My kitchen is terrible. The oven is never the temperature it’s supposed to be, and the one big burner on the stove likes to shut off at random times. I can’t make most of the things I find on Pinterest* but here’s one thing I did make: Chocolate- and peanut-butter bananas.
We are fast approaching one of the notorious Dead Zones of the sports calendar: the two week period leading up to the Super Bowl. The NHL and NBA are not yet at mid-season, college basketball is still a week or two away from beginning its crescendo to the tourney, and Spring Training is almost a month away. For a vast majority of us, it’s even too cold to go outside. What’s a sports loving gal to do with all that time on her hands?
How about making a hat for a needy newborn as part of the Ladies… Craft Like A Champion Challenge?
Hello, Ladies… readers! I know it’s been awhile since you’ve seen a post from me, but I’m back in full force and bringing you some hockey, of course! I was lucky enough to be able to purchase Winter Classic tickets for the Capitals vs. Penguins game in Pittsburgh on New Year’s Day. As a loyal Caps season ticket holder, I decided to make the purchase, book the hotel and make the trek to Western PA.
Make the trek with me after the jump to read all about my trip (and I promise some pictures of hot guys).
A lot of controversy has surrounded a couple of my favorite athletes recently. First, it was the Tiger Woods’ accident and, most recently, his “transgressions”. Then it was the 2-game suspension handed to Alex Ovechkin for a knee-on-knee hit on Carolina’s Tim Gleason. Many folks have had harsh words for both of these guys, but I’ve been trying to avoid the frenzy surrounding both incidents.
The whole thing has made me wonder whether I am blinded by sports-related bias.
So I’m only a few hours removed from one of the coolest nights ever. As most of you already know, I’m a Washington Capitals season ticket holder. One of the perks of being a STH is a party with the team at Six Flags America. Well, last night was the party, and I thought I would share some photos and stories from the event.
Follow me after the jump for some pictures of some hockey hotties. And I promise there is gratuitous Steckel.
So none of these guys are after the jump, but I had to include some of my hot Caps in this post.
Tomorrow, tomorrow…I love you, tomorrow. You’re only a day away!!! Now that I’ve got that stuck in your head…I can’t wait until tomorrow. NHL regular season gets underway tomorrow!! If you don’t have DirecTV, be sure to check out the double header on Versus starting at 7 EST. Caps vs. Bruins is first, followed by Sharks vs. Avalanche.
Now it’s onto the preview of the Southeast Division.
If there were an NHL Award for "Best Looking," Steckel would be my pick!
UPDATED: I’m watching the Awards Show, so I’ll be updating the winners as they’re announced. See how you did in your predicitions!
Award season is upon us. Well, at least the NHL Award season. The Stanley Cup has been awarded, so the NHL Award Show is our mini hockey fix until September rolls around. This year there is some excitement surrounding the nominees. Some new faces have popped up in unexpected places, and some old faces have fallen out of contention. I’ve always viewed the NHL Awards as some type of high school awards assembly only with nicer threads. Some awards sound like a superlative right out of your high school yearbook, while others are pretty standard.
I thought I would give you a little blurb on each nominee and my pick. I’ve even let you all get in on the action! I’ll tell ya who I got if you tell me who ya got after the jump.
Marc-Andre Fleury may have beat Cam Ward on the ice, but his beard doesn't hold a candle to Cam's.
Now that we are getting closer to the Stanley Cup Finals, I figured it was time we took a look at the one tradition that all teams seem to have: playoff beards. The playoff beard has grown from a traditional hockey practice to now a charitable cause, but that won’t stop us from critiquing how they look on the guys. As you’ll see, some of the boys (emphasis definitely on boys) should probably try to avoid the tradition, while others take it to a whole new level.
After the jump, help me hand out a different kind of postseason hardware.