Tag: Gary Bettman

Hockey, Hockey and… More Hockey!

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SHOHOLA, PA – Yesterday was like Christmas morning for puckheads like me. Outside of sleeping pretty late (10:00) for the hockey holiday, I prepared myself for the day ahead by taking my lady and her three girls for brunch at the local Perkins restaurant. My menu choice? The corned beef hash and eggs that came […]

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Blaber’s Blabberings: NHL Vegas and Kevin Love

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EL BARIO, BRONX – Your Righteous Deacon Blaber is pitching on one less day’s rest, as MTM Management has once again bumped me up to a Friday. But it’s all good because there was some news that came across my desk that I couldn’t wait to make part of the weekly Sports Bully Pulpit.  I […]

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NHL Playoffs, NBC Networks, and Composite Sticks

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BOSTON, MA – Since the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs began almost two weeks ago there have been some observations worthy of conversation here at MTM.  Even if you’re a casual fan of what has been called a niche sport by some of this site’s commentators, maybe these items are on your mind as well.  Hey, at least […]

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Blaber’s Blabberings: Worse Than Rob Ford Sports Comparative

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“You shall no longer be called Lucifer – bringer of Light but – as Satan.” CHRANTA, CANADA – Welcome all to Deacon Blaber’s Saturday Evangelizing, my bully pulpit for the sporting masses. For the longest time it was thought that calling someone worse than Satan/the Devil was the ultimate insult. If you are a Rangers […]

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Blaber’s Blabberings: The NBA v NHL Playoff Schedule

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New York, NY – Junnie-wah (Yup, I made up my own nickname) has been called off the bench to pinch hit and I got one thing on my mind, playoffs. Dust off the Jim Mora Classic. No I don’t live in a fantasy world where I think stepping in to write makes me Kirk Gibson […]

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NHL Season Pucks Up: Rangers Review

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HOCKEY TOWN, USA – I am ecstatic that I was wrong about this NHL Season. Shortly after my last post – I rued the lockout and demanded Gary Bettman’s head – the two sides hashed out the deal that paved the way for the 48-game season that starts tomorrow. While I’m still actively trying to […]

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To Hell With The Lakers… Hello, Hockey & Your L.A. Kings!

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LOS ANGELES, CA – Shed a tear for me, dear East Coast reader, I’m t-t-t-typing with ice cold fingers from this frigid cold snap we’re having. It never got above 55 today here in the City of Angels, colder than the Lakers since they brought in D’Antoni. Everything feels a little off out here lately, […]

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2013 Sucks: No Hockey, Giants or Jets

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NEW YORK, NY – I hope everyone’s New Year’s resolutions are still going strong. Mine are shot to sh*t already. And hopes of a resolution to the NHL “labor dispute” are fading. Another two weeks have sped by since my last column and another two weeks have motored on without hockey. It looks like the […]

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FRESH: Foundation for Really Everyone Screwed in Hockey [Lockout]

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ST. LOUIS, MO – For as long as I can remember, the week between Christmas and New Year’s Eve meant one thing and one thing only: Blues vs. Blackhawks.  It never mattered where I was living or what needed to be done.  I went to the St. Louis vs Chicago game come hell or high […]

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MTM Christmas Spectacular, Knicks, A-Rod, Mets, NHL

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NEW YORK, NY – First let me apologize for my absence this past week. I’ve been jammed up at the office trying to cross all of my t’s and dot all of my lowercase j’s for the end of the year. Starting today, I’m on vacation until 2013. Today I’ll be spending most of the […]

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