Author: palmermatt23

Farewell to Ryan Braun. It seems a little weird to be writing this as he has yet to announce his retirement. That being said, we are a week into the 2021 baseball season and Braun is still a free agent. The Brewers declined his mutual contract option back in October. Therefore, it is time for me to bid farewell to Ryan Braun on behalf of Brewers fans everywhere. Since his major league debut in 2007, Braun has been a fixture in the Brewers lineup. It has been weird watching Brewers games for the last week and not seeing shots of…

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The Badgers will win the Frozen Frenzy. At least that is what we are all hoping for. My previous article previewed the entire Frozen Frenzy Tournament field and predicted each of the winners through the championship game. Yes, I have Wisconsin as the last team standing. This preview however, will outline both how the Badgers will win it all and why they may fall short in their quest. Why Wisconsin Will Win The Badgers won the conference regular season tournament and fell to Minnesota 6-4 in the Big Ten title game. Wisconsin is a very good team. They are certainly…

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Welcome back Frozen Frenzy (I am trying to make this a thing)! While not the same type of crazed action as the basketball tournaments bring us, there is something special about the NCAA Hockey Tournament. Sure, it brings us the cream of the crop in the 16 teams competing. Yes, the field is stacked with NHL draft picks and players developing into NHL draft picks. But it is more than that. The margin for error is so small, there is no chance to steal a game with a buzzer beater. This tournament is about the most complete team being crowned…

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Minnesota came out swinging against the Badgers in what was supposed to be a heavyweight fight between two powerhouse teams and rivals. They were the aggressor throughout the first period and Cameron Rowe did all he could to hold the Badgers within a goal heading into the second period. From there it was all Gophers until a late rally by Wisconsin. They added four more goals in the middle frame and led the Badgers 5-1 going to the third. Wisconsin’s three goal rally in the third period was not quite enough and they ultimately fell to the Gophers 6-4. #1…

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