The San Jose Sharks are consistently one of the top teams in the western conference and have also been picked as a Cup contender almost every year since the early 2000s. So why have they never made it to the Stanley Cup Finals in their 22 seasons as a franchise. Is it coaching? Management? Players? […]

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I’m sure we’re all wondering what could have gone through the head of Milan Lucic as he was planning to throw his stick into the groin of Danny DeKeyser in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs on April 18th. As a former player, I can tell you that emotions can get the better of […]

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You’re bound to find the Stephen A. Smith’s and Tony Kornheiser’s of the world going crazy today about situations like the Brent Seabrook hit on David Backes in Game 2 of their NHL Playoff matchup. At this very moment I’m not very concerned about the deep philosophical and medical implications of this situation and whether […]

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This wasn’t meant to be an exercise in critiquing and editing. I plan to be doing enough of that over the next few months. But reading the latest NHL concussion lawsuit, LaCouture et al v. NHL, brought me to the point of tears.1 Fraught with photographs of bloodied players and punches flying, LaCouture et al […]

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