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The Gap Between East and West

Thursday, April 17, 2014

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The Gap Between East and West

  It has been a long-standing theme in the two major sports whose conferences are split by geography (NHL and NBA), that the Eastern Conference plays little brother to the Western Conference. While the disparity is much more apparent in the NBA, where the bottom five to eight teams dwell in the East and only […]

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Playoff Predictions – An Upset on the Way in the Northeast?

Monday, April 11, 2011

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Playoff Predictions – An Upset on the Way in the Northeast?

In two weeks time these predictions may make me look entirely silly, but that’s the risk you run with predictions, especially in playoff hockey. Since silly is the name of the game when it comes to playoff hockey here are my first-round predictions: Eastern Conference The Washington Capitals will beat the New York Rangers in […]

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Ridiculous NHL Scheduling: Oilers

Thursday, November 5, 2009

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Ridiculous NHL Scheduling: Oilers

Given the density of teams along the Eastern sea board, and the sparseness in the West, it goes without saying that teams in the Western conference get screwed in terms of travelling.  However, it doesn’t help that the NHL schedules ridiculous travelling arrangements. Consider this current set of games that the Oilers are currently in: […]

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