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Can you name the player based on these iconic announcer calls?

How many of these iconic hockey moments can you recognize based on the announcer calls?

What Would An All time Roster Look Like Selecting Just One Player Per Country?

I've always loved making hypothetical rosters. I thought it would be a fun experiment to put onetogether with the parameter that once a player has been selected from a given country, that countrycannot be used again. I was curious to see what the balance of this team...

Ovi Is Back And The Chase For 895 Is On

Reports of Alexander Ovechkin possibly leaving the NHL in the next few years to end his career in Russia are over. While he may still do that someday, hockey fans can breathe a sigh of relief that we will see the best of his remaining years played out at the highest...

Looking Back at the Strangest Hart Trophy Votes of the Past 3 Decades

I recently wrote a piece compiling a roster of the greatest players to never receive a Hart trophy vote. This time let's examine some of the strangest or most undeserved votes over the past three decades. We'll choose three players per decade and keep it to players...

O Romeo, O Romeo: A Farewell Letter To Baseball’s Most Misunderstood Star

Super Mega Baseball career retrospective

All Time Roster of players Who Never Received a Hart Vote

When it comes to sports we all love anomalies. A good what if story, a statistic or season that serves as a total outlier, underdogs that overachieved, legends that underachieved… We often talk about the greatest player to never win a ring or the greatest player to...

5 Veterans Who Are Turning Back The Clock This Year

The reverse retro jerseys aren't the only throwbacks this year as a number of players who seemed to be on their way out or on a steep decline have decided to turn back the clock. Joe Thornton: 41 years old When the Leafs signed Jumbo Joe to a deal it looked like it...

Why the Jake Allen Trade Is An Easy Win-Win for Habs and Blues:

The second trade of the summer has occurred and while it's not a blockbuster, this is great trade for all involved. Let's break it down. Montreal receives: Jake Allen 2022 7th round draft pick St. Louis receives: 2020 3rd round draft pick 2020 7th round...

The Best Half Second of Basketball in Raptors History

Kemba Walker with an all time great play to end the game… Only it doesn’t end the game. There’s half a second left on the clock and Kyle Lowry and OG Anunoby are about to connect for one of the greatest moments in Raptors history. It’s game 3 and the defending champs...

Bounced From The Bubble, What’s Next? – First Round

Canadiens: The Habs mini Cinderella run is over and this one is bittersweet. The 24th seeded team that really had no business being in the bubble at all shocked everyone by upsetting the Penguins and then took Philly to six games, actually outplaying them. The lowly...
All Time Roster of players Who Never Received a Hart Vote

All Time Roster of players Who Never Received a Hart Vote

When it comes to sports we all love anomalies. A good what if story, a statistic or season that serves as a total outlier, underdogs that overachieved, legends that underachieved… We often talk about the greatest player to never win a ring or the greatest player to...

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