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Why We Love the Stanley Cup Bakeoffs (Martin St. Louis Edition)

First, disclosure: The hardwatching staff really likes the Boston Bruins, but we’ve been a New York Rangers fan since the age of 10. In the early ’60s we’d venture weekly to the old Madison Square Garden and plunk down $2 … Continue reading

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Why We Love the Stanley Cup Bakeoffs: Yesterday Was 2/2/14

Three Stanley Cup first-round playoff series entered last night at 2-1. Two¬†overtimes ensued. Three Stanley Cup first-round playoff series exited last night at 2-2. Professional sports doesn’t get better than this. Start¬†with the Columbus Blue Jackets, who just won their … Continue reading

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Why We Love the Stanley Cup Bakeoffs (Columbus Blue Jackets Edition)

The hardwatching staff has no idea why they’re called the Blue Jackets, but last night the Columbus hockey squad won their first Stanley Cup Playoff game ever in dramatic fashion. After squandering one power play in the first overtime and … 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 (Bruins Cr’ork Penguins In Double Overtime Edition)

Full disclosure: The Pittsburgh Penguins absolutely deserved to win last night’s Eastern Conference Finals Game 3 in the first overtime.   But they didn’t. So the Boston Bruins won it in the second overtime:   You knew Jaromir Jagr would … Continue reading

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Why We Love The Stanley Cup Playoffs (Bruins Kick Ork! Edition)

Last night the Boston Bruins played about as good a hockey game you’re likely to see: tough, disciplined, strong on the puck, opportunistic. And in the process completely dismantled the vaunted Pittsburgh Penguins. Excellent highlight video compliments of Tyge Brahe: … Continue reading

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What’s With All The NHL Goalie Fights Lately?

Well, both goalie fights, if you want to get technical about it. Last night at the Garden: (Watch video here) Islanders v. Penguins on February 2nd: (Watch video here) Brent Johnson laid out Rick DiPietro with one punch, and put … Continue reading

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