The “Devils Fans’ Worst Nightmare” Drinking Game

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As a Devils fan, I approach these Stanley Cup finals with less enthusiasm than I would bring to a colonoscopy. The best case scenario here is a sweep by the Kings, so we could dispense with this torment as quickly as possible. The worst case scenario is Henrik Lundqvist skating the Cup, which would signal the end of life as I know it.

Why? Because life as I know it involves taunting young Rangers fans about the fact that their team hasn’t won a title in their lifetime. Because my calendar says the Rangers aren’t due to win again until 2048. Because the Devils win Cups and the Rangers don’t, and it’s been that way since 1995.

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The Edmonton Oil Kings And Kristians Pelss: Closure

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It is almost a year since Kristians Pelss – Oil King, Thunder, Baron, Team Latvia and Oiler – passed away. Since that tragic day, every member of the Oiler organisation who knew Kristians has undoubtedly been carrying a heavy heart, but none more-so than his former Oil King teammates.

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St. Louis Blues Cursed with Playoff Fizzle

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It has taken me a while to do a wrap up of the 2013-2014 season. Being a supporter of the St. Louis Blues, I predicted that they would fall within the first round of the playoffs. While the Blues were heavy favorites to go all the way and win the Stanley Cup, they had several factors against them since the Olympic break.

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