With the NHL All-Star Game coming up in Nashville on January 31, we decided to have a little fun with some hockey loving country music stars and hold a fantasy draft of our own. There are 14 players on the board, 12 skaters and 2 goalies… all picked because of their experience on the ice … Continue reading Country Music All-Star Hockey Fantasy Draft
Hockey season is back and that means it’s time to make some ridiculous predictions for the 2015-16 NHL season. Have a look at this list of 20 and add your predictions in the comment section. Also, I tried to avoid the dreaded East Coast Bias – but ya, it’s probably there. 1. Phil Kessel score … Continue reading 20 Half – Assed Predictions for the 2015-16 NHL Season
The NHL season starts this week with Montreal in Toronto, Vancouver in Calgary, New York in Chicago, and San Jose in Los Angeles… and to get us all ready for hockey we recruited 10 of our own Canadian Country Music All-Stars to give us their preview! We asked each artist 3 questions (Favourite Team, Why/How … Continue reading 2015-16 NHL Canadian Country Music Season Preview
The NHL season starts tomorrow night with a marque match-up between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Montreal Canadiens… And so here we are, the same as every season, with my list of predictions for the new hockey season. Some of these predictions are more likely to come true than others. Some are pretty far … Continue reading 20 Half- Assed Predictions For The 2014-15 NHL Season
The Playoffs Are Coming! That’s right, in less than 48 hours the puck will drop in Tampa Bay, Pittsburgh and Anaheim to start the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs… and I’m excited. I know that many/most Canadian hockey fans are dealing with feelings of disappointment and sadness as their teams are not in the post-season tournament, … Continue reading NHL Playoffs 2014 – The Quest For The Cup!
On the first day of the NHL season I wrote a list of predictions… many of them were pretty ridiculous. Some of them were based in real opinion and expectation. And now that we’re inches away from the end of the regular season I’ve run them all down to see just how accurate I was … Continue reading 20 Half- Assed Predictions For The 2013-14 NHL Season – The Review
Now that the NHL is on Olympic break and the roster freezes have set in, it seems like a great time to start looking hard at the NHL rumours that are bound to come up as we come out of the break and move closer to the March 5th. I’ve put together 7 rumours that … Continue reading Maybe Ridiculous NHL Trade Rumours
The official Team Canada Olympic Men’s Hockey roster will be announced this Tuesday, and Canadian hockey fans and pundits are already buzzing with what-ifs and who-shoulds. Note: The additional buzz added because of Team USA’s shenanigans is just icing on the cake for anyone who wants to make something out of, what is at this point, … Continue reading My Team Canada Includes…
Happy Movember everyone. It’s day 9 now and I’m well on my way to a moustache that I can be proud of! In the last couple of days since the last journal entry some big things have happened. The Moustache Growers Union Local 416647 has welcomed Michel Neray as the 12th member of our team. … Continue reading Movember Journal 2013: Day 9
So the NHL season started last night with 3 games on the schedule and now we are officially into 2013-14. As I’ve done in the past with the NHL and MLB I’ve got a list of predictions for the new season. Some of them are more likely to happen than others. Some are unlikely to … Continue reading 20 Half- Assed Predictions For The 2013-14 NHL Season
Ladies and gentlemen, we are finally here. After a gruelling 48 game regular season (I’m not joking, that was a lot of games in a short time) and 3 rounds of playoff hockey so far, we have finally arrived at the Stanley Cup Final! Congratulations first of all to the Chicago Blackhawks and the Boston … Continue reading Because It’s The Cup – Stanley Cup Final!
Now that 2 game 7s have been played (congratulations to Boston & New York) we know how things are going to shape up for round 2 of the NHL playoffs. There were a lot of stories in the 1st round and I would imagine that we are going to see a few more storylines open … Continue reading Because It’s The Cup – Round 2 Predictions!
As you may have heard, the NHL Playoffs have begun and there are a lot of excited people in Canada and around the world because of it. Yes, I know, the playoffs started Tuesday night – but about an hour ago the puck dropped in Montreal to kick off the 1st round series between les … Continue reading Because It’s The Cup – Welcome To The Playoffs!
The time has come, NHL fans are getting ready for the new season and it is now time for us to hold our annual NHL Fantasy Drafts. Last night at 10pm my draft took place and I sat with the 6th overall pick in the 16 team league. Note: The fantasy sports team name issue … Continue reading The 2013 NHL Fantasy Draft Blog
With the news that the NHL and NHLPA have reached a tentative agreement on a 10 year CBA it’s time to start thinking about the fact that we might actually have hockey this season and a Stanley Cup winner in 2013. So, it’s time today to move past the Lockout Survival Guides and move onto … Continue reading The Shortened NHL Season Survival Guide!