Alex Ovechkin was born to be a Stanley Cup champion

There came a point in time when it seemed that Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin would never win a Stanley Cup championship. One of hockeyโ€™s most well-known and brightest stars entered 2018 having won the Hart Memorial Trophy (MVP) three times and the Maurice Richard Trophy (leagueโ€™s leading goal-scorer) on seven occasions. The only thingContinue reading “Alex Ovechkin was born to be a Stanley Cup champion”

‘Inspire Me’

While I haven’t been posting blog posts lately, I’m still posting over Instagram. Thank you in advance for the follow, and have a great fall weekend… View this post on Instagram A post shared by ๐š๐š‘๐šŽ ๐™ป๐š’๐š๐š๐š•๐šŽ ๐šƒ๐š‘๐š’๐š—๐š๐Ÿป (@thelittle_thing5)

Bryan Bickell Retires On An Admirable Note

The 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs have been underway for over a week now, and the quest for the Cup is the biggest spotlight in all of sports at the moment. However, on the final day of the NHL’s 2017 regular season there were a number of notable stories that made headlines. One of which involvedContinue reading “Bryan Bickell Retires On An Admirable Note”

P.K. Subban’s Memorable Return To Montreal

Former Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban returned back to Montreal, on March 1, and for the first time since the 2013 Norris Trophy winner was traded by the Canadiens to the Nashville Predators. And, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that Subban, age 27, received a warm welcome from the Bell Center’s sold out andContinue reading “P.K. Subban’s Memorable Return To Montreal”

Penguins’ Phil Kessel Brings Stanley Cup To Sick Kids Hospital

In 2009, when NHL all-star forward Phil Kessel arrived in Toronto to play for the Maple Leafs he promised the Canadian city a Stanley Cup Championship. Kessel spent six seasons with the Original Six franchise, but the Leafs were unsuccessful in bringing the Toronto fan-base its first Cup since 1967. And, let’s just say LeafsContinue reading “Penguins’ Phil Kessel Brings Stanley Cup To Sick Kids Hospital”

I Applaud Steven Stamkos

Unrestricted-free-agency (UFA) in professional sports — another variable in a sports fan’s version of a never ending drama and entertaining soap-opera. Fans have been crushed after seeing some of their favorite star-athletes leave the name on the front of the jersey for another city’s sports franchise, and one that could offer more money to aContinue reading “I Applaud Steven Stamkos”

Turn Off The Radio

Like anyone else who has to commute an hour to their workplace the tunes we listen to on our ride in are essential, especially in the morning. But let’s not forget the mixed anxious feelings, plus relief the ride home entails either. Yes, the one when you feel like Tom Cruise in Jerry Maguire, asContinue reading “Turn Off The Radio”

My Favorite Time Of ‘The Day’

If you were to approach me while walking outside on a bright and sunny summer day and say, “Wow, what a beautiful day out today! Isn’t it?” I may in fact smile, nod my head and agree with you. But, truth be told is I would lying to you. It’s about 90’s degrees outside andContinue reading “My Favorite Time Of ‘The Day’”

San Jose Sharks Sign Fan For A Day

Back in March of 2014, the San Jose Sharks really set themselves and the NHL apart from other professional leagues and teams in North America. The Sharks signed 17-year old (then) Sam Tageson to an official NHL contract with the organization for one day. Tageson had been diagnosed withย hypoplastic left heart syndrome and was toldContinue reading “San Jose Sharks Sign Fan For A Day”

Chip On My Shoulder, Priorities

“Mr. McKenna,” the specialist doctor said sternly, as he sat there observing my MRI. He shook his head from side to side and looked up at me. “I’m telling you, that you ABSOLUTELY cannot play any form of contact sports with this injured shoulder.” It was the summer of 2013. I had dislocated my leftContinue reading “Chip On My Shoulder, Priorities”