Tag: Alex Ovechkin

Washington Capitals’ Cup More Russian Capitol Collusion? Ovechkin, Trump, Putin

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LAS VEGAS, NV – Thank you, Hockey Gods, for not allowing Lord Stanley’s Cup to be violated unspeakably/reprehensibly in the soul-less den of inequity that is the 2-block abomination known as Sin City. But at what price, ask Ye/Youse? Fair question. See, the Stanley Cup Finals are as close to war as it gets in […]

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NHL’s Final Four: Knights, Jets, Caps, Lightning (Rangers South) Battle for Stanley Cup

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“Rick Nash, thanks for coming. One goal in Toronto series, two in Tampa series (the G1 blowout). Can’t see the Bs making him a UFA offer… he ultimately came as advertised.” –Barstool Sports FLIN FLON, SK – And then there were four. We’re down to the Conference finals in the NHL. Vegas and the Peg […]

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Round 2 NHL Playoffs: Rangers Head North, Pens and Caps Wronged

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OTTAWA, CANADA – The NY Rangers started their second round NHL Playoffs series against the Ottawa Senators last night with a chippy 2-1 loss in Canada’s capital. Henrik Lundqvist was sharp early in goal. He made a number of fantastic saves but a bunch of bad Rangers penalties and a bad angle goal late on by Erik […]

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Hockey Pucks, Don Rickles, Brad Marchand, NHL Playoffs, Women’s Ice Hockey

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MARLBORO, NY – This week we lost one of comedy’s most colorful characters in Don Rickles. You knew you were an entertainment icon if this guy roasted you with unparalleled insults. I remember some of these roasts and his many appearances on all the late-night talk shows but affectionately recall watching him in the short-lived […]

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Big Ben Tuesday: How to Fix the Cleveland Browns, Whitney on Whitney

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KICKAPOO, KS –  I was thinking of exploring the rumor that Vladimir Putin hacked into St. Louis Blues’ GM Doug Armstrong’s email to trade Kevin Shattenkirk to the Capitals . Vlad is dying to see Russian winger Alex Ovechkin win a Cup. #Sad. But I need a challenge, so I decided to single-highhandedly fix the Cleveland Browns. […]

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Crimes and Misdemeanors: NFL and Super Bowl Betting Guide

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RIKERS ISLAND – There are Crimes and Misdemeanors associated with football, some of which highlight the NFL’s biggest game of them all and brings out the worst in unassuming women and some “men” who couldn’t discern a pineapple from a pigskin. For those not in the know, there’s a decent bit of gambling done on […]

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Is Being a Fan Worth It? Is Rangers, Mets Rollercoaster Too Much?

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NEW YORK, NY – While anxiously flipping channels non-stop from the Rangers fighting the Big Bad Caps at a worried-sick Madison Square Garden, to Matt Harvey trying to will his AAAA Mets to a win (and stave off a potential season-ending spiral) in a March-like Chicago, one question begged to be answered: Is Being a […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: More Sports Movies I’m Gonna Make When I Grow Up

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BRONX, NY – I’ve decided to take a quick break from writing my Master’s thesis on heaven and hell themes in 1970s WPIX Children’s programming and the on-air editorials of Richard N. Hughes to focus on some sports movie ideas that have been kicking around inside my head. This might not seem like so much fun […]

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Rusty Rangers Make a Hash of Game 1

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MADISON SQUARE GARDEN, NY – After going almost a full week without playing, the Rangers came out rusty in the series opener against the Capitals. It was an ugly affair at the Garden last night for the Blueshirts. They could have lost that game by three or four goals. On the other hand, they could […]

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Rangers, Penquins, Knicks and NFL Draft

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Dedicating this week’s offering to a longtime friend and colleague  Charlie P., who is hanging onto his final days in his journey on this earth. Heavy heart but blessed to have shared many a beer and laugh. PITTSBURGH, PA – Before we talk Rangers, Penquins, Knicks and  the NFL Draft, here’s a question: Is it […]

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