Todd Bertuzzi was skating behind Steve Moore. Moore was the definition of unsuspecting as last time I checked he didn’t have eyes in the back of his head. Bertuzzi sucker punched him in a way a WWE bad guy would have applauded. He grabbed his body as it was about to hit the ice, and pile-drove him head first into the ice. His intention can be understood in no other way than an attempt to severely injure Steve Moore.
Cold Hard Rants reviews the NHL sections of TSN.CA, CBC.CA, and SPORTSNET.CA. What does he like, and what needs improvement? Click below to read more.
Last week, when Theoren Fleury confirmed what was widely suspected, that he had been victimized by the pervert Graham James, the typical gnashing of teeth was almost immediately underway by the various punditries prevalent in today’s media. While I tended to agree with what most of the commentators had to say, what I found particularly [...]
After a summer spent cackling at the plight of Jim Balsillie, Cold Hard Rants returns with a wish list for the 2009-10 season. Click to read more, and then add your own wishes for the upcoming season.
I am amazed that in this world of instant information and constant communication be it through Facebook, Twitter, Blackberry Messenger or text messaging no one, anywhere, is talking about the fact that the NHL has granted a tremendous competitive advantage to the Calgary Flames by permitting them to play all of their games on home [...]
One of the beauties of being a writer/commentator for an online forum such as the one you have surfed your way over to, is that I don’t have to have a filter for bad language. I don’t have to temper my words for an all ages audience. I can, if I so choose, work blue, [...]
Montreal, Quebec was best summed up by the good people at Maxim Magazine as a city that specializes in Swedish talent at Mexican prices. Rarely has a city been described so accurately and succinctly as the people at Maxim managed to do in describing Montreal. Just last night, independent of anything, I described Montreal using [...]
One week ago was game seven of the Stanley Cup finals. In my humble estimation, what we had the pleasure to witness was the best game seven played in my (albeit short) lifetime. It was a game that captured the minds, hearts, and eyes of hockey fans the world over, even in the United States [...]