Video: Islanders score 7 third period goals on Canucks

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

When the douchiest team in hockey (Vancouver) added the douchiest coach in hockey (John Tortorella) this offseason, it looked like a match made in the type of heaven you wouldn't want to spend any time in. Alas, it has not turned out that way, and on Monday night the Torts ...

Living the Canadian Dream

Wednesday, June 1st, 2011

For our friends north of the border, it's a week poised to go down as one of the greatest in Canada's history, ranking right up there with the discovery of back bacon and when Alanis Morissette moved to Los Angeles. (Isn't it ironic that I made fun of you, Alanis?) The ...

The Easter Miracle

Monday, April 25th, 2011

The Chicago Blackhawks performed the greatest miracle in Easter history on Sunday night, defeating the Vancouver Canucks 4-3 in overtime to send a series they once trailed three games to none to a winner-take-all game north of the border on Tuesday night. Er, maybe we better call in the second-greatest miracle ...

The Morning Skate: Let’s Catch Up With the Stanley Cup Playoffs

Sunday, April 19th, 2009

Well, we have three games down in some of the Stanley Cup playoff quarterfinal series after Sunday's games, so it seems like a good time to see what we missed over the weekend and to take stock of where our predictions stand. Early returns aren't nearly as embarrassing as they could ...

The Tremendous, Important, Sometimes Informative Stanley Cup Playoff Quarterfinal Preview

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009

The Stanley Cup playoffs have at long last arrived, starting with several games tonight. There are some who say these playoffs are the best in all of sport (we'll take March Madness, thanks) with its rich tradition and, of course, Lord Stanley's Cup, from which the winning team can drink whatever ...