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Sitting Ducks

Sitting Ducks

May 4, 2016

By Anthony Pucik  Another year, another disappointing postseason for the Anaheim Ducks. The team’s seven game first round exit at the hands of the Nashville Predators marks another season of high...

Changing the Narrative

Changing the Narrative

April 27, 2016

By Anthony Pucik  The Stanley Cup playoffs are always good for bringing intensity, surprises and fantastic storylines, and things are no different this year. With at least two matchups on each side of the ...

NHL Award Predictions

NHL Award Predictions

April 20, 2016

By Anthony Pucik  The NHL Awards in Las Vegas are not taking place until June 22, but the playoffs are not a factor in the regular season awards (supposedly). With that in mind, here are my prediction...

NHL Playoff Preview

NHL Playoff Preview

April 13, 2016

By Anthony Pucik It took all 82 games, but the NHL playoff bracket is finally set. Here’s how I think the quarterfinal round will go: Starting in the Western Conference, I think the Dallas Stars will h...

No, Canada

No, Canada

April 6, 2016

By Anthony Pucik Allow me to take you back to the year 1970, a simpler time in the NHL. The 1969-70 season was coming to a close, with seven of the eight playoff spots already decided and only one game left...

Wideman Case Sets Wrong Precedent

Wideman Case Sets Wrong Precedent

March 30, 2016

By Anthony Pucik  Calgary Flames defenseman Dennis Wideman was originally suspended 20 games for delivering a check to the back of the head of linesmen Don Henderson in a game on Jan. 27. Wideman had just re...

North America is Dangerous in World Cup of Hockey

North America is Dangerous in World Cup of Hockey

March 9, 2016

By Anthony Pucik  An earlier version of this article incorrectly spelled Shayne Gostisbehere. The Ram regrets the error. Last week, countries began releasing their preliminary rosters for the Wo...

No Buzz in Columbus

No Buzz in Columbus

February 17, 2016

  By Anthony Pucik Things appeared to be turning around for the Columbus Blue Jackets. Two years ago, the expansion franchise, now in its 16th season, made its first playoff appearance since 2008, ...

Paying the Price

Paying the Price

February 10, 2016

By Anthony Pucik One of my picks to go deep into the playoffs this season was the Montreal Canadiens. They were ousted by the red hot Tampa Bay Lightning in the Eastern Conference Semifinals last season, ...

Thank You, John Scott

Thank You, John Scott

February 3, 2016

By Anthony Pucik Last week, I wrote about John Scott’s selection into the NHL All-Star Game. In it I said, “There’s no real significance to the NHL All-Star game, but that doesn’t mean the NHL and t...

Great Scott!

Great Scott!

January 26, 2016

By Anthony Pucik In every sport, All-Star games aren’t really meant to be taken seriously. Outside of MLB’s, which ends up counting for home-field advantage in the World Series, the NBA, NFL and particularly the N...

Overtime: On the End

Overtime: On the End

December 1, 2015

By Anthony Pucik Typically, this would be my soap box where I wax poetic for 800 words about the happenings in the NHL, but today is not that day. Today, I write my final column as Sports Editor of The Fordham Ram....

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