Tag Archives: Tampa Bay Lightning

Let Lord Stanley’s Wild Rumpus Conclude! (Pigs Crash Edition)

As you splendid readers might recall, about a week ago I hitched my hockey wagon to the Montreal Canadiens after decades of despising Le Bleu-Blanc-Rouge (you can review the sad surrender here). Since then, the Canadiens have been thoroughly outplayed, … Continue reading

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Let Lord Stanley’s Wild Rumpus Begin! (Pigs Fly Edition)

I grew up loving the New York Rangers. For most of the 1960s, Jimmy Schnell, his cousin Andy, and I would regularly take the subway to the old Madison Square Garden, buy $2 seats in the second balcony, and settle … Continue reading

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Ladies & Gentlemen, Your Eastern Conference Champion Boston Bruins!

That was one barnburner of a Game 7 the Broons won last night, yes? And the key to their victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning? The Bruins didn’t have any power plays to disrupt them. Via the Associated Press: It … Continue reading

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Stanley Cup Haiku

Lightning: great power play; Bruins: er, not so much. See you Friday night.

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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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