Team USA Head Coach John Tortorella.

No Work Ethic

The refrain was the same from the defenseman to the captain to the coach of the Ducks Friday night: We got off to a good start. We had a bad five minutes (actually four), and we never got it back on track. They...
Anaheim Ducks forward Corey Perry prepares for a first period fa

Manson Breaks Out

Ketchup bottle. Chain reaction. Turning the corner. Getting their game back. Call it any of those or something else, the people following the Ducks this week have had their faith in their team restored. Somewha...
Left Wing Matt Calvert (#11) of the Columbus Blue Jackets raises his arms to celebrate his goal

Despite The Odds, Blue Jackets Continue to Battle

For those of us stats nerds – I’m a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), something I utilize for my ‘day job’ – there is a valuable resource to determine each National Hockey League (NHL) teams mathematical chanc...
Vladimir Tarasenko of the St. Louis Blues shoots on teammate Brian Elliot during the Honda NHL Breakaway Challenge.

NHL’s Best Converges on Columbus

The National Hockey League (NHL) convenes for their annual All-Star Game and weekend and, this season the gala is being held at Nationwide Arena, home of the NHL’s Columbus Blue Jackets.  The annual event is a ...
Bruins vs Blue Jackets

Is A New Rivalry Bruin With Columbus?

There have been some amazing rivalries in Boston sports; Bruins versus Canadiens, Red Sox versus Yankees, Celtics versus Lakers, and Patriots versus Jets. Is Milan Lucic’s and the Bruins’ newly budding rivalry ...