Neil Greenberg examines the NHL's market inefficiencies, comparing the league's small-versus-large-market imbalance to that of MLB. Neil adds that a "Moneypuck" philosophy could work, and offers up five players who could aid small-market teams.
The NHL is expected to announce at a news conference Wednesday that the Boston Bruins will play the third annual Winter Classic at Fenway Park on Jan. 1. The opponent is expected to be the Philadelphia Flyers or the Washington Capitals.
The Bruins moved up the start time of Saturday's home game against the Philadelphia Flyers by three hours to avoid a conflict with Game 3 of the World Series between the Boston Red Sox and Colorado Rockies.
Buffalonians aren't going to throw wings when they can eat wings! You don't waste good wings. Maybe the bones. I could live with that. Or buckets of sauce on the opponent's backup goaltender, like the green slime from "You Can't Do That on Television...
As the Avalanche try to stave off elimination, perhaps the most overlooked aspect of their series versus the Wings is that not only is Colorado overmatched against Detroit but it also doesn't match up well.