By Eddie Melville On this wonderful Independence Day, I was reflecting upon the state of USA Hockey. The FIFA World Cup is currently in action, a global competition that USA Soccer did not even qualify for. This has caused me to think back to the debacle that was USA Hockey during the last World... Continue Reading →
By Eddie Melville The Washington Capitals just might finally have the Pittsburgh Penguins’ number. The back to back defending Stanley Cup Champions held a 3-2 lead headed to the 3rd period of a pivotal game 5. It looked like the DC faithful would be suffering more heartbreak. Instead, the Caps rode the wave of 22-year... Continue Reading →
By Eddie Melville April 4, 2018 (This is second segment of a 2-part series highlighting the offensive milestones accomplished during the 2017-18 NHL season, as well as those special goal, assist, and point-markers still within reach as the regular season draws to a close.) If your favorite hockey highlight reels involve sick wrist shots,... Continue Reading →
The 2017-18 NHL regular season has been special for hockey fans who love offense. But why? In Part 1 of a two-part series, Eddie explains what makes the goals, assists, and points races special, setting up a further analysis of the broader topic in Part 2.
Eddie is back and we are using our podcast platform to honor his Opa, who passed away last week, by covering his favorite teams. We start out the episode, as always, with our Stud and Scrub of the week, including having to talk a bit about Lebron James much to our dismay. We then jump... Continue Reading →
By Eddie Melville The scoring race in the NHL has always intrigued me. Granted, I am a Pittsburgh Penguins fan and we have won a ridiculous amount of Art Ross trophies in my lifetime; however, I often have found that the best players are those that stay on or towards the top of the NHL... Continue Reading →
On this week's episode of No Scrubs Allowed I talk with Eddie about the College World Series Championship, the NBA and NHL free agencies, and the upcoming Wimbledon tournament!