Tag Archives: check

  • Jonathan Toews Runs A Kid Over At Hockey Camp (Video)

    Jonathan Toews Runs A Kid Over At Hockey Camp (Video)

    Many minor hockey leagues in Canada have decided to introduce checking to the sport at an early age.  Jonathan Toews decided to do the same during his Canadian Tire hockey camp, as he laid a devastating open ice check on a tyke who clearly hadn’t learned to keep his head up yet. The young recipient […]

  • Simon Moser Faints After Taking A Hit From Canada’s Dion Phaneuf (Video)

    Simon Moser Faints After Taking A Hit From Canada’s Dion Phaneuf (Video)

    Switzerland’s Simon Moser is not the first player to lose consciousness following a check from Dion Phaneuf.  However, he may very well be the first to lose consciousness a few minutes after the hit. During a preliminary round game between Canada and Switzerland at the IIHF World Hockey Championships earlier today, Phaneuf leveled Moser with […]

  • The Habs’ Desharnais Takes A Check From A Ref (Video)

    The Habs’ Desharnais Takes A Check From A Ref (Video)

    After witnessing the Montreal Canadiens get beat up by the Boston Bruins during their last meeting, most NHL fans believed the Habs needed to acquire some size and toughness at the NHL trade deadline if they hope to succeed in the playoffs. The Habs remained quiet at the deadline, and now even the referees appear […]

  • Dion Phaneuf Makes It Two Crushing Hits In Two Days (Video)

    Dion Phaneuf Makes It Two Crushing Hits In Two Days (Video)

    The Toronto Maple Leafs’ Dion Phaneuf has been sending quite the message during his team’s road trip down south, and the only thing more amazing that the magnitude of his hits has been the fact that he has been able to deliver them within the opening 30 seconds of each game. On Monday night in […]