Major League Baseball: A proposition to attract more fans

Happy Saturday… Regardless if Major League Baseball has a 2020 season or not, this hockey enthusiast has a proposition for America’s pastime. Baseball has struggled to attract new fans and their attentions over the last two decades. The games are the slowest paced and entail way too many unnecessary pauses compared to the other threeContinue reading “Major League Baseball: A proposition to attract more fans”

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 hockey’s most well-known and brightest stars entered 2018 having won the Hart Memorial Trophy (MVP) three times and the Maurice Richard Trophy (league’s leading goal-scorer) on seven occasions. The only thingContinue reading “Alex Ovechkin was born to be a Stanley Cup champion”

Visiting Baseball Stadiums On Your Bucket List

Major League Baseball is one month into its’ 2017 Regular Season. And, it’s that time of the year when sports fan bases across North America not only mark their calendars for ballgames that they’re willing to pay to see in person, but also a time when fans look forward to potentially visiting a new ballparkContinue reading “Visiting Baseball Stadiums On Your Bucket List”

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”

Nashville

A look back at an unforgettable weekend down in Nashville, Tennessee. It just so happened to be the NHL’s All-Star Weekend as well, so the Little Thing5 had to make a surprise visit in the Music City. Post to follow… View this post on Instagram A post shared by πšπš‘πšŽ π™»πš’πšπšπš•πšŽ πšƒπš‘πš’πš—πšπŸ» (@thelittle_thing5) Follow McKenna’sContinue reading “Nashville”