The decisions of last year are finally coming to fruition: on April 4 Canada opens the online gambling site iGaming. The site will provide for the full range of online gambling, including that of single game betting that passed in parliament last fall. The launch of a new era The doors will finally open for… Continue reading Canadian gambling and sports betting facing monumental development
Why is Cristiano Ronaldo considered the best footballer ever? Check here the titles and awards he won during his career. CR7 is back to England. And not to make a farewell season in the rhythm of tributes. The Portuguese is hungry to repeat the feats he achieved during his first time at the English club,… Continue reading This is why Ronaldo is the Best Footballer Ever
NOVEMBER 28, 2021 – Omicron and an Anglo hire in Montreal management in the same week. It’s going to be an interesting week and the “le Journal de Montreal” crew will have fun with this, but it’s expected that there will be another hire. Anglo Scott Mellanby resigned from the team. Can’t blame him if… Continue reading Habs Hire Jeff Gorton. Bergevin Days May Finally Be Over. HOCKEY CRUNCH By Jamie Gilcig
Have you ever dreamt of leading a club or team all the way to glory as a manager from the touchline? Are you the kind of person who fancies taking head-on decisions? No matter what sport you prefer watching, the sport simulation genre possesses a striking variety of gaming titles. Simulation game titles are quite… Continue reading TOP FIVE SPORTS MANAGER SIMULATION GAMES
JUNE 29, 2021 – I turned off game 1 right after the first goal. I’d seen enough and hoped that the team could turn it around. You see, as the NHL’s first analytics guru for the Habs back in the 90’s you learn things. What I saw was Tampa laying it hard on Montreal; not… Continue reading HOCKEYCRUNCH Can Habs Go From Boys to Men vs Tampa for Lord Stanley’s Cup? By Jamie Gilcig
New York Giants, one of the most popular NFL franchises in Canada today, have had just one winning season in their last eight. The four-time Super Bowl winners will be hoping they can have a much better campaign in 2021, and there are reasons to believe that may be the case. Despite finishing with a… Continue reading New York Giants Can Be Hopeful Of A Better Season In 2021
MAY 15, 2021 – It’s that time of year. This year should be more interesting with more local rivalries and teams having played each other much more than normal. As well the wear and tear of the season will have an impact on teams as injuries and fatigue may show more on some than others.… Continue reading My Fearless NHL Play Off Picks for Round 1. By Jamie Gilcig – HOCKEY CRUNCH
FEBRUARY 26, 2021 – Remember the Sens being in a long play off run and seats being empty? Remember that exposed mess of players trashing a coach? Ottawa Sens owner Eugene Melnyk has been tire fired an awful lot and put into place a clear game plan of dumping salary and improving the value of… Continue reading HOCKEY CRUNCH Kids are Making it Fun to Watch Sens Again. Ottawa Not Far. By Jamie Gilcig
FEBRUARY 24, 2021 – When you’ve watched and worked in hockey as long as yours truly has you develop instincts. My instinct since very early of Carey Price’s career is that he would never win in Montreal. Carey is a great goalie, but to win in Montreal you need to either not appear to care… Continue reading Price’s Poor Play Leads to Julien Firing in Montreal. Muller Gone too. HOCKEY CRUNCH by Jamie Gilcig
The Dallas Stars are headed to the Stanley Cup finals for the first time in 20 years, accomplishing the feat by taking down one of the short-odds-on favorites to win the Stanley Cup: Las Vegas Golden Knights. “I’ve been in a couple of rinks where we’ve clinched to go to the finals, and it erupts,”… Continue reading Will Tampa Bay Lightning join the Dallas Stars in the Stanley Cup playoffs?
Lisbon’s Estádio da Luz will host the revamped Champion’s League final The phrase “the new normal” is being rolled out left, right and center these days. It covers the way we work, the way we live, and it also covers sports. As sporting events around the world start up again this summer, we will have… Continue reading The Champions League is Back, But Not as You Know it
Canadians love football just as much as their neighbours south of the border, with the Canadian Football League hosting its nine-team league across the country. For a few years in the 1990s, the CFL even tried to expand into the United States, although this nearly ruined the league financially. So far, the NFL hasn’t managed… Continue reading Will We Ever See an NFL Team North of the Border?
Despite our love for all things hockey, Canada and the CFL have produced some standout stars in the NFL. And while some fans south of the border may struggle to name the Canucks in their favorite team, we recognize and appreciate their talents. As NFL teams continue to look outside the US for the next… Continue reading The Canadians who made it in the NFL
As all NHL fans will know by now, the league is in lockdown. In fact, sport across Ontario and Canada remain the same. Therefore, in unprecedented times, new measures have opened up to support players, staff, fans, and more alike. The past few weeks – and months – have been grueling for the league as… Continue reading What’s Next for Cornwall Hockey Fans?
Hockey has been Canada’s most beloved sport for over a century. In U Sports, ice hockey is the major trend. However, due to the changing demographics of the country, we’re seeing a change in the sport trends among the country’s youth. The main national sport still holds its value. For better or for worse, ice… Continue reading Top Trends in Canadian Sport for Youth
Well it’s better than trading away a first round draft pick for some other team’s dogs breakfast. Montreal, in the middle of a massive free fall in the standings during it’s 8 game losing streak have called up hot rookie Cayden Primeau, a 7th round draft pick and son of former NHLer Keith Primeau. The… Continue reading HOCKEY CRUNCH Is Habs Rookie Goalie Cayden Primeau About to Become the New Jordan Binnington? 120319
Cornwall Ontario – This is our second installment of my NHL Win Efficiency tool! LINK to #1 There have been some surges and dramatic falls since October 26th! Without further adieu here’s the TOP EIGHT list for November 5th, 2018! Nashville 13.6 Tampa Bay 9.96 NY Islanders 7.32 * Arizona 6.32 * Colorado 6.0 Toronto… Continue reading Nashville & Tampa Bay Top NHL Win Efficiency for November 5, 2018 by Jamie Gilcig
Canada is famous for hockey but soccer has grown in popularity since Canada hosted the 2007 FIFA Under-20s World Cup. It’s one of the few non-native sports that has gained enough popularity to rival native ones. Soccer is the most played sport across all demographics in Canada and, not only are there many professional teams in… Continue reading Up and Coming Trends in Canadian Culture 081717