NHL

  • Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Bodie vs. Fraser — 2/16/11

    Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Bodie vs. Fraser — 2/16/11

    Troy Bodie and Mark Fraser have seen each other before in the minors as they hooked up for a pair of fights during the 2007 season while playing for the Springfield Falcons and the Lowell Devils, respectively.  They had the opportunity to go toe-to-toe once again last night.  The only difference was this time they […]

  • The Green Guys Are Back, Smoking Pipes (Video)

    The Green Guys Are Back, Smoking Pipes (Video)

    They’re back! It has been quite a while since we last seen the Vancouver Canucks’ Green Guys tossing waffles into the air as the Toronto Maple Leafs’ Tim Brent served a 2-minute goaltender interference penalty.  On Saturday night during CBC’s Hockey Day In Canada, they made their triumphant return, this time breaking the indoor smoking […]

  • Picture Of The Day: Legs Aren’t Supposed To Bend Like That

    Picture Of The Day: Legs Aren’t Supposed To Bend Like That

    Ouch! This is pretty much what it looked like the moment Keith Ballard’s healthy right knee turned into a sprained right knee that is expected to keep him out of the Vancouver Canucks’ lineup for three to four weeks.  During Monday night’s game against the Ottawa Senators, Ballard became the latest in a long line […]

  • Isles Mikko Koskinen Makes Incredible Diving Save (Video)

    Isles Mikko Koskinen Makes Incredible Diving Save (Video)

    Hockey fans may remember Mikko Koskinen.  He is the New York Islanders fifth (?) string goaltender who was forced into action on Tuesday against the Toronto Maple Leafs after Kevin Poulin went down with an injury during warm-ups.  It was his first career NHL start and it would turn out to be a record-breaking performance, […]

  • Picture Of The Day:  My Face Hurts And I Don’t Know Why…

    Picture Of The Day: My Face Hurts And I Don’t Know Why…

    That would be the face of Toronto Maple Leafs forward Darryl Boyce after a missed check sent him face first into a cut-out hole along the glass at the Air Canada Center during last week’s game against the Carolina Hurricanes.  Boyce left the ice immediately to seek medical attention after his nose appeared to be […]

  • Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Dorsett vs. Lovejoy — 2/8/11

    Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Dorsett vs. Lovejoy — 2/8/11

    Saved by the official.  That was how Derek Dorsett must have felt following a fight with Ben Lovejoy last night.  After delivering a flurry of punches to the face of the Penguins’ enforcer, Dorsett found himself with a jersey over his head.  Unable to see, the Blue Jackets’ tough guy was about to endure a […]

  • Pens’ Matt Cooke Drills Blue Jackets’ Fedor Tyutin From Behind (Video)

    Pens’ Matt Cooke Drills Blue Jackets’ Fedor Tyutin From Behind (Video)

    Following a dirty knee from the Penguins’ Matt Cooke on the Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin during the final minutes of Sunday afternoon’s game, Caps’ coach Bruce Boudreau had this to say: “It’s Matt Cooke. Need we say more?” Boudreau said. “It’s not like it’s his first rodeo. He’s done it to everybody. And then he goes to […]

  • The Stat Line Of The Night — 2/8/11 — Drew Stafford

    The Stat Line Of The Night — 2/8/11 — Drew Stafford

    Heading into the third period trailing the Tampa Bay Lightning by a goal on the road, few gave the Buffalo Sabres a realistic shot at completing the comeback against the Eastern Conference’s second place team.  Those who counted them out, however, couldn’t have been more surprised with what they would witness next. The Sabres were […]

  • Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Neil vs. Rome — 2/7/11

    Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Neil vs. Rome — 2/7/11

    Last night’s NHL action didn’t produce much in terms of exciting fights, but it did produce one somewhat interesting battle between the Ottawa Senators’ Chris Neil and the Vancouver Canucks Aaron Rome.  What made this fight interesting was how it started. After running over Henrik Sedin, Neil was confronted by his twin brother, Daniel, but […]