For the past week, there have been several stories floating about regarding the likely return of scoring machine Jaromir Jagr to the NHL. Jagr has played the past three seasons for the Avangard Omsk of the Kontinental Hockey League. He’ll return as the NHL’s active leader in goals (646) and points (1,599). Of course, all [...]

Go ahead and play the theme of “Rocky” one more time. Play it loud for Rocky Wirtz and the re-tooled, youthful, re-energized Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks. I’ll admit it. My emotions got the best of me when Patrick Kane’s shot flipped past Michael Leighton at the 15:54 mark of the overtime period. I got [...]

On Monday night, I capped a holiday trip with a return flight on Delta out of Atlanta. I’ll spare you the details of the check-in process and security, as anyone who has flown through the ATL has at least one tale to tell. My reward for the inane start to the journey was that Delta [...]