1. 2010 Stanley Cup Playoffs: 5 Philadelphia Flyers Keys to Game Three

    It's now time for a change of scenery in the Stanley Cup finals. While the "Madhouse" played host to games one and two of this series, giving Chicago fans tons to cheer about (Including ...

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  2. Takin' a T/O with BT: Roy Halladay's Well-Deserved Moment in the Sun

    I wasn’t around for the first out, but I wouldn’t miss the last three for anything in the world. In fact, I was prepared to put up with a digital, pitch-by-pitch re-enactment until the Phillies’ website went to live video of it for free.

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  3. Philadelphia Flyers-Chicago Blackhawks: Stanley Cup Final M*A*S*H'ed Up by BT

    Alright. So it's the day of Game One of the Stanley Cup finals. I figured waiting this long would be a great idea: That way we'd have all the information possible heading in to this ...

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  4. Takin' a T/O with BT: So Now You All Sour on the San Jose Sharks?

    You know that thing that everyone was expecting to happen? You know, it usually happens before May 1st? The San Jose Sharks getting eliminated from the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs? Yeah, well it finally happened...

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  5. 2010 NHL Conference Final Picks: A Monster Upset M*A*S*H-Up

    One away. That’s how close I was. If Philadelphia wasn’t playing Monopoly with God and swapping him Park Place in exchange for that massive comeback so the big guy could put hotels on Boardwalk, I’d be 4-0...

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  6. Takin' a T/O with BT: Brian Burke's Remodeling of the Blue and White Blueprint

    In September 2007 there wasn’t a lot happening of note—unless you’re a fan of OJ Simpson...

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  7. Takin' a T/O with BT: The Philadelphia Flyers Need More if Four is Magic

    For all of you coaches out there, take your pick: 1) It takes desperate hockey to win in the playoffs. 2) The best team usually wins. 3) If you're going to go anywhere, you've got to have a little luck on your side...

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  8. 2010 NHL Playoffs: Predicting and M*A*S*H-Ing Up The Second Round

    Yet again, I'm going up against a fictional character(s) in playoff predictions. Yet again, I'm losing. Somehow, the folks from M*A*S*H picked five first-round series correctly. I only picked four...

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  9. Yes, No, Maybe So: Game 7s in the First Round of the 2010 NHL Playoffs

    Game Sevens can only go one of two ways. If you're the team that ends up on the winning end, it's the culmination of emotion, effort, and overcoming the trials and tribulations of a team that went the distance...

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  10. Takin' a T/O with BT: The 2010 NHL Draft Lottery—What Could Have Been?

    Well, tonight is the night. Do the Edmonton Oilers land the first overall pick and continue the restructuring of their franchise? Could Columbus jump up and find another candidate to ...

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  11. M*A*S*H'ing Up BT's 2010 NHL Western Conference Playoff Predictions

    Yesterday we dealt with the Eastern Conference , and for a camp full of drunks, jokesters, and people who can barely take anything seriously…it went surprisingly well. Radar: Speak for yourself...

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  12. BT's 2010 Eastern Conference Playoff Picks...M*A*S*H'ed Up

    With the NHL's regular season finishing up this past weekend, it's of course time for one thing: Playoff predictions. Everybody and their mother makes playoff predictions. But here's the thing...

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  13. NHL Playoff Bracket 2010: Complete TV Schedule of What to Watch

    The first round is where all of the surprises happen. It's where the Cinderella team first puts it's glass slippers on. It's where the we find out who's a real choke artist and which teams were too highly touted coming in to the second season...

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  14. Takin' a T/O with BT: Mike Modano's Well-Deserved Dallas Stars Farewell

    I don't know how to tell you this, Mike Modano...but I'll miss you. You may not believe it, but it's true. I may never have gotten to talk to you, we sure aren't pen pals, and we definitely aren't friends on Facebook, but I'll miss you all the same...

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  15. The NHL's Most Dangerous Playoff Teams

    The Stanley Cup. It's quite possibly one of the most difficult trophies in the world to win. To win it, you need an unbreakable team dynamic, a goalie you can trust, and a certain degree of luck...

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  16. Takin' a T/O with BT: Why Pat Burns is the Strongest Man I Know

    By nature, media people and scouts can be pretty loud. Whether it's gabbing about the latest game, going over prospect lists, or just telling jokes and sharing a laugh about draft-day hi-jinx, it can get pretty noisy in a room full of them...

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  17. Takin' a T/O with BT: Why James Wisniewski's Hit Didn't Change a Thing

    The internet is a wonderful thing, isn’t it? While we’ve got Caller ID on our phones so that you can avoid talking to telemarketers or your mother-in-law, paper shredders ...

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  18. Takin' a T.O. with B.T.: Alexander Ovechkin Is Just Like Everyone Else...

    Did your parents ever tell you that everybody is equal? "Yup, everyone is equal, son (or daughter). That is, until that other kid comes along that's better than you...

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  19. 2010 NHL Trade Deadline: Eastern Conference Powers Flex Their Muscle

    We've already seen the moves that were made in the Western Conference, so it's time to move east. Simple enough, right? 1...

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  20. 2010 NHL Trade Deadline: How the Western Conference Was Won

    Needless to say, the story for the NHL trade deadline is a fairly timid one. We weren't expecting a lot to happen or a lot of big names to be dealt, and they weren't...

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  21. Who Could Move at the 2010 NHL Trade Deadline?

    There's a line that's overused a lot in situations that it doesn't really apply to: No one is safe. A place where that may actually be true however, is at the NHL Trade Deadline. There are very few names that will never get mentioned at the Deadline.

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  22. Takin' a T/O with BT: How Canadian Athletes Got "Charlie Browned"

    In the book The Mental A, B, Cs of Pitching by H.A Dorfman, one of the recurring themes is the power of positive, yet controlled thinking. What that means is that you don’t get ahead of yourself, and you keep things in perspective...

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  23. Takin' a T/O with BT: Why Tomas Kaberle is More Valuable as a Maple Leaf

    Tomas Kaberle has been a Toronto Maple Leaf for life, but over the past two seasons the likelihood of that remaining the case has been shrouded in doubt.Defenseman have come and gone for the Leafs in Kaberle’s time here...

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  24. Takin' a T/O With BT: Why the Kovalchuk Deal Wasn't Waddell's Last

    When the Ilya Kovalchuk trade happened, fans around the NHL sat in shock with one common thought: "That’s it?" "That’s it?!" "I’m sure [insert name of favorite team here] could have given up twice as much for Kovalchuk...

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  25. Why J.S. Giguere Hurts More Than Jonas Gustavsson's Starters Role

    Takin' a T/O with BT When Toronto Maple Leafs' General Manager Brian Burke acquired Jean-Sebastien Giguere from the Anaheim Ducks over the weekend, nearly everything we knew about the Leafs' goaltending situation was thrown out of the window...

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