Posts Tagged ‘nhl’

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 […]


Is it just me, or has the sports world in the great state of Arizona been turned on its head over the past couple of weeks?  I’m not just talking about the house cleaning that was done by the Cardinals.  The craziness has infiltrated nearly all of the major sports venues. We’ll take a look […]


This week, the title should actually include the entire week, rather than just the weekend.  Read on to find out why. 1)      It’s not safe to be in the AP top ten this season! Every week we see at least one or two top ten teams get knocked off their perches, and this week was […]


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 […]


Is it just me or did the first round of the NHL playoffs seem like it lasted for a month?  Let me re-phrase that.  Didn’t the first round of the Eastern Conference NHL playoffs seem to go on forever?  Even the final game of the final series just refused to end!  When the Devils’ Adam […]


Now you know why I decided not to prognosticate beyond the first round of the NHL playoffs.  This is the one sport that you can count on upsets throughout the brackets.  It’s also the only sport that allows the top seeds to face the bottom seeds in every round, so you really don’t know who […]


My apologies for taking a week off from this feature, but I’m sure you’ll agree that I have made up for it with this week’s hit.  Most people have seen this hit by now, but only those that actually watched the game saw it at real time speed, rather than slow motion, which depicts it […]