Tag: Brendan Smith

Puck Heads: Different Matt Talks NHL, Streaky NY Rangers

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NEW YORK, NY – The NY Rangers went into Tuesday night’s game against the Florida Panthers looking for their fifth straight win and their ninth straight win at home. But when it was all said and done, the “Fire AV” squad were out in full force. It was a game that displayed the best and […]

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Big Ben’s Independence Day Special: Obscene NBA Contracts, Bobby Bonilla Day, NY Rangers Sign a Local Boy

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INDEPENDENCE, NY: Happy 4th everyone! And even though our president is a mean girl, internet troll, we still have much to celebrate. So enjoy it, but be careful. Especially if you’re a franchise player with a multi-year offer on the table. Too soon? What better way to celebrate America than to talk about money. There […]

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NHL Report: Penguins Screw Predators, Crosby Wins Cup Again, NY Rangers Jettison Dead Weight

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NEW YORK, NY – The Pittsburgh Penguins are Stanley Cup Champions again, thanks to the refs handing them a game six victory. The Predators had a good goal disallowed because of an early and errant whistle in the second period. The game was knotted at zero until the Penguins scored with a minute left in […]

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NY Rangers vs Senators, Mets DL vs Medical Staff, NBA Playoffs vs Who Cares?

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EL BARRIO, EL BRONX – Can it really be a comeback, if you never left? Well I think not, especially as I am Pinch-Hit Matt and going weeks without being called is part of the job description. Alas, I have been called off the bench to be beaten, shaken and dusted off like and old […]

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Big Ben Tuesday: Who Said It, Trump or Jackie Robinson? Snapshots of the Yanks, Mets, Giants, Jets, Knicks

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MAR-A-LAGO, FL – It was Jackie Robinson Day in baseball on Saturday. The day when all players on all teams wear number 42 to celebrate the life of the great trailblazer. Meanwhile, Donald Trump was learning the intricacies of US foreign policy in ten minute sessions. Advisors are hoping he’ll only blunder his way into a […]

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NHL Trade Deadline: NY Rangers Bolster Blueline for Playoff Push

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NEW YORK, NY – The NHL Trade Deadline came and went and the NY Rangers made a splash. It wasn’t a huge, apocalyptic, Yandle-for-Duclair-and-a-First-Round-Pick kind of splash, but a splash nonetheless. GM Gorton finally picked up another defenseman; Brendan Smith was acquired from the Detroit (pronounced DEE-troit) Red Wings in exchange for a second round […]

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