From the Trailer Park -- Red Army

With only few hours before FX’s Season 3 premiere of The Americans, a little Soviet-era hockey to vet zee vistle. Below trailer and also story from one of commie’s favorite places of propaganda, the LA Times.

Gentleman Athlete

In this era of the Miami Dolphins Richie Incognito and Jonathan Martin it’s important to remember that it wasn’t always thus. New Criterion has a great piece on the turn of the last century’s most famous hockey player — Hobey Baker — gentleman athlete.

Baker was a senior at Princeton when F. Scott […]

No Way! Way.

Epic has become so overused… even so… this save by minor league (Toronto Marlies) goalie Drew MacIntyre is epic.

I Went to a Hockey Game and Patriotism Broke Out

From last night’s Boston Bruins/Buffalo Sabres game… Hockey fans are notoriously disrespectful during the anthem… awesome.

Sunday Open Thread

33 years ago two days ago… perhaps the greatest sports moment on television, and I care not about hockey.

Doctor, Doctor, give him good news

Gotta love it when the Russkies keep it interesting while Gary Bettman fiddles away the NHL season.

Something slightly saucier below the fold …

It Looks Like a Mirac… It’s in the Hole!

The payoff is about 1:15 in or so. Unbelievable… Merry Christmas to her.

From the Trailer Park — Goon

Red band means NSFW… and there’s a Liev Schreiber sighting… minor league hawkey… it’s fantastic (and there’s no Will Ferrell).

Trick Shots? Gretzky Scoffs at Your Trick Shots

More Than One Way to Skin A Cat

Yeah… a goalie can wait for the puck… but where’s the fun in that? The Boston Bruins’ Tim Thomas protects the goal in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Finals against the Canucks…