Connecting the dots

Jean Lefebvre
July 23 2009 09:08AM

A certain manufacturer and distributor of brewed beverages in this country claims in an ad campaign that there’s an unwritten code in this country and then proceeds to list a bunch of actions that are supposedly reflective of Canadians. Not surprisingly, many of the code items are hockey-related, but there seems to be one missing. Allow us to rectify this error

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Dump your garbage on a garbage franchise

Ryan Lambert
July 22 2009 12:30PM

With that Radim Vrbata trade yesterday, it looks like it's officially open season on trading problem contracts to Phoenix.

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Summer camp hits and misses

Jean Lefebvre
July 19 2009 02:01PM

The Official Handbook of Hockey Cliches demands that the draft be referred to as a crapshoot. Not roulette, not keno, not baccarat — the acceptable game of chance choice for simile purposes when it comes to the teenage talent roundup is craps.

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Take me to the airport, put me on a plane

Ryan Lambert
July 18 2009 04:42PM

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The problem for Calgary is apparently that the Flames have expectations to pass through everywhere again.

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It takes two Tanguay

Jean Lefebvre
July 18 2009 11:57AM

It’s a strange phenomenon – the more time passes since Alex Tanguay wore a Calgary Flames jersey, the worse he becomes as a hockey player and as a person in the eyes of Calgary Flames fans.

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