all-encompassingly

we still remember mitch hedberg

A severed foot is the ultimate stocking stuffer.

Jun 22nd 2009

Reflections on the Pittsburgh Penguins’ Third Stanley Cup Championship

Recently, I experienced one of the rarest of joys for a sports fan. The payoff when a team you live and die for as a fan reaches the pinnacle of its sport. To explain: It is rare that I choose sides before a series begins. Other than always supporting my alma maters’ teams and US […]

May 26th 2009

Officiating: NBA vs NHL

Do you think the NBA can survive a Denver Nuggets-Orlando Magic showdown in the Finals? Would anybody watch? Of course not. But don’t worry. It will be Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers against LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. The officials will make sure of it.
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Officiating is yet another reason why […]

Feb 20th 2009

The Perpetual Goal Machine

Alexander Ovechkin.

No known human language is fit to describe fully the sheer beauty of this sequence or its astronomical degree of difficulty. Therefore, watching the clip is recommended.

Jul 16th 2008

Top 2 Most Important Hockey-Related Dates In Manhattan Beach History

2. July 4, 2008: The Stanley Cup visits Manhattan Beach with Red Wings’ Brad Stuart, just weeks after the Wings defeat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4 games to 2 in hockey’s Stanley Cup Finals.
….and the number one most important date in Manhattan Beach history:

May 29th 2008

Happy Feet: Penguins Win Game 3

Brooks Orpik kills fools who try to score. Here is video of a shift where he made four big hits in like 15 seconds:

Pittsburgh’s electric win last night shows they still have some fight left in them. Perhaps they were waiting for the games to be nationally broadcast on NBC before they broke a sweat […]

Feb 8th 2008

degree of difficulty: 10

Feb 7th 2008

sweet goal by rick nash

i meant to post this a couple of weeks ago. the goal is the result of an amazing individual effort by nash with under 30 ticks to play in the game.

what the following video lacks in sound, it makes up for in crispness and detail:

Jan 3rd 2008

video highlights: nhl winter classic

more than 70,000 people gathered for a hockey game in south of the arctic circle.

Oct 29th 2007

goalies cannot make saves on jonathan toews

(ps: “saves” rhymes with “toews”)

Oct 7th 2007

BYU icecats now official BYU cougars

here is an excerpt from an email i thought i would never get:

The BYU hockey team has recently received official recognition by BYU. The hockey season is upon us, with our first game on Oct 12 at 8:30 p.m. at the Peaks Arena. You can see the game schedule, roster and latest BYU Hockey news […]