Tag: Henrik Lundqvist

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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Sports Rain Man: NY Mets, NY Jets, NY Rangers, Carole Scarsella’s Buffalo Obituary

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EL BARRIO, EL FALLS – Happy Monday… Sports are definitely back in the post COVID way. It is weird abbreviated version but at least WE GOT SPORTS! It gives us something to talk about rather than the woeful response from the World’s [Alleged] Most Advanced Country. Anyway, here is what is on deck for today:  […]

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Big Ben Tuesday: Hiding from ‘Rona in NHL Bubble, Yankees Pitching Problems

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STAMFORD, CT – Friday was my 10-year wedding anniversary. My wife and I both forgot. #2020. The big news is several thousand Florida Marlins tested positive and the baseball season is already in jeopardy. God, I’m sick of this crap. I really want to write about our inept government response on every level and the […]

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What’s In A Nickname? Best or Worst Sports Nicknames

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BLOOMINGBURG, NY – Nicknames are a sign of belonging and studies have shown that made-up monikers help a young person’s self esteem. To the professional athlete, nicknames are often given to accentuate their specific skill or overall mastery of the game. There’s little argument in most of these names – like “The Sultan of Swat,” […]

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Big Ben Tuesday: Looking For a Return to Normalcy Through New York Sports

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Quarantine Log – Week 72, Day 4,209. My yard has never looked so good. I’ve listened to a year’s worth of saved podcasts and binge watched everything recommended by anyone I’ve ever met. I’ve heard Into the Unknown from Frozen 2 enough to make me want to jam ice picks in my ears. I’ve crunched […]

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Infectious Buddy Diaz re NBA Tourney-Style Season, Rangers Winning Stanley Cup, MLB Twin Bill Madness

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SPANISH HARLEM – Its been about two weeks since all sports ceased and it has been difficult for someone like me. All I do is read watch and read about sports. I even stay updated on WWE wrestling even though I don’t watch every show. The landscape has changed; instead of looking forward to the […]

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No NHL, No Bruins, No Life. Coronavirus vs Puck Heads. Rhode Island Waitress to Rescue?

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BLOOMINGBURG, NY – Okay, this is getting personal now. The #Coronavirus has interrupted the 2019-20 hockey season, a campaign that has my first-love Boston Bruins atop the overall NHL standings. The President’s Trophy is usually a curse comes playoff time and while the B’s have been the model of consistency to this point the Eastern […]

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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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