NHL Skates and Stick

I can’t believe he never won the Calder

Connor Bedard’s quest to win the Calder Trophy as the NHL’s top rookie for the 2023/24 season was dealt a setback in early January when he suffered a fractured jaw in the Chicago Blackhawks’ game…

Bauer Hockey Skates

First-time Stanley Cup winner in 2024?

There are currently 32 teams in the National Hockey League, with 21 of those teams having won the Stanley Cup at least once in their history. That leaves 11 teams with zero Stanley Cup titles…

Baseball Stadium in Seattle

Tour of Ten: The Sports Statistics Edition

Ever find yourself just nodding in agreement when your friends throw around sports statistics beyond the basics, hoping they don’t realize that you have no idea what they are talking about? Here’s an explainer for…

Wayne Gretzky Rookie Card - Front View

Huge value in case of 1979/80 NHL cards

Give me a time machine and I’m probably not going back and wagering on future Super Bowl winners or buying Apple and Amazon stock. No, I’m probably going to set the dial to late 1979…

Gordie Howe Hockey Card

Larmer, Ludzik, Reichel, Ciger, and Mr. Hockey?

What do Steve Larmer, Steve Ludzik, Robert Reichel, Zdeno Ciger, and Gordie Howe have in common? Obviously all five of them played in the National Hockey League at some point, albeit across several eras of…

Hockey Pucks on Ice

Phil Kessel and the 1,000-point quest

Observers of National Hockey League milestones took great interest when the Vancouver Canucks brought in veteran forward Phil Kessel for a workout last week. That's because along with his three Stanley Cup victories Kessel is…

Bobby Hull Rookie Card

Hull rookie card takes rough, six-decade journey

It is not surprising that the Bobby Hull rookie in my hockey card collection is in rough shape. What is surprising is the fact that it still exists at all, considering how it began its…

Basketball on Hardwood

Hardball, hardwood on March sports calendar

The month of March is when we put aside our collective obsession with all things pigskin and turn our attention to other athletic endeavours. Here's a look at 10 highlights on the March sports calendar.…