Archive for April 26, 2013

A Beady Eye on a Loon Among Loons

Ross Brewitt

In the goofy world of sport there’s no shortage of intelligence-challenged folk. So before the NHL playoffs begin and take up the most of the summer, here’s a couple of examples of dinkster-ism to brighten your

day.

Stefane Matteau, 19, a first round pick of the New Jersey Devils, is a centre with Blainville Armada of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. At the time of this incident they are down 2-0 in their semi-final with Bai-Comeau. Word came this week that Stefane has been released for conduct unbecoming. Gone, done for the season. Read more

NHL: Winter Classic Now a Six Pack?

Ross Brewitt

Thursday morning, much of the NHL’s website was taken up displaying the Boston/Buffalo pre and post-game tributes to the Marathon City, truly moving scenes beginning with the national anthem and ending with both teams on-ice tributes to the fans.

The fact this game was a clutch shootout win for the Sabres was put aside in deference to gracious comments and observations made by both sides. When the last cameras and microphones were bagged and shouldered, the NHL was back to business and ready for the final push to the playoffs. Read more