1. Leaf Fans Get Excited: Nazem Kadri Takes the OHL Playoffs by Storm

    Although he’ll never be the biggest, fastest, or strongest player on the ice, Nazem Kadri seems to think that he is; and this postseason, it’s showing on the score sheet...

    Mark  Novak Written by Mark Novak about over 4 years ago 815 reads 5 comments

  2. Making the Case for Brandon Graham

    Every year players with freakish size, talent, and great upsides are selected in the NFL draft despite having questionable work ethics, criminal records, and occasionally three children by three different wives...

    Mark  Novak Written by Mark Novak about over 4 years ago 139 reads 2 comments

  3. NHL: Creating the Ultimate Forward

    From the ruler straight blades used by stars like Gordie Howe and Frank Mahovalich, to the banana curves introduced by Bobby Hull and perpetuated by players such as Alexander Ovechkin ...

    Mark  Novak Written by Mark Novak about over 4 years ago 1,234 reads 7 comments

  4. Columbus Blue Jackets Look To Make Some Noise in The NHL Playoffs

    Huselius, Umberger, Williams, Brassard. These are not household names for many hockey fans, and yet they have the Columbus Blue Jackets poised to make a run in the playoffs...

    Mark  Novak Written by Mark Novak about over 5 years ago 262 reads 5 comments

  5. The 10 Worst NFL Free Agent Signings of All Time

    The Offseason is a time of hope for every NFL team. A team can forget about the previous seasons failures and look ahead to the promise of a new, unblemished season...

    Mark  Novak Written by Mark Novak about almost 6 years ago 14,208 reads 56 comments

  6. A Legacy Of Greatness: Derrick Brooks

    Selected in the first round of the 1995 NFL Draft by the Buccaneers, Derrick Brooks made an instant impact on the downtrodden franchise. An All-American at Florida State, Brooks brought an intensity and focus to the game that was hard to match...

    Mark  Novak Written by Mark Novak about almost 6 years ago 194 reads 2 comments

  7. Creating the Ultimate NHL Defenseman

    Needing size, speed, and intelligence to survive in the NHL elite defenseman are hard to find. From Eddie Shore to Dion Phanuef the policemen of the blueline have evolved drastically over the ...

    Mark  Novak Written by Mark Novak about almost 6 years ago 554 reads 11 comments

  8. Creating The Ultimate Goalie

    From stand-up to butterfly, goaltending technique has evolved greatly over the years. From playing without helmets and wearing waterlogged horsehair pads, like Terry Sawchuck, to wearing the ...

    Mark  Novak Written by Mark Novak about almost 6 years ago 965 reads 11 comments

  9. World Junior Championships: A Good Measure of a Goalie?

    It can be argued that Goaltender is the ultimate pressure position in sports, and the World Junior Hockey Championships are perhaps the biggest stage for young aspiring NHLers...

    Mark  Novak Written by Mark Novak about almost 6 years ago 127 reads 2 comments