Archive for May, 2012

I was having a great holiday weekend.  It was early morning on the second day of a three day weekend.  The temperature was still comfortable (later in the day it would break 100 – AGAIN).  I poured myself a cup of java and was ready to get comfortable in the first phase of a relaxing […]


Well here we are, down to the final two teams.  The Los Angeles Kings versus the New Jersey Devils.  Exactly the two teams that we all expected to be here, right?  RIIIIIIIGHT!!!  (A little Dr. Evil humor there!)  Okay, so maybe not EVERY expert had these two teams picked.  But I’m sure that most of […]


By now you all know that I am a fan of my hometown hockey team, the Phoenix Coyotes.  Why wouldn’t I be?  They’ve served up exciting, action packed entertainment all season.  For those of us that have been in the valley of the sun for any significant period of time, we’ve been able to follow […]


Although I don’t read the paper nearly as much as I used to, an article in yesterday’s Arizona Republic caught my eye.  It was a sport’s article that was on the front page of the newspaper, something that doesn’t happen very often. At first it appeared to be an article about hockey gaining popularity in the […]


Now that the New York Rangers have finally disposed of the Washington Capitals, we can begin the third round of the playoffs.  The other three teams should be well rested, having enjoyed a mini vacation after closing out their respective series in short order.  Hockey fans across the northern continent have been itching to get […]


Forgive me for taking an entire day before writing about this matchup.  I had to wait to get back down to earth, since I’ve spent the past 24 hours floating in the clouds.  You see I’m in new territory here.  The Coyotes moved to the valley of the sun in 1996.  Though I have been […]


Okay, so Alexander Radulov and Andrei Kostitsyn broke a team rule and decided to party all night before game two against the Phoenix Coyotes instead of being in their rooms by 11:00, or whatever time the coach had determined curfew was.  Aren’t these guys grown men?  Shouldn’t they be able to decide how late they […]