1. Saving AHL Hockey In Albany

    Given the devastating amount of injuries incurred by this year's M.A.S.H. unit of the Carolina Hurricanes, you'll have to forgive Albany River Rats fans for wondering if their AHL team isn't already in North Carolina...

    Michael Gwizdala Written by Michael Gwizdala about over 4 years ago 531 reads 5 comments

  2. This Team Is Going To The Playoffs

    Anyone who has followed the New York Giants during the Tom Coughlin era knows that there is seldom smooth sailing throughout the course of a season...

    Michael Gwizdala Written by Michael Gwizdala about almost 5 years ago 98 reads 0 comments

  3. Yanks: Bring 'em Back Or Hit The Road Jack?

    The last time the New York Yankees won a Game Six World Series clincher at Yankee Stadium was 1996. Following that season the series MVP (John Wetteland) and winner of that game (Jimmy Key) were not brought back...

    Michael Gwizdala Written by Michael Gwizdala about almost 5 years ago 86 reads 0 comments

  4. Dems and Barack Make Yanks A Lock?

    Incredibly the World Series could last beyond this year's November elections. But New York Yankees fans should be overwhelmingly happy with the results of last year's Presidential Election...

    Michael Gwizdala Written by Michael Gwizdala about almost 5 years ago 27 reads 1 comments

  5. Broadway Meets Broad Street: Yanks Clinch 40th Pennant!

    You'll have to forgive Andy Pettitte if he "misremembered" his last two potential series clinching Game Six starts against Boston and Arizona. Pettitte was much more focused on what he came back to New York for...

    Michael Gwizdala Written by Michael Gwizdala about almost 5 years ago 114 reads 0 comments

  6. Seventh Heaven For Angels

    Both the Los Angeles Angels and New York Yankees did their absolute best to give away Game Five of the ALCS and ultimately both squads will be flying back to New York for Game Six...

    Michael Gwizdala Written by Michael Gwizdala about 5 years ago 35 reads 0 comments

  7. Hang Ten!: Yanks Eye 40th Pennant

    Good news the sky is no longer falling, though there was a giant sized tsunami at the "Big-A" Tuesday night...

    Michael Gwizdala Written by Michael Gwizdala about 5 years ago 73 reads 1 comments

  8. Angel Pie: Halos Stage Walk-Off Win In Extras

    Thankfully for the Los Angeles Angels Mike Scioscia didn't listen to Tim McCarver Monday afternoon or he and not Joe Girardi would've made the worst managerial move on the day...

    Michael Gwizdala Written by Michael Gwizdala about 5 years ago 42 reads 0 comments

  9. Playoff Baseball And TV A Dubious Pairing

    Playoff baseball and TV networks are great at least for advertisers. Or are they? Certainly this story has been written annually, about how games go on way past anyone's bed-time let alone kids for what is ultimately supposed to be a kids game...

    Michael Gwizdala Written by Michael Gwizdala about 5 years ago 74 reads 0 comments

  10. Yanks Win It By A Hair!

    Often athletes who just can't quite get that ring are asked the dubious question. The awards, the accolades, the records, the money, would you trade it all for a ring? Alex Rodriguez ...

    Michael Gwizdala Written by Michael Gwizdala about 5 years ago 45 reads 1 comments

  11. Game One "Falls" In Yanks Favor

    Derek Jeter had it right after Friday night's ALCS Game One victory over the Angels. "The past is the past," said the Yankees captain referring to Los Angeles' prior success against CC Sabathia...

    Michael Gwizdala Written by Michael Gwizdala about 5 years ago 28 reads 0 comments

  12. Halo III: Yanks Series Sweep Sets Stage For ALCS Meeting With Angels

    Anything you can do I can do the next inning, I can do anything better than you. It was that theme that signified the Yankees three game ALDS sweep of the Twins...

    Michael Gwizdala Written by Michael Gwizdala about 5 years ago 63 reads 0 comments

  13. It's Teix-Ja-Vu All Over Again!

    We got 'em right where we want 'em. Haha here they come! I text a friend right after the third out of the top half of the ninth fell into Nick Swisher's glove in right...

    Michael Gwizdala Written by Michael Gwizdala about 5 years ago 63 reads 0 comments

  14. Speed Skate: NHL Highlights of The Night

    Speed Skate: NHL Highlights of the Night http://crashthecrease.blogspot.com/ Onto Washington where the New York Rangers were looking to avenge last year's 3-1 playoff collapse to the Caps...

    Michael Gwizdala Written by Michael Gwizdala about 5 years ago 48 reads 0 comments

  15. Mighty Yanks Make Twins Look Minny

    In recent Yankee playoff past they've started out with pitchers who either had the numbers of an ace but weren't (Chein-Ming Wang) or the stuff of an ace but didn't want to be (Mike Mussina)...

    Michael Gwizdala Written by Michael Gwizdala about 5 years ago 39 reads 0 comments

  16. Crash The Crease: Flyers and Caps Put on Quite a Display

    Flyers and Caps Put on Quite a Display http://crashthecrease.blogspot.com/ If you didn't come away impressed from Tuesday night's contest between the Philadelphia Flyers and Washington ...

    Michael Gwizdala Written by Michael Gwizdala about 5 years ago 144 reads 0 comments

  17. Yankees Playoff Memories: Reflection On The Old Yard

    Starting in 1995 the New York Yankees have made the playoffs 14 out of 15 times. With Yankee Stadium II having ended operations after 2008, I felt it fitting to reflect and list my top 12 playoff ...

    Michael Gwizdala Written by Michael Gwizdala about 5 years ago 2,319 reads 0 comments

  18. Crash The Crease: Big Night For Blueshirts/Blue Jackets

    Big Night For Blueshirts/Blue Jackets http://crashthecrease.blogspot.com/ A light night in the NHL but a good night if you're wearing blue...

    Michael Gwizdala Written by Michael Gwizdala about 5 years ago 66 reads 0 comments

  19. Crash The Crease: Sid The Kid Vs. The Lighthouse Project

    Sid The Kid vs. The Lighthouse Project http://crashthecrease.blogspot.com/ As far as 15 year contracts go on the Island, I'm not saying you want to lock up John Tavares just yet but I'd give it a few more games...

    Michael Gwizdala Written by Michael Gwizdala about 5 years ago 143 reads 0 comments

  20. Banner Night For Pens, Not So Much The Original Six

    Banner Night For Pens, Not So Much The Original Six http://crashthecrease.blogspot.com/ Eurotrip was not kind to the original six, nor was Pittsburgh on Friday night...

    Michael Gwizdala Written by Michael Gwizdala about 5 years ago 59 reads 0 comments

  21. Crash The Crease: Capital Region Hockey: Where Are They Now?

    Capital Region Hockey: Where Are They Now http://crashthecrease.blogspot.com/ As we embark upon the 2009-10 hockey season I thought it would be interesting to see where players who have come through this area are still playing as of this year...

    Michael Gwizdala Written by Michael Gwizdala about 5 years ago 52 reads 0 comments

  22. Crash The Crease: From A.O. To Gio In Toronto To Colorado...

    From A.O. To Gio In Toronto To Colorado And Everything In Between http://crashthecrease.blogspot.com/ Even with that Stanley Cup you're never going to convince me that Sidney Crosby is better than Alexander Ovechkin...

    Michael Gwizdala Written by Michael Gwizdala about 5 years ago 95 reads 0 comments

  23. Crash The Crease: Game On!

    Game On! http://crashthecrease.blogspot.com/ Welcome to Crash The Crease, the hockey blog that says go hard or go home.Tonight of course begins the 2009-10 NHL season. What's on tap for when the puck finally drops for opening night:A...

    Michael Gwizdala Written by Michael Gwizdala about 5 years ago 53 reads 0 comments

  24. Take That!: Capitol Region Fans Love Minor League Baseball

    Considering that I am usually the advocate of the Capital Region having a Double-A or Triple-A franchise, I'd like to thank the Tri-City ValleyCats organization and the fans of this ...

    Michael Gwizdala Written by Michael Gwizdala about 5 years ago 26 reads 0 comments

  25. Bills And Vick?: Could Be De-Ja-Flutie

    The last time the Buffalo Bills made the playoffs a decade ago it was on the legs of the little engine that could. An excitable dash and dart, scrambling magician of a quarterback who also coincidentally wore number seven...

    Michael Gwizdala Written by Michael Gwizdala about 5 years ago 55 reads 1 comments