Kevin Kraczkowski

  • joined Sep 03, 2011
  • last login Jul 27, 2014
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Kevin is a sports fan. He'll watch anything that involves a ball (or puck). He writes for Matchsticks & Gasoline, Hot Hot Hoops, and Litter Box Cats.

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  • MLB Pittsburgh Pirates
  • NBA Miami Heat
  • NFL Miami Dolphins
  • NCAAF Miami Hurricanes
  • NCAAB Miami Hurricanes
  • NHL Calgary Flames
  • NASCAR both Busch brothers
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Flames All-Time Countdown Chapter XL: 335-331


Today, we look at center Benoit Gratton, defenseman Micki DuPont, right winger Nikolai Borschevsky, and goaltenders Tim Bernhardt and Jim Craig.

Miami Heat Vs. San Antonio Spurs: Past is Prologue


Was this finals meeting predestined?

Flames All-Time Countdown Chapter XXXIX: 340-336


Today, we look at defensemen Dallas Eakins and Matt Pelech, right winger Jamal Mayers, left winger TJ Galiardi, and goaltender Daniel Taylor.

Flames All-Time Countdown Chapter XXXVIII: 345-341


In our daily dispatch, we take a look at right wingers Tom Kostopoulos and Darren McCarty, left winger Craig Coxe, and defensemen Christopher Breen and Tyler Wotherspoon.

Game 5 Recap: Pacers escape with 93-90 win vs HEAT


The Pacers stave off elimination with a 21-point fourth quarter by Paul George to barely beat the Heat, who did not have LeBron James for much of the game due to foul trouble. The series shifts...

Flames All-Time Countdown Chapter XXXVII: 350-346


Your daily Flames dispatch is here! Today, we look into the Flames' careers of centers Claude Lapointe and Ron Sutter, defensemen Shane O'Brien and Mike Commodore, and left winger Mike Leclerc.

Flames All-Time Countdown Chapter XXXVI: 355-351


A look at left wingers Norm Gratton and David Haas, right wingers Ed Ward and Jonas Bergqvist, and center Ted Drury.

Flames All-Time Countdown Chapter XXXV: 360-356


Today's summary includes left wingers Carl Mokosak and Dave Roche, centers Marc Habscheid and Mike Sullivan, and goaltender Scott Sharples.

Flames All-Time Countdown Chapter XXXIV: 365-361


Today, we look at defensemen Chad Billins and Stewart Malgunas, right winger Ladislav Kohn, center Max Reinhart, and left winger Brandon Prust.

Flames All-Time Countdown Chapter XXXIII: 370-366


A review of left wingers Johnny Gaudreau and Brett Carson, centers Josh Green and Lance Bouma, and defenseman Keith Hanson.

HHH Preview: Miami HEAT Vs. Indiana Pacers, Game 3


Back for some home cooking, the HEAT hope to turn it up against the Pacers. Tune in at 8:30 tonight.

Flames All-Time Countdown Chapter XXXII: 375-371


Today, we look at right winger Tomas Forslund, defensemen Sami Helenius and Len Esau, center Brian Skrudland, and left winger Chris Higgins.

Flames All-Time Countdown Chapter XXXI: 380-376


Our summary this morning includes left winger Alan May, goaltender Steve Guenette, center Bob Sweeney, and defensemen Kevin Wortman and Rocky Thompson.

HHH Preview: Game 2, Miami HEAT Vs. Indiana Pacers


The HEAT try and bounce back against the one team that was customized to take on Miami, right here in the Eastern Conference Finals. Miami needs at least one win on the road, could it happen tonight?

Flames All-Time Countdown Chapter XXX: 385-381


In today's summary, we review Clay Wilson, David Van Der Gulik, Darrel Scoville, Mark Cundari, and Andre Roy.

Flames All-Time Countdown Chapter XXIX: 390-386


In our 29th Chapter (of 146), we review the Flames careers' of Yves Courteau, Greg Meredith, Fredrik Sjostrom, Krzysztof Oliwa, and Brian Boucher.

Flames All-Time Countdown Chapter XXVIII: 395-391


Today, we feature Brad Miller, Yves Sarault, Jason Morgan, Ben Hanowski, and Greg Pankewicz.

Flames All-Time Countdown Chapter XXVII: 400-396


Today, we look back at Rik Wilson, Dave Reierson, Rick Lessard, Corban Knight, and Kenny Agostino.

Flames All-Time Countdown Chapter XXVI: 405-401


Today, we look back at Gerry O'Flaherty, Cam Botting, Howard Walker, Mark Greig, and Erik Andersson.

Flames All-Time Countdown Chapter XXV: 410-406


M&G profiles the Flames careers' of Jeff Friesen, Earl Ingarfield, Blair Jones, Marty Murray, and Rich Lemieux.

Miami HEAT Vs. Brooklyn Nets: Game 4 HHH Preview


The HEAT try to keep the Nets on their heels by earning a split in Brooklyn tonight.


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Flames All-Time Countdown Chapter XXIV: 415-411


All the Flames, all the time. Today, Nevin Markwart, Guillaume Desbiens, Stefan Meyer, Gene Carr, and Dean Evason.

Flames All-Time Countdown Chapter XXIII: 420-416


Today, we look back at Serge Beaudoin, Mike Mottau, Brad Ference, Dale McTavish, and Bruce Eakin.

Flames All-Time Countdown Chapter XXII: 425-421


A review of the career on-ice contributions of Danny Bolduc, Carter Bancks, Peter Ahola, John Negrin, and Pierre-Luc Letourneau-Leblond.

Flames All-Time Countdown Chapter XXI: 430-426


Today, we review the Flames careers of Robin Bartel, Rick Mrozik, Bill Hogaboam, Tony Curtale, and the immortal Kris Chucko.

Flames All-Time Countdown Chapter XX: 435-431


Today's entry includes Patrick Lebeau, Mark Lamb, Matt Keetley, Shawn Heaphy, and Robert Dome, five players who combined to play five games for the Flames.

Flames All-Time Countdown Chapter XIX: 440-436


In our return to the countdown, we check out the (very) brief careers of Randy Turnbull, Jarrod Skalde, Paxton Schulte, Tomi Maki, and Lane MacDermid.

Flames All-Time Countdown Chapter XVIII: 445-441


Today's dispatch will focus on short-time Flames Scott Morrow, Richard Zemlak, Eric Landry, Vesa Viitakoski, and Kay Whitmore.

Flames All-Time Countdown Chapter XVII: 450-446


Today's article includes an homage to Jukka Hentunen, Darryl Olsen, Tim Harrer, Barry Nieckar, and Neil Eisenhut.

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