in 1984 (Credit: Thomas Hedden)

Laboring Points: Between Prophets and Non-Prophets

A HOCKEY PROPHET In 1965– before league expansion and before the WHA, at a time when Clarence Campbell was still scoffing at the prospect of a league pool greater than six– Montreal Canadiens President J. David Molson got eerily prophetic for Sports Illustrated: Twenty or so years from now I [...]

by · September 8, 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 ·
(Rob Grabowski-US PRESSWIRE)

The Audacity of Appealing

With Marian Hossa struggling to pull his marbles together at home in Slovakia, some people are wondering: should Raffi Torres even be able to appeal? Can a player go so far overboard that he loses the right to petition an appeal?

by · May 18, 2012 · 2 comments ·