1. NHL: Without Ilya Bryzgalov, Phoenix Coyotes Won't Even Sniff Playoffs

    The Coyotes lost their biggest player this off-season, a move that undoubtedly made them a weaker team. By trading Ilya Bryzgalov to the Flyers , the Coyotes have a big hole to fill...

    Robert Demmett Written by Robert Demmett about almost 3 years ago 755 reads 11 comments

  2. NFL Free Agency: Nnamdi Asomugha's Impact on Jets' Defense Could Be Historic

    I never lie to my readers so I won't start now: I'm still not over it. "It" could mean many things for Jets fans but I hope that most of my fellow Jets fans realize that this is the 2011 AFC Championship Game...

    Robert Demmett Written by Robert Demmett about almost 3 years ago 648 reads 0 comments

  3. NHL Free Agency: 5 Reasons Not Signing Vinny Prospal Hurts the New York Rangers

    Vinny Prospal signed with the Columbus Blue Jackets for a 1 year deal worth $1.75 million on Saturday. In my opinion this is one of the steals of free agency and if Columbus goes on to have a successful season, Prospal will be one of the reasons...

    Robert Demmett Written by Robert Demmett about almost 3 years ago 614 reads 11 comments

  4. 5 Reasons Steven Stamkos Is Not as Close to the Cup as He Thinks

    Steven Stamkos ended all of the speculation of Steve Yzerman trading him or dealing with an offer sheet from a team coveting arguably the best young center in the NHL . Stamkos signed a 5 year, $37...

    Robert Demmett Written by Robert Demmett about almost 3 years ago 998 reads 26 comments

  5. NHL Free Agency: Why New York Rangers GM Glen Sather Needs Some Praise

    A Bleacher Report writer put up a list of the 10-worst general managers in NHL history. Glen Sather was ranked No. 2, behind Mike Milbury. Can anybody argue with that? As a Rangers fan, I have been embarrassed by Glen Sather on multiple occasions...

    Robert Demmett Written by Robert Demmett about almost 3 years ago 878 reads 26 comments

  6. LeBron James or Alex Rodriguez: Similar Talents, Ego, but Who Is More Likable?

    Are there two more polarizing athletes in American professional sports than Alex Rodriguez and LeBron James ? People either love them or hate them and there are not many people who fall in between...

    Robert Demmett Written by Robert Demmett about almost 3 years ago 472 reads 13 comments

  7. NHL Free Agency 2011: Projecting Rangers' Opening Night Lineup and Line Pairs

    The New York Rangers improved this off-season without a doubt. They have a bona-fide number one center who will both help on the power play and set up Marian Gaborik. Richards alone makes the Rangers a better team...

    Robert Demmett Written by Robert Demmett about 3 years ago 809 reads 18 comments

  8. NHL Free Agency 2011: Grading the Atlantic Division's Signings

    The Atlantic Division was arguably the division that was most active in the free agency period, mostly with the moves of the Flyers...

    Robert Demmett Written by Robert Demmett about 3 years ago 346 reads 10 comments

  9. We Are All Proud of Our Favorite Sports Teams, but What Makes Us Proud?

    I was driving in the rain last night listening to New York sports radio. Mets fans were calling up the station, happy their team is in a good spot with so many injuries, but hesitant to be optimistic...

    Robert Demmett Written by Robert Demmett about 3 years ago 226 reads 0 comments

  10. Leafs GM Brian Burke Calls Cap Circumvention a Problem: My Advice—Deal with It

    Toronto Maple Leafs GM Brian Burke has been publicly outspoken against cap circumvention since the last collective bargaining agreement was put in place...

    Robert Demmett Written by Robert Demmett about 3 years ago 2,582 reads 125 comments

  11. NHL Free Agency: My Open Letter to Brad Richards After Signing with the Rangers

    Dear Mr. Richards, I hope this finds you well. First of all, I want to congratulate you on your new contract for nine years and $60 million that you signed today with the Rangers ...

    Robert Demmett Written by Robert Demmett about 3 years ago 1,616 reads 33 comments

  12. New York Yankees: What Will They Do When CC Sabathia Opts out of Contract?

    CC Sabathia is in the midst of a seven-year, $161 million contract to play for the New York Yankees . He has a clause in the contract that will allow him to opt out of the contract after this season, his third in New York...

    Robert Demmett Written by Robert Demmett about 3 years ago 1,353 reads 56 comments

  13. Nashville Predators: 6 Reasons They Can Win the Western Conference in 2012

    The Nashville Predators are often one of the most overlooked teams in the NHL . The Preds always are a dangerous team to face in the playoffs but have never been able to really break through and make a name for themselves...

    Robert Demmett Written by Robert Demmett about 3 years ago 543 reads 10 comments

  14. 2011 NHL Draft: Grading the Atlantic Division's 1st Round Draft Picks

    The Atlantic Division had 3 teams pick in the top 10 in this year's draft. The Rangers then selected 15th and the Penguins selected 23rd...

    Robert Demmett Written by Robert Demmett about 3 years ago 1,341 reads 40 comments

  15. 2011 NHL Draft: How the Florida Panthers Screwed Up Their First Pick...Again

    The Florida Panthers were excited to start the future. Ten straight seasons without making the playoffs—an NHL record for consecutive years without an appearance...

    Robert Demmett Written by Robert Demmett about 3 years ago 1,232 reads 32 comments

  16. NHL Draft 2011: 10 Teams That Could Trade for Dan Girardi on Draft Night

    As a Rangers fan, I have had the honor of watching Marc Staal and Dan Girardi continuously shut down opponents' No. 1 lines for a couple of years. I love the way Girardi plays...

    Robert Demmett Written by Robert Demmett about 3 years ago 1,561 reads 76 comments

  17. Baseball: The 10 Types of Fans People Would Least Want to Sit Near at a Game

    We've all been in this situation before. You get through the work day, you go to see a ballgame and you show up to watch warm-ups. First pitch is about to be thrown and you're excited...

    Robert Demmett Written by Robert Demmett about 3 years ago 1,580 reads 6 comments

  18. NHL Draft 2011: The Top 15 Draft Picks of the New York Rangers Since 1985

    The New York Rangers have done a tremendous job in the NHL draft in recent years. The team had some trouble when it came to drafting for awhile, and in the past were known to give up prospects for big-time free agents...

    Robert Demmett Written by Robert Demmett about 3 years ago 1,870 reads 12 comments

  19. Butch Davis Should Be Fired for the Actions of His Players and Lack of Control

    The college rules are not fair. Universities are bringing in massive amounts of revenue thanks to the talent of football and basketball players...

    Robert Demmett Written by Robert Demmett about 3 years ago 1,490 reads 4 comments

  20. Reasons New York Rangers Should Offer Contract to Zach Parise

    Let me start off this article by saying that the likelihood of this happening is not too good. However, if you think about it, the Rangers offering a contract to Zach Parise would make sense in many ways...

    Robert Demmett Written by Robert Demmett about 3 years ago 2,714 reads 82 comments

  21. Brian Burke Should Be on Hot Seat If Maple Leafs Fail To Make Playoffs

    The Toronto Maple Leafs are one of two teams to not qualify for the Stanley Cup playoffs since the 2004-05 lockout, with the other team being the Florida Panthers ...

    Robert Demmett Written by Robert Demmett about 3 years ago 1,538 reads 73 comments

  22. Lebron James: Pat Riley Can Teach Him to Win; Heat Should Make Riley Head Coach

    Lebron James is 2-8 in NBA Finals games in his career. He shrunk again in the fourth quarter of yesterday's game, although he did post more points than his series average of 2...

    Robert Demmett Written by Robert Demmett about 3 years ago 1,265 reads 0 comments

  23. NHL Hockey: Ranking the 10 Toughest NHL Venues for Opponents to Play

    Every NHL hockey fan knows the arenas where their team finds it difficult to win. Some arenas are just tougher to win in than others. The fans are crazy, the boards take funny bounces, the ice is choppy, or the home team is simply better...

    Robert Demmett Written by Robert Demmett about 3 years ago 1,020 reads 1 comments

  24. NHL Free Agency: What the 28 Teams Not in the Stanley Cup Need This Offseason

    As the final two teams battle for the Stanley Cup, the other 28 teams are preparing for the NHL draft and the big extravaganza that is July 1...

    Robert Demmett Written by Robert Demmett about 3 years ago 1,075 reads 17 comments

  25. NBA Finals 2011: 2-3-2 Format Favors Home-Court Advantage, NHL Got It Right

    With the pivotal Game 5 of the NBA Finals going on tonight, I was thinking about how unfair the 2-3-2 format is for the series. The NBA has had this format for the past 11 years, and it favors the team with home-court advantage too much...

    Robert Demmett Written by Robert Demmett about 3 years ago 2,324 reads 2 comments