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The Giants can’t expect to win a playoff game 1-0 against an explosive team like the Tri-City Americans and they didn’t Friday night, falling 2-1 in OT. The G-Men managed a power-play goal by Brendan Rowinski (in photo) in the first period and that was it for the offence. Nothing at even strength. Only two [...]

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You might recall from an earlier PITB piece that Ballard is a noted prankster; he just happens to be terrible at it. It’s true. He’s worse than Jeff Bridges. You also might recall that Atlanta, where the Canucks play tonight, is the site of his worst prank ever: a two-handed baseball swing to the mask of Florida goaltender Tomas Vokoun.

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With the European leagues taking a break due to international action Major League Soccer has the opportunity to take centre stage this weekend. Sadly many clubs will lose their best players to national team call-ups, but there are still a few games that should be worth watching: Philadelphia v Vancouver- How will the home town team [...]

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The great irony of the Jack Adams award is that being the coach of the league’s best team often precludes one from talk of being the league’s best coach. Truth is, when there’s no other possible explanation for a team’s success, then the coach gets the credit. If, however, it’s possible to attribute that success [...]

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