Release the Hounds, er ThunderBug!

RD is in love.

RD is in love.

Hey everyone, it’s that time again!  No, not to “Remember the Alamo” or perform one of our cute skits.  The season’s starting tomorrow in Prague, which is slightly less dangerous than Bratislava.  I wanted cover the game in person, but with rising Xanax and bourbon costs, the only way I’m crossing the Atlantic is by millions of seagulls.  And I don’t see any giant peaches, do you?  So, I offer this public service announcement.

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Season Preview: Detroit Red Wings

This preview: fair and balanced like the seesaw

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Season Preview: Chicago Blackhawks

The forgotten fourth formulation of the categorical imperative: commit to the Indian.

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Season Preview: Columbus Blue Jackets

After every Columbus goal, the cannon fires Brittanie Cecil’s ashes.

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Season Preview: Nashville Predators

What in the wide wide world of sports is-a-goin’ on here? I hired you people to win the Stanley Cup, not to jump around like a bunch of Kansas City Avery’s!

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Season Preview: St. Louis Blues

Eero Saarinen modeled the Gateway Arch after his facial expression while watching the Blues play last year.

Important Information

1. The addition of Chris Mason to the goaltending corps will provide a solid veteran presence between the pipes not seen since Manny Legace in 2007-2008. Mason’s signing means goodbye to the Finnish Flop Hannu Toivonen. That isn’t a goalie’s name; it’s a Professor Frink exclamation.

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Akim Aliu at the 2007 NHL Draft

In honor of Akim Aliu’s recent signing with the Blackhawks (and my lack of creativity), I’ve decided to republish a piece about the New Nigerian Nightmare from the 2007 NHL Draft.  This was originally posted on the late Kill Bill Wirtz blog.  May he burn in Gehenna.

Why do you say I am mad? I can sense them. You don’t? Mumbling, whispering, groaning. They’re there.

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