1. NHL Draft: Redrafting the No. 1 Overall Picks

    The scene: The 2012 NHL Entry Draft, Pittsburgh, PA. As the draft is ready to begin, Commissioner Gary Bettman is introduced. Oddly, he does not immediately appear on stage...

    Charles Stanley Written by Charles Stanley about over 2 years ago 396 reads 3 comments

  2. Chicago Blackhawks: How Duncan Keith's Suspension Could Help the Hawks

    Duncan Keith is either really smart or really fortunate. His elbow on Daniel Sedin on March 21 will almost certainly warrant a suspension for the standout Blackhawks defenseman...

    Charles Stanley Written by Charles Stanley about over 2 years ago 3,106 reads 70 comments

  3. NHL Awards: Why the "Mark Messier" Leadership Award Needs to Be Renamed

    I've read many great articles here on Bleacher Report discussing who should win the various year-end awards. As I looked through the NHL 's award list myself, I came across one that made me shake my head in dismay...

    Charles Stanley Written by Charles Stanley about over 3 years ago 1,278 reads 11 comments

  4. NHL Playoffs: Numbers That Hold the Key To the Stanley Cup Champion

    When people talk about who is going to win the Stanley Cup, a lot of stats get thrown around. Some fans analyze special teams play. Some put a lot of stock in goals against. Some just cheer for the team with the cutest ice girls...

    Charles Stanley Written by Charles Stanley about over 3 years ago 782 reads 3 comments

  5. Tim Thomas Forces Us to the Hart of the Matter: Should Goalies Win the MVP?

    There’s no debate that Boston Bruins' goaltender Tim Thomas is having a fabulous year. There’s also no debate that he’s a runaway favorite to win the Vezina Trophy at the end of the year...

    Charles Stanley Written by Charles Stanley about over 3 years ago 222 reads 4 comments

  6. 2011 NHL Playoffs Round 1: Pick Your Poison, Who Should the Canucks Play?

    As a sports fan, you’ve probably seen it a million times. An athlete is interviewed right after a big win, and is asked what team he prefers to play in the next round of the playoffs...

    Charles Stanley Written by Charles Stanley about over 3 years ago 1,231 reads 6 comments

  7. MLB: Have Sammy Sosa and Mark McGwire Killed the Best Part of Baseball?

    Earlier this week, I saw a list of the top 25 baseball quotes of all time. Not one of them has taken place since the Mark McGwire-Sammy Sosa home run battle of 1998...

    Charles Stanley Written by Charles Stanley about over 3 years ago 163 reads 0 comments