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The Rebellion Against Excellence

As the Lightning sit on the precipice tonight, I haven’t been able to shake this stat ESPN presented on Sunday night when they went down 3-0: The Lightning are one loss from being eliminated and joining this list… The teams with the most wins in the regular season in MLB / NBA / NFL
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John Tavares And The “Home” Team

It was hard to take your eyes off of the Leafs-Islanders tilt last night. Or more to the point, it was hard to take your ears off of it. What the cameras showed was second to the sheer noise throughout the game, which vacillated between pure bile, utter ecstasy, and the very definition of schadenfreude. […]
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Everybody Into The Pool

Piggybacking off our look at Patrick Kane’s season, it’s always fun to see how scoring has jumped up in the league this year. By now you know this, but let’s add some detail to it. Last year, only three players broke 100 points, topping out with Connor McDavid’s 108. This year, nine players are on […]
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Our Real Halfway Awards

Time to check in on what the NHL individual awards should be. If you’re new, first of all what are you doing here this place is nuts!, and second every so often I like to look at what the NHL awards should be if voters actually paid attention to what matters. There isn’t as much […]
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Missing Hate

I doubt John Tortorella was as angry about the state of things after his team torched the St. Louis Blues last night, but here he was at the morning skate yesterday: John Tortorella on the state of the NHL: “It’s like a big hug fest…. It frustrates the shit out of me quite honestly.” pic.twitter.com/RUjtb0lRs9 […]
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Into The Great Wide Open

This generally happens every October. As we know, the NHL season tends to be wacky and fun and Seussian in the  first month as teams scramble to entrench themselves into their standings position. We know they pretty much have to because of how hard it is to make up ground late in the season, and […]
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