Tag: Minnesota Wild

Divine Intervention? New York Rangers Win Stanley Cup!

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JERUSALEM – Sunday School is now in session! Well, sort of. This will be a bit of a Biblical narrative associated with the New York Rangers pathway to Lord Stanley’s Cup. Sure, Moses used a staff – not a hockey stick – as I would have preferred, to part the Red Sea while leading the […]

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NHL Playoffs: Montreal Dirtbags, Nick Holden, Jake Allen

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MARLBORO, NY -The NHL Playoffs are something I just can’t enough of–even with the NBC family of networks giving us wall-to-wall coverage of every game of every series. On a nightly basis I watch roughly six hours of hockey a night and yesterday was a 9-hour marathon, so today I’ll report on two of the more […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Your 2017 Sports Calendar! Predictions & Photo Caption Contest

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BRONX, NY – Let’s be honest for a moment, no one in their right mind wants to be doing any kind of work the week between Christmas and New Year’s. Why do we continue this charade, year after year after year? The entire week should be a global holiday, where everyone is allowed to be depressed, […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Good Riddance Summer; Time for Fall, Football and Sports Galore

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NEW YORK, NY – I know it’s still another couple of weeks until the official beginning of Autumn, but so what? As far as I’m concerned Summer is over, done, kaput. Sure we all had fun going to the beach, hitting the pool, barbecuing, etc., but, seriously, fack this Summer! In New York, and surrounding areas, […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday Wish List: Vikes, Mariners, No-Hitters and Guns

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NEW YORK, NY – If my life ended tomorrow, I wouldn’t be too thrilled. But I also wouldn’t feel that I got cheated. I’ve been drawing breath on this big blue marble for almost a half century now and I’ve done and seen some pretty amazing things. Along the way, I jumped out of a perfectly […]

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Agitated Ward Wednesday: Rex Ryan, Trump, Manziel, Mets and Rangers

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BRONX, NY – For those of you who have been giving me all kinds of crap for my warmer, fuzzier approach of late, you’ll be happy to hear that forces are at work to bring me back to the dark side. I won’t get in to specifics, but I’m a tad ticked right now. The […]

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Bruins Fan Apologizes: Sorry, King Henrik!

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Late Friday night/early Saturday morning, the 2013-14 NHL season was put to rest with Los Angeles Kings defenseman Alec Martinez’s double-OT goal against the New York Rangers.  The extra time heroics also ended a tremendously entertaining and memorable Stanley Cup Playoffs even for those who label hockey a niche sport.  There were the Finals participants Kings and Rangers roaring […]

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Hockeytown, State of Hockey and Minnesota Wild

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Happy Mother’s Day to all, especially our very own Mother I’d Like To… talk sports with… Cookie! MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN – The Stanley Cup Playoffs are currently at a fever pitch in the eight remaining cities fighting for Lord Stanley’s Cup.  One state stands above the rest – in American hockey tradition – and happens to be […]

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Perfect Sports Day: Yanks Lose while Mets, Rangers, Knicks win

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NEW YORK, NY – Days like this, you don’t get ’em back. The planets aligned, pigs were flying, snowballs were being tossed in Hell. We found ourselves downright giddy presiding over the Perfect Sports Day. In fact, while we were soaping each other down in the MTM Showers after Bobby Parnell finished what Matt Harvey […]

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ANGRY WARD WEDNESDAY: SPORTS IN A FLASH!

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NEW YORK, NY – Time is precious these days so I am giving myself a half hour to write this week’s column. I doubt whether you’ll even be able to notice the difference. Just think of it as the MeetTheMatts version of the no-huddle. All right then, let’s hustle up to the line and get it going. […]

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