We're but two weeks past a loopy performance by the chair man, Clint Eastwood, at the U.S. Republican Party convention so we are mixing politics and hockey. With what message? That Alexander Ovechkin's threat to stay in the KHL would make my day.
Alexander Ovechkin has been one of the more outspoken players during fractured negotiations between the NHL and its players' association - and his latest quote doesn't offer much in the way of optimism for fans.
The Stanley Cup playoffs begin tonight. Sixteen teams are on a mission to be the one to hoist the most beautiful trophy in pro sports. It's time for me to predict, with stunning accuracy, who will still be standing after the first round.