NHL

  • Building A Stanley Cup Champion In The Salary Cap Era (Infographic)

    Building A Stanley Cup Champion In The Salary Cap Era (Infographic)

    Since the NHL installed a salary cap prior to the 2005-06 season, there have been six different Stanley Cup champions (Carolina Hurricanes, Anaheim Ducks, Detroit Red Wings, Pittsburgh Penguins, Chicago Blackhawks and Boston Bruins).  And while the management for each of those teams will surely tell you that putting together a championship roster is no […]

  • Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Janssen vs. Haley — 4/3/12

    Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Janssen vs. Haley — 4/3/12

    With the NHL season winding down, tensions seem to be especially high, and last night that resulted in a total of six fights.  A few of those, like James Neal vs. Andrew Ference, Michael Rupp vs. Jody Shelley and Matt Frattin vs. Marcus Foligno, were worthy of a spot on the “Frozn Fisticuffs Fight of […]

  • Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Almond vs. Shaw — 4/1/12

    Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Almond vs. Shaw — 4/1/12

    It was a busy day of fisticuffs in the NHL yesterday, as a brawl between players and coaches unfolded during a game between the Philadelphia Flyers and the Pittsburgh Penguins, while the other five games on Sunday’s schedule helped contribute an additional six fights to the day’s total.  And while the Pens and Flyers clearly […]

  • All Hell Breaks Loose At Conclusion Of Penguins vs. Flyers (Video)

    All Hell Breaks Loose At Conclusion Of Penguins vs. Flyers (Video)

    With the Flyers leading 6-3 and only one minute remaining in their Atlantic Division match-up against the Pittsburgh Penguins yesterday afternoon, all hell broke loose.  And when I say “all hell broke loose,” I’m not just talking about a few fights and an exchange of some unfriendly words. Not even close! Instead, “all hell breaking […]

  • Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Olver vs. Booth — 3/28/12

    Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Olver vs. Booth — 3/28/12

    When David Booth of the Vancouver Canucks and Mark Olver of the Colorado Avalanche dropped the gloves during the first period of last night’s game, the Canucks’ Maxim Lapierre was quick to arrive on the scene, believing that Booth would need some back-up.  He was wrong. Booth looked awfully comfortable with his gloves off, especially […]

  • Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Bollig Dominates Again — 3/25/12

    Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Bollig Dominates Again — 3/25/12

    Brandon Bollig’s busy month of March continued during last night’s game against the Nashville Predators, as the Chicago Blackhawks enforcer dropped his gloves for the sixth time in the past 20 days.  This time it was Jordin Tootoo taking his best shot at Bollig, and the results were not pretty, as the Predators’ forward was […]

  • Atlanta Thrashers Fans Protest By Throwing Jerseys On The Ice (Video)

    Atlanta Thrashers Fans Protest By Throwing Jerseys On The Ice (Video)

    Two surprising facts were unveiled during Saturday night’s game between Winnipeg Jets and the Nashville Predators.  The first is that the Atlanta Thrashers actually did have fans before being moved north of the boarder to Winnipeg prior to the start of this season.  The second is that those fans, although few in number, apparently still […]

  • The Pens And Sens Laugh Their Way Through The National Anthems (Video)

    The Pens And Sens Laugh Their Way Through The National Anthems (Video)

    Earlier in the month we learned that some do not take too kindly to those who wear hats during the national anthem.  I wonder how those same individuals would feel about seeing someone laugh throughout the singing of the anthem? While they may not be all that impressed with the giggle-fest that broke out during […]