Category Archives: Sidney Crosby

Hatred and Violence Are at the Heart of Our Sport, and Sunday All the World Saw It

In their bloodlust, Arabs and Jews have nothing on the Flyers and Penguins. (Isn’t it grand!) Really, in a relative sense, what transpired on the ice in Philadelphia yesterday made the Middle East seem one big, happy, if diverse, family. … Continue reading

Posted in HBO's 24/7, Hockey fights, Morning cup-a-joe, NHL playoffs, Old Time Hockey, Philadelphia Flyers, Pittsburgh Penguins, Sidney Crosby | 24 Comments

Remembering an Entry Draft Hose Job

The NHL’s Edmonton Oilers won Tuesday night’s entry draft lottery, meaning they will select no. 1 overall this June for the third consecutive year. In a very real sense, the Oil has earned this lottery (mis)fortune with dismal showings the … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Ovechkin, Entry Draft, Gary Bettman, Pittsburgh Penguins, Sidney Crosby, Washington Capitals | 7 Comments

A Manager’s Extraordinary Moment

Penguins’ general manager Ray Shero is the most interesting man in all of hockey this February. Shero is interesting every February, in the leadup to the NHL’s trade deadline; he always seems to have the perfect read on his club, … Continue reading

Posted in Eastern Conference, George McPhee, Morning cup-a-joe, National Hockey League, NHL playoffs, NHL Trades, Pittsburgh Penguins, Sidney Crosby, Washington Capitals | 5 Comments

Sidney, Entering Saturday’s Big Game Suddenly Slumping

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Winter Classic Promo Debuts on NBC

Over the weekend NBC aired its first substantive promo for the 2011 Winter Classic. Pretty impressive, we think:

Posted in Alexander Ovechkin, Brooks Laich, Media, National Hockey League, NBC, Pittsburgh Penguins, Sidney Crosby, TV, Video Clips, Winter Classic 2011 | 2 Comments