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Hockey

Bishop Snubbed By Team USA

by Anthony Pucik

Flickr :: Mike Oliveri

It has been four years since the United States lost to Canada in overtime of the gold medal game of the Winter Olympics in Vancouver. Now, the time has come for all the hockey countries of the world to reconvene in Sochi, Russia to attempt to achieve Olympic gold in 2014.

Doc Emrick Tackles NY/NJ's Hockey Issues

by Kelly Kultys

sarah_connors/Flickr

The legendary Doc Emrick, lead hockey play-by-play announcer for NBC and NBC Sports, joins Kenny Ducey and Kelly Kultys to discuss all things New York hockey. Emrick offered his insights into the Henrik Lundqvist situation and the Devils' poor shootout play as well as offering his New Year's resolutions for the team.

Money Well Spent

by Anthony Pucik

Flickr :: Clydeorama

The anticipation is over. After rumors have circulated for months about a potential contract extension for New York Rangers’ star goaltender Henrik Lundqvist, the Swedish seventh round draft pick in 2000 finally signed a seven year extension worth $59.5 million on Monday morning.

The Dave Roach Roach Report: 11/16

by Mack Rosenberg

Here is the November 2013 edition of the Roach Report, my monthly sit-down with Fordham Athletic Director David Roach. In this month's edition, we spoke about Fordham Football's undefeated hopes moving forward and how crazy the last two games were for the Rams- both two point wins.

Islanders Roll The Dice With Vanek Trade

by Matt Moro

Clydeorma :: Flickr

Fan reaction to the Matt Moulson-Thomas Vanek swap has been extreme on both ends of the spectrum. Depending on who you listen to it was either the worst trade of all time and signifies an extreme disconnect between the organization and the fan base, or an example of why this Islander franchise is emerging from their recent history of ineptitude and moving towards a formidable power in the East.

Reasonable Passion or Jail-Worthy Stupidity?

by Kevin Kelly

The Simpsons :: FOX

The Simpsons provided a hilarious example of fan treatment of athletes in the classic episode “Homer at the Bat.” Bart and Lisa are taunting Darryl Strawberry when Marge says to them, “Kids, that’s not very nice.” Lisa responds by saying “Mom, they’re professional athletes! They’re used to this. It rolls right off their back.” It then cuts to Strawberry on the field, wiping away a lone tear.

Goaltending Trouble

by Anthony Pucik

rubyswoon/Flickr

The New Jersey Devils made arguably the most shocking move of the offseason, as they acquired goaltender Cory Schneider from the Vancouver Canucks for their ninth overall pick in this summer’s draft. Now, it’s too early to say whether or not London Knights’ Bo Horvat, the player the Canucks drafted with that ninth-overall pick, will end up being the player Vancouver expects them to be, but it seemed like the Devils got the better end of this deal early on.

The Dave Roach Report: 10/5

by Mack Rosenberg

WFUV Sports

Fordham athletic director David Roach joined me for his monthly report on the state of Fordham Athletics. Front and center for our discussion was the football team and the huge success through the first half of the 2013 season.