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Isiah Thomas – MVP For The Boston Celtics

The Boston Celtics have been my team since the 1950s. I would lay in my bed and listen to the play-by-play radio broadcasts from Boston Garden. Johnny Most announced the game and his raspy voice transported a six year-old a hundred miles to the south. In my mind I saw Bill Russell, the Jones Boys, […]

# 4 Nude / Kurt Kauper

The most famous photo of Bobby Orr was of his scoring the winning goal in the 1970 Stanley Cup Championship against the St. Louis Blues. The immortal moment has also been immortalized in a statue gracing the entrance to the TD Garden in Boston, however an artist friend had told me about the painter Kurt […]

Bobby Orr – Tiger # 4

Bobby Orr has undoubtably been the Greatest Boston Bruin in the modern age. His offensive net-to-net play revolutionized the role of defensemen throughout the NHL. His team won two Stanley Cups in 1970 and 1972, although were thwarted from adding their names to the championship trophy on more than one occasion in the 197os by […]

The Sum Of 2014

The ever-lovely Ann Magnuson wished everyone a happy New Year on Facebook. “2014 is going to be a good year! It has to be, it has a 4 in it!” I hoped that she was right, since 2013 was an annus miserablis for me, however I wrote the hillbilly performance artiste that 4 is not […]

FOR THE LOVE OF HOCKEY by Peter Nolan Smith

FOR THE LOVE OF HOCKEY are six stories about my love for the fastest game on ice. During the 1980s my aunt from Maine bought season tickets to the Rangers. To her hockey was hockey as long as the Black Bears of U Maine weren’t playing for the Frozen Four, however As longtime Boston Bruins […]