Tom Yawney | @@TomYawney

I'm a digital media strategist with CanEye Media. I help businesses build and establish their brand through internet marketing. I also blog regularly for Canada's Best Sports Blog - Unsportsmanlike.ca

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Recent Articles by Tom

Brian Burke made an unsuccessful attempt to reach Bobby Ryan and explain his insulting comments about the winger.(Rick Osentoski-US PRESSWIRE)

Analyzing Brian Burke’s Tenure As GM Of The Maple Leafs

When Brian Burke was fired as President and General Manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs, it’s fair to say the hockey world was shocked. The timing was more than a […]

by · January 11, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Toronto Maple Leafs
(Matt Kartozian-US PRESSWIRE)

The L.A Kings playoff dominance is UNPRECEDENTED

The 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs haven’t been very dramatic and the primary reason has been the utter dominance of the LA. Kings. Typically, Stanley Cup winners face a great deal […]

by · June 3, 2012 · 8 comments · Los Angeles Kings
Thomas celebrated with his family and his hardware after finishing the series having allowed 8 goals in 7 games (Photo by Andrew Knoll).

Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli confirms Tim Thomas could miss 2012-13 season

One year ago, Tim Thomas was backstopping the Boston Bruins to their first Stanley Cup in 39 years. The 38-year old won the Conn Smythe trophy as the NHL’s playoff […]

by · June 1, 2012 · 3 comments · Boston Bruins
Sobotka was acquired in a trade with Boston (Scott Rovak-US PRESSWIRE)

The L.A Kings Will Win the West

The Los Angeles Kings are 7-1 in the 2012 NHL playoffs and they are now a single win away from making the Western Conference Final for the first time since […]

by · May 4, 2012 · 1 comment · Los Angeles Kings
Roberto Luongo (Icon SMI)

Roberto Luongo has HORRIBLE Trade Value

The Vancouver Canucks’ goaltending controversy will be resolved this summer, and it’s looking increasingly likely that Roberto Luongo will be traded, and Cory Schneider will become the full-time starter. When […]

Sid loves Iceburgh and the taste of Tender Vittles!

The Penguins have a meltdown in game 3 against the Flyers

If you didn’t know better, you’d think the Philadelphia Flyers were the former Stanley Cup champions rather than the young team with minimal playoff success, because they have the Pittsburgh […]

Brian Burke has plenty of free agency options this summer (John Cordes/Icon SMI)

Pressure Mounting on Leafs GM Brian Burke

When you include the lockout, the Toronto Maple Leafs haven’t been to the playoffs in eight seasons. Leafs General Manager Brian Burke was supposed to change all that when he […]

by · April 10, 2012 · 2 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Tim Thomas and social media don’t mix

Tim Thomas and social media don’t mix

Tim Thomas walked into a firestorm when he refused to meet President Barack Obama with his Bruins teammates on January 23rd, and based on the subsequent fallout, you’d think he’d […]

by · February 10, 2012 · 3 comments · Boston Bruins
Young Senators Continue Shocking Turnaround

Young Senators Continue Shocking Turnaround

Coming into this season, expectations for the Ottawa Senators were incredibly low. There wasn’t a whole lot of talk concerning playoffs, and the dominant conversation was how bad will they […]

by · January 16, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Ottawa Senators
(Bridgetds@Flickr)

Concussions are Ruining the NHL

The list of wounded players continues to grow, and the NHL is suffering for it.

by · December 16, 2011 · 4 comments · News/Commentary, Philadelphia Flyers
Boudreau {Jerome Davis/Icon SMI)

Under-performing superstars cost Boudreau and Maurice their jobs

Bruce Boudreau and Paul Maurice were both fired today, by the Washington Capitals and Carolina Hurricanes respectively, as both franchises attempt turn around their seasons. The timing of these firings […]

by · November 28, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Carolina Hurricanes, Washington Capitals
Draft Bust Derick Brassard (Dave Gainer/THW)

Horrible drafting has cost the Columbus Blue Jackets

It is not unprecedented to see the Columbus Blue Jackets toiling at the bottom of the NHL’s standings. In their 11 year history, they have qualified for the playoffs only […]

by · November 14, 2011 · 6 comments · Columbus Blue Jackets, Prospects