1. Penguins-Flyers: Will the Battle of Pennsylvania Be Determined by Home Ice?

    The Philadelphia Flyers lost home-ice advantage and the chance to get 100 points when they lost their final game of the year at home to the New York Rangers...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about 7 years ago 333 reads 3 comments

  2. Hockey Night In Australia With Bleacher Report

    I Skyped my sister in Australia yesterday and she swears this is a true story: On Sunday in Adelaide she saw a guy wearing a Toronto Maple Leafs jersey. That's just the start of the story...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about 7 years ago 104 reads 0 comments

  3. Sean Avery No Longer Hated by Pittsburgh Penguins Fans

    When New York Rangers GM Glen Sather hired John Tortorella to coach the Rangers, he assured him he would learn to love Sean Avery. Now the Pittsburgh Penguins have jumped on the Avery bandwagon, too...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about 7 years ago 1,018 reads 3 comments

  4. NHL Eastern Conference Playoff Predictions

    Even though 20 points separate the first from the last in the playoffs in the Eastern Conference, any team can beat any other team, so the first round playoffs will be very interesting...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about 7 years ago 254 reads 2 comments

  5. Rangers-Flyers: Sean Avery Leads New York to 4-3 Win Over Philly

    Sean Avery had the tying goal, at least three big hits, and he dropped his gloves at the end of the game as the New York Rangers beat the Philadelphia Flyers 4-3.The rookie Brandon Dubinsky replaced captain Chris Drury and scored two goals for the Rangers

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about 7 years ago 126 reads 1 comments

  6. Rangers-Capitals Playoff Preview: Avery to Lead New York to Win in Five!

    NHL scoring leader Alexander Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals will face Sean Avery and the revamped New York Rangers in the first round of the NHL playoffs...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about 7 years ago 380 reads 0 comments

  7. Top 10 Trout Fishing Spots in Ontario

    ""Excuse me, I said. I thought you were a trout stream." "I'm not, she said." — Richard Brautigan (Trout Fishing in America)The Zen-like experience of fly-fishing can be experienced by other fishermen and non-anglers, too, of course...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about 7 years ago 41,108 reads 6 comments

  8. Toronto Blue Jays Off to Best Start in Major League Baseball

    The Toronto Blue Jays are on top of the American League East with a 5-1 record.The Blue Jays are hot and they are enjoying a run that has them in first place in the East, first place ...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about 7 years ago 388 reads 3 comments

  9. The 2009 New York Rangers Ride a Dark Horse into the Playoffs Just Like in 1949

    George Harrison sang, "I'm a dark horse / Running on a dark race course....""John Tortorella's troops comprise the most dangerous dark horse sextet in the entire group of sixteen playoff teams," Stan Fischler stated in his column on newyorkrangers...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about 7 years ago 647 reads 0 comments

  10. New York Rangers: "Averella" Pushes Toward the Playoffs

    Averella is the name name of the two-headed, fire-breathing monster that has awakened a beast from the East called the New York Rangers from a long winter's nap, grabbed it by the neck, ...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about 7 years ago 239 reads 2 comments

  11. Report Card for Rangers Star Sean "Puckface" Avery's Return to the NHL

    Is Sean Avery a star or a superstar? It's time for a report card for "Puckface."Now that he has played 17 games in the NHL, plus six in the AHL, it is time to give Sean Avery a report card...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about 7 years ago 264 reads 6 comments

  12. Rangers-Flyers: And Then There Was Just One Game Left for New York

    The final game for the New York Rangers (42-30-9) and the Philadelphia Flyers (43-26-11) will determine who they face in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Rangers could meet the Boston Bruins or the Washington Capitals...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about 7 years ago 151 reads 1 comments

  13. Puckface Sean Avery and the Top 10 NHL Stories in Best Hockey Season Ever

    As the NHL stretch run climaxes dramatically and the Stanley Cup Playoffs are about to begin, it's the perfect time to look at the top 10 stories in what many are calling the best ever year for hockey...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about 7 years ago 474 reads 1 comments

  14. Rangers, Canadiens, Penguins, Hurricanes, Flyers All Fighting for Positioning

    With just one regular-season game left for most of them, the New York Rangers, Montreal Canadiens, Pittsburgh Penguins, Carolina Hurricanes, and Philadelphia Flyers have all clinched ...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about 7 years ago 124 reads 0 comments

  15. Sean Avery Sets up Game-Winning Goal, Sends Rangers into Playoffs

    Sean Avery did not get credited with an assist on Ryan Callahan's game-winning goal against the Philadelphia Flyers that put the New York Rangers into the playoffs...but he did all the work to set it up...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about 7 years ago 150 reads 5 comments

  16. New York Rangers Prospect May Be The Next Evgeni Malkin

    Evgeny Grachev was named the OHL's Rookie Of The Year this week after getting 80 points in 60 games. The winner, selected by OHL general managers, received 47 points, ahead of Tyler ...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about 7 years ago 342 reads 0 comments

  17. Rangers-Flyers: New York Defeats Philadelphia For Playoff Berth

    On Thursday, the Philadelphia Flyers (43-26-11) lost to the New York Rangers (42-30-9) by a score of 2-1 and helped the boys in blue clinch a playoff spot. The Rangers are in the playoffs for the fourth season in a row...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about 7 years ago 77 reads 0 comments

  18. John Tavares Picked First By New York Islanders In NHL's Mock Draft

    John Tavares was the No. 1 pick, going from the London Knights of the Ontario Hockey League to the New York Islanders. The NHL.com's Composite Mock Draft had no Russians in the top 14, three from Sweden, one from the USA, and the rest from Canada...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about 7 years ago 856 reads 0 comments

  19. Rangers Take First Period Lead Against the Flyers

    The New York Rangers scored in the first minute and now lead the Philadelphia Flyers 2 to 0 at the end of the first period...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about 7 years ago 63 reads 0 comments

  20. A Canadian Plan to Tax Hockey Violence Right Off the Ice

    A new plan to tax hockey violence has been floated by a Canadian hockey player, coach, fan and occasional sports columnist...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about 7 years ago 221 reads 2 comments

  21. Fenway To Host Avery's Rangers And Thomas' Bruins On Frozen Field of Dreams

    Fenway Park, "America's Most Beloved Ballpark," will host the Boston Bruins for a Winter Classic next winter, according to many sources, on New Year's Day. Fenway has the 2010 NHL Winter Classic...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about 7 years ago 300 reads 2 comments

  22. Philadelphia Trash-Talks Sean Avery Before Flyers-Rangers Grudge Match

    The last time the New York Rangers played the Philadelphia Flyers, the Rangers won 4-1, Sean Avery got two goals and was named the first star of the game, it was the Game of the Week on NBC, and the Flyers have not forgotten...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about 7 years ago 657 reads 4 comments

  23. Cinderella Rangers Struggle to Make It to the Ball

    The New York Rangers roller-coaster regular season is ending with an up-and-down stretch run and whether that make it into the playoffs may come down to their final game. Cinderella needs a lift in order to get to the ball...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about 7 years ago 76 reads 0 comments

  24. John Tortorella Wins Huge Game, Loses Big Job

    New York Rangers head coach John Tortorella had a huge win over the Montreal Canadiens last night to get his team in the playoffs, but lost the Team USA coaching job to Ron Wilson of the Toronto Maple Leafs...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about 7 years ago 440 reads 4 comments

  25. Rangers-Flyers: And Then There Were Two

    The New York Rangers have just two games left and it could come down to the final day of the regular season and stretch run before they know if they are in the playoffs this season...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about 7 years ago 155 reads 1 comments