1. Texas Longhorn Football: A Baylor Fan's Coming To Grips

    Like most high school boys in Texas, I played high school football and took part in an even bigger Texas tradition by going to a high school with a mascot that contained the colors of the University of Texas...

    Ken Armer Written by Ken Armer about almost 5 years ago 2,302 reads 26 comments

  2. Dodgers Trade Deadline Thoughts: Time to Play It Cool

    With the trade deadline fast approaching for Major League Baseball, the NL West-leading Dodgers have some questions to answer...

    Ken Armer Written by Ken Armer about almost 5 years ago 230 reads 2 comments

  3. Pacific Division Summer Report: Ducks, Kings Get New Looks For the Fall

    The Pacific Division has seen some good action, during this offseason's proceedings. All teams seem poised to take the rosters they have, as of today, into the opening of the preseason games; taking into account any surprises in training camp...

    Ken Armer Written by Ken Armer about almost 5 years ago 757 reads 31 comments

  4. Ken's Rants: Balsillie and NHL Need To Remember Fans on Both Sides

    I have to admit when I am more interested in the soap opera that is "as the Coyote turns" rather than the eternal crying of Sidney Crosby and his Penguins facing the dreaded Detroit Red Wings you know I'm sorta bored of hockey this season...

    Ken Armer Written by Ken Armer about 5 years ago 199 reads 4 comments

  5. Patience Is A Virtue: Why Ray Emery and The Flyers Don't Mix

    “We have internal discussions about many players and their potential availability, including Ray Emery. I have spoken to his agent a few times about Ray as well. Any further speculation about this would be very premature...

    Ken Armer Written by Ken Armer about 5 years ago 331 reads 26 comments

  6. He's Back: Joe Nieuwendyk Replaces Hull, Jackson As GM for Dallas Stars

    Few things surprise me these days. Whether it is my following the latest political news or trying to avoid constant chatter about the Detroit Red Wings one thing more than most nearly made me spit out my coffee...

    Ken Armer Written by Ken Armer about 5 years ago 161 reads 6 comments

  7. Down the Hatch: Favorite NHL Players as Alcoholic Drinks

    Hockey and alcohol have always been a great mix; while baseball sluggers come under scrutiny for steroids, hockey players usually have a reputation as drunks...

    Ken Armer Written by Ken Armer about 5 years ago 900 reads 13 comments

  8. NHL Game Sevens: The Most Exciting Spectacle in Sports

    There is something to be said when glancing at the NHL.com home page. "Man, that is a sleek and sexy design!" "It looks like Gary Bettman and a five-year-old designed it!" "Dang! ...

    Ken Armer Written by Ken Armer about 5 years ago 617 reads 0 comments

  9. Don't Count Ducks Out Yet: Anaheim Looking to Take Series to Game Seven

    There are a lot of reasons not to count the Anaheim Ducks out of their series quite yet. True, they did get torched by Detroit yesterday, and have managed to lose two straight to the ...

    Ken Armer Written by Ken Armer about 5 years ago 110 reads 8 comments

  10. Dallas Stars' Modano Will Return For 2009-2010

    Long time leader and Dallas Stars icon Mike Modano announced on Thursday he would be returning for the 2009-2010 hockey season. While it was expected he would return rumors had surfaced that Modano may have been leaning toward retirement...

    Ken Armer Written by Ken Armer about 5 years ago 166 reads 2 comments

  11. Bleacher Creature Overreaction: Why The Coyotes Won't Be Leaving Phoenix

    While the bulk of Bleacher Report NHL section hums over the Anaheim Ducks "non- existent goal" and the filing of Chapter 11 by the Phoenix Coyotes I chose, after a long hiatus to share ...

    Ken Armer Written by Ken Armer about 5 years ago 77 reads 10 comments

  12. 2009 Armer Award: Nominate Now Bleacher Report!

    As the 2009 playoffs are again in full swing, I felt it was time once again to begin nominations for the annual Armer award. It is the semi-official award handed out by Bleacher Report to our chosen MVP...

    Ken Armer Written by Ken Armer about 5 years ago 90 reads 13 comments

  13. Dallas Stars Sign Brian Sutherby to Two-Year Contract

    On Monday afternoon, the Dallas Stars announced the team had signed agitating center Brian Sutherby to a two-year contract worth $1.625 million. The deal will reportedly pay Sutherby $775,000 for the 2009-10 season, and $850,000 for the 2010-11 NHL season

    Ken Armer Written by Ken Armer about over 5 years ago 216 reads 1 comments

  14. Brendan Morrison Claimed by Dallas Stars

    "One man's garbage is another man's gold." This statement couldn't be more applicable than it is with the Dallas Stars' waiver pickup of the Anaheim Ducks' Brendan Morrison. Morrison fills the only real need for the Stars: a veteran center...

    Ken Armer Written by Ken Armer about over 5 years ago 90 reads 2 comments

  15. Injury to Brad Richards Leaves Dallas Stars Wondering

    The Dallas Stars announced today that Brad Richards would be placed on the injury reserve list after the Stars center, and second in points on the team, sustained a distal radius fracture to his right wrist...

    Ken Armer Written by Ken Armer about over 5 years ago 323 reads 5 comments

  16. Stars-Blue Jackets: Dallas Leaves Steve Mason, Columbus Seeing Stars

    The right motivation can make anything easier, and since their season began with a terrible slump, the Dallas Stars are living proof...

    Ken Armer Written by Ken Armer about over 5 years ago 124 reads 1 comments

  17. Stars-Red Wings: Dallas Faces a Make-or-Break Game in Detroit

    It's tough to say in any sport that one game can make or break a team. Yes, there are those games a player will find himself circling for personal reasons...

    Ken Armer Written by Ken Armer about over 5 years ago 94 reads 6 comments

  18. NHL Power Rankings: Where Things Stand As 2009 Begins, Part One

    Photo: Evgeni Nabokov and the San Jose Sharks look down on the competition with their NHL-leading 63 points. The NHL has been full of stories this season...

    Ken Armer Written by Ken Armer about over 5 years ago 1,456 reads 14 comments

  19. Stars-Ducks: Modano Lifts Dallas over Anaheim with Overtime Goal

    There is something afoot in Dallas, something the Stars knew all too well last season, but this season, the winning is all too new...

    Ken Armer Written by Ken Armer about over 5 years ago 81 reads 0 comments

  20. Stars-Maple Leafs: Dallas' James Neal Leads Stars to Dominant 8-2 Victory

    Rarely can a team claim a talented rookie's production as a Christmas gift, but the Stars got James Neal tightly rapped with a bow against Toronto on Tuesday night...

    Ken Armer Written by Ken Armer about over 5 years ago 140 reads 0 comments

  21. Dallas Stars Decide Sean Avery's Fate, Add Brian Sutherby From Anaheim Ducks

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    Ken Armer Written by Ken Armer about over 5 years ago 509 reads 0 comments

  22. Stars – Red Wings: Brunnstrom, Turco Help Dallas Shut Down Detroit 3-1

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    Ken Armer Written by Ken Armer about over 5 years ago 13 reads 0 comments

  23. Sean Avery: An Agitator’s Perspective

    Not much can be said that hasn’t been regurgitated already by every media outlet in North America. Big or small, cold or warm, everyone is still talking about Sean Avery...

    Ken Armer Written by Ken Armer about over 5 years ago 360 reads 8 comments

  24. Put The Keyboard Down! Why Sean Avery's Comments Aren't All Wrong

    Let me first say a small congratulations to my fellow Bleacher Creatures, you truly do read everything you believe, and expect your readers to do the same for you...

    Ken Armer Written by Ken Armer about over 5 years ago 3,721 reads 45 comments

  25. Dallas Stars: Brenden Morrow Out 6 Months With ACL Tear

    On Friday afternoon the Dallas Stars announced that team captain, Brenden Morrow, will be out for at least six months after tearing his anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee the previous night against the Chicago Blackhawks...

    Ken Armer Written by Ken Armer about over 5 years ago 914 reads 9 comments