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Enough Predictions, Secound Round Playoff Guarantees

May 1st, 2010
The first round of the NHL playoffs offered a fair share of unpredictability, as the sixth, seventh, and eighth seeds in the East all advanced.  So, it would be foolish to attempt to guarantee any outcomes for the second round.  But thanks to a highly advanced technological logarithmic prediction simulator developed ...

The Olympic Hockey Hangover: Fact Or Fiction?

March 4th, 2010
The first post-Olympic hockey game I watched was the Lightning vs. Flyers on Tuesday, just two days after a gold medal game for the ages.  I have to admit, I had a bit of a hockey hangover.  Going from watching a gold medal Olympic rivalry game to a regular season NHL game ...

USA Hockey: If You’re Not First, You’re Last

March 4th, 2010
I had a dream.  It had nothing to do with civil rights, but it did have everything to do with American history. I dreamt—well, day dreamt actually—that Team USA pulled out a victory in the gold medal hockey game of the Olympics.  USA hockey drew a lot of attention and respect by over-achieving ...

The Canadian “B” Team

December 31st, 2009
Team Canada's highly debated roster is now set, and as expected, many exceptional players find themselves on the outside of this dream team formed by Steve Yzerman and company.  But what if the International Olympic Committee decided to reward the host country with the opportunity to field a second ...

The Canadian “B” Team

December 31st, 2009
Team Canada's highly debated roster is now set, and as expected, many exceptional players find themselves on the outside of this dream team formed by Steve Yzerman and company.  But what if the International Olympic Committee decided to reward the host country with the opportunity to field a second ...

The Top 9 of the 9’s of Hockey!

December 12th, 2009
The number "9" is of mythic proportions to the game of hockey. The sacred number has been associated with numerous legends of the game. Think of it as a secret "Da Vinci Code" for the NHL, but without the crappy movie. I have decided "Top 10" lists ...