Tag Archives: Doc Emrick

Why We Love the Stanley Cup Bakeoffs (DeadBlogging Game 5)

First off the hardwatching staff wants to nominate hockey as the real beautiful game (sorry, fútbol), especially during the Stanley Cup Finals. There’s almost never a bad finals game, and last night’s double-overtime tilt between the Los Angeles Kings and … Continue reading

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Why We Love The Stanley Cup Playoffs (blackhawks win in ot Edition)

Say, that was some fire drill of a game last night, yeah? (Note to Bruins fans, of which the hardworking staff is one: Just because the Blackhawks won doesn’t mean it wasn’t a great game.) A few observations from Game … Continue reading

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Why We Love The Stanley Cup Playoffs (Triple Overtime Edition)

Fitting that a triple-overtime game should end on a double deflection, yeah?   Last night’s Game One of the Stanley Cup Finals between the Boston Bruins and the Chicago Blackhawks was one for the ages, regardless of which team you … Continue reading

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Why We Love The Stanley Cup Playoffs (Broons Broom Edition)

Okay, so ten days ago the hardwatching staff comes to you and says, “Listen – the Boston Bruins will sweep the Pittsburgh Penguins in the Eastern Conference finals and not only that, the B’s will limit the Pens (the highest-scoring … 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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Doc Emrick: The Musical

One of the great joys of the Stanley Cup playoffs has been Mike Emrick’s call of them (especially Bruins-Capitals and Rangers-Devils). From the Boston Globe’s Bob Ryan: There are many great sports announcers in our midst. But the one whose … Continue reading

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Let Lord Stanley’s Wild Rumpus Begin! (Triple Overtime Edition)

Say, that was some game between the New York Rangers and the Washington Capitals last night, yeah? (Oh wait – you’re a Bruins fan. You don’t give a damn about the Stanley Cup playoffs anymore.) Regardless, the hardworking staff is … Continue reading

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