Gary Bettman isn’t paid for this, and it shows

Maybe it’s only people of older generations, of which I’m a part, who still perceive the position of “commissioner” as some sort of custodian of a particular sport. Even though we know in our minds that all they’re just the hand of the owners, and exist to ensure maximized profits, our hearts still cling to […]


NHL Hockey Star Dead At 24 After ‘Fireworks Malfunction’ During July 4th Celebration Gone Horribly Wrong

The hockey community is mourning the tragic loss of a 24-year-old star after an apparent fireworks malfunction led to his death during an incident at a home in Michigan on Sunday. Matiss Kivlenieks, a goaltender for the Columbus Blue Jackets, was pronounced dead after suffering what is being termed as a “fatal head injury” following a […]


This is what the Blackhawks have always been

It’s probably a story that you’ve heard a million times by now if you have any sports leanings, but it needs emphasizing. In the spring of 2010, the Chicago Blackhawks were the center of Chicago. Not just Chicago sports, but Chicago. It was a meteoric and shocking rise, simply because three years before that, most […]