1. Professional Hockey Needs The Olympics

    To say the gold medal hockey game between Canada and the U.S.A. was the most thrilling part of the Vancouver 2010 Olympics is probably an understatement...

    Chris  Montanini Written by Chris Montanini about over 4 years ago 276 reads 0 comments

  2. Do Toronto's Familiar On-Ice Weaknesses Mean Familiar Off-Ice Problems?

    At the end of the year, one of two things will be discussed among the masses of Leaf nation. Brian Burke will either be praised as a genius for signing the future of the Toronto Maple Leafs, ...

    Chris  Montanini Written by Chris Montanini about almost 5 years ago 342 reads 7 comments

  3. Azzurri Offense Struggles Despite 2-0 Win Over Georgia

    Italy got away with a poor offensive performance for most of their match in Georgia Saturday after Kakha Kaladze scored two own-goals in one of the more bizarre events in the qualifiers so far...

    Chris  Montanini Written by Chris Montanini about almost 5 years ago 159 reads 1 comments

  4. AC Milan's Champions League Return Faces Tough Challenges in Group C

    If you told Milan supporters before the summer that not only would they lose superstar Kaka in a sale to Real Madrid, their former hero would also be suiting up for the visitors at the San Siro ...

    Chris  Montanini Written by Chris Montanini about almost 5 years ago 281 reads 5 comments

  5. Free Agency Gives Burke His First Chance To Rework Leafs Roster

    "We require, as a team, proper levels of pugnacity, testosterone, truculence, and belligerence." If there's one thing you can say about Brian Burke since he was hired as the new president and ...

    Chris  Montanini Written by Chris Montanini about 5 years ago 71 reads 0 comments

  6. Confederations Cup A Wake Up Call For Italy's Lippi

    The conclusion of the Confederations Cup on Sunday gave a couple of Europe's superpowers something to think about as we enter the next 365 days before the next World Cup...

    Chris  Montanini Written by Chris Montanini about 5 years ago 126 reads 2 comments