Tag Archives: hip check

  • 25 Bone-Crushing Hockey Bodychecks GIFs

    25 Bone-Crushing Hockey Bodychecks GIFs

    Some people might say that nothing gets a hockey crowd excited like a fight. That’s certainly what the goons who drop the gloves right after a faceoff think. However, for my money, nothing can take the energy level in an area from a zero to sixty faster than a good old-fashioned bodycheck. I’ll take one […]

  • Canadiens’ Alexi Emelin Destroys Teammate Erik Cole With Hip Check (Video)

    Canadiens’ Alexi Emelin Destroys Teammate Erik Cole With Hip Check (Video)

    In an earlier post on Devin Setoguchi’s comical shootout failure from last night, I happened to mention that for once, “it wasn’t the Habs embarrassing themselves.”  Truth be told, that statement isn’t entirely true.  Sure, the Canadiens weren’t the most embarrassing team on the ice during last night’s game against the Minnesota Wild, but it […]

  • AHL Defenseman Sean Sullivan Delivers The Perfect Hip Check (Video)

    AHL Defenseman Sean Sullivan Delivers The Perfect Hip Check (Video)

    When Los Angeles Kings defenseman Rob Scuderi sent Columbus Blue Jackets forward Jason Chimera soaring head over heals with a hip check a few years back, we had some trouble determining whether the hit was clean or dirty.  Did Scuderi go to low?  Should Chimera have been prepared to endure such a check?  It was […]

  • Rob Scuderi’s Hip Check…Clean Or Dirty?

    Rob Scuderi’s Hip Check…Clean Or Dirty?

    Total Pro Sports – This weekend seemed to be a dangerous one in the NHL as two on-ice incidents resulted in players being stretchered off the ice.  On Friday, it was Avalanche forward Darcy Tucker who suffered a concussion after being hit from behind by Tuomo Ruutu of the Hurricanes.  Then, on Saturday night it […]