The New NHL.com: It’s Mission Impossible 2

I remembering seeing Mission: Impossible in the theater some 12 years ago.  (What else was I going to go see?  The Pallbearer?)  Looking back, I remember two main things about the flick.  First – it pushed the envelope action-wise, and left us with at least one iconic spy scene (you know, when Tom Cruise casts his Scientology magic to hover above a shiny kitchen floor.) 

Second – I have no idea what the fuck went on in this movie.

If you asked me to explain the plot of the movie now, in 2008, I could probably describe some visuals for you, name drop a few of the actors, and provide you with the most basic of information.  I would feel as if I did my job selling the movie to you, but both you and I know, I have no idea what the hell I’m talking about.  I’m still not sure if Jon Voight was a good guy or a bad guy.  (Based on my Varsity Blues bias, however, I’m going to assume bad guy.)

In essence, this is my opinion when it comes to the once and current NHL.com.  It seems like most of the basic things you’d want out of a league’s website are there, and you can get enough information to sound like you know what you’re talking about.  Other than that, it’s a backwards-logic, confusing implosion of hockey.

Good news, sports fans.  The NHL feels your pain, and has come out with a sequel.

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The Adventures of Olie the Goalie

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Escape from Hockeytown, Part VI

Back by “popular” demand (and by “popular”, I mean a few of my fellow editors enjoy it – everyone else? Can’t say), we now continue with MYFO’s Classic Movie Adaptation of Escape from New York. As we move further into the story, Snake McCarty continues his quest to locate Gary Bettman after the Commissioner’s plane went down in Detroit. Also, in this installment, Snake meets someone from his past who may have an idea where the Commissioner may be located. Enjoy.

Part I of Escape from Hockeytown can be found here , Part II here, Part III here , Part IV is here and Part V? Well, click right here, dear reader.

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Did he just say “Making Puck”?

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Escape From Hockeytown, Part IV

We now continue with MYFO’s Classic Movie Adaptation of Escape from New York. In today’s segment, Snake McCarty arrives in Detroit after he lands atop Joe Louis Arena. We also meet Gordie Howe for the first time. Action!

Part I of Escape from Hockeytown can be found here , Part II right here and Part III is here.

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Escape From Hockeytown, Part III

We now continue with MYFO’s Classic Movie Adaptation of Escape from New York. In today’s segment, Snake McCarty is being prepped to get dropped off in Detroit to retrieve Commissioner Bettman. Unfortunately for Snake, Mike Babcock has a trick or two up his sleeve. Enjoy.

Part I of Escape from Hockeytown can be found here and Part II right here.

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Escape from Hockeytown, Part II

We now continue with MYFO‘s Classic Movie Adaptation of Escape from New York. In today’s segment, Commissioner Bettman’s plane crashes into the wasteland of Detroit, Snake McCarty comes face to face with Mike Babcock for the first time and a possible alliance between the two is formed. Enjoy.

Part I of Escape from Hockeytown can be found here.

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