The dog days of summer are here, but that won’t stop the Overtime writing crew to share their thoughts on the NHL in this roundtable discussion.
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 the 2009/2010 season. The following [...]
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 partitions of territory in the [...]
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 decades. If President Nixon’s declaration [...]
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 can see two six-team leagues [...]
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.