Deadspin: NHL Enforcers “The Most Useless Role in Sports.”

Deadspin's Adam Gretz yesterday published his argument that the hockey enforcer is "the most useless role in sports," including a statistical analysis that shows the presence of enforcers on the ice or bench in...

The NHL has got to do something about headhunting.

Still recovering from my septoplasty surgery, so I've spent most of this beautiful Philadelphia Sunday sitting inside watching NHL Center Ice.  I've just watched Marc Savard of the Bruins carried off the ice of...

I have single-handedly saved the NHL

Here, according to Greg Wyshynski at Puck Daddy, is a comparisson between the NHL's old (as in one-year-old) and new rules regarding headshots: ...and here is my proposed headshot rule, circa March 7, 2010: (1) Any...

NHL: Yet again we are talking about headshots

Andy Sutton's hit on Jordan Leopold in last night's Senators-Penguins game nicely illustrates that the new "lateral backpressure" rule doesn't address the NHL's real problem. Skip ahead to the one minute mark for a good...

Joel Ward is not his Twitter critics

I had a very brief back-and-forth tonight with Greg Wyshynski from Puck Daddy, but as sometimes happens I had to come here to explain myself in a bit more detail. To clarify, my complaint...

Apropos of nothing, here’s a funny story about a car.

Everything's been kind of heavy recently, so I thought I'd share a funny story about a car I used to own, a 1988 Plymouth Reliant K with saggy ceiling upholstery.

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