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An Irreverent Attack in the Cathedral of Hockey:  The Bigoted Assault on Percy Gibbons

An Irreverent Attack in the Cathedral of Hockey: The Bigoted Assault on Percy Gibbons

| February 1, 2021 | 1 Comment

  For Toronto Maple Leaf fans of a certain vintage, Maple Leaf Gardens was only the “Cash Box on Carlton”.[1] During the transition to and in the 1980’s, the standings and the Harold Ballard Circus proved nothing sacred was taking place on the ice. Still, for those with real Stanley Cup memories and deep connections […]

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Happy Canada Day PK – Canadiens Sell Subban Down the River

Happy Canada Day PK – Canadiens Sell Subban Down the River

| July 2, 2016 | 1 Comment

Happy Canada Day PK. Wait. Maybe he doesn’t get to celebrate since he’s no longer a “Canadien”. In truth, after being traded a couple days before Canada’s 149th birthday to the Nashville Predators “straight up” for perennial Norris Trophy candidate Shea Weber, only one year after making a contractual commitment to the Habs that would […]

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When They Throw PK Under the Bus, The Bus Gets Crushed

When They Throw PK Under the Bus, The Bus Gets Crushed

| February 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

In the lead up to PK Subban’s signing his massive 8-year, $72,000,000.00 contract with the Montreal Canadiens, I started talking to myself. [1] I repeatedly told …ah…me that, if I were PK, I would not sign with the Habs. It wasn’t entirely an internal conversation. I am pretty sure some others heard me spew that […]

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A Second Departure From Toronto for Randy Carlyle

A Second Departure From Toronto for Randy Carlyle

| January 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

This week the Toronto Maple Leafs terminated head coach Randy Carlyle’s tenure with the club and, perhaps, put an end to his suffering. After two complete seasons (one shortened) and two partials, one playoff appearance featuring a soul canibalizing game seven loss to the Boston Bruins, turnover at the top of executive hierarchy and excision […]

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