The 2017-18 NHL season is a quarter of the way through. While there are plenty of games to be played, we can now start to see which teams will be in the playoff hunt in a few months, and which teams may be already looking ahead to next season... Continue Reading
The NHL season is just about a quarter of the way complete, my boys in Black and Gold are doing... well, okay I suppose. The Bruins own an 8-7-4 record (20 points) and sit in fifth place in a top-heavy Atlantic division. Not an ideal start to the season, but when I consider the elephant in the room, I'll surely take it. The elephant here being, of course, the injuries. I hate to make injuries seem like an excuse for average play in any sport, but in this case it's pretty hard to make a claim to the contrary.... Continue Reading
Is it accurate to say that this World Series had it all? Let's see: Cy Young and MVP candidates, all-stars galore, and budding superstars? Yup. Extra-inning games, walk-off hits, pitchers' duels, comebacks, and a few high-powered shootouts? You bet. Seven games of World Series baseball between two 100 win teams for the first time 80 years? Yes sir. And let's not forget home run, after home run, after home run, after home run, after home run. If it were not for a relative dud of a Game 7, the series would have been nearly perfect in terms of pure entertainment.... Continue Reading
I first thought I should say that I love these teams, and go over what I like about each of them. But I realized that to do that would be the same process as describing why I enjoy certain TV shows or restaurants. Sports just do it for me, like Chick-fil-a or Breaking Bad.... Continue Reading
Ryan Kelly lives in Cambridge, MA, a stone's throw away from his beloved Boston teams. When he is not working as an editorial assistant, he is providing commentary on the Boston Red Sox and Boston Bruins for The Turf.