Category Archives: NHL

Let’s Go Devils

Oh Yeah! Our ๐ŸŽŸ is ๐Ÿ‘Š! The #NJDevils are #StanleyCup Playoffs bound! #NowWeRise pic.twitter.com/RhM0CvvCQq — New Jersey Devils (@NJDevils) April 6, 2018 Absolutely no one picked the Devils to even get close to the Playoffs. Heck, even us fans thought this team was a year or so away.

What’s The Deal With Hockey Fights?

As you may or may not know, I am not a hockey fan: I am a Fanatic. The NHL has always been my #1 favorite sport, especially once the NJ Devils came into being. So, I found an interesting explanation regarding fights via Caveman Circus. Why are fights between players allowed in the NHL when […]

Surprise: NHL Teams Like To Run Defense Like The Devils

For 20+ years, hockey fans of teams other than the NJ Devils have complained about the Devils stifling defense, complaining that it was “boring”. Well, yeah, when the Devils are routinely shutting down your team and limiting their offense, I can understand. TS. Anyhow The decline of the shot-blocking, crease-clearing defenseman There is perhaps no […]

NHL Announces Metropolitan Division…Seriously?

In announcing the 2013-2014 schedule, we learn the names for the 4 divisions (ESPN) The NHL also announced its new division names. The seven-team Pacific and Central divisions will comprise the Western Conference. The eight-team Metropolitan and Atlantic divisions will comprise the Eastern Conference. No teams in what was the previous Atlantic Division are in […]

NHL Lockout: Commish Bettman Apologizes To Fans

In case you weren’t aware, the NHL locket is pretty much over. The Board of Governors has approved the new deal, and we’re just waiting on the Players Association to ratify it (which should come Sunday). Over the past few days I’ve read about some team owners apologizing to the fans, such as with the […]

NHL Players Association Nixes Realignment Plan

Apparently, the players weren’t too happy with the plan (USA Today) The NHL announced Friday that it won’t go ahead with realignment in 2012-13 because it says the players association won’t agree to the new format. The change to a four-conference setup was approved 26-4 in December by the NHL’s board of governors. Under the […]

NHL To Make Major Realignments

Some good, some bad (NJ.com) NHL officials approved a radical realignment plan today (late Monday) that will give the league four conferences instead of six divisions and guarantee home-and-home series among all teams. (big snip) The new look has two conferences with seven teams all based in the Eastern time zone: the Devils, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, […]

Friday Fun: Things That Really Matter

Every once in awhile, have to take a step back from the politics to see the stuff that really matters All eyes will be on former Leafs enforcer Tie Domi and NHL toughguy Bob Probert when they renew their storied rivalry on Oct. 4. But this time, their fight to the death will involve spins, […]

Obligatory Palin Got Boo’d In Philly Post

Because hockey is my favorite sport When Sarah Palin dropped the ceremonial first puck at the Flyersโ€™ opener on Saturday night at the Wachovia Center, she was greeted by resounding (almost deafening) boos. Ed Snider, owner of the Flyers, had her introduced to the crowd more as a hockey mom than as the Republican candidate […]

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