1. Numbers Game: Time For a Reset Button on Sweater Numbers

    Blame it on Gretzky, Lemieux, the Canadiens, or even the New York Yankees. At one point in time, hockey-sweater numbers had a nice simple rule to them. Goaltenders wore number 1, or a number from 20-35...

    Jimmy Carl Black Written by Jimmy Carl Black about almost 5 years ago 229 reads 4 comments

  2. Time For The NHL Playoff Beard To Go The Way Of The Macarena

    I will admit my bias up-front: I have always hated the NY Islanders. Other than admiration for the skills of Mike Bossy and tremendous respect for Clark Gillies, I never liked much of anything about the franchise...

    Jimmy Carl Black Written by Jimmy Carl Black about almost 5 years ago 252 reads 2 comments

  3. 10 Changes To Fix The NHL For Good

    I love hockey. I have all my life, as a player, coach, and fan. However, the NHL started losing its luster for me in the early 1990's, and the strike-canceled year basically did me in...

    Jimmy Carl Black Written by Jimmy Carl Black about almost 5 years ago 142 reads 2 comments