It contradicts the very core of my worldview to have anything good to say about anything associated with in any way with the Maple Leafs, but obviously I can have.
Will be largely absent the next couple days, as I made the retrospectively bad choice to pay a considerable sum to watch "the kind of game that ends people's careers".
A lot of terrific players died in yesterday's horrible Lokomotiv Yaroslavl crash. But the one that depressed me the most was Brad McCrimmon. A stay-at-home defenseman myself, I always admired.
Should be a good one. Even though Vancouver's defense looks thin, I'll regretfully say they'll squeak another one out at home. My plan is to alleviate the tension by seeing.
Derek Boogaard, R.I.P.
Not that it makes a lot of sense to put a team in Winnipeg before southern Ontario either, but this is still an improvement. In fairness, nobody could have predicted.
It's time for the annual tradition, and since Berube has already spoken it's time for me to weigh in. I was planing to do a Scocca-like graph except that my.
Above: my favorite card, in a collection that includes (admittedly non-mint) Gretzky and Lemieux rookies R.I.P.