1. Matt Stairs: The Humble Hometown Hero

    Last night, Matt Stairs achieved a lifelong dream he once thought was out of reach. Days of nail-biting rain delays had passed...

    Abby Pond Written by Abby Pond about almost 6 years ago 392 reads 1 comments

  2. Bruins-Canadiens: NHL Branches into Professional Diving

    I know it's an Olympic year and all, but all this diving is getting a little old. It's rather ironic, really. The crackdown on interference calls has turned crews of tough guys into off-balance imbeciles...

    Abby Pond Written by Abby Pond about over 6 years ago 1,600 reads 5 comments

  3. Why Goaltenders Love Their Posts

    I've just finished watching the first period of the Habs and Bruins, do or die for Boston. This, however, has nothing to do with that game in particular. In the last three minutes of the first period, the Canadiens were on the power play...

    Abby Pond Written by Abby Pond about over 6 years ago 533 reads 2 comments

  4. Curtis Joseph, Owen Nolan Get Calgary Flames Back in the Saddle Again

    Three and a half minutes into game three of the Western Conference quarterfinal, I was thinking I didn't have enough beer to get me through this kind of game...

    Abby Pond Written by Abby Pond about over 6 years ago 726 reads 5 comments

  5. Memphis Caught in the Grip of Tiger Frenzy

    I've been out on the road, which makes catching NCAA games rather difficult at times. However, given my locale this past week, it's impossible to ignore what's been going on as the tournament wound down to the Final Four...

    Abby Pond Written by Abby Pond about over 6 years ago 886 reads 0 comments

  6. NHL GM Boot Camp: Summer 2008 Edition

    On the brink of the NHL playoffs, those teams that are shut out of the post season may well be thinking of the golf course when they should be pondering next season...

    Abby Pond Written by Abby Pond about over 6 years ago 691 reads 0 comments

  7. Bertuzzi-Moore Saga a Tragedy, Not a Soap Opera

    Once again, Steve Moore and Todd Bertuzzi are in the media spotlight. Bertuzzi is arguing that Marc Crawford should be named by Moore in his lawsuit (and thus contribute to any damages Moore ...

    Abby Pond Written by Abby Pond about over 6 years ago 750 reads 2 comments

  8. Kamloops Storm End the Season For Revelstoke Grizzlies

    The hometown boys just couldn't weather the storm. The Kamloops Storm, that is.Beer tickets in hand, I located a small section of bench to call my own in the Revelstoke Forum for Game Seven on Thursday night...

    Abby Pond Written by Abby Pond about over 6 years ago 626 reads 0 comments

  9. Montreal Canadiens: Is Anyone Watching the Habs?

    Sometimes I hate being right. After the All-Star break, I wrote a top-ten article about what to watch in the second half of the NHL season. I may have been a little off in some places, but number eight, the Montreal Canadiens, turned out to be a winner..

    Abby Pond Written by Abby Pond about over 6 years ago 584 reads 4 comments

  10. Tyler Christopher Strikes Gold at the World Indoor Track Championships

    Canada earned its first gold medal in the men’s 400 m race in style. Tyler Christopher style, to be exact. "I was confident I was going to win. I had it in my head I was going to win," he said...

    Abby Pond Written by Abby Pond about over 6 years ago 709 reads 0 comments

  11. NHL: Who Cares?

    The NHL is a freight train heading straight for playoff station, and I haven’t watched a game in two weeks. No, nothing is wrong. I haven’t lost my interest in hockey...

    Abby Pond Written by Abby Pond about over 6 years ago 872 reads 6 comments

  12. NHL Deadline Day: Darryl Sutter Says Keep the Action off the Ice

    Darryl Sutter just made a very astute point. The NHL shouldn't schedule games on the same day as the trade deadline...

    Abby Pond Written by Abby Pond about over 6 years ago 377 reads 0 comments

  13. Glorious Day for the Colorado Avalanche and the Washington Capitals

    It doesn't get much better than this for me. Between the NHL trade deadline and the federal budget coming down, I'm like a kid in a candy store. As we settle into the aftermath stage, the complete fallout is certain...

    Abby Pond Written by Abby Pond about over 6 years ago 311 reads 0 comments

  14. Vancouver, Toronto Fans Bond in Seeking Solace

    In the wine-sinks where Leafs fans and Canucks fans gather these days, a lot of whining, ranting, and raving is going on. In one corner: the trade talkers...

    Abby Pond Written by Abby Pond about over 6 years ago 861 reads 2 comments

  15. Senators-Maple Leafs: New Guys Get It Done in Toronto, 4-2

    Take notice, veterans. The rookies mean business. The Toronto Maple Leafs, devastated by injuries and three heartbreaking losses, called in reinforcements from the Marlies...

    Abby Pond Written by Abby Pond about over 6 years ago 507 reads 0 comments

  16. Vancouver Canucks' Offensive Woes: Who Shall Stay, and Who Shall Go?

    Mid-season, it is abundantly clear that the Vancouver Canucks have a chronic problem getting the puck into the net. Only Daniel Sedin has more than 20 goals this season, and just four other players have scored more than 10...

    Abby Pond Written by Abby Pond about over 6 years ago 888 reads 4 comments

  17. A Dream that won't Quit: Teemu Selanne A Duck Again

    The past ten years have seen an outbreak of free agent short-term NHL contract deals as talent-strapped teams desperately grasp for the Cup...

    Abby Pond Written by Abby Pond about over 6 years ago 702 reads 2 comments

  18. NHL: Ten Things to Watch in the Second Half

    All the beers in the mini fridge are gone, the bags are packed, and the boys are headed back to work. I love watching hockey after the All-Star break, it's as if everyone realized that it's time to get down to the business of making the playoffs..

    Abby Pond Written by Abby Pond about over 6 years ago 805 reads 2 comments

  19. The Maple Leafs' Biggest Problem: You and Me

    I have a confession to make. On January 6th, I went to a Toronto Maple Leafs game. I know, I know, there are self-help groups out there for people like me, but some of us just can't help the way we are...

    Abby Pond Written by Abby Pond about over 6 years ago 443 reads 2 comments