Tag Archives: R Callahan

Powerplays Proving Costly

20th
Apr. × ’14

It is a truism in sports; football, and hockey most of all that defense wins championships. We’ve seen it year after year. This year it seems to be adding a wrinkle to itself. Powerplays are costing teams games. Not by failing to produce, but by favoring offense so heavily, they aren’t prepared to play responsibly. […]


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One Question: Its November Now

4th
Nov. × ’13

October is over, and with the close of the seasons inaugural month we can finally start to get a handle on which teams are for real and which are just pretenders. Anaheim Ducks: When will they turn one or more of their wealth of goaltenders in future assets or skater to improve them for the […]


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Eastern Conference Playoff Preview

1st
May. × ’13

Welcome to the Second Season, unlike most years, the second season for the best teams will run nearly half the length of the regular season. #1 vs. #8 The Pittsburgh Penguins marched determinedly through the regular season, attempting to keep pace with the western powers. Malkin, Crosby, Letang and other key players all missed games […]


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Team USA Olympic Roster Part 1

3rd
Mar. × ’13

Just about four years ago the US and Canada put on two of the best hockey games of the last quarter century. But, like all teams that team USA is not the one we’ll see in a few years. If I’m playing general manager, there are some players I do bring back, and others I […]


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Eastern Conference Preview: Depth and Health

14th
May. × ’12

The Western Conference has already kicked off it’s final round, and done so in style. The East has its time in the limelight now. The Rangers and Devils will at least from the perspective of travel both get to play as many home games as it takes to finish the series. That rest could come […]


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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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Bruins 6pm Press Conference

25th
Oct. × ’11

Yesterday afternoon the Bruins front office set of a wave of speculation. All they had to do was let the hockey universe know they were going to be holding a press conference today at 6pm. No one I’ve seen, or heard knows anything and the lines of speculation are both long and distinguished. Some of […]


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