At age 41 and in his 22nd ML season Jim Thome joined baseball’s immortals when he slugged his 600th home run on a curveball thrown by a left-handed reliever.  Automatically the conversation turned to Thome’s place in the history of the game and whether that lofty number (Thome is the eighth player to hit 600 [...]

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It’s time for another round of Ask it to Bulis, wherein two guys who are incredibly smart, handsome, and humble answer your questions about life, the universe, and everything. Unfortunately, no one asked us about those things, so we’re mostly just talking about hockey.

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With nothing left to play for but the Cascadia Cup (and pride) let’s look at five ways that the Whitecaps can improve as the season winds to a merciful release. 1) Try to take the game to the opponents- Too often the Whitecaps seem happy to sit back and hand the the momentum to the [...]

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Today: part two of Ryan Kesler’s entry in the Every Goal series, where we’ll be looking at goals 11-20, all of which, save the last, took place in December. We’ll see such things as a game-tying buzzer beater versus the Anaheim Ducks, the targeted victimization of Rusty Klesla, Kesler’s first-career hat trick, and the classic Skee-ball goal. There are also some great supporting performances put in by Jannik Hansen, Mason Raymond, and the defence of the Columbus Blue Jackets and Calgary Flames. Enjoy.

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