NHL Stanley Cup Conference Semi-Finals 2009

This year, three of the four NHL Conference semi-final matchups are going to the seventh and deciding game, with the other (Chicago Blackhawks over Vancouver Canucks 4-2) going six. All the teams are matched up as evenly as even can … Continue reading

Philadelphia Eagles fly by the Vikings in Wildcard Playoff 2009

In the National Football League (that’s American Football), the Philadelphia Eagles [my preferred NFL team] made it into the 2009 playoffs with a wild card berth, thanks to a thrashing of the pre-season champion favourites Dallas Cowboys 44-6 in the … Continue reading

Politics & Sports : Philadelphia Flyers to have hockey mom Palin throw down first puck

I am a disgruntled Philadelphia Flyers fan this morning when I discovered that Ed Snider, the Flyers’ owner, has chosen to have GOP Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin drop the opening puck at the season opener. Granted she is a … Continue reading

Liverpool v Chelsea & Flyers vs Capitals, now the Habs

As is frequently the case, in the big games, it is all about creating your ‘luck’. But in sports fan-dom (sitting in your canape or reading BBC.co.uk, etc), you win some and you lose fun (oops, I meant ‘some’). The … Continue reading

Philadephia Flyers’ Losing Streak Continues

Well, Philly fans, here we are in the midst of another stinging Philadelphia Flyers’ losing streak. The Philadelphia Flyers are now winless in a franchise-tying 10 games in a row, have lost the services of LW Simon Gagne (“A”) for … Continue reading