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Wockey Pool 2015 - A Family Affair

Posted 4/14/15
Over the years, the Wockey Pool has evolved to become a family tradition for many associated with the Pool.  The Goodman clan generally enters several brackets each year.  One of the funnier subplots is seeing if “Original 16” Wockeyite Matt Kilby can place higher than his mom, Mary Jane (he usually can’t).  And of ...

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Wockey Pool Day Four - Wockey's Own Frozen Four

Posted 4/9/15
And then there were two!  Well, actually three.  No, hold on.  More like four.  AND THEN THERE WERE FOUR!     Yes, Wockey 2015 has come down to this--either we have a true solo champ as has happened in seven of the previous eight glorious years or we end up with a bastardized version of a champ, ...

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Wockey Pool Day Three - From the Mouths of Misguided Babes

Posted 3/29/15
The first weekend of Wockey 2015 is a wrap, and I don’t know about you, but I’ve had more fun than doppelgangers on a first date.  We’ve had wild finishes, major upsets, and wild finishes.  We’ve also had major upsets.  Now, we’ve even had this.  After yesterday&...

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Wockey Day Two - Just Show Me Where to Puke When the Ride Finally Ends

Posted 3/29/15
If the first day of the tournament will be remembered for its predictable outcomes, the second was the complete opposite.  That cry you heard around 5:00 PM was the wailing of 68 Wockeyites as their champion pick, the number one overall seed Minnesota State-Mankato, fell to 16th-seeded RIT.  While there are almost always shocking upsets in the NCAA Hockey Tournament, ...

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Wockey Day One - Controversy, Chicanery, and Dancing Fruit

Posted 3/28/15
Day One of the 2015 Wockey Pool is in the books and already we’ve had two overtime thrillers, two leading contenders for Puckhead, and too little of this.  62 brackets remain perfect after the first slate of games as the only “favorite” to lose was Minnesota even though they were the lower seed.  219 brackets had the ...

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Wockey Pool 2015 - Bigger IS Better

Posted 3/27/15
Congratulations!  YOU are one of the select few lucky enough to have both ten dollars and the poor life decision-making skills necessary to be part of the 2015 Wockey Pool!  This year, we have a new record 358 entries making this the largest college hockey pool west of the Mississippi, east of the Rockies, and centrally located in my living ...

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