Tag: hockey

Boston Marches Into Madness

Filed in Sports, Things To Do, University News by on March 18, 2011 0 Comments
Boston Marches Into Madness

Last weekend my family and I were lucky enough to attend 2 of the 3 big sporting events over at Boston University.  It is rare to have 3 teams contending for spots in the Men’s NCAA Basketball Tournament, Women’s NCAA Basketball Tournament and the Women’s NCAA Ice Hockey Championship. Though we were not able to […]

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More Tough Guy Posturing at the TD Garden

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More Tough Guy Posturing at the TD Garden

I am a vengeful man. I harbor grudges long past their relevance. I practically wring my hands at all the ruing my enemies will do when they get their comeuppance, for, you know, whatever it was they did. Yet even I’m having a hard time feeling good about the Bruins score-settling with the Pittsburgh Penguins. […]

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Banning Head Shots from Hockey a No Brainer

Filed in Sports by on March 13, 2010 1 Comment
Banning Head Shots from Hockey a No Brainer

Violence is good for the business of hockey, yet it is terrible for the sport. This distinction was made very clear, if only implicitly, by the NHL’s general managers this past week at a summit on proposed rule changes.  One of those changes, which would have banned blindside hits to the head—like the one that […]

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Video: Kid’s trick hockey shot at the Garden becomes internet hit

Filed in Sports by on October 16, 2009 2 Comments
Video: Kid’s trick hockey shot at the Garden becomes internet hit

The Bruins are running a promotion at the Garden called “TD Bank Mini 1-on-1,” in which two junior players face off in a shoot out.  The event has caused an internet stir due to the amazing trick shot delivered by 9-year-old Oliver Wahlstrom, a junior player from Maine. Now, I’d try to give the shot […]

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