It's easy to overthink things when an obvious solution is right in front of you. Overthinking things rarely turns out well. The Dallas Stars decided to take the obvious solution to the broadcast booth that was staring them right in the face by announcing that Josh Bogorad will take over as the play by play … Continue reading 8/4/18 – Bogorad Takes Over the Mic
I love brisket. Well done pork ribs and turkey are fantastic, but if I go get barbecue the brisket needs to be top notch. Smoked meats are a labor of love. A quality packer brisket cooked appropriately will take about 90 minutes per pound, and these suckers can be 15 pounds. A cook has to … Continue reading 7/25/18 – I Love Brisket
The Dallas Stars really did almost acquire Erik Karlsson. As of this writing he still hasn't been traded to the Tampa Bay Lightning so honestly who knows what is going to happen. We're essentially at the point now where the Stars were on July 3rd. There are many people who thought for sure Karlsson was … Continue reading 7/6/18 – Erik Karlsson and Other Drugs
Disclaimer: Site Update Jamie Benn has been a great player for this franchise. Seven years remain on the contract Benn signed prior to last season at an annual cap hit of $9,500,000. He continues to produce on the point sheet, but at various times throughout the season questions did creep in about his overall game. … Continue reading 6/22/18 – The Decline of Jamie Benn
I'm writing up a visit to the soon-to-open Texas Hockey History Center for the Dallas Morning News, but it would be impossible to show off all of the neat things they have on display in a short post for the Morning News. I've collected all of the pictures I took here with some of the … Continue reading 6/17/2018 – The Texas Hockey History Center is awesome and you should go immediately
I vividly remember all of the events that have triggered the most severe bouts of depression I've ever gone through. I dealt with depression to a minor degree growing up, but the most traumatic events I dealt with as a kid didn't hit me much until I was an adult. My parents divorce, my hospital … Continue reading 6/8/18 – I think I know why I like Phil Kessel
Not really. It's an update though.