Time Capsule2019-04-12T01:37:59+00:00

The Worst Team To Ever Win The Stanley Cup

By |June 9th, 2019|Categories: Time Capsule|

On the verge of winning the Stanley Cup, as recently as Jan. 3, the St. Louis Blues owned the worst record in the NHL. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eV8Y5P0iXh8 If they succeed in overcoming the Boston Bruins, does that [...]

Philly Gave Birth to Gloria; Blues Gave Birth To Broad Street Bullies

By |June 4th, 2019|Categories: Flyers, TC Philadelphia, Time Capsule|

By now, if you've been paying attention at all to the Stanley Cup run of the St. Louis Blues, you've learned all about the glory of Gloria. Blues players Joel Edmundson, Robbie Fabbri, Alex Steen [...]

Boston Haunts The Nightmares of St. Louis Sports

By |May 26th, 2019|Categories: Time Capsule|

It's taken the St. Louis Blues nearly a half century to get back to the Stanley Cup final and when things get underway Monday, the Boston Bruins will present a familiar foe. https://twitter.com/StLouisBlues/status/1132350161190047744 In the [...]

Is Jumbo Joe Thornton About To Write A Romantic Stanley Cup Ending?

By |May 15th, 2019|Categories: Time Capsule|

Will Jumbo Joe Thornton become the latest long-suffering NHL veteran to win a Stanley Cup when all hope appeared to be lost? San Jose Sharks center Joe Thornton has played 1566 NHL regular season [...]

A Game 7 Upset Sparked By An Upset Tummy

By |April 29th, 2019|Categories: Flyers, Time Capsule|

The upset wasn't in the making, and that left Scotty Bowman concerned that the upset wouldn't be in the making. The 1967-68 campaign invoked the greatest single-season change in NHL history. https://twitter.com/STLBlueshistory/status/906347530702782464 The league doubled [...]

Seattle vs Montreal: 100 Years Ago, Nobody Won The Stanley Cup

By |March 29th, 2019|Categories: Time Capsule|Tags: , , |

As the Montreal Canadiens arrived in Seattle to begin the 1919 Stanley Cup final series, Metropolitans manager cautioned the overconfident locals. They shouldn't automatically assume that the Seattle squad would vanquish the Habs as easily [...]

Are The Lightning A Lock? Five Great NHL Teams That Failed To Win The Cup

By |March 26th, 2019|Categories: Time Capsule|

There's a lot of parity in the NHL . . . and then there's the Tampa Bay Lightning. The 1970-71 Boston Bruins were among the greatest NHL teams that didn't win the Stanley Cup. [...]

Tom Seaver is the hero in my Field of Dreams

By |March 12th, 2019|Categories: Contrarian - Baseball, Time Capsule|Tags: , , , |

   In the movie “Field of Dreams,” fictional character Terrance Mann, played eloquently by James Earl Jones, explains why baseball is the sport of hope. “The one constant through all the years has been baseball,” [...]

The story of Clint Hartung: The Texan who couldn’t be Babe Ruth

By |March 1st, 2019|Categories: Time Capsule, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

When former New York Giants baseball player Clint Hartung died in 2010, a New York Daily News columnist recalled that Hartung was once viewed as “Shoeless Joe Jackson, (Babe) Ruth and Bob Feller all rolled [...]

Capturing The Essence Of Terry Sawchuk

By |February 27th, 2019|Categories: Time Capsule|Tags: , , , , , |

There’s an innate challenge in any effort to make a biopic film. It's especially problematic when the subject matter is a 20th century topic. People feel like they’ve been there. Like they’ve done that. This [...]

Skip to toolbar