1. The NHL's Top Ten Draft-Day Steals

    Every year a select group of young players are drafted into the National Hockey League in hopes of becoming hockey's next big thing...

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  2. Avery: Hate Him Or Love Him, He's Still a Difference Maker

    New York Rangers head coach John Tortorella made a controversial decision to bench Sean Avery in game five of the Eastern Conference Quarter-Finals between the Rangers and the Washington Capitals, ...

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  3. Dear Habs Fans: Don't Make the Same Mistake Twice

    By now, virtually everyone who follows hockey and has access to a television or the Internet has seen the now infamous highlight from game four of the 2009 Eastern Conference Quarter-Finals ...

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  4. The Things We Do: Staying Loyal To The Game

    There are 12 seconds left, your heart starts racing, and your blood starts pumping, you’ve been here a million times before yet it always feels like the first time...

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  5. Canucks: Recession? What Recession?

    Chances are that if you’ve turned on the television or opened a newspaper in the past year or so, you know all about the plummeting economy and how Canada and the United States are currently smack in the middle of a recession...

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  6. The NHL's Top 10 Undrafted Players

    I know what you're probably thinking and the answer is yes I did pilfer this idea from Tony Meyer who, by the way, did a fantastic job with his article, "The NFL's 25 Best Undrafted Players of All Time"...

    Patrick Cwiklinski Written by Patrick Cwiklinski about over 5 years ago 2,590 reads 2 comments

  7. Canuck Nation: Tired of Singing the Blues

    With the rollercoaster ride that was the 2008-2009 season finally coming to an end last weekend, the Vancouver Canucks have not only secured themselves a playoff berth and home ice advantage, ...

    Patrick Cwiklinski Written by Patrick Cwiklinski about over 5 years ago 247 reads 6 comments

  8. The Imperfections of Roberto Luongo

    For an athlete who makes an average of about seven million dollars a season, there’s bound to be some criticism whenever he or she makes some kind of a slip-up in front of the piercing eye that is the public...

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  9. Vancouver Canucks—Nothing Wrong with Sitting Pretty

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  10. Sidney Crosby: Portrait of a Canadian Hockey Phenom

    Since Wayne Gretzky, the National Hockey League (NHL) has been on the hunt to find the next big Canadian superstar. Though they seem to have found him in current Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney ...

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  11. Hello NHL Europe, Bye-Bye NHL Canada

    So apparently expanding the National Hockey League (NHL) to other parts of Canada has become a job that’s next to impossible but expanding the league across the Atlantic Ocean is, well… reasonable...

    Patrick Cwiklinski Written by Patrick Cwiklinski about almost 6 years ago 405 reads 2 comments

  12. The Boy Who Was Too Good for Baseball

    Imagine you’re a nine-year-old boy, and you don’t have any bills to pay, no taxes to attend to, no wife at home, and all you want to do is play baseball all day, everyday...

    Patrick Cwiklinski Written by Patrick Cwiklinski about 6 years ago 409 reads 4 comments

  13. Does Michael Vick Deserve a Second Chance?

    At one point in time, Michael Vick was one of the NFL’s most skilled and dynamic players. He carried a name so recognizable that it was hard not to have heard about him...

    Patrick Cwiklinski Written by Patrick Cwiklinski about 6 years ago 4,712 reads 203 comments

  14. Kyle Wellwood: Honest, Underachiever, or Honest Underachiever?

    Scenario. You're a 25-year-old hockey player coming off a lackluster season with a mediocre team and nothing seems to be going your way...

    Patrick Cwiklinski Written by Patrick Cwiklinski about 6 years ago 456 reads 11 comments