Welcome to Hockey Hell

Last night I took a walk through the woods near my house. It was chilly, and I had only my hockey jersey and commemorative toque to warm me. In the distance, I spied a fire, framed between two L-shaped maple trees. I made my way over to it, and when I pushed through the bushes

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The Stages of Trade Grief

For many hockey fans, the suffering is just beginning. The trade deadline has only recently passed. The ringing in their ears is loud, the nausea has kept them up all night, and the path to healing remains long and hard. Trade grief is real, and it afflicts fans of all sports. It leads to eating

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A Specialty Food for Every NHL Team

With the announcement this week that the Dallas Stars would be offering a heart attack-inducing “Klingburger” at home games, named after defenseman John Klingberg, I offer proposals for player-themed food items for the NHL’s other 29 teams: Anaheim Ducks: Ham & Cheese Samis Because you have to be at least 70 to substitute “samis” for sandwiches,

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