Tag Archives: hockey

  • Lightning Almost Choke Away a Win With This Embarrassing Own Goal (Video)

    Lightning Almost Choke Away a Win With This Embarrassing Own Goal (Video)

    Last night, the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the  Blackhawks 6-5 in overtime—in Chicago—moving to a very solid 6-3-0 on the year. For a team that missed the playoffs last year, you would think this makes them very happy. And ultimately it probably does. However, I’m sure Lightning brass would have preferred that the game didn’t go to […]

  • Wild Defenseman Jonas Brodin Takes a Puck to the Face (GIF)

    Wild Defenseman Jonas Brodin Takes a Puck to the Face (GIF)

    For the longest time in the NHL, having teeth knocked out has just been considered “part of the game.” If you still had a pretty smile, the thinking went, you probably were not playing hockey the right way. More recently, however, thinking has begun to shift. Guys are still getting their teeth knocked out, of […]

  • Wild Defenseman Keith Ballard Takes a Puck to the Face (GIF)

    Wild Defenseman Keith Ballard Takes a Puck to the Face (GIF)

    Hockey is one dangerous sport. If you’re not falling face-first to the ice, you’re almost getting your face sliced off or taking a puck to the kisser. Last night in Buffalo, the Minnesota Wild’s Keith Ballard was just the latest NHLer to experience this last bit of pleasantness. It wasn’t a slap shot or anything, […]

  • Line Brawl Breaks Out During USA Vs Canada Women’s Hockey Game (Video)

    Line Brawl Breaks Out During USA Vs Canada Women’s Hockey Game (Video)

    We’re all familiar with the old joke, “I was watching a great fight and suddenly a hockey game broke out.”  But if you expected the circumstances behind a joke like that to completely dissipate during an international exhibition of women’s hockey, you were in for a rude awakening during Saturday’s meeting between the USA and Canada. The […]

  • 9 Greatest Canadian Athletes Of All Time

    9 Greatest Canadian Athletes Of All Time

    Today is Canadian Thanksgiving, or, as they call it, “Thanksgiving.” While the Canadians have much to be thankful for, like a functioning government and tolerable crime and literacy rates, the nation largely lies in the shadow of its southern neighbor’s athletic output. No longer. Let this list serve as enduring reminder of Canada’s contribution to […]

  • Young Red Wings Fan Tells Coyotes What to Do with Themselves (GIF)

    Young Red Wings Fan Tells Coyotes What to Do with Themselves (GIF)

    The Detroit Red Wings were supposed to benefit this year from their shift from the stacked Western Conference to the considerably weaker Eastern Conference. However, so far, they haven’t exactly been dominating. They opened the season with a narrow 2-1 home win over Buffalo, then just barely scraped by Carolina 3-2 in OT before getting […]

  • Jonathan Quick’s Gaffe  Results In Embarrassing Own Goal (Video)

    Jonathan Quick’s Gaffe Results In Embarrassing Own Goal (Video)

    In the spring of 2012, impeccable goaltending from Jonathan Quick propelled the Los Angeles Kings to their first ever Stanley Cup Championship, and Quick rightly won the Con Smythe trophy as MVP of the playoffs for his outstanding performance. Last year? Well, the Kings did make it back to the Western Conference Finals, and at […]

  • 13 Kids to Watch During the 2013-14 NHL Season

    13 Kids to Watch During the 2013-14 NHL Season

    The 2013-14 NHL season is just a week old, and with the NFL and the MLB postseason in full swing, chances are you still haven’t been able to wrap your head around what’s what and who’s who. This list, however, should help. Today we’re going to give you a rundown of some of the exciting […]