• Betting By Idiots – Week Nine

    Betting By Idiots – Week Nine

    Ryan was last weeks winner. He is now 28-28 on the year and 4-4 with his best bets. He is Even Steven. This weeks picks. click here to enlarge *denotes best bet. For entertainment only.

  • The Assists and the One-Timers

    As the NHL season rolls on, I am hoping to make this a semi-regular feature here. What is this exactly? Good question, theoretical reader in my head. This is the Assists and the One-Timers. The Assists will (hopefully) be me answering questions from you good folks that got suckered into reading these posts. They will…

  • Pirates Plan To Make Qualifying Offer

    Looks like Pirates fans can sleep tight knowing Neal Huntington’s aversion to risk won’t completely screw up a Qualifying Offer for Russell Martin. Jon Heyman is reporting that the Pirates will indeed make a QO to the team’s second best player. This is literally the only good move the Pirates could make in this situation.…

  • The Pens – The Good, The Bad, and The Week Ahead

    The Pittsburgh Penguins have way too many days off in October. That much is for sure. But the slow start for the Pens allows for the team to get in plenty of practice and continue to get accustomed to Mike Johnston’s style of play. Although, if we judge based on the first two outings for…

  • Betting By Idiots – Week Eight

    Betting By Idiots – Week Eight

    Josh and Matt S were last weeks winners. Some notes: Rich picked up his first best bet win of the season. He is now 1-6. Mike is also 1-6 for his best bets, but is the overall leader in wins. Go figure. Only three out of 15 players have a winning record. R.I.P. Mad Chad…

  • NHL Predictions (Sure To Go Wrong)

    Through Friday night, all 30 NHL teams have at least one game in the books. It’s too early to draw conclusions, but everyone at least makes some long-term projections about who will make the playoffs, who will miss out, and who will take home some hardware. I’m no different, so here are the official NHL…

  • Betting By Idiots – Week Seven

    Betting By Idiots – Week Seven

    Mike was last weeks winner and is now tied for the overall lead. This weeks picks. click here to enlarge *denotes best bet. For entertainment only. Go Pens.

  • Pittsburgh Penguins Season Preview

    Hello, folks. Griggsy back in the saddle again, with the NHL starting back up. The 2013-14 season for the Pittsburgh Penguins was very similar to previous seasons: A ton of regular season success, but a (too) quick exit in the playoffs. It cost the GM and coaching staff their jobs. It also cost a lot…