Things our kids won’t believe

For sports: Baseball was played mostly during the day. The only way to track the stats of your favorite players was through the box scores in the newspaper. There were no Russians in the NHL. The Mets were good and the Red Sox were perpetual losers, often in heart-breaking fashion. For media: MTV showed music… Continue reading Things our kids won’t believe

A Question Of Motivation

First, the Sabres…from John Vogl over at the Buffalo News: “We didn’t compete,” captain Craig Rivet said. “We didn’t compete at all. They played a playoff game and gave everything they had, and we looked like a bunch of guys that wanted to wait and hopefully win a hockey game. “It’s pathetic. It’s very upsetting.… Continue reading A Question Of Motivation

Trade Deadline Day 2010

It’s that day again, the day Sabres fans have been conditioned to complain about.  Darcy Regier usually does something on Deadline day, but never a big earth-shattering move like many folks want.   There are a ton of rumors, many names in play that ‘we’ have decided can ‘help’, but usually the Sabres don’t want to… Continue reading Trade Deadline Day 2010

Bad Officiating – Not Just for the NHL!

I got to watch Team USA take on Finland at the World Championships in Halifax, NS, but I kind of wish I didn’t. Team USA was holding on to a 2-0 lead on the back of Robert Esche, despite getting outshot by the Finns. Ville Koistinen shot the puck at the net on a feed… Continue reading Bad Officiating – Not Just for the NHL!