Smallthoughts: Trivia Thursday

How did you do with this week’s question? If you answered Lester Patrick you are correct.It’s not every day a 44-year-old coach comes off the bench and ends up playing goalie for his team in the Stanley Cup final, but that’s just what Lester Patrickdid for the Rangers back in 1928. Not only that, but heContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Trivia Thursday”

Smallthoughts: Trivia Thursday

Guess what dear reader you get an extra dose of Trivia Thursday this week. I neglected to give the answer for last week’s question…so … How did you do with this week’s question? If you answered …Wayne Gretzky …you are correct. The Great One won the league MVP or better known as the Hart MemorialContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Trivia Thursday”

Smallthoughts: A Rare New York Moment…

It’s not often that the local football teams (New York Jets, New York Giants) win on the same day and both stage come from behind victories. It’s not often the the two tenants at Madison Square Garden, the New York Knicks and the New York Rangers each win on the same night. It;s not somethingContinue reading “Smallthoughts: A Rare New York Moment…”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday … Herb Carnegie

was a Canadian ice hockey player. He was born in Toronto, Ontario to Jamaican parents. He played professional hockey at a time when there was racial discrimination in the NHL that prevented him from playing for the New York Rangers in the 1948-49 season. After his professional hockey career was over, he became a successfulContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday … Herb Carnegie”

Smallthoughts: Rants and Raves

  Rants: Tom Brady…got what he deserved and just like he wanted the air taken out of the football, Goodell took some air out of his playing time (4Games) which I am sure it will get reduced to 2 games before all is said and done. The Patriots got hit with the loss of twoContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rants and Raves”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Mark Messier

In Edmonton on the ice Mark Messier was known as Wayne Gretzky’s partner in crime, In New York Mark Meisser is bigger than Gretzky…he is known as the man who brought the Stanley Cup to the NewYork Rangers after 54 years of not winning the Stanley cup. Messier played professionally with the World Hockey AssociationContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Mark Messier”

SmallThoughts:Old School Tuesday …Wayne Gretzky…aka the Great One

He has been called “the greatest hockey player ever” by many sportswriters, players, and the NHL itself. He is the leading point-scorer in NHL history, with more assists than any other player has points, and is the only NHL player to total over 200 points in one season – a feat he accomplished four times. InContinue reading “SmallThoughts:Old School Tuesday …Wayne Gretzky…aka the Great One”

Smallthoughts: Rants and Raves

  Rants: Rex Ryan …Rex being Rex can’t help himself taking a shot or two at the Jets his former team… “I wasn’t the boss anymore, I was just a guy,” Ryan told MMQB. “Whether they want to say it or not, all of a sudden I became less important to the team. “They wereContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rants and Raves”