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Winnipeg Rolls Into Round Two

Winnipeg Rolls Into Round Two

The Winnipeg Jets aren’t at the forefront of anyone’s radar in the race for the Stanley Cup. They have no playoff pedigree—the first-round win over the Minnesota Wild was the first in franchise history. They

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Fleury Spectacular In Vegas Sweep

Fleury Spectacular In Vegas Sweep

I wasn’t a believer in the Vegas Golden Knights, at least as a championship team, when the Stanley Cup Playoffs began. I took the Los Angeles Kings to upset them in the first round and

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Gretzky & Lemieux Are On Their Own Level Of Greatness

Gretzky & Lemieux Are On Their Own Level Of Greatness

This past week, two different friends of mine casually put Sidney Crosby into the same category as Wayne Gretzky and Mario Lemieux (among others) when it comes to all-time hockey greats. One of the friends

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Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Everything You Need To Know

Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Everything You Need To Know

Spring Madness starts tonight. The NHL playoffs combine the length of the NBA postseason with the anything-goes feel of the NCAA Tournament. A lot of leagues talk about their playoffs being a “second season”, but

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Deleted Scene: Watson, Jack & The Duel In The Sun At Turnberry

Deleted Scene: Watson, Jack & The Duel In The Sun At Turnberry

Editor's Note: When I originally began writing Great 1980s Sports Moments it was more ambitious and I wrote 37 segments from either the 1970s or 1990s. They are the "deleted scenes", if you will, of

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