Thank God, the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs is over. After another stupidly long regular season, we just had to watch eight teams, who had no business being in the postseason, bumble their way through seven-game series. Now, only the elite eight are left to rightly challenge for the Cup. The others never should have been there (yes, that includes Washington). So it’s time to send a memo or two to each of the clubs that just got punted in the first round. (more…)
If I hear or read one more time that the Phoenix Coyotes are the NHL’s “feel good” story of the year, I’m gonna hurl. Team that is almost mismanaged into the ground, in a city that the NHL should never have been in, has a 100-point season. Are you kidding me?
But they are connected to the potential “feel good” story of the year. The rumour mill continues to churn out the tidbit that the Coyotes are being positioned for a return to Winnipeg. (more…)