Tag Archives: NHL

Monday musings, April Fool’s Day edition

1. Having gone to school on the east coast, I have a lot of friends who are fans of the following teams: The New Jersey Devils, the New York Rangers, the Philadelphia Flyers and, of course, the Boston Bruins. Therefore, … Continue reading

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Joe Thornton on the block? Probably not, but expect changes from the San Jose Sharks

According to TSN hockey insider Darren Dreger, the San Jose Sharks are willing and ready to make a deal. Like everyone else in the world, they would like that deal to be for a top-nine forward – and with the … Continue reading

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Todd McLellan’s incessant line juggling makes me want to punt Baxter

First off, a little background. For, I don’t know, the past decade, give or take a year, the San Jose Sharks have lacked a legitimately serviceable third line. Based on the third lines iced by teams that have won the … Continue reading

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Raffi Torres is still a giant dick hole; Sharks cursed?

It’s Thursday, and you know what that means! Time for your Friday Five. Why? Because it’s ironic, like hipsters, or that Alanis Morissette song that’s ironically not really about irony. 

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NHL officials are apparently terrible at calling head shots, what’s the solution?

Last night, San Jose Sharks forward Andrew Desjardins delivered a beautiful and entirely legal hit on Chicago’s Jamal Mayers (VIDEO). The Blackhawks winger was clearly dazed by the hit, but popped up pretty quickly, no worse for the wear. Meanwhile, … Continue reading

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Sharks face season’s toughest test against Blackhawks

The San Jose Sharks have delighted fans with a fast start, winning seven straight to open the season before dropping a skills competition shootout decision to Nashville and a 2-1 squeaker to Anaheim. But outside of a convincing 4-1 win … Continue reading

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Parity vs. Mediocrity – the Joey Tribbiani theory

The year is 2001. The popular and undeniably classic television sitcom “Friends” is six episodes into its eighth season. Chandler and Monica are hosting a Halloween party. Chandler is, much to his dismay, dressed in a full-sized pink bunny costume. … Continue reading

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