Monthly Archives: January 2012

Boston Bruins – Ottawa Senator: Special Post All Star Drinking Game

31st
Jan. × ’12

It’s been months since the last drinking game here at PuckSage, I’m sure your liver transplant went well. Disclaimer: Even if your participation in this game is limited to drinking water something stupid is likely to happen.  No one actually cares what that stupid is since it will be your own damn fault, but if […]


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Black, Gold and Back

31st
Jan. × ’12

Tonight the Boston Bruins throwdown with the Ottawa Senators. Just days ago Tim Thomas, Tyler Seguin and Zdeno Chara faced Erik Karlsson, Milan Michalek, Jason Spezza and Ottawa Captain Daniel Alfredsson in the All Star game and skills competition. Tonight the goals count for more than bragging rights, the win will either provide separation or […]


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Beware Of BlackHawks

31st
Jan. × ’12

The All Star break is over, real hockey is ready to return. Coming over the boards in the Second City will be some familiar faces. Jonathan Toews will be back from injury just in time to face the Vancouver Canucks. Patrick Kane (@88PKane) who has been a little distanced from his usual prowess look to […]


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NHL Trade Deadline Buy, Sell or Swap: Western Conference

30th
Jan. × ’12

The west is a little less difficult to parse than the east. In the east there are three clear groups of teams currently in playoff position or just outside it. In the west there are just two groups. Those with a viable shot at the Cup, and those who have a shot at playing past […]


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Things You Won’t See In The NHL All Star Game

29th
Jan. × ’12

The NHL All Star Game is a lot of things. Chief among them is predicatable. There will be lots of shots on goal, lots of goals,pretty passing, and no more than four minutes between goals. Here are a few of the things you won’t see: 10: Perfectly delivered hip checks. 9: 100+ mph slapshots 8: […]


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It’s All Fun And Games Until Someone Loses An All Star

29th
Jan. × ’12

I’d guess that at least half of the people writing about sports have their dissection of their sports All Star game half written or more before it pulls over the event horizon. Which is fine. They are awful. They don’t resemble anything like the real sport. They fuel the pinkhats to ever more ludicrous criticisms […]


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NHL Trade Deadline Buy, Sell or Swap: Eastern Conference

28th
Jan. × ’12

The top teams in the east can be split into three groups. The first is the smallest, the New York Rangers and Boston Bruins who are clearly the elite of the conference. The teams nipping at their heels, the Philadelphia Flyers, Washington Capitals, Pittsburgh Penguins and Florida Panthers who are all but locks for the […]


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Internet Learnin’

27th
Jan. × ’12

This is a (highly irregular) feature that will run whenever it amuses me featuring some of the more fantastically insane things I run across on the internet. Today’s Learnin’: You can tell someone is racist by the names of their kids and the color of their hockey helmet.   As a black hockey fan, I […]


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8 Ridiculous Rumors You Can Take From The #NHLAllStarDraft

27th
Jan. × ’12

Since there’s no actual hockey to talk about until real hockey resumes Tuesday at 7pm et. Zdeno Chara picked Jarome Iginla as part of an plot to get him into a Bruins uniform. With the trade deadline approaching and the Calgary Flames sitting on the outside looking in, this might just be part of the […]


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