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How Can the NHL Improve the Winter Classic?

With the NHL playoffs underway, the League office is already planning for next season.  As far as the yearly business of the NHL goes, arguably nothing is bigger than the annual Winter Classic.  According to recent reports, the 4th annual Winter Classic will take place at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, PA, home of the NFL’s […]


Ovechkin vs. Crosby: A Hot Rivalry

In the 1980s, it was Wayne Gretzky and Mike Bossy.  In the 1990s, it was Scott Stevens and Eric Lindros.  In the 2000s, the most heated rivalry easily belongs to Alexander Ovechkin and Sidney Crosby.  Their battle is possibly the most competitive one in the history of the NHL because they are so close in age and talent. Since coming into […]

Hockey Olympics

Should the NHL go to Sochi?

I am in Vancouver, BC having the time of my life at the 2010 Winter Olympics. I’ve seen two hockey games so far, including Canada’s tension filled 3-2 shootout victory against the Swiss last Thursday. It was quite the environment to be in, and was by far the best sporting event I’ve ever attended. The […]