NHL Hockey in Las Vegas – Ticket Sales

There’s a season ticket drive unofficially underway for an NHL team that doesn’t exist yet. It will be “official” in a week. This has happened at least a couple times before. Nashville Predators Jim Balsillie had been approved by the NHL Board of Governors as the new owner of the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2006. When it was […]

Trollfail – Part Three

In Part Two, we mentioned the Arizona Coyotes decided on January 8 they had enough of the Twitter haranguing from @AZSportsHub. I assume there were meetings and phone conversations before the following Tweet was published. FYI #Coyotes fans: There is absolutely no truth to anything @SportsHubAZ reports. But we found his source… pic.twitter.com/MkypqkcH7p — Arizona Coyotes (@ArizonaCoyotes) January […]

Trollfail – Part Two

In Part One, we offered some background social media history of somebody that initially had good intentions of providing Coyotes information going off the rails. It escalated to the point where some national hockey media attention was given to the mess and the team was moved to intervene. Now, the offender is playing the cyberbullying card, crying fouls against him […]

Trollfail – Part One

It’s a dilemma. Presented with an individual bent on aggrandizing his presence by offering negative comments and spurious information: should he be ignored or taken to task for being ridiculous? Ignore Him, He’ll Disappear Conventional adult wisdom supports ignoring the pest because it’s clear ANY attention will feed his addiction, gratifying the desire for a glance from people […]