Birthday Boy: Wayne Gretzky

As a hockey blog, we would be remissed if we didn’t give a big, huge birthday shout out to the one…the only…the greatest of all time (aka the GOAT)… Mr. Wayne Gretzky The Great One turns 52 years  young today!  Born January 26, 1961 in Brantford, Ontario, Gretzky is without a doubt the best player […]


The great oracle Orisis Jones was right as far as part of the West Coast goes: Not since 1993 have the LA Kings been to a conference final and that was when the Great One played for them – as in Wayne Gretzky. The Kings have swept the #1 and #2 seed and yet the […]

Ode To 'The Cup' by D.C.

Hello? Yeah. It’s been while. Not much. How ’bout you? I’m not sure why I called. I guess I really just wanted to talk to you. I was thinking maybe later on, we could get together for a while. It’s been such a long time and I really do miss your smile. I’m not talking […]

Oh NOVI Didn't Part 300!

Ovi played Babe Ruth tonight as he pointed towards the goal with his magic stick and blasted his 300th goal past Toronto net-minder Reimer! This puts Ovechkin into some super sweet company making him the 6th youngest NHL player EVER to make the milestone – with Gretzky, Lemieux, Hawerchuk, Bossy, Yzerman and now Ovechkin. A face […]

Nothing says "Hockey" like a nice glass of Merlot

I love wine.  I also love hockey. Now normally one does not associate the refinement and elegance of sipping a fine Napa Cabernet Sauvignon or a crisp Pinot Gris with the rough and gritty sport of hockey.  Hockey is more a beer sport, fueled by the grease of chicken wings, hard-boiled eggs behind the bar […]