1. NHL Playoffs: Was That a Penalty I Just Saw There?

    It looked like a penalty. It fits the rulebook's description of a penalty. Wait, what period is it? Oh, late in the third and the game is close. No, never mind the blood, the game is on the line...

    Bill Sears Written by Bill Sears about over 8 years ago 824 reads 5 comments

  2. A Fitting End: Pronger Watches As the Stars Eliminate the Ducks

    The Anaheim Ducks season came to an end with Chris Pronger sitting in the penalty box. That is poetic justice. The series with Dallas was defined by the reckless play by the Ducks and the Dallas Stars stepping up to take advantage of it...

    Bill Sears Written by Bill Sears about over 8 years ago 573 reads 7 comments

  3. 2008 Conn Smythe Winner: Is There Any Doubt It Is Nick Lidstrom?

    Once again the chase for the most coveted and hardest won trophy in sports is upon us. Sixteen teams each hoping to play through all four of the toughest rounds of competition there is to emerge from the other side and raise Lord Stanley's Cup...

    Bill Sears Written by Bill Sears about over 8 years ago 374 reads 0 comments

  4. NHL: Should Netting Be Considered out of Play?

    Recently an issue has come to the surface regarding the netting above the glass at the ends of hockey rinks. The issue was brought back up after a pucking went into the netting but was not seen by the officials...

    Bill Sears Written by Bill Sears about over 8 years ago 389 reads 1 comments

  5. Detroit Red Wings: Is This the Year Lord Stanley's Cup Returns to Hockeytown?

    Amongst all of the banners hanging from the rafters inside Joe Louis Arena are 10 white and red banners representing the 10 times the Red Wings have raised the Stanley Cup...

    Bill Sears Written by Bill Sears about over 8 years ago 1,168 reads 1 comments

  6. NCAA Frozen Four: The Real NCAA Tournament

    We are only two days away from the NCAA Frozen Four semifinals. Michigan and Notre Dame will play in one game and North Dakota faces Boston College in the other. These teams stack up fairly well and the two games should both be well worth watching...

    Bill Sears Written by Bill Sears about over 8 years ago 252 reads 0 comments