NHL Trade Deadline ’13: A Red Wings Post-Mortem

I think we all remember the excitement of the NHL trade deadline in 1999. I faked sick getting out of my sixth-grade classes, purely so I could go home and watch ESPN‘s (then) wall-to-wall coverage. When ESPN/ABC had broadcasting rights to the league, they made the trade deadline a HUGE freaking deal; Barry Melrose, Steve … Read more

Why I Wouldn’t Bet On Verlander Being A “Tiger For Life”

Welcome to a weekly column by Kyle Bauer on various happenings in national and local sports.  Agree or disagree with the author? Please comment below or let him know your thoughts by email, [email protected] or twitter, @kyle_bauer   Yesterday, Justin Verlander made his first start since signing his record five-year $180 million contract extension. When … Read more

Pavel Datsyuk In NHL 94 Mode

Many of us remember a month back when Pavel Datsyuk went end-to-end through all five Nashville Predators to beat goalie Pekka Rinne. Many of us also remember 18 years back when we played NHL 94 while drinking Slice. Here is a video via NHL.com that combines the majesty of said Datsyuk goal with the timeless … Read more

Why I Believe The Datsyuk Retirement Rumor And You Should Too

Welcome to a weekly column by Kyle Bauer on various happenings in national and local sports.  Agree or disagree with the author? Please comment below or let him know your thoughts by email, [email protected] or twitter, @kyle_bauer   It has been reported since January, but with popular hockey rumor blog Kukla’s Korner picking up the … Read more

Black Hockey Stars Of Today,Yesterday And Tomorrow Paid Little Cultural Reverence

Welcome to a new weekly column by Kyle Bauer on various happenings in national and local sports. Normally, this column will run every Sunday, it ran today because Kyle doesn’t know how to use wordpress. Agree or disagree with the author? Please comment below or let him know your thoughts by email, [email protected] or twitter, … Read more

The First Step Is Admitting You’re Wrong and Damien Brunner Is So Right

By Kyle Bauer Welcome to a new weekly column by Kyle Bauer on various happenings in national and local sports. Normally, this column will run every Sunday, today is an exception. Agree or disagree with the author? Please comment below or let him know your thoughts by email, [email protected] or twitter, @kyle_bauer July 1. marked … Read more