A rough sketch of the Puckmovers' symbol, the all-seeing eye of the NHL

The ILL-uminati

Sometimes you choose the path, other times it chooses you. It’s time to lift the veil, open your eyes and perceive the flawed world in your 180-degree field of vision for what it really is. Something is rotten in the sport of hockey, in a place far, far to the West of Denmark. The Philadelphia Flyers mysteriously failed to materialize Ryan Suter, and Zach Parise, and then coveted restricted free agent and super amazing defenseman Shea Weber. The Flyers don’t miss out on guys like this. My nose is to the air and it smells like the wind is blowing …

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Hockey Fan Bias: We’re all guilty

I consider myself a highly rational person; probably too rational in fact. I’m sure there are plenty of people that dislike me because of it. I’m sure sometimes my girlfriend doesn’t want me to rationalize everything, but rather just sympathize with her. It’s a flaw of mine. Subsequently, I do everything in my power to remove any bias I may have when drawing conclusions about the sport I love. It’s a difficult thing to do however. Human beings will almost always have some inherent level of bias. Never is that more apparent than in the sports world. Due to the …