Monthly Archives: May 2011

Welcome back, Winnipeg.

In an era where arenas and stadiums have essentially priced out the middle class from sitting close to the action, it’s nice to see a team entering a market where a true raucous environment is virtually guaranteed. I’m talking about, … Continue reading

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The San Jose Sharks losing is good for the NHL.

In what I am calling a sure sign of God’s existence, the San Jose Sharks were rightfully bounced from the 2011 NHL Playoffs last night in what I can only determine was divine intervention. If you couldn’t stay up for … Continue reading

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The NHL’s Move Back to Canada Can Reinvigorate the League

In light of the rumors that the Atlanta Thrashers move to Winnipeg is imminent, I’ve been thinking about how this move could (or, should?) reinvigorate a league that mortgaged its tradition at the expense of gaining a handful of fans … Continue reading

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Interleague Play Must Go Away

Count me among the baseball fans who was seduced by interleague play when it was introduced in 1997. That first season of hot American-on-National action saw my beloved Tigers play the soon-to-be World Series champion Florida Marlins at old Tiger … Continue reading

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Does David Kahn also believe in Bigfoot?

Is Minnesota Timberwolves general manager, David Kahn, suggesting their is an NBA conspiracy afoot? Last night, after the NBA Draft Lottery took place, Kahn had this to say about the Cleveland Cavalier nabbing the top pick in this year’s draft: … Continue reading

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Are the Detroit Red Wings moving East?

Lost amid the Red Wings’ soul-sucking exit from the 2011 NHL Playoffs is the chance that they might (finally) head to the Eastern Conference. A report out of the Winnipeg Free Press states that the NHL asked both Winnipeg and … Continue reading

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