Category Archives: Western conference

Out West Tonight, Let There Be Whale Choking

On this spectacular spring day in the nation’s capital I saw the sun rise as I awaited the opening of my gym. It was a deeply spiritual moment — I was mere hours removed from the final horn of a … Continue reading

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Tête à tête: The President’s Trophy

[This is the second post in a series that focuses on the conversation behind the issue with Andrew Tomlinson and Alex Perlmutter. The President’s Trophy and what it really means in the grand scheme of things is the focus of this edition’s discussion. Take a look at our opinions and feel free to add your own.] Continue reading


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Are the Stars Aligned for a Big Deal?

I’m keeping a close eye on tonight’s Dallas-Detroit game. The losses are mounting for the fast-falling Stars, and with them come extraordinary possibilities as Monday’s trade deadline nears. A month ago, the Stars were the success story of the NHL, … Continue reading

Posted in Dallas Stars, George McPhee, Morning cup-a-joe, National Hockey League, NHL trade deadline, NHL Trades, Washington Capitals, Western conference | 13 Comments