1. NFL Betting: 5 Underdogs Worth a Look in Week 1

    The Week 1 NFL preseason Hall of Fame game is still a few days away, but let's take a moment to look ahead to Week 1 of the regular season. A handful of games deserve some more attention and present some potential value...

    Bobby Brooks Written by Bobby Brooks about almost 2 years ago 416 reads 1 comments

  2. Vancouver Riot: Social Media's Dominating Role in the Violence

    In the aftermath of the Vancouver riot, we have heard a lot about how much the city had learned from 1994. Crowd control techniques and riot response has come a long way over the last 17 years...

    Bobby Brooks Written by Bobby Brooks about 3 years ago 2,451 reads 12 comments

  3. Vancouver Riot: Psychology (Not Hooligans) Responsible for the Chaos

    As I sat at home watching the Vancouver riots unfold in front of me, I was amazed at how ill-informed the newscasters and on-site reporters were about such an event...

    Bobby Brooks Written by Bobby Brooks about 3 years ago 21,057 reads 101 comments

  4. Stanley Cup Finals 2011: Canucks, Their Fans Got What They Deserved in the End

    Many neutral fans began the Stanley Cup Finals sitting on the fence. Mixed reports came out from around Canada whether or not the nation embraced the Canucks as their team. Then it began to change...

    Bobby Brooks Written by Bobby Brooks about 3 years ago 5,154 reads 154 comments

  5. Boston or Vancouver: Which Team Is Destined to Choke?

    After two games of the 2011 Stanley Cup Final, it looked like a foregone conclusion that the Vancouver Canucks would finally exorcise their playoff demons and finally win a championship...

    Bobby Brooks Written by Bobby Brooks about 3 years ago 738 reads 22 comments

  6. Stanley Cup Finals 2011: Who Starts Game 5, Luongo or Schneider?

    In Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Finals, Roberto Luongo let in a whopping eight goals. Apparently he had the choice to take a seat on the bench after five, but he declined...

    Bobby Brooks Written by Bobby Brooks about 3 years ago 1,114 reads 10 comments

  7. Stanley Cup Finals 2011: Have the Sedins Really Shed the Playoff Choker Label?

    By their own admissions, the Sedin brothers have gone on the record to say that they needed to work harder after their first few years in the league...

    Bobby Brooks Written by Bobby Brooks about 3 years ago 481 reads 3 comments

  8. Stanley Cup Finals 2011: Canucks Conundrum—Should You Love or Hate This Team?

    Since the 2011 playoffs began, the Vancouver Canucks have been on the front page of most hockey media outlets. Whether it is for their stellar play or controversial antics, they create a reaction from the rest of the NHL landscape...

    Bobby Brooks Written by Bobby Brooks about 3 years ago 1,180 reads 28 comments

  9. Are the Vancouver Canucks Embraced as Canada's Team?

    It wasn't too long ago that Rogers Sportsnet's Stephan Brunt put together a video on this very question and since then the piece has gone viral...

    Bobby Brooks Written by Bobby Brooks about 3 years ago 617 reads 11 comments

  10. NHL Playoffs 2011: How Will Manny Malhotra Impact the Stanley Cup Finals?

    It's official— Manny Malhotra has been given the green light to participate in contact practices. This is astonishing news given how serious his eye injury was. He underwent not only one, but two surgeries to repair the damage...

    Bobby Brooks Written by Bobby Brooks about 3 years ago 722 reads 14 comments

  11. Stanley Cup Finals: Would Vancouver Canucks Rather Face Bruins or Lightning?

    As the Canucks sit back and await their opponent for the Stanley Cup Finals, the Bruins and the Lightning are merely concerned with getting there...

    Bobby Brooks Written by Bobby Brooks about 3 years ago 773 reads 35 comments

  12. NHL Playoffs 2011: Do the Vancouver Canucks Have a Conn Smythe Candidate?

    It's official. The President's Trophy winners have lived up their potential and advanced to the Stanley Cup Finals for the third time in franchise history...

    Bobby Brooks Written by Bobby Brooks about 3 years ago 873 reads 36 comments

  13. NHL Playoffs: It's Time to Change the Format

    Are you one of those fans that like the NHL the way it is? If so, this article might not be for you...

    Bobby Brooks Written by Bobby Brooks about 3 years ago 3,694 reads 45 comments

  14. Atlanta to Winnipeg? Why NHL Contraction Is a Better Idea

    Thanks to Nick Kypreos from Canada's Sportsnet, there had been rampant speculation about the so-called imminent move of the Phoenix Coyotes to Winnipeg...

    Bobby Brooks Written by Bobby Brooks about 3 years ago 2,377 reads 65 comments

  15. 2011 NHL Playoffs: Stanley Cup Finals Matchups the NHL Doesn't Want

    If you are a fan of one of the remaining teams in the playoffs, you'll have no doubt gone through the potential Stanley Cup Finals matchups. Even if you are only a general fan, you have played out different scenarios in your head...

    Bobby Brooks Written by Bobby Brooks about 3 years ago 1,759 reads 27 comments

  16. Pavel Datsyuk: Is He the Second Best Player in the NHL?

    Before we begin the debate, can we first agree that Sidney Crosby is the best player in the league? Ok, with that out of the way, is Pavel Datsyuk the next best player in ...

    Bobby Brooks Written by Bobby Brooks about 3 years ago 4,111 reads 110 comments

  17. Carrie Underwood's Top 10 Moments of the NHL Playoffs

    She came, she saw and she conquered—at least for two rounds. Carrie Underwood has been officially eliminated from the Stanley Cup playoffs...

    Bobby Brooks Written by Bobby Brooks about 3 years ago 728 reads 3 comments

  18. 2011 NHL Playoffs: Which Team Would Canucks Rather Face, Red Wings or Sharks?

    It's official—the Vancouver Canucks are through to the next round. They barely escaped a scary Nashville Predators team and many hometown faithfuls were sweating out the final seconds of Game 6 on Monday night...

    Bobby Brooks Written by Bobby Brooks about 3 years ago 2,150 reads 28 comments

  19. 2011 NHL Playoffs: 25 Hottest Ice Girls of the NHL Playoffs

    Some NHL teams have dominated the playoffs on the ice, but when it comes to the playoff ice girls, other teams take the prize. Each year more teams add and expand on this form of entertainment...

    Bobby Brooks Written by Bobby Brooks about 3 years ago 188,330 reads 6 comments

  20. NHL Playoffs 2011: Are the Vancouver Canucks Overconfident or Arrogant?

    I'm not sure when it happened, but this year's version of the Vancouver Canucks suddenly became very arrogant—at least it appears that way...

    Bobby Brooks Written by Bobby Brooks about 3 years ago 2,001 reads 88 comments

  21. Washington Capitals: 5 Reasons Why They're Are Still the Beasts of the East

    Wow. One could begin and end an article about the Tampa Bay Lightning/Washington Capitals series with that one word and it would suffice. The hockey world got rocked last night as the Cinderella Bolts stunned the Caps in a four-game sweep...

    Bobby Brooks Written by Bobby Brooks about 3 years ago 1,242 reads 46 comments

  22. Does the NHL Really Care About Player Safety?

    I wrote an article during the Vancouver/ Chicago series shortly after Raffi Torres lit up Brent Seabrook. Most of the discussion centered around the legality of the hit, but I was more concerned about the health status of Seabrook...

    Bobby Brooks Written by Bobby Brooks about 3 years ago 678 reads 10 comments

  23. NHL 2011 Playoffs: Handicapping the Western Conference: Recaps and Futures

    The 2011 NHL Playoff's wild and whacky first round is in the books for the Western Conference. A lot of questions we had about these teams were answered over the last two weeks, but many more emerged...

    Bobby Brooks Written by Bobby Brooks about 3 years ago 569 reads 27 comments

  24. NHL Playoffs: 25 Most Dangerous Scorers in Stanley Cup Playoff History

    Anytime you make an "all-time" list of anything sports related, you better have thick skin as a writer. Comparing players from different generations remains an elusive endeavor and a daunting task...

    Bobby Brooks Written by Bobby Brooks about 3 years ago 3,047 reads 13 comments

  25. NHL Playoffs: Cory Schneider or Roberto Luongo for Vancouver Canucks in Game 7?

    The gasp heard around the hockey world on Sunday night didn't come when the Blackhawks scored in overtime to tie up the series with the Vancouver Canucks ...

    Bobby Brooks Written by Bobby Brooks about 3 years ago 1,380 reads 54 comments