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I'm a lifelong sports fan who has been recording every detail of NHL, NBA, MLB, MLS and College Football games for STATS in Chicago since back in the days of dial-up.
These days, I also write hockey for Bleacher Report and do daily updates on the Vancouver Canucks over at HockeyBuzz.com. I like a good competition no matter what the activity, so from time to time you'll find me covering other sports like golf, tennis and the Olympics.
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Hello Carol. I did enjoy your article about predictions for the rest of the nhl season. That said, wrt the LA Kings brass, your research regarding the history of the Kings had one or two very important points that were incorrect.
Dean Lombardi had nothing at all to do with drafting Anze Kopitar. He was drafted by Dave Taylor, and Dean made the mistake of awarding him a $10M per yr 8yr contract. He was (and hopefully will still be) a very good player. But his strength is his defensive play and very solid defensive numbers. Patrick Kane is a generational player, Toews is one of the great leaders. Anze is neither so imo giving him that contract was a bit of a stretch, but the key point is that Dean didn't draft him.
In your recent article "Preview and Prediction for Capitals vs. Penguins" you have incorrectly stated a stat relating to Braden Holtby. He has only given up 5 goals in 6 games, the 2nd goal of game 5 was empty net.
Carol your pick of Karlsson for the Norris is a total joke. Whats next Patrick Kane for the Selke? Ben Scrivens for the Vezina?
Carol, in your piece about possible NHL trades. When discussing Druin, the 'Ning traded with NY for Ryan Callahan, not the Ryan you mention.
Carol, can you please do an article on NHL trade deadline possibilities?
CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT TO RESTORE SIGHT TO THE BLIND
The inaugural Seva Charity Golf Tournament to restore sight to the blind takes place on Monday, April 20, 2015, at the Sequoyah Country Club in the Oakland Hills, 4550 Heafey Road, Oakland CA. 100% of the proceeds go towards financing eye surgeries in the poor countries of the world. The tournament is being produced by an all-volunteer team.
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The tournament is open to golfers of all skill levels. It will feature a shotgun start at Noon with a 4-person Texas scramble. The suggested donation is $200 per person ($175 before April 1st) or $700 per foursome. This includes:
• 18 holes of golf, golf cart
• Continental breakfast
• Boxed lunch
• Wine, beer, and beverages
• Putting contest
• Gift bag valued at more than $100
• Free massage before and after the tournament
• K-vest/Bio-feedback clinic
• Silent auction
• Awards Ceremony, with complimentary appetizers, wine, beer, and refreshments.
Corporate Sponsorships and Hole Sponsorships are available. In-kind donations are most appreciated. Ads may be purchased in the Program Booklet. Volunteers are also sought to promote the tournament and also to work on the day of the tournament.
Anyone wishing more information may visit www.seva.org or call Rich Gosse at 415-479-3800.
Stephen Robidas broken leg? 37yrs. Old 3yrs.9mill. Leafs love wasted money and let young T.J.Brennan go to N.Y. Good luck with sold man with broken leg!
Stop writing on hockey.To call Crosby and taveres disapointments in the Olympics is pretty harsh.the islanders number one center gets hurt and he is playing bad lol.crosby switched his game backhecked hard,picked off passes from sweeden scores a breakaway goal.thats a pretty good Olympics.how about nominating the whole team from the states who choked again.then got blown out vs finland and got a lucky break vs Russia.
get leafs to bring back komarov and trade kuelemin
Finland over Canada. WOOOOOOW! Canada could make a second team that could beat Finland.