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Backhanded Compliments All Around!

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Lest MSM pundits be accused of writing something overly postive about the Washington Capitals (and not just the team's superstar), they are always careful to make sure any praise is prefaced by a...

I Don't Know What I'm Talking About, But I'll Still Talk About It

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In the most recent edition of Scott Cullen's mailbag on TSN.ca appears the following (with the pure genius of the question/commentary italicized for your convenience):Scott, I was reading the...

From The Department Of Historical Revision

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As the Crosby/Ovechkin debate rages on, one thing that can't be debated is the fact that one of them won the Calder Trophy last year and one didn't. Still, the MSM, apparently dissatisfied with...

And He Didn't Win The Truck For This?

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You might not have been terribly impressed with the performance of a certain super Sophomore in Wednesday night's All-Star Game, but some people were. Russian points us to this item from SI.com via...

Ol' School Goalie

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E.J. Hradek, inspired by Gump Worsley's recent passing, lists his top six old school goalies - guys who would have "made it" during the Original Six era. As he puts it, "If there were just six...

From The Daily That Broke Watergate...

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Memo to Tarik el-Bashir: leave the message board trolling and chest-puffing "told you so" posts to those of us who don't write under the masthead of one of the most respected news outlets in the...

This, That And The Other Thing

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A few random notes:The London (Ontario) Free Press had a nice article on Dale Hunter's life as an OHL bench boss, where his record is an astounding 245-96-13-11 in five-plus years. Hmmm...Another...

Souring Your Sources?

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Last Friday in his much-discussed (around here, anyway) blog post on the Caps' payroll, WaPo beat writer Tarik El-Bashir asserted that the Caps have "fewer NHL-caliber players than any other team...

A Not-So Subtle Reminder That The NHL Is Rife With Neanderthals

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No, this isn't about on-ice goonery, but rather about something far more disturbing. With the recent "coming out" of a former NBA player, the question has naturally turned to if and when players or...

Dave Fay Doesn't Get It

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It's certainly not the first time and hopefully won't be the last, but WTimes Caps beat writer Dave Fay has once again shown how out of touch he is with both this current Caps team and hockey...

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