May 01 2010 08:31AM
Now that 48 hours or so have passed since the conclusion of the first round, a few observations and remarks.
• There has been much pleading for cooler heads to prevail in D.C. in the wake of the Washington Capitals’ collapse against the Montreal Canadiens in the Eastern Conference’s 1-8 matchup.
On the other hand, it’s possible an attempt to avoid over-reaction may result in under-reaction. Ted Leonsis was chided for his emotional post-series evisceration of the hockey club but the Caps owner may be right to fret, even if he’s giving the wrong reasons to do so.
April 30 2010 11:06AM
It's the "Rematch in Round 2". Canucks vs. Blackhawks. Luongo vs. Kane. Kesler vs. Ladd. And it's gonna be goooooooooooood.
April 29 2010 09:06AM
The NHL might not be on par with the NBA, NFL or MLB on a global scale, but any astute sports fan will realize that the NHL playoffs are the most dramatic, electrifying and utterly exciting.
April 28 2010 04:11PM
Since there’s a current lull in the Canuck schedule, I thought I’d write about something else. Try this on for size:
Backstrom is a better player than Ovechkin.
James C Edgington
April 28 2010 01:56PM
Here is a short math’s test, with some simple questions, about three friends called Alex, Mason and Ryan.