NHL All Star weekend has come and gone again here in 2017. Is it boring? Does it adequately promote the game? Is it worth it for the players? Here's four quick thoughts. 1)The 4 line challenge has to go. Good for the NHL for trying something new. I give them credit for mixing it up … Continue reading NHL All Star Weekend: Four Thoughts
The lead up to the 2016 NHL All Star Game was out of control. Like a perfectly healthy college student trying to run through the woods from a slowly walking serial killer who's been shot 12 times, you just couldn't get away from it. Most were already shredding the Skills Competition. Then it was the … Continue reading What Should The NHL All Star Winners Do With The Million Dollar Prize Money?
Alexander Ovechkin and Jonathan Toews are pretty big names. They've been two of the most recognizable faces and great ambassadors of the sport, not to mention exceptionally gifted players. The new 3 on 3 All Star format would have been an ideal showcase of their talents and it really is too bad for the fans they … Continue reading Toews, Ovechkin Suspended For Missing All Star Game
Damien, I read your article defending the NHL and putting the onus on John Scott to bow out of the NHL All Star Game (John Scott Can Still Right The Pranksters Wrong). I know you have better resources and first hand information so I could be missing something. I appreciate the passion you have … Continue reading The NHL Can Still Save Face – A Response to Damien Cox
John Scott should have been the highlight of this year's NHL All Star game and now he'll likely never get the chance. After being voted in by fans in an idiotic protest of an idiotic selection process that actually saw him named team Captain of the Western Conference, the former Arizona Coyote was shipped off … Continue reading John Scott Won’t Be Playing, And it’s YOUR Fault
For those of you expecting Arizona Coyote tough guy John Scott to embarrass himself and the league, I hope you're not holding your breath. Sure there are better players not playing in the game. There are better players playing in the game. Yes, it's three on three. Just remember though, the guy is in the … Continue reading John Scott: Just Another Player