Heads I Win, Tails You Lose

Cam Cole wrote a ridiculous article today about social media and the National Hockey League trade deadline. Cole mentions that during the intense discussions surrounding today’s NHL trade deadline, many people availed themselves of the opportunity to have a little fun;  some folk decided to create Twitter accounts that appeared to emanate from real hockey […]

Brian Burke is Rocky: NHL Trade Deadline 2009

The 2009 NHL trade deadline came and went at 3 p.m. today.  You can find a complete recap and analysis here;  briefly, out the door go Nik Antropov and Dominic Moore (in return for draft choices).  In the door comes former Sens goalie Martin Gerber, who was claimed on waivers as a stopgap measure as […]

Nice Column. Um, How About Vaccuuming, Dude?

Sleep was deep, my breakfast was good, and the pot of tea hit the spot.   I have completed and posted the piece I promised on Brian Burke and the NHL trade deadline.  It sets out the reasonable expectations that Maple Leaf fans everywhere should have of our angry Irish overlord.  Looking around me at the […]

Trade Deadline Day

I haven’t had a chance to sit down and look at all the deals, but just off the top of my head, here are a couple of thoughts: Biggest Trade: Atlanta sends Marian Hossa to Pittsburgh for prospect Angelo Esposito, Colby Armstrong and Eric Christensen. Sid the Kid gets some help – like he needs […]