November 20, 2019

SportsFilter: The Wednesday Huddle:

A place to discuss the sports stories that aren't making news, share links that aren't quite front-page material, and diagram plays on your hand. Remember to count to five Mississippi before commenting in anger.

posted by huddle to general at 06:00 AM - 6 comments

The WhalerCanes have just completed their first ever three road game sweep ever. E-V-E-R EVER! Is sweeping a three game roadie *that* hard? Apparently for this somewhat hapless franchise, yes.

posted by NoMich at 08:04 AM on November 20

The NHL has parity like no other sport, so I'd say yes it is that hard. Even the struggling teams can lay a 7-2 whooping on a top tier playoff bound team any night.

Canes are continuing to look good this year.

posted by cixelsyd at 09:55 AM on November 20

Boston Bruins played their first game in Boston on this date in 1928. Follow this link to near the bottom of the article and see a great example of what sports reporting was all about in the days before tv, streaming video, and instant contact with the world. No, I was not at the game.

posted by Howard_T at 02:41 PM on November 20

No, I was not at the game.

Of course not; that's silly. You were home watching it on your iPad, right?

posted by tahoemoj at 03:25 PM on November 20

Boom!

posted by grum@work at 06:22 PM on November 20

Boom!

$23.25 Million golden handshake for Babcock, and the Leafs are stuck with the mess that Dubas has created since taking over from Lamoriello.

posted by cixelsyd at 12:14 PM on November 21

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