Cook’s Stanley Cup Final 2017 Diary: Game 1

7:46 PM: Hi, hello and welcome to the Stanley Cup Final! In the continuing ramping up of NHL coverage right here on THE Ultimate Sports Blog, I’ve decided that I will live-blog select Stanley Cup Final games right here for your entertainment. This is a huge date in my personal history as a sports fan,…

The List of Cook #2: John Scott

I’m obviously excited about the Nashville Predators making the Stanley Cup Final. A lot of other people are too, even people that aren’t Nashville fans. You better believe the NHL is excited. I’m not one of those guys that will tell you that the league is rooting for or against certain teams (unless the Preds…

THE USB NHL Postseason Preview: Stanley Cup Final

Hi, hello and welcome to THE USB NHL Postseason Preview! I’ll be real honest with you guys, I did not expect to have an emotional attachment once we got to this round. Everybody expected my team to get eliminated in the first round by the team that has dominated most of this decade. That didn’t…

Versus Pittsburgh

Let’s travel back in time to the summer of 2012, when I was doing a weekly sports podcast with my good buddy Trent the Penguin. One of the gimmicks was that Penguin would do a hockey update and I would have no idea what the heck he was talking about. See, the extent of my…