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Gordie Howe Only Scored a ‘Gordie Howe Hat Trick’ Twice

Hockey lost one of its Mt. Rushmore figures when Gordie Howe died this week at the age of 88. Howe, a longtime Detroit Red Wing and short time New England Whaler, had the never-to-be-duplicated distinction of playing professional hockey in five … Continue reading

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Why We Love The Stanley Cup Playoffs (Less Hateful Team Wins! Edition)

As the hardwatching staff noted yesterday, we despise the Detroit Red Wings more than we hate the Chicago Blackhawks. So we were pleased that poetic justice reigned supreme in last night’s Western Conference semifinal final. First the Blackhawks were robbed … Continue reading

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Why We Love The Stanley Cup Playoffs (LA Kings Win Game 7 Edition)

The guy with the best goalie name ever – Jonathan Quick – submitted a spectacular performance last night in the Los Angeles Kings’ 2-1 victory over the San Jose Sharks in the final game of the Western Conference semifinal. Representative … Continue reading

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Why We Love The Stanley Cup Playoffs

Reason #1: The Bruins’ OT win over the Toronto Maple Leafs last night:   Reason #2: The Kings’ OT win over the St. Louis Blues last night:   Reason #3: Anaheim’s OT win over the Detroit Red Wings last night. … Continue reading

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Jumbo Joe Turns In A Jumbo Playoff Performance. Finally.

Much to the surprise of everyone (including, probably, themselves), the San Jose Sharks won Game 7 of their grueling Stanley Cup Western Conference semifinals series vs. the Detroit Octopi – sorry, Red Wings. And much to the surprise of everyone … Continue reading

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Do You Know The Way For San Jose?

The Sharks are perilously close to snatching defeat from the – er – jaws of victory in the Stanley Cup playoffs. San Jose led the Detroit Red Wings 3-0 in the Western Conference semifinals until . . . they didn’t. … Continue reading

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Verizon’s Ovechtrick Or Treat

During the second intermission of Wednesday night’s Red Wings/Sharks game on Versus, this Verizon Rule the Air commercial lionizing Washington Capitals star Alexander Ovechkin popped up: Too bad the next report was that Alexander the Grate’s Capitals had just been … Continue reading

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