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Big Ben Grateful Tuesday: NY Rangers Hit the Jackpot in Alexis Lafrenière

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STAMFORD, CT -Tropical storm Isaias took out a few telephone poles and trees in my neighborhood and I’ve been without power for a week. Crews keep coming to “access” but no one ever comes to fix. It’s the fixing that’s important, really. It would be easy to be all #2020Sucks and most certainly, it does. […]

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Big Ben: Bombers Bombing in Bumpy Season, Rangers on the Brink, Swan Song for The King

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STAMFORD CT – The New York Yankees are storming through a season that might get shut down before it gets going. The New York Rangers are one game away from being ousted in a Stanley Cup tournament that looks like it will have a champion. I might be a week or so away from going […]

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Big Ben Tuesday: Sports are Almost Back – Weirdness in the NBA Bubble, NHL August Insanity, Short MLB Season with Quirks

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The Bubble with Ugly Anna, Undisclosed Location: Don’t look now folks, but we are a mere two days from baseball and a little over a week away from basketball and hockey. Giddy effin up. Our national nightmare of no team sports is nearly over. NBA players didn’t hesitate to start whining about the torturous conditions […]

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NBA and MLB are Doomed Due to COVID Rise

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NEW YORK, NY – With the major sports set to resume over the next few weeks, there are still some major concerns over whether the sports can pull off the restart safely. The NBA bubble is up and going. Think of the Orlando facility like a fortified compound in the middle of a zombie apocalypse. […]

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Big Ben: Hockey Starts to Crank it Up; New York Rangers ’94 Cup Winners vs 2020 Team

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BROADWAY, NY: Reason #9,347 hockey is better than baseball – they banged out a plan to restart the season over breakfast. No real hiccups so far. Baseball owners and players are fighting for the last few dollars like Mad Max and Immortan Joe fought for the last few gallons of gasoline. I caught Game 7 […]

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NHL Playoffs Peek: Injured Rangers Make Wild Card Hunt Interesting

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NEW YORK, NY – With 15 games to play, the New York Rangers are now only two points out of the second Wild Card slot, currently occupied by the Islanders. It has been a steady climb for the Blueshirts, who have been aided by the lackluster play of the teams around them in the standings. […]

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Big Ben Tuesday: The Virus and Noah’s Flood, the Rangers Likely Can’t Overcome Igor and Kreider Injuries

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Wuhan, China: I hope you all enjoy my last submission before I go to the bunker. Next week many of us will be dead. Except the kids. No kids are dying and hardly any are catching this virus. I’m not a religious man, but if there is some cosmic string puller up there, he probably […]

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Big Ben Tuesday: Three New York Hockey Players and Their Evil Dopplegangers

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Camp Crystal Lake: There is plenty going on in the world of sports, but I’m not in the mood. Let’s do something different. Has anyone noticed a few local hockey players look like movie villains? No? Well, I’ve got three NY area players with evil cinematic dopplegangers for you. 1. Wayne Simmons/Candyman The NJ Devils […]

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Kreider Still a Ranger as NHL Trade Deadline Looms

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NEW YORK, NY  – We’re just a few days away from the NHL Trade Deadline and Chris Kreider is still a New York Ranger. The 28-year old Massachusetts native scored an amazing goal Wednesday night in the Blueshirts’ 6-3 win over the Chicago Blackhawks. There are a number of suitors for Kreider’s services and those […]

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Big Ben Tuesday: New York Rangers Delicate Transfer of Power from The King to The Czar

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BROADWAY, NYC – The end is near for Good King Henrik, as the NY Rangers are pulling the plug on the unsustainable three-goalie rotation. As Axl Rose once said about threesomes, “usually someone gets pissed off.” Well, here were are. The team is switching gears and turning full time to The Czar, Igor Shesterkin. With one […]

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