The 10 Signs You’re a Washington Capitals Fan

by Jamey Schilling What does the Titanic have in common with the Capitals in the Playoffs? They both look good until they hit the ice! It’s true the Capitals have had a rough few years, and after missing the playoffs this past season, all Caps fans are praying for “The Great 8” to lead us back into the postseason. Despite

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My First Hockey Game

5. Jumble of bodies dives at goal, sticks thrash wildly. 4. No longer able to track puck, appeal to Jumbotron for meaning amidst frenzy. 3. Score catches my eye: 3-2 Canucks up on Sharks. 2. Ears prepare for inevitable game-ending buzzer; expect it, are sure of it. 1. Confusion sets in when I hear this instead… http://wejustscored.com/teams/sjs.html Learned patterns of visual and auditory cues train

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The Mortality of A Hero

By Hank Greening For as long as I can remember, the Sandlot has been one of my favorite movies. As it does for many others, it reminds me of my childhood summers playing baseball from dawn to dusk with my best friends day after day. In one particular scene, the main character is approached by Babe Ruth in a dream.

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Ten Bold Predictions for the 2014-2015 NHL Season

By Matt Weller The NHL season is underway, but less than three weeks old. We’ve now gotten a good look at all 30 NHL teams and have a better understanding of what to expect from them in 2014-2015. So, let’s break down 10 bold predictions for this season: 1. The Colorado Avalanche are going to miss the playoffs. Last season,

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One Buffalo

By Jordan Scott What does this mean for Buffalo Sports? October 8th, 2014 will forever be a historic day for the people of Buffalo and for one reason only, the Wilson era officially came to an end. Even though I have lived in Albuquerque, New Mexico for the past 20 years I was raised as a Buffalo sports fan (thanks

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NHL Season Preview: Central Division

By Grant Becker Oh happy day! NHL season is upon us at last. A fresh season means the hopes and dreams of all the teams are still alive and well. In the first season of the new divisions, the Western Conference’s Central division proved to be the most competitive in the league. Stanley Cup hopefuls Chicago and St. Louis finished

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NHL Season Preview: Pacific Division

By Peter Fiorentino Hockey season is just a day away, and all I have is four words: It’s about damn time. After watching all of my favorite sports teams waiver at some point in the past year – Marquette not making the NCAA tourney, the Rams first and second string quarterbacks fall to injuries, USC lose to Boston College and

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NHL Season Preview: Atlantic Division

By Jordan Scott When you think hockey, you think of this conference for one reason and one reason only, the Buffalo Sabres. Yes, you read that right. The Buffalo Sabres are the greatest team in the Atlantic Division because I AM THEIR BIGGEST FAN! Okay my fan girl moment is done. Now it’s time to talk serious hockey and sadly

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NHL Season Preview: Metropolitan Division

By Quinn Matheis Only in hockey would a conference be named something as complicated and sophisticated as “metropolitan”, then ask everyone in it to go beat each other up in pads with a puck somewhere in the arena. In reality the Metropolitan always tends to be where a lot of crazy endgame hockey gravitates to.  Philly gives us a fun

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Who, What, When, Where, Why: NHL Expansion

By Tyler Tucky The latest buzz surrounding the National Hockey League is not if the league will expand, but when it will. Before and after the new divisions were drawn up last season the NHL did not have equality in its conferences. However, the current breakdown of teams is likely to be shaken up for the 2015-2016  season and almost a

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