The Deep End of the Fan Pool

I am, by and large, a big personality. Those who know me in real life know that I can be...a little much to take. Those who only know me from online are fairly certain that I am mentally unstable and in desperate need of various medications. They very well may all be right, but that... Continue Reading →

The Gripes: The East, In Review

The NHL regular season is over, and the Gripes has returned to look back at how well (and poorly) my predictions went for the 2011-12 season. I already weaved my way through the West. This time, a look back at the East. Eastern Conference 15. Montreal Canadiens (78 Points, 5th--Northeast Division) Gripes’ Preseason Prediction: 12th... Continue Reading →

The Gripes: The West, In Review

Six months ago, yours truly stepped up to the keyboard and boldly predicted the way that the NHL’s conferences would shake out over the course of 82 games. Now that everything has played out, has Mr. Gripes proved to be a prognosticator extraordinaire? Or will Mr. Gripes be hanging his head in shame? Let’s find... Continue Reading →

Message Received

By now nearly everyone has read the article from Dejan Kovacevic. If you haven't, here's the short version: Sid loves Pittsburgh and wants to play but is not cleared. That wasn't what people, including the folks at Hockey Night in Canada, were talking about. They were, instead, talking about the other odds and ends in... Continue Reading →

9/3: Griggsy’s Gripes

Griggsy is filling the void while I am crotch deep in packing and boxes and insanity. Ol' Walt is heading off on Wednesday and it's likely I will not be around until the following weekend at the earliest, but first - Griggsy. Also, thank baby Jesus for football. Here we go.   -----------   I’m... Continue Reading →

7/23: Griggsy’s Gripes

Welcome to Griggsy’s Gripes 2: Electric Boogaloo. It’s the only chance I’ll get to say it, so I couldn’t pass that up. Apparently, quite a few people decided my first attempt at this was worth reading. I thank you all for that, very much. Hopefully, there will be no sophomore slump. Anyways, without further ado,... Continue Reading →

Odds and Ends

I feel guilty when I do not write. I cannot thank everyone enough for visiting and actually reading the large amount of stuff I've since flung at the wall. More importantly, I am extremely proud of Griggsy and everyone who has read and commented on his post. I'm very fortunate and blessed to have a... Continue Reading →

Pens Preview: Matt Cooke

As mentioned before, I am a tremendous fan of the Pittsburgh Penguins, and of hockey in general. I want to take some time to look at the major players for the Penguins as we get into the thick of the off-season in anticipation of the coming new year. I plan on taking a somewhat in-depth... Continue Reading →

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