Posted on April 29, 2009 by classic17
Alright after a double dose of Game 7 last night, the first round of the NHL Playoffs has come to a conclusion. In the preview of Round 1, I managed to pick six of the 8 series correctly and I got the game total corrent in four of them (Boston in 4, Carolina in 7, Pittsburgh in 6, and Detroit in 4). I missed the Canucks’ sweep over my Blues and the Ducks upsetting the Sharks, though I almost picked that. Too bad almost doesn’t count. Anyway, on to Round 2. (more…)
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Posted on April 14, 2009 by classic17
Tomorrow is the start of the two month haul known as the NHL Playoffs. The first round presents us with some interesting match ups and I’m going to break them down for you. Since there are only about eight people who watch hockey, I’ll try to keep it short. No promises, though.
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Posted on December 30, 2008 by John Juettner
The NHL’s Winter Classic is about to take place on New Year’s Day from Wrigley Field in Chicago. Featuring the Chicago Blackhawks and the Detroit Red Wings. But I’m not here to talk about that game, as exciting as it will likely be. Now that game is all about the matchup. And the Blackhawks and Red Wings are pretty evenly matched right now (especially with how hot Chicago is – a franchise-record 9 wins in a row heading into tonight’s game).
The Winter Classic will take place next season (and probably season after season for a while). The outdoor hockey game is a cool thing no doubt, and brining in famous venues from other sports makes it all that more intriguing. Here are a few proposals I have for future Winter Classics. (more…)
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