Posts Tagged ‘Hockey’

The Arizona sports fan, not the bandwagon fan, but the true Arizona sports fan, has always had to endure frustrations and heartbreaks. That’s nothing new. After all, there are scores of thousands of people that now reside in this great state that have moved from their beloved but unbearable home states. That’s why it is […]


By now you are fully aware that I am a huge hockey fan.  I’ve gone on and on about the merits of the sport and the athletes that make a living playing the game.  So naturally, being a longtime resident of the Valley of the Sun, I have been a fan of the Phoenix Coyotes […]


What a difference a couple of days make.  After game three, with the Kings leading the series 3-0, everyone began throwing dirt on the New Jersey grave.  I stand guilty of doing the same (see “KINGS UP 3-0 – I TOLD YOU SO!”, dated 6/4/12).  The engraver stood by, ready to begin engraving the names […]


I really caught a lot of grief when I had the audacity to predict the Kings were about to take out the Devils in five games to bring home the Stanley Cup (see NHL FINALS – KINGS VS. DEVILS?? – JUST AS I PREDICTED, dated 5/26/12).  All of it came from the fans of the […]


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 […]