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Why The NHL Lost Control Of Its Mumps Outbreak

This is the most baffling sports medicine story of the year: Thirteen NHL players and two referees have been diagnosed with mumps—a potentially severe and exceedingly viral infection that classically causes fever, body aches, malaise, and in about half of cases, parotitis (a painful swelling of the salivary glands). I »12/15/14 10:31am12/15/14 10:31am

Not Content Merely To Win, The Bruins Are Traumatizing Franchises

The Boston Bruins will welcome the winner of the Chicago-L.A. series to the Stanley Cup Final because of their utter dismantling of the Pittsburgh Penguins. In that series, the Bruins were able to stonewall a Pittsburgh team that won 75 percent of its regular season games and led the league in scoring by a healthy… »6/08/13 9:06pm6/08/13 9:06pm

Penguins Keep Getting Trolled, Can't Catch A Goddamn Break

It was bad enough that the Pittsburgh Penguins are getting completely, systematically dismantled by the Boston Bruins in the NHL's Eastern Conference finals, and that Sidney Crosby, who has been completely shut down for the first two games of the series, got trolled from afar by a random JetBlue pilot today. But this… »6/05/13 12:05am6/05/13 12:05am

Yahoo's Hockey Scribes Have Finally Cracked Under The Strain Of The NHL Lockout

The NHL lockout is a man-made catastrophe with many victims. Montreal poutine vendors, Boston bar-puke moppers and Vancouver glaziers all stand to take a bath this year without the NHL stimulating the local eat/drink/smash economies. Even a third-rate alleged professional league such as the NHL keeps several dozen… »12/22/12 9:50pm12/22/12 9:50pm

Sidney Crosby Played Goalie In A Dek Hockey Game The Other Night

Had there been no NHL lockout, the Pittsburgh Pensguins would have had a travel day Friday after a road game in Boston on Thursday and another one in Winnipeg on Saturday. As it was, Sidney Crosby had some time to kill, and since Justin Bieber had already swagged his way through Pittsburgh, Crosby quietly put on the… »12/18/12 9:55am12/18/12 9:55am