It appears the NHL doesn’t think you can have too much of a good thing. The annual Winter Classic held every year on New Year’s Day has been a huge success for the National Hockey League, and there have been rumblings for years that they want to add more outdoor games each year. If reports [...]
The final episode of 24/7 Rangers-Flyers is another beauty. The Winter Classic is played during this episode, which featured Ilya Bryzgalov sitting on the bench with his thermos full of tea, and Mike Rupp doing his best Jaromir Jagr impression. Enjoy!
The good people over at YouTube are now wise to people uploading HBO’s 24/7, so unlike for episode 1 and episode 2 you have to go elsewhere to find episode 3.
Episode 1 lived up to the hype. It featured a whole lot of swearing (as usual), John Tortorella ripping into Marian Gaborik and Ilya Bryzgalov telling us about the universe.
The second season of HBO’s 24/7 series debuted last night and once again it’s the best thing on television. Last year’s show featured the Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals in the weeks leading up to the Winter Classic. It was quite simply the most in depth look behind the scenes of an NHL hockey team. [...]
Ok, maybe “like” is a little strong, but I don’t mind it. I certainly don’t hate it or think that it should be abolished (unlike a lot of members of the media). The reason I’m making these statements is because every year for about the last ten years or so, it has become fashionable to say the All-Star Game is a waste of time and should not be held anymore. In about the last three years, this movement has gained even more steam with the increasing popularity of the Winter Classic, making it the new marquee mid-season showcase.
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