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The Unfairness Of It All

I was in attendance to last night’s streak-breaker, and it was one of the one or two occasions that I attended alone. Don’t worry, this is something I like to do, both at the UC and Wrigley, for any assorted mental reasons and also because I do focus on the game more intensely. I
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Ocean Of Confusion

Note: Yes, I realize I’m mixing my Screaming Trees references but just go with me on this, friend.  Babies, I like to pretend I know everything. Or at least enough where I can convince you I know what’s up with the Hawks. But I have to say the last few days have left me as […]
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Your Awards At The Quarter Mark

Something I like to do at the landmarks of every season. Most of these are the players that should win certain awards on analytic bases. But they probably won’t. And remember, the “quarter-pole” is when there’s a quarter of the race or season left, and you’ll hear plenty make this mistake. Including Pat Foley on […]
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The Real NHL Standings

Most of you know that we basically abhor how the NHL standings work. We’ve never recognized shootouts from our very first incarnation at SCH, and when they went to 3-on-3 OT, we started disregarding those results as well. Because it’s basically just an extended shootout gimmick. We all know why the NHL keeps the loser […]
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You Can’t Take The Emotion Out Of It

I didn’t realize this as I walked in to the building last night. It had been 10 years since I arrived at the United Center seeing what a new coach had in store for the Hawks. In that time, I’ve done that at Wrigley five times. If you’re the other baseball color, you’ve done that […]
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What Can Jeremy Colliton Do?

Even with four days off, there’s hardly any time to pivot from the end of the greatest coaching career the Hawks have ever seen to the era of Jeremy Colliton, whatever it might be. Maybe you shouldn’t look to bury your news on Election Day, hmmm? Another discussion for another time. The Hawks may still […]
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