May 01 2010 08:31AM
Now that 48 hours or so have passed since the conclusion of the first round, a few observations and remarks.
• There has been much pleading for cooler heads to prevail in D.C. in the wake of the Washington Capitals’ collapse against the Montreal Canadiens in the Eastern Conference’s 1-8 matchup.
On the other hand, it’s possible an attempt to avoid over-reaction may result in under-reaction. Ted Leonsis was chided for his emotional post-series evisceration of the hockey club but the Caps owner may be right to fret, even if he’s giving the wrong reasons to do so.
April 30 2010 10:27AM
UFA Decisions considers the unrestricted free agents on the Oilers’ roster, starting with the most expensive and working down. Today we consider Mike Comrie.
April 30 2010 12:01AM
Ordinarily we couldn't possibly give less of a damn about the Montreal Canadiens if we had an electrified Not Give a Damn machine turned all the way up to maximum output. But even we have to hand it to Les Habs, much like we have to hand it to Jeanshorts for making the video above.
April 29 2010 10:33AM
UFA Decisions considers the unrestricted free agents on the Oilers’ roster, starting with the most expensive and working down. Today's subject is Fernando Pisani.
April 29 2010 09:06AM
The NHL might not be on par with the NBA, NFL or MLB on a global scale, but any astute sports fan will realize that the NHL playoffs are the most dramatic, electrifying and utterly exciting.