Book Review: The Whalers

Book Review by Budd Bailey Ah, the Hartford Whalers. Or, as they were once called by Boston Globe hockey writer Kevin Dupont, “The Forever .500 Whalers.” The Whalers were around…

Book Review: 1972

Review by Budd Bailey Authors don’t often have the chance to take a second swing at a subject. It turns out that Scott Morrison is an exception. Back in 1989,…

Beauts take it outside

By Budd Bailey The Buffalo Beauts had been struggling during the course of the women’s hockey season. They came into Monday afternoon’s game with the Toronto Six with a 3-10-1…

Review: Finding Murph

Review by Budd Bailey “Finding Murph” is one sad story. It’s the latest in something of an informal series of articles and books on the problems in the form of…

Remembering Dave Miller

By Budd Bailey I’m never going to be able to watch “The Price is Right” again without thinking of Dave Miller. Miller, the former radio host of Buffalo Sabres’ broadcasts…

Life on the flip side

By Budd Bailey Western New York has rivaled Disney World for the title as “the happiest place on earth” this week. The Buffalo Bills were only two wins from reaching…

Book Review: Inexact Science

Review by Budd Bailey “Inexact Science.” When it comes to the National Hockey League draft, you’ve got that right. It’s never easy to predict the future when it comes to…