If You Weren't Picturing Mike Milbury Having Group Sex, You Are Now

Last night's "30 for 30" was Big Shot, a look at John Spano, the con man who briefly purchased the Islanders before the NHL realized he didn't have any money. (A similar scenario would play out in Nashville just 11 years later.) The most prurient part was then-GM Mike Milbury recounting how Spano offered to have "the… » 10/23/13 1:24pm 10/23/13 1:24pm

"You Don't Have To Act Like A Baby": Mike Milbury Goes Off On Alex…

It's all gone wrong for the Capitals, sitting firmly in last place in the East. (They do have a game in hand on the Islanders, which is a very sad parenthetical to write.) Fairly or not, much of the blame has fallen on Alexander Ovechkin, once a consensus Top-2 player in the world, now painted as an underachiever… » 2/28/13 10:20am 2/28/13 10:20am

Mike Milbury And Jeremy Roenick Nearly Came To Blows On NBC Sports…

A discussion of rough play in the NHL appeared to approach violence itself as hockey dad Mike Milbury and analyst Jeremy Roenick engaged in a heated argument live on NBC Sports Network. » 2/29/12 11:18pm 2/29/12 11:18pm

Once Upon A Time, Charles Wang And Mike Milbury Royally Fucked Brian…

In 2001, the Canucks broke camp with two goaltenders: lifetime backup Dan Cloutier, and some dude. (Martin Brochu is about as "some dude" as a pro hockey player can be. In three non-consecutive NHL seasons, he got nine starts and didn't win a single one.) It was a personnel mystery that's endured to this day, mostly… » 2/21/12 12:25pm 2/21/12 12:25pm

Mike Milbury Referred To The New York Rangers As "The Blue Shits"…

It wasn't deliberate, and he quickly corrected himself, but we can all still have a laugh at it. [NBC; h/t to Roe H.] » 1/03/12 1:00pm 1/03/12 1:00pm

Case Dismissed Against Mike Milbury

A court magistrate found there was no probable cause to pursue charges against Mike Milbury for his role in an on-ice altercation in his son's hockey game two weeks ago. Milbury had been accused of assaulting a 12-year-old during a fight with Milbury's son during an outdoor game in Brookline, Mass. Afterward, Milbury… » 12/23/11 2:05pm 12/23/11 2:05pm

Parents: Mike Milbury Shook, Screamed At 12-Year-Old Player

Last Friday evening, two Boston-area youth hockey teams got together for their own Winter Classic, to be held outside at the Anderson Rink in Brookline. It was going to be a good time: an exhibition game between the Boch Blazers and the Boston Junior Blackhawks, followed by a family skate and a pizza party. (Each… » 12/16/11 2:40pm 12/16/11 2:40pm

Mike Milbury Charged With Assaulting 12-Year-Old Hockey Player [UPDATE]

Milbury, the outspoken TV analyst and former Bruins defenseman who has vehemently protested the "pansification" of hockey, is also a coach of a youth hockey team in Massachusetts. At a game in Brookline, last week, something happened. Details are scarce, but WCVB in Boston is reporting that Milbury was charged with… » 12/16/11 12:35pm 12/16/11 12:35pm

Vancouver Announcers Have Different Opinion About Taunt By Vancouver…

The hubbub over Alex Burrows' biting Patrice Bergeron's finger in Game 1 intensified when the not-suspended Burrows scored two goals in the next game, including the game-winner. Max Lapierre didn't exactly help the cause when he offered Bergeron his own digit as compensation. "Have a bite! There's a character,"… » 6/05/11 4:45pm 6/05/11 4:45pm

Mike Milbury's Anti-Ovechkin Crusade Goes International

The NBC analyst has long been known as the only non-Yinzer in the Crosby-over-Ovechkin camp. Now, he's moved his pulpit to Vancouver. Thank goodness Jeremy Roenick was there to call him out. » 2/17/10 11:30pm 2/17/10 11:30pm

Mike Milbury Knows About Honorable Fighting

There's been some talk lately—as there usually is about once a year—about ending fighting in hockey. Of course, that would not put a stop to the much more entertaining fights between talking heads. » 1/19/09 9:30am 1/19/09 9:30am