Saturday Seven: All-Star Weekend

tEmbed from Getty Images It’s the NHL All-Star weekend in Los Angeles, California, which means all of us are forced to stop watching real hockey for three days while the league indulges itself with another profit-fuelled pageant. But it’s for the fans, really.

THE GREAT SECOND HALF ACQUISITION

As a Bruins fan, I saw the play many, many times. Boston player shoots the puck into the offensive zone, Milan Lucic is on the defender seconds after contact is made with the puck. Separation, and in many cases, Lucic gaining possession and then passing the puck to an appropriate open man. Oilers fans haven’t…

The Window

Embed from Getty Images It hasn’t happened since I was six and a half years old. The Oilers are leading their division (or tied for the lead) going into the All-Star break. The last time that happened was when I was in the first grade. You can say, fairly, that no time in my life…