NHL, MLB and NFL previews, columns, and reactions. 

May 29, 2018

If the Golden Knights had one of those Ed Hardy style t-shirts that they used to sell everywhere in Las Vegas, the three words on it would say Speed. Depth. Resilience. If you put a colorful stylized knight on it fighting off an eagle and you bedazzled it a little bit,...

May 28, 2018

There’s a good chance Gary Bettman has been pinching himself every morning since Wednesday’s Eastern Conference Final.

If you had told him or anyone back in October, which teams would be playing for this year’s Stanley Cup, it would’ve elicited a laugh because it still...

February 1, 2018

The Winter Olympic hockey tournament is one of the rare occasions that Americans get up for hockey. Team USA’s rollercoaster history features towering peaks like the Miracle on Ice in 1980 to the devastating 2010 overtime loss in the gold-medal game at the hands of Sid...

June 21, 2017

Now that the Penguins have captured their second consecutive Stanley Cup and the roar of the crowd has subsided in Nashville, a major question involving every team in the NHL will soon have an answer.  What will the roster of the Las Vegas Golden Knights look like when...

May 4, 2017

In no other American city can a major sports franchise fade from the spotlight as quickly as in Los Angeles.  With so much to do in or near the city including eight major sports teams, a losing season can drag a big fish to the bottom of this large sports pond.  The Ki...

April 30, 2017

Well, that’s all folks.  Six games into the first round of the NHL playoffs, the Bruins’ season has ended.  I don’t think shock would describe the feelings of many Bruins fans; frustration would suffice.  Looking back at the series, there are just as many what ifs as t...

April 21, 2017

For the first time in 1,069 days, Bostonian hockey fans finally witnessed the return of Bruins playoff hockey to the TD Garden.  Four days later, the old break-up advice “Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened” sounds like salt in the wound for many Bru...

April 21, 2017

In a series that’s quickly becoming one of the most exciting in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, game three did not disappoint. That is until the refs decided they were the stars of the game.  Aside from the blatant non-calls on Ottawa’s Marc Methot and Bob...

April 17, 2017

Game two of the opening round playoff series between the Boston Bruins and the Ottawa Senators became a tale of two periods.  Boston looked to grab control of the series with a strong second period, taking a 3-1 lead.  With Canadian Tire Center doing its best impressio...

April 14, 2017

Charlie McAvoy stole the show in game one for the Bruins in their game one victory against the Ottawa Senators, but he was not the reason they won.  Tuukka Rask won the game for Boston.  “Stole” would be the correct verb for what Rask did, but not in the armed robbery,...

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