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Backhand Shelf


  Hey, remember the post I wrote before this one? No? Me either, it was forever ago. Long story short: I’m the web editor for theScore’s new hockey blog, “Backhand Shelf,” where I’ll be posting 20 (literally) times a week. So please, check it out! Backhand Shelf

An Update


An Update

Howdy friends! Sorry about disappearing there for oh, a hot month or so. It’s been a remarkably busy summer here. We put on the fantasy camp, I’m starting a new job (more on that later), I’m getting married (more on that much, much later), we “built” an office in our apartment...

Help The Islanders


  http://www.lighthousehockey.com/2011/7/27/2297211/rock-the-referendum-contest-get-out-the-vote-for-aug-1 I’m in Santa Cruz with Easton, then flying to Kelowna, so I’m too busy right now to do better than this but….please, join in.

Column: Five Goal Scoring Tips


  Hey gang. Wednesday’s work should be up on HPT soon, here’s…. New Puck Daddy: 5 goal scoring tips. Hope you like it!

Stick Stylings and Summer Workouts


  New Puck Daddy X2: How I prepare my stick (I think I wrote about that once for Bourne’s Blog years ago too, shh), and the progression of summer workouts. Hope you like ‘em.

Bourne, Man of Infrequent Posts


Bourne, Man of Infrequent Posts

  Howdy friends. Just a quick note for ya here: it’s been a battle to try to get back this blog and write something after resuming the work with the Hockey Greats Fantasy Camp and taking on new work with Easton. I truly apologize for the sporadic nature of posts, and at some point they may...

Are The Flyers Better? Should They Have Made Those Trades?


Are The Flyers Better? Should They Have Made Those Trades?

  Well hey, remember me? It’s been awhile folks, and for that, I apologize. Since we last talked (I think when Dubya was still in office), a few things have happened during the NHL’s off-season. I don’t remember exactly what, but I’m pretty sure the Florida Panthers hired...

Column: A Fresh Start With A New Team Can Rejuvenate A Career


  New Puck Daddy: how a fresh start with a new team can rejuvenate a player’s career (Puck Daddy) ***** Since July 1st I’ve been spending my days learning more about a job of mine that’s recently changed. I know the posts have been infrequent, so thanks for your patience. I will...

Live blogging on Hockey Primetime starts at 11:30 AM ET


HPT Live: 2011 NHL Free Agent Frenzy

Tribute To A Bar Buddy, Barry Wilkins


Tribute To A Bar Buddy, Barry Wilkins

  New Hockey Primetime: The many questions of an unrestricted free agent. ….Seriously, I go over like a thousand of them, it’s a long column. New Puck Daddy: TJ Oshie signs a mere one year deal, so I discuss how players need to be disciplined (with the partying) to be successful. I mean,...

Path From Drafted to NHLer, Looking At Hall-of-Fame Voting


  New USA Today: From drafted to training camp, how new prospects get to know their organization New Puck Daddy: Hall of Fame voting, and why I’m a fan of looking beyond the numbers *****  In the wake of a long season of writing, I won’t be blogging here until Thursday or Friday, when...

A Beginner’s Guide To Using Twitter Effectively


A Beginner’s Guide To Using Twitter Effectively

  New Puck Daddy: what a bad dressing room is like, and the Philadelphia Flyers ***** As Twitter becomes a bigger part of my life, both for entertainment and work, I find myself learning more about how to best use the site. I happen to think I’m pretty decent at using it, so today I’m going...

Columns: Getting Back In The Gym, Drafted vs. Undrafted Lifestyles


  New Hockey Primetime: When players start to get back into workouts after the season New Puck Daddy: The different lives of the drafted and undrafted players in the minor leagues (you know how it is – up soon)

Twitter and the Exposure to Extreme Fandom


Twitter and the Exposure to Extreme Fandom

  New The Hockey News: Why I wish the great Nick Lidstrom had retired New Puck Daddy: on the NHL Awards, and why it’s not just a “happy to be nominated” situation for players. They wanna win ***** If you’re interested in my NHL Awards predictions, they’ll be running on...

Bruins Deserved to Win The Cup


Bruins Deserved to Win The Cup

  New Puck Daddy: Why Boston was the best team in the Final and deserved to win the Cup ***** Apologies if any of you received a spammy email from me about needing money to be shipped to London or whatever – I’ve been hacked. And, now shit is wonky here too now. Just had a whole post deleted...

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