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A Guy Who Truly Loved The Game

Kirk Maltby looked out of place standing with Red Wings General Manager Ken Holland yesterday. Not only was he in a suit, but the, now former, NHL pest broke into tears as he said his goodbye to his career in NHL. Continue reading

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A Lesson in Supply and Demand

I received the annual email from the Washington Capitals today to renew season tickets for the 2010-11 season.

This year’s increase in price? Approximately 32%.

Ouch. Continue reading

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What To Expect When the Winged Wheelers Roll into Washington

Being from Detroit I have a some fluency with what is happening this season to Motown’s Winged Wheelers. The back-to-back defending Western Conference champions have had their share of struggles, but they are not a team to overlook. Despite their … Continue reading

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ESPN Does It Again

If you’re not reading Probably Bad News on a regular basis, you really should- you never know what you’re going to see. Check out one of today’s entries. Continue reading

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Not So Quietly Confident

There isn’t a panic in Hockeytown, but there is certainly an undercurrent of uneasiness.
The Detroit Red Wing are facing their first championship-deciding Game 7 in over 20 year; in fact Detroit has never hosted one. After the first two games it looked like it would be a quick series, maybe even a sweep. The Penguins battled back though, and the “Detroit Train of Overconfidence,” as a local radio station calls it, was slowed down a bit.
Slowed, but not derailed. Continue reading

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From Boudreau(x)’s to Brashear, TX: My Summer Vacation

When my cousin in Dallas announced last year that she was getting married, I mentioned to Chanuck that we should go, especially since my parents live in Houston and we could visit there first. For a variety of reasons too boring to list, I decided that it should be a road trip. Surely I must be a masochist- who in their right mind does a 3000-mile drive with an active 13-month-old? Continue reading

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Out in the Heartland, a Rivalry Reborn

The matchup between the Detroit Red Wings and Chicago Blackhawks was the Original Six rematch so many fans and perhaps even the NHL wanted, while it was not a close series, it will restart a rivalry. Continue reading

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