by Kolby Solinsky White Cover Magazine Win or lose. Neither of those words seem to matter against the Winnipeg Jets. I mean, of course they do. But if the Jets make the playoffs, they could lose in four or win in seven, and the result won’t diminish what will certainly be the greatest atmosphere in […]Read more "Point Shots: Canucks Beat Jets 5-2; Vrbata’s a Dream Boat; Will Winnipeg Hold Off L.A.?"
by Kolby Solinsky White Cover Magazine ‘Conventional wisdom’ is just that. Conventional. And wise. The thing with wisdom, though, is it’s an assumed quality. You’re not just wise because you’re old, but you could fool someone to thinking you are if you are. In the same way, you’re not innovative just because you’re young. So often, […]Read more "Point Shots: What Makes the L.A. Kings So Terrifying?"
*A chapter or two on what’s happening in the NHL today, and what you need to know for tonight’s Game 7 between Montreal and Boston… and, I guess, a bunch of other stuff, too. ********** Is Disco Dead Yet? Last night, Pittsburgh lost. They were up 3-1, about to eliminate the New York Rangers on […]Read more "The Book of Hockey: Chasing Boston’s Model; Is Dan Bylsma Fired Yet?; Isn’t Subban Supposed to Suck?"
by Kolby Solinsky Editor, White Cover Magazine No ‘Home Ice Advantage’ between… Boston and Montreal What has history taught you about Game 7s? Forget it. It doesn’t matter here. Not in the second round’s two premium matchups – Montreal v Boston, and Anaheim v L.A. There’s no such thing as home ice advantage, in either of […]Read more "The Book of Hockey: No Home-Ice Advantage Between Montreal/Boston, L.A./Anaheim; Brassard and Pouliot Star on Broadway"
by Kolby Solinsky Editor, White Cover Magazine Full disclosure, right up front: my preseason Stanley Cup picks were the San Jose Sharks and the Detroit Red Wings. Why did I pick them? Because picking the defending Stanley Cup champions – the Chicago Blackhawks – is boring, and I really didn’t want to pick the Boston Bruins, either. […]Read more "Montages, Miracles, and Monarchs: The Stanley Cup Playoffs Have Returned"
———————————————————— by Kolby Solinsky Editor, White Cover Magazine ———————————————————— You asked for it, right? When Brent Seabrook wrist shot Plinko’d in behind Jimmy Howard on Wednesday night, the NHL was given its first All-American, all champion final four since 1945, and that was when there were only six teams in the league. It’s Survivor: All-Stars. It’s […]Read more "Kings. Penguins. Bruins. Blackhawks. It Seriously Can’t Get Any Better Than This."