The NHL All-Star Game, as is the case with the rest of professional sports' mid-season clashes, is often derided as being a meaningless exhibition that people take way too seriously, but for those fans that can appreciate the fun that the players have with it, it is actually a cool spectacle. … [Read more...] about Patrick Kane Wins Shootout Contest With Superman Homage
NHL All-Star Game
The NHL shook things up, stepped out on a limb and took a few risks. Not surprisingly, buzz was generated and people seemed to show genuine interest in the league's All Star Game. For years I've been suggesting ideas to spruce up each of the professional sports' All Star showcases in an effort to make them more entertaining and watchable. For the most part, it seems the NFL, … [Read more...] about NHL All Star Game Concept Succeeds; Leaves Room for Improvement
By the TSB Staff October brings the busiest time of the year for sports, and the multitude of choices might cause overload for the fan. It’s a plethora of choices on parallel with the amount of art displayed in the churches and museums of Florence, Italy. When I visited the “flowering city on the Arno River,” I was amazed by how much marble and canvas had been aesthetically … [Read more...] about What’s Your Favorite League Overall?
Paul M. Banks and Peter Christian talk about the topics most important to Hawks fans everywhere (PMB) Let’s say the Hawks reach the second round of the playoffs, I'd prefer to see San Jose procure that #1 seed ahead of Detroit, as the Dead Wings have had Chicago's number this season and I wouldn’t like to meet them in the 2nd round. Also, Chicago gave the Sharks one of … [Read more...] about Chicago Blackhawks Exchange II
By Paul M. Banks Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brian Campbell was the leading vote-getter among Western Conference blue-liners for the NHL All-Star game in Montreal. This will be his third all-star appearance, in 2007 he was the leading vote getter among Eastern Conference defensemen or “defencemen” as they would say in his native Strathroy, Ontario. In 07-08 Brian led … [Read more...] about Brian Campbell Talks About All-Star Game & Break