Posts tagged ‘playoffs’

Media and blogger predictions for the first round of the playoffs

For the average hockey fan, the days between the regular season and the playoffs are torture. There’s  very little news, as teams are more secretive than…

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Thinking about the 2011-2012 Canucks

The Canucks’ failure to win the Stanley Cup yesterday feels very familiar to this long time Canucks fan. They’re a team that rarely fails to disappoint.…

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Nets, Sticks and a Tennis Ball

There’s a back lane behind our house. It’s an unusual feature on the west coast, and presumably it’s a reflection of the neighbourhood being at least…

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My Playoff Predictions

I participated in a playoff pool draft tonight, so I had to map out my predictions of who would make it to the finals. As you…

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Will the Canucks Make the Playoffs?

I was talking to somebody about this morning. I doubt they will, but I really have no idea. Less idea than usual when it comes to…

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Thinking About the Canucks’ Derailment

At the start of the year I made a couple of predictions regarding the Canucks. One was that Mats Sundin wouldn’t sign with them–I was obviously…

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The Diversity of the NHL Draft

Jeffrey recently created this nifty chart, based on Wikipedia data, showing the nationalities of drafted NHL players over the past 40 years or so: It’s interesting…

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Sean Avery’s Spleen Overly Vented

It’s circumstances like these that restore my faith in karma. Super-pest and spotlight seeker Sean Avery suffered a lacerated spleen in Tuesday’s game against Pittsburgh: Avery…

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