1. 2011 NHL Playoffs: 10 Bold Predictions for the Buffalo Sabres

    While many consider the Sabres to be a one and done team in the playoffs, I have to respectfully disagree...

    Mary Ann Reitano Written by Mary Ann Reitano about over 3 years ago 911 reads 2 comments

  2. Chicago Blackhawks Playoff Hopes Still Alive After Another Bad Call

    Last night, once again, the NHL showed its inability to properly govern the game by calling a good goal in the Blackhawks questionable win over the St. Louis Blues at the United Center in Chicago...

    Mary Ann Reitano Written by Mary Ann Reitano about over 3 years ago 805 reads 8 comments

  3. Chicago Blackhawks: Fooled Again by the NHL – No Hearing for Bertuzzi

    Disclaimer: This is an opinion piece Once again, the NHL shows its favoritism and lack of understanding of its administrative role in the game of hockey...

    Mary Ann Reitano Written by Mary Ann Reitano about over 3 years ago 1,654 reads 56 comments

  4. Buffalo Sabres: Fans Have No Fear, Your Future Is Bright

    While Tuesday’s heartbreaking 1-0 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes left many Buffalo Sabres fans feeling blue, there should still be joy in the City of Light...

    Mary Ann Reitano Written by Mary Ann Reitano about over 3 years ago 1,366 reads 3 comments

  5. NHL's Father Time Don Cherry Solves the Max Pacioretty-Zdeno Chara Problem

    If you had the opportunity to watch last night’s Hockey Night in Canada (HNIC) game in which the Buffalo Sabres lost a nail-bitter to the Toronto Maple Leafs at the Air ...

    Mary Ann Reitano Written by Mary Ann Reitano about over 3 years ago 1,521 reads 7 comments

  6. NHL Makes Another Poor Call As the Chicago Blackhawks Fall To Tampa Bay

    Once again the NHL dropped the puck, choosing to allow an illegal goal to count last night in a shootout between the Chicago Blackhawks and Tampa Bay Lightning at the St. Pete Times Forum...

    Mary Ann Reitano Written by Mary Ann Reitano about over 3 years ago 1,631 reads 68 comments

  7. Chicago Blackhawks and the NHL Head into the Playoffs: Pass the Tums, Please

    Numbers, standings, seeds, points, lists, trades, salary cap...just when I thought my stomach had bounced back from May and June of 2010, I feel like the Vancouver series is starting all over again...

    Mary Ann Reitano Written by Mary Ann Reitano about over 3 years ago 370 reads 6 comments

  8. Chicago Blackhawks Continue Their Winning Ways

    The Chicago Blackhawks extended their winning streak to eight games tonight in front of a near-sellout crowd at Toronto ’s Air Canada Centre with a 5-3 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs ...

    Mary Ann Reitano Written by Mary Ann Reitano about over 3 years ago 382 reads 11 comments

  9. Finally Some Fire from the Chicago Blackhawks: Duncan Keith Tells It Like It Is

    To say that it has been a frustrating few months in Hawkville would be an understatement. With a slow start to the season, many were sure it was just the Cup funk and that after a short time this Cup-winning team would be back to its former glory...

    Mary Ann Reitano Written by Mary Ann Reitano about over 3 years ago 1,163 reads 23 comments

  10. Christina Aguilera: Will She Give National Anthem Second Try with AHL's Crunch?

    This just in, literally, in my inbox. The AHL's Syracuse Crunch, affiliate to the NHL 's Anaheim Ducks , are known for being quite the creative bunch...

    Mary Ann Reitano Written by Mary Ann Reitano about over 3 years ago 561 reads 0 comments

  11. Jenn Sterger: Using Children's Charity To Clean Up Her Reputation

    We all know the story by now: sexy college chick becomes TV personality (thanks again, Brent!), enjoys attention from NFL players and then plays the victim when it is convenient for her career...

    Mary Ann Reitano Written by Mary Ann Reitano about over 3 years ago 1,764 reads 11 comments

  12. Chicago Blackhawks: It's Safe To Say the Boys Are Back

    There is no doubt that the start of the 2010-11 NHL season has not been a pleasant one for fans of the Chicago Blackhawks : inconsistencies of key players, injuries, unexpected ...

    Mary Ann Reitano Written by Mary Ann Reitano about over 3 years ago 570 reads 10 comments

  13. Blackhawk Nation: An Open Letter to Joel Quenneville

    Dear Coach, How goes it? It seem like just yesterday we were all laughing along with you as you pulled toilet paper off the trees in your front yard...

    Mary Ann Reitano Written by Mary Ann Reitano about over 3 years ago 440 reads 0 comments

  14. Chicago Blackhawks: Has Corey Crawford Earned the No. 1 Spot?

    Well Hawks fans, the Circus Trip is over and the boys are home for a while, bringing a successful 4-2 record back with them...

    Mary Ann Reitano Written by Mary Ann Reitano about over 3 years ago 85 reads 8 comments

  15. Chicago Blackhawks' Goal: Is There a Plan for Marty Turco and Corey Crawford?

    There has been a lot of finger-pointing with regard to the Blackhawks ' slow start this season. Some want to believe that it is due to the long season leading up to the Cup win...

    Mary Ann Reitano Written by Mary Ann Reitano about over 3 years ago 866 reads 24 comments

  16. Buffalo Sabres Plagued with Injuries: Is There Light at the End of the Tunnel?

    Take a deep breath Sabre fans, the answer is "Yes." The injured list for the Sabres was beginning to look like the Black Friday line outside of Toys 'R Us...

    Mary Ann Reitano Written by Mary Ann Reitano about over 3 years ago 360 reads 3 comments

  17. Buffalo Sabres' Goaltender Ryan Miller: Everybody Loves Ryan

    With the 2010-11 NHL season in full swing, it is never too early to examine some of the NHL's best and what makes them so. Sports is often like high school: There are people you love, people you hate and people that are just there...

    Mary Ann Reitano Written by Mary Ann Reitano about over 3 years ago 659 reads 8 comments

  18. Illinois' Chief Illiniwek: The Greatest Tradition in American Sports

    I will never forget my first football game at the University of Illinois. I couldn't tell you whom they played or what the final score was but I can tell you that the most beautiful part of that day occurred when not one player was on the field...

    Mary Ann Reitano Written by Mary Ann Reitano about over 3 years ago 2,112 reads 19 comments

  19. Brett Favre and Jenn Sterger Scandal: Sterger Camp Finally Meets with NFL

    The NY Daily News is reporting that Jenn Sterger, her attorney and her manager, all met with League officials today for nearly three hours...

    Mary Ann Reitano Written by Mary Ann Reitano about over 3 years ago 3,442 reads 7 comments

  20. Are Jenn Sterger's 15 Minutes Finally Up? We Can Only Hope

    Various new outlets, including Fanhouse , are reporting that Versus network, has cancelled their The Daily Line show due to what the network referred to as "anemic ratings...

    Mary Ann Reitano Written by Mary Ann Reitano about over 3 years ago 525 reads 4 comments

  21. Brett Favre/Jennifer Sterger Scandal: Is Allison Torres Deadspin's Source?

    I have been hammering away at the details of this scandal for over a week now (see my stories here , here , here and here ) in an investigative fashion...

    Mary Ann Reitano Written by Mary Ann Reitano about over 3 years ago 3,838 reads 2 comments

  22. Brett Favre Scandal Rolls On: Allison Torres Grabs at Her 15 Minutes

    Well, you really can’t make this stuff up, can you? Apparently, a fellow Florida State Cowgirl, Allison Torres, has come forward claiming that, among other things, she was ...

    Mary Ann Reitano Written by Mary Ann Reitano about over 3 years ago 1,683 reads 7 comments

  23. Pink Whistles: Is the Washington Officials Association Making the Right Call?

    Over the weekend some 140 high school football referees across the state of Washington, in honor of breast cancer awareness month, donned pink whistles in lieu of the traditional ...

    Mary Ann Reitano Written by Mary Ann Reitano about almost 4 years ago 2,660 reads 18 comments

  24. (Updated) Favre Scandal: Sterger Retains Counsel and Things Start To Get Goofy

    ESPN is reporting that Brett Favre met with NFL 's vice president of security, Milt Alereich, both yesterday and again this morning to complete the interview at the Minnesota Vikings ' headquarters in Eden Prairie, Minn...

    Mary Ann Reitano Written by Mary Ann Reitano about almost 4 years ago 2,448 reads 17 comments

  25. Brett Favre-Jenn Sterger Scandal: Where Are the Facts? Part III Of III

    Writer Note: This is Part III of a three-part series. If you'd like to read Part I and Part II first, hit the hyperlinks and have at it...

    Mary Ann Reitano Written by Mary Ann Reitano about almost 4 years ago 7,758 reads 23 comments