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Staal Family: The Next Sutters

August 16, 2007

Jordan Staal, the 18 year old Center for the Pittsburgh Penguins, is my favorite Pens player, other than “God on Ice” Crosby and Mario Lemieux. Jordan was drafted second overall in the 2006 Entry Draft. The Staal family is the new Sutters of the NHL. The oldest, Eric plays for the Carolina Hurricanes and is […]

Atlantic Division: Survival of the Fittest

August 12, 2007

As I mentioned in my previous post, the Atlantic Division will be the toughest division in all of the NHL this season. The New Jersey Devils won the division last year with 107 Points. The Penguins came in second with 105, the New York Rangers third with 94, and the New York Islanders finished fourth […]

2007-08: Steeler’s Decline, Penguins Thrive

August 10, 2007

Common to most cities, in Pittsburgh, the NFL team’s fan base crushes that of the NHL’s local team. I have no problem with this imbalance; however, this is a call to all “yinz” Stillers fans to follow the Penguins for at least the next season. Let’s face it, without Jerome Bettis, Bill Cowher, Joey Porter, […]

Philadelphia: City of Losers

July 17, 2007

Philadelphia is the city that birthed a nation, but unfortunately has a history of losing from there on out. At the dawn of America, the city of brotherly love was the largest and most prosperous city in the country. Then little¬†by little that status was taken away. New York took the capital in 1789 creating […]