Tag Archive: Hockey

Jun 29

Puck Daddy: Lord Stanley commandeers own float in Chicago Pride Parade

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On the heels of an historic Supreme Court decision, approximately one million people flooded the streets of Chicago in celebration of the annual Pride Parade. Yet, of all the attendees, only one could whip the hoards of people into a frenzy as it passed through – Lord Stanley’s Cup. The Cup, appearing on its own …

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Jun 03

Stanley Cup Prediction

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The Stanley Cup Final is finally here and it pits the Tampa Bay Lightning against the Chicago Blackhawks. The Lightning will have home ice advantage but as we have seen throughout the playoffs and especially in Game 7 of both Conference finals, it really does not matter. http://www.rotoworld.com/articles/nhl/54470/172/stanley-cup-prediction

May 18

TROY: Detractors of Frankie Edgar, Why?

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Some dumbfuck from Bloody Elbow*dubbed Frankie Edgar a “point fighter extraordinaire”. Everybody has a right to an opinion, but some of that site’s writers must be terribly bored. On Saturday morning (here in the states), over in the Philippines, Edgar defeated Urijah Faber by unanimous decision, and it’s pretty damn clear he’ll take the winner …

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May 14

Who was this Reg?

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Who was this Reg? Why do I still mourn? Why are my emotions all over the place? Reg was a guy that I never met in person Yet he touch my heart in a special way Reg was a sport fanatic at its truest level No one loved his teams more than Reg did Yet …

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Apr 13

TROY: The Shills of the Garbage Supplement Company That is MusclePharm

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It’s unbelievably how far supplement companies (companies in general, but I’m going to bag on supplement companies in this post) go to avoid having any negative reviews toward their products. The supplement business in fitness is huge. I’m not going to crunch numbers, but the amount of money poured into things like vitamins, minerals, herbs, protein …

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Feb 09

Puck Daddy: Alex Ovechkin finally gets his Honda, donates it to charity

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Alex Ovechkin spent the entire 2015 NHL All-Star Fantasy Draft campaigning Team Foligno and Team Toews to make him the last pick, ensuring that he would win a brand new Honda. Things didn’t go as the Washington Capitals captain had planned and he was selected before the final two of Filip Forsberg and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, …

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Dec 30

Puck Daddy: The 10 greatest hockey fights of 2014 (Puck Daddy Year in Review)

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10.*Damir Ryspayev vs Alexander Svitov Barys Astana at Ak Bars Kazan, Nov 24, 2014 Long bout from Russia. Now they’re fighting exchange rates.* 9.*Nik Amundrud vs Jake Morrissey Saskatoon Blades at Kelowna Rockets, Dec 3, 2014 Mandatory goalie fight. 8.*Jake Marchment vs Joshua Chapman Belleville Bulls at Sarnia Sting, Oct 24, 2014 http://forums.sportsjabber.net/sjforums/showthread.php?t=152265  

Dec 30

The Sports Bank.net: 2015 Winter Classic pits storied franchise vs league’s best scorer

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The 2015 Winter Classic will be hosted by the nation’s capital as the Washington Capitals face off against the Chicago Blackhawks. The New Year’s Day marquee game will be the first hosted in Washington D.C. It will be the second appearance for each team. Chicago also hosted a Stadium Series game last season. The Winter …

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Dec 08

Paul MacLean fired by Ottawa Senators for things that aren’t his fault

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Paul MacLean has been fired by the Ottawa Senators after four seasons, two of which were playoff years and two of which were frustrating messes thanks to jettisoned talent, average goaltending and penny pinching ownership.* So if it sounds like we’re saying “don’t blame Paul MacLean for the Ottawa Senators’ problems,” that’s because that’s what …

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Oct 21

NHL Basement Clubs

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Everybody looks towards the top of the NHL, but with the Western Conference’s near dominion of the league – the past four Stanley Cups have been won by the Chicago Blackhawks and the LA Kings, both of whom compete in the Western Conference – things have become stale.   Although it is early days, you …

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