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  1. Curmudgeon's Picks

    Hockey Curmudgeon

    Is that a spring in my step or a lower-body injury? Week 25: Monday: Dallas over St. Louis. If only Bill Guerin was around to see his old teams go at it. I'm starting to get misty just thinking about it. Real result: St. Louis 4, Dallas 2 Tuesday:...

    Blog | Conversation | April 01, 2007
  2. Curmudgeon's Picks

    Hockey Curmudgeon

    If you're going to hockey games just for the fights, you're too stupid to have money. Week 24: Monday: Anaheim over Detroit. The top three seeds in the West are Nashville, Anaheim, Minnesota? Do the first two cities even know what hockey is? Real re...

    Blog | Conversation | March 24, 2007
  3. Curmudgeon's Picks

    Hockey Curmudgeon

    Put a cork in it and let's get the playoffs started, already. Week 23: Monday: New York Rangers over Pittsburgh. The best news about the arena deal is now the Penguins can stop carping about moving and just play. Real result: New York Rangers 2, Pit...

    Blog | Conversation | March 18, 2007
  4. Curmudgeon's Picks

    Hockey Curmudgeon

    As a tribute to Dick Vitale, it's the all-exclamation point edition! Week 22: Monday: Atlanta over Washington. C'mon! The Capitals are so bad, they recently lost to the Maple Leafs. Who's zooming who, baby? Real result: Atlanta 4, Washington 2 Tues...

    Blog | Conversation | March 12, 2007
  5. Curmudgeon's Week 21 Six Pack

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    Someone hire Mark Messier as a general manager quick so we can put an end to the National Blubbering Tour. Week 21: Monday: New York Islanders over New York Rangers. Ryan Smyth: Watch him. Learn from him. Strive to be like him every day. Go hard to ...

    Blog | Conversation | March 03, 2007
  6. Curmudgeon's Week 20 Six Pack

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    The thing is, I can't think of one NHL player named Oscar. Week 20: Tuesday: Dallas over Tampa Bay. The key question remains: Can the Stars trust Darryl Sydor? Real result: Dallas 2, Tampa 1 (OT) Tuesday: Buffalo over Toronto. It's good to see th...

    Blog | Conversation | February 26, 2007
  7. Curmudgeon's Week 19 Six Pack

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    Special trade-deadline edition, meaning I could be packing my bags by the end of the week. Week 19: Monday: Boston over Philadelphia. Eww. Real result: Boston 6, Philadelphia 3 Tuesday: Ottawa over Edmonton. Mercifully, the Oilers' vacation to war...

    Blog | Conversation | February 18, 2007
  8. Curmudgeon's Week 18 Six Pack

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    Is it me, or is it cold in here? Week 18: Monday: Detroit over Philadelphia. Watching TV with the sound off has never been so rewarding. Real result: Philadelphia 6, Detroit 1 Tuesday: Atlanta over Calgary. Citizens of Atlanta will be watching thi...

    Blog | Conversation | February 11, 2007
  9. Curmudgeon's Week 17 Six Pack

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    And here all this time I was thinking the Super Bowl was a Steak n' Shake platter honoring Keith Tkachuk. Week 17: Monday: Detroit over New York Rangers. Let's all cry a melancholy tear as Brendan Shanahan faces his old teammates. He left Detroit t...

    Blog | Conversation | February 03, 2007
  10. Curmudgeon's Week 16 Six Pack

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    I went almost entire week without hockey of any significance, so I'm feeling extra grumpy. That's right, I'm talking to you, All-Star Game. Week 16: Tuesday: Detroit over the New York Islanders. Who will Jason Blake stick next? No, that's not right....

    Blog | Conversation | January 28, 2007
  11. Curmudgeon's All-Star break busts

    Hockey Curmudgeon

    We've pulled our All-Star hiatus again, so that means it's time for a filler column. Biggest busts so far this season: Derian Hatcher: I love to pick on this guy. He's big, he's slow, he's dirty, he's not able to modernize his hair style. Perfect fo...

    Blog | Conversation | January 22, 2007
  12. Curmudgeon's Week 15 Six Pack

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    Sometimes I have a case of the Mondays all week. This is one of those weeks. Week 15: Monday: Los Angeles over Dallas. Marty Turco is playing like he's got tape on his skates. Stand up, man! Or at least wait until the shooter has made a move before ...

    Blog | Conversation | January 14, 2007
  13. Curmudgeon's Week 14 Six Pack

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    I wasn't sick, just hung over. I'm going to slide this in late like a Sidney Crosby highlight goal. Week 14: Tuesday: Atlanta over Montreal. Feed a cold, Habs. I recommend poutine and Laurentide. Real result: Montreal 4, Atlanta 2 Tuesday: Anaheim ...

    Blog | Conversation | January 09, 2007
  14. Curmudgeon's Week 13 Six Pack

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    I'm really in no mood for an introduction. Week 13: Tuesday: St. Louis over Chicago. But that doesn't mean I can't call St. Louis the Gateway to the Worst. Real result: Chicago 4, St. Louis 1 Tuesday: Montreal over Tampa Bay. Whom do you think Ja...

    Blog | Conversation | January 01, 2007
  15. Curmudgeon's Week 12 Six Pack

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    Bah. How about we have Christmas in the summer so we can interrupt the interminable baseball season? Week 12: Tuesday: Columbus over Boston. There's no way Ken Hitchcock will be outcoached by Liza Minnelli. Real result: Columbus 5, Boston 4 (OT) Tu...

    Blog | Conversation | December 25, 2006
  16. Curmudgeon's Week 11 Six Pack

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    Never mind the bollocks. Week 11: Monday: Anaheim over Calgary. Have you had a real close look at the Ducks? Shane O'Brien? Shawn Thornton? Todd Fedoruk? George Parros? Names ring any bells? As in, the fight's over? Real result: Anaheim 4, Calgary 1...

    Blog | Conversation | December 17, 2006