1. NHL Playoffs 2012: Vancouver Canucks Need to Start Roberto Luongo in Game 4

    Win or go home. Back against the wall. Pick any cliché that you want, but what it means is that the Vancouver Canucks find themselves very close to calling it an early summer...

    Brian Langen Written by Brian Langen about 3 years ago 1,143 reads 8 comments

  2. NHL Playoffs 2012: Canucks Won't Repeat as Western Conference Champions

    If I told you last week that there would be a 2-0 series lead as the games move to Los Angeles, you probably would have believed me...

    Brian Langen Written by Brian Langen about 3 years ago 643 reads 12 comments

  3. 2012 NHL Playoffs: A Sleeper Pick for Each Team in the Western Conference

    Picking sleepers to come out and shine may be part luck and part skill. Ether way, a couple of good sleepers on your team can be the difference between finishing at the top or finishing out of the money...

    Brian Langen Written by Brian Langen about 3 years ago 399 reads 0 comments

  4. 2012 NHL Playoff Pool: Who Should Be the 1st Overall Pick

    Now that the Vancouver Canucks have clinched the President’s Trophy and the rankings have been set, it’s time to decide who will clinch that prestigious first overall pick in your hockey pool...

    Brian Langen Written by Brian Langen about 3 years ago 3,003 reads 0 comments

  5. Toronto Maple Leafs: The Numbers Behind a Miracle Playoff Run, Part 2

    Remember that fat lady that was ready to get up on stage? Yeah, well she’s now in front of the microphone ready to belt out her tune, ending the Leafs’ season...

    Brian Langen Written by Brian Langen about over 4 years ago 902 reads 12 comments

  6. Toronto Maple Leafs: The Numbers Behind a Miracle Playoff Run

    The fat lady hasn’t sung yet, but boy is she ever eager to get up on that stage. The Leafs are currently five points behind the eighth-place Buffalo Sabres for the final playoff spot in the East...

    Brian Langen Written by Brian Langen about over 4 years ago 1,467 reads 16 comments

  7. Zdeno Chara's Clean Hit: Everyone Calm Down, Injuries Are Part of the Game

    Hockey is a tough sport, and like any tough sport, injuries are a part of the game. The players are well aware of this. If they weren’t okay with it, then they would have signed up for something like figure skating or curling...

    Brian Langen Written by Brian Langen about over 4 years ago 644 reads 22 comments

  8. Toronto Maple Leafs: Top 10 Goals of the 2010/2011 Season

    If you were to create a Leafs’ Top 10 Goals from the 2008/2009 season, I’m sure it would be borderline embarrassing at what would be coming in at the 9 th and 10 th spots...

    Brian Langen Written by Brian Langen about over 4 years ago 431 reads 4 comments

  9. Toronto Maple Leafs: The Phil Kessel Trade is Paying Dividends

    Confidence. Full trust; belief in the powers, trustworthiness or reliability of a person or thing. I’m not sure who decided to tell Phil Kessel that he’s an elite ...

    Brian Langen Written by Brian Langen about over 4 years ago 1,074 reads 15 comments

  10. NHL Trade Deadline: Flashback! Winners and Losers in the Post-Lockout Era

    After every trade deadline, everyone likes to talk about the “winners” and the “losers.” But really, it’s a funny concept, this whole “winner” and “loser” thing...

    Brian Langen Written by Brian Langen about over 4 years ago 823 reads 3 comments

  11. Canuck Killers: 5 Roadblocks on Vancouver's Journey to the Stanley Cup

    Let’s rewind the clock back 18 years, all the way back to 1993. Wow, that’s a long time ago. Jean Chretien and Bill Clinton just began to lead their respective countries, ...

    Brian Langen Written by Brian Langen about over 4 years ago 936 reads 20 comments

  12. Toronto Maple Leafs Will Make the Playoffs: 7 Reasons to Plan the Parade

    Remember the parade that Toronto had planned after the Leafs came out of the gate 4-0-1? Well it may now be time to re-hire the planning team and get the celebrations mapped out. Okay, maybe that’s a slight exaggeration...

    Brian Langen Written by Brian Langen about over 4 years ago 3,461 reads 83 comments