1. Calling out Ryan Kelser: Where Has the American Gone in the Stanley Cup Finals?

    Ryan Kesler is no longer a pest. This season he ended his practice of yapping and slashing after the whistle and decided to focus on what happens on the ice in between whistles...

    Chris Huebner Written by Chris Huebner about 3 years ago 533 reads 3 comments

  2. 2011 Stanley Cup: Can Vancouver Rebound in Game 4 After an Embarrassing Loss?

    Regardless of who wins Game 4, if the quality of play is similar to that of the previous game, any hockey fan will not be pleased. To me, Game 3 was simply a case of one team out-slopping the other...

    Chris Huebner Written by Chris Huebner about 3 years ago 377 reads 0 comments

  3. Stanley Cup Final: Did the Boston Bruins Expend Too Much in Game 3?

    “It is one game.” That is not what Canucks fans should be saying. That is not what Bruins fans should be saying. That is what everyone should be saying...

    Chris Huebner Written by Chris Huebner about 3 years ago 326 reads 2 comments

  4. French Open 2011: After a Loss, Can Roger Federer Still Be the Greatest Ever?

    NBC tennis announcer Mary Carillo posed the question today after the second set of the French Open Final...

    Chris Huebner Written by Chris Huebner about 3 years ago 2,021 reads 46 comments

  5. French Open Final: Another Chapter in the Historic Federer-Nadal Rivalry

    At the 2005 French Open , the world got its first taste of the Federer-Nadal rivalry in Grand Slams. The two met twice previously over the past year at ATP tournaments in Miami and split both matches...

    Chris Huebner Written by Chris Huebner about 3 years ago 1,026 reads 18 comments

  6. Stanley Cup Final: Many Questions for Vancouver and Boston in Game 2

    Can Boston rebound after giving up a soul-crushing goal late in the 3rd period to lose Game 1? Can Vancouver deal with more injuries to their defensemen? Can Boston score a goal ...

    Chris Huebner Written by Chris Huebner about 3 years ago 369 reads 0 comments

  7. 2011 Stanley Cup Finals: What Is Wrong with the Boston Bruins' Power Play?

    In last night's game between the Vancouver Canucks and the Boston Bruins , there were 13 penalties given. Because of a coincidental minor, each team ended up with six power plays...

    Chris Huebner Written by Chris Huebner about 3 years ago 163 reads 6 comments

  8. Vancouver vs Boston: Why the Canucks Will Beat the Bruins to Win the Cup

    This is it. Starting tonight, an entire season of work will be validated. The proverbial blood, sweat, and tears will flow for the next 4 to 7 hockey games...

    Chris Huebner Written by Chris Huebner about 3 years ago 1,967 reads 0 comments

  9. Atlanta Thrashers to Winnipeg: What This Reversal of History Means for the NHL

    To understand the relocation of the Atlanta Thrashers to Winnipeg, you need to understand what drove the expansion and relocation of NHL teams in the past...

    Chris Huebner Written by Chris Huebner about 3 years ago 884 reads 15 comments

  10. The Real Home Ice Advantage: How It Helped Boston Beat Tampa in Game 7

    Let's compare Game 6 of the Bruins - Lightning series to Game 7. Game 6 was an offensive explosion by both teams with nine goals total being scored, and 10 penalties being called (only nine resulted in power plays)...

    Chris Huebner Written by Chris Huebner about 3 years ago 447 reads 5 comments

  11. Doubting Thomas: The Effect of Tim Thomas on the Bruins-Lightning Series

    Want to know a secret about hockey? Well here it is: goalies are important. Like, really important. Throughout hockey history, fans have seen goalies single-handedly fuel their teams to victory...

    Chris Huebner Written by Chris Huebner about 3 years ago 300 reads 0 comments

  12. Cam Newton Was Paid To Play? It Doesn't Matter. College Players Should Get Paid.

    If you were watching ESPN on Saturday night, you were surrounded by controversy. It started at eight o’clock, with the Heisman Trophy presentation...

    Chris Huebner Written by Chris Huebner about over 3 years ago 1,818 reads 6 comments

  13. Demolition Derby: New England Patriots Crush Chicago Bears

    For a second, I thought that I forgot to turn off my Xbox. Today’s win over the Chicago Bears was just one of those games; the New England Patriots had everything going their way...

    Chris Huebner Written by Chris Huebner about over 3 years ago 431 reads 0 comments

  14. Peppers And Picks: Keys to the Patriots-Bears Matchup

    Coming off of a complete demolition of the New York Jets on Monday Night Football, some media and fans are afraid that the short week after such an emotional victory could make this Sunday’s meeting with the Bears a “let-down game...

    Chris Huebner Written by Chris Huebner about over 3 years ago 1,218 reads 7 comments

  15. Strength in Numbers: The Colts Weren't Prepared for So Many Injuries This Year

    Injuries happen, and when they do, there are a few reactions. As fans, if that’s your guy lying on the field, you generally feel a mixture of shock and horror...

    Chris Huebner Written by Chris Huebner about over 3 years ago 118 reads 0 comments

  16. Fiesta Bowl 2011: It's Too Early for UConn Huskies to Ride with Big Boys

    I am not a UConn fan. I was raised in Connecticut, but I was never swept up in rooting for the local team. Now I attend Georgetown University, and all ties to UConn are officially severed...

    Chris Huebner Written by Chris Huebner about over 3 years ago 521 reads 14 comments

  17. Pats Crush Jets: While Honoring The Consummate Patriot, They Get a Classic Win

    “That’s what you get.” “That’s what you get.” I kept repeating it to myself. “That’s what you get.” I am a Patriots fan. Correction: I am a die-hard Patriots fan...

    Chris Huebner Written by Chris Huebner about over 3 years ago 346 reads 2 comments