This Indiana team snarfed us in Indiana earlier this season, so this was a chance to make it right. Congratulations to senior Jordan Morgan on “Senior Night.” Great career out of Detroit, Michigan. Indiana jumped out early behind some Crane-bull shit. Tom Crane is a whiny Dwight-looking snarf, though, and our coach caught up in th [...]
Our city’s own Ryan Fischer passed away in his sleep last night, the day his high school hockey team was to play in the state semifinals. “Fischer, a senior, was a top student at Grandville and had been accepted by the U.S. Naval Academy and West Point, and was expected to begin at West Point with the Class of 2018 on July 2. He w [...]
We led 1-0 after one period. If we’d have known what was coming next, we’d have grabbed some seat belts. After scoring again to go up 2-0 in Detroit, the New Jersey Devils decided to score three straight of their own in under three minutes. Jeesh. Not to be outdone, our Wings scored three more before the second period closed to le [...]
IN LA - The last time these two teams played, it was a similar score. I remember thinking we might give LA it’s worst loss ever then, but they showed some heart and only lost by 30+. Only. This time, they ran into the Clippers’ newly minted bench, which was ultimately too superior for the Lakers to come back on. The 48-point win i [...]
When Lidstrom was a rookie, he asked if he could wear #9, like he did in Sweden. Instead, he was handed #5 and made it legend: no Red Wing shall ever wear it again. #5 Congratulation, Lidstrom, and thank you!
Somebody, Stop Me
Call me when you wake up, NHL. There used to be a time (and these viewers aren’t going anywhere if you go get them) when the NHL was one of the “Big 4.” The problem is Gary Bettman. The NHL stopped broadcasting games on major networks, failing to invest like the NBA, NFL, and MLB. Furthermore, as notably illustrated by the R [...]