A kinda, sorta Tampa Bay Lightning season preview

Pinch me, I’m dreaming.  And so must the four of my regular diehard hockey fan readers because yes, I’m writing about hockey. But this isn’t a full-on hockey preview.  Far be it from me to write in depth about a Continue reading

Steven Stamkos and the Lightning off-season

I have a hockey sensei.  You know him as Dr. Milhouse. We didn’t talk much hockey/Lightning playoffs on the website this post-season because a) I was busy slinging drinks nightly to a thousand thirsty, rabid Lightning fans (love you guys!) Continue reading

Book Review: This Is Your Brain On Sports by L. Jon Wertheim and Sam Sommers

This Is Your Brain On Sports is like no other sports book you’ve ever read. Generally speaking, most sports books are biographies about legends or drawn-out depictions of a specific game, season or event.  Brain On Sports is none of Continue reading

#DrouinWatch, or How I Learned to Refuse to Play Because My Agent is an Idiot

Meet Jonathan Drouin. 20 years old from the furthest reaches of Quebec. Five years ago, he was drafted to a junior league hockey team in Halifax, Nova Scotia. He made his debut for the Halifax Mooseheads at 17, and got Continue reading

Unfinished business: Tampa Bay Lightning begin quest for the Cup

I’m about to say something I don’t think I’ve ever said before.  Yup, I’m pretty sure these words have never come out of my mouth.  Are you ready? I’m really looking forward to this hockey season.  There, I said it.  Continue reading

My newest bestie: A follow-up to Because Hockey

There’s a scene in “The Cable Guy” where the needy, clingy and downright frightening Jim Carrey tries to secure his fledgling friendship with the far more subdued Matthew Broderick.  It is at that moment that Broderick tells Carrey he “just Continue reading