Here is Part 2 of 2 in my Rebuilding the Avalanche series. If you haven't read Part One, then you will be filled with confusion while reading this. Part One was mainly revolved around the steps the Avalanche while in-season to rebuild their team. Here, we will fast-forward about three months to late April of … Continue reading Rebuilding the Avalanche Pt.2, the offseason.
Alright, lets accept the fact that the Colorado Avalanche are in line for a massive rebuild. They currently are the worst team in the NHL with a 13-31-2 record. They are also on a seven game losing streak. In this post, I am going to put myself in Joe Sakic's shoes as the GM and create a … Continue reading Rebuilding the Avalanche Pt.1
Well, the title says it all. In this post, I will be joining the army of writers, and talking-heads that are revealing their thoughts for the two Conference Championship games this weekend. Hope you enjoy, and tweet me your thoughts. (@ab0veaverageFan, the o is a zero) AFC Championship New England Patriots(home) vs. Pittsburgh Steelers The … Continue reading NFL Conference Championship Predictions.
The NHL is built by rivalries. Whether it is the Boston Bruins versus the Montreal Canadians, or the Philadelphia Flyers battling it out with the Pittsburgh Penguins. Hockey rivalries are hockey at it's finest. It is a combination of toughness, and skill that just are not seen in your average NHL game. However the rivalries … Continue reading The new Crosby vs. Ovechkin
In recent years, the NHL undergone an invasion. Not by aliens, but by teenagers, and 20-somethings that are making big impacts for their teams. Bottom-line: The NHL is in the middle of a youth movement, and this years rookie class was no exception. Obviously, the two rookies that are receiving the most publicity for … Continue reading Rookies to watch, other than Matthews and Laine.
Honestly, the NHL Winter Classic used to be must-see T.V. It was a joy to watch hockey where it was meant to be played, outdoors. And it still is. However, the league has fallen love with its own spectacle and has never bothered to take the steps necessary to improve it. Now the product that is … Continue reading The NHL Winter Classic needs a makeover.
Parenting is filled with firsts. Arguably the biggest, and most nerve-wracking "first" that a parent experiences in raising their child, is allowing them to take the family car out for the first time. There is always uncertainty, and there is always going to be a fear of the unknown. But more often then not, the … Continue reading Here Jimmy, take the keys.
Well this post pretty much ties up with the title. This is the debut to my writing/blogging career. It is the first pitch, the starting gun, the kickoff, and so on. Enough with the metaphors, it is time to get into what this blog is all about. If you are reading this post without reading the … Continue reading The Debut