Tag Archives: hockey

  • 9 Worst Stanley Cup Finals Hangovers of the Last 20 Years

    9 Worst Stanley Cup Finals Hangovers of the Last 20 Years

    The 2013 NHL season was shortened because of the lockout, which was totally necessary. But the Blackhawks were dynamite right out of the gate, then they went on to beat the Boston Bruins in the Stanley Cup Finals and get their names engraved on the Holy Grail for the second time in four years. It was […]

  • 19 Bizarre Hockey Injuries

    19 Bizarre Hockey Injuries

    Everyone knows hockey players are some of the toughest athletes you’ll ever come across, right up there with MMA fighters, football players, and rugby players. However, they are still human, and thus are still prone to injure themselves in bizarre (and embarrassing) ways no one would expect. Today, with the NHL preseason officially under way and […]

  • Is Sean Avery Gay?

    Is Sean Avery Gay?

    Sean Avery was one of the NHL’s most notorious agitators from his debut in 1999 to his retirement in 2012. As such, he was also one of the most reviled players in the league among both fans and players. However, this reputation as a scumbag on the ice, combined with his very unorthodox interests off […]

  • Canadian Baseball Fans Are Pretty Awesome (Video)

    Canadian Baseball Fans Are Pretty Awesome (Video)

    You can take the boy out of Canada, but you can’t take Canada out of the boy. Such is the lesson Fox Sports Arizona reporter Jody Jackson learned last night. During the interleague game between the Diamondbacks and Toronto Blue Jays at Chase Field, someone in the Fox Sports production room noticed four guys dressed […]

  • Evgeni Malkin Fights 7-Year-Old Hockey Player…For Charity (Video)

    Evgeni Malkin Fights 7-Year-Old Hockey Player…For Charity (Video)

    Under normal circumstances, a full-grown man getting into a hockey fight with a 7-year-old would be considered shameful. However, when that grown man is former NHL MVP Evgeni Malkin, and when the fight in question is all part of a charity hockey game in his native Russia, well then in that case a hockey fight […]

  • Here’s the First Great Hockey Highlight of the 2013-14 Season (Video)

    Here’s the First Great Hockey Highlight of the 2013-14 Season (Video)

    Seems a little odd to have a hockey highlight today, doesn’t it? I mean, it’s still August. NHL training camps don’t get under way until the second week of September, and the season is still over six weeks away. However, over in Russia, the KHL season kicks off on September 4, which means those teams’ […]

  • The Gretzky Trade Gets an Autotune Remix From DJ Steve Porter (Video)

    The Gretzky Trade Gets an Autotune Remix From DJ Steve Porter (Video)

    How big was the trade that sent Wayne Getzky from Edmonton to Los Angeles in 1988? Well, considering the fact that, even then, Gretzky was in the running for “greatest hockey player of all-time,” is was kind of huge. Gretzky was the Jordan of hockey before Michael Jordan was even the Jordan of basketball, and […]

  • This Day In Sports History (August 9th) — Wayne Gretzky Is Traded

    This Day In Sports History (August 9th) — Wayne Gretzky Is Traded

    It was on this day in 1988 that the Edmonton Oilers did the unthinkable and traded Wayne Gretzky.  “The Great One” was traded to the Los Angeles Kings along with Marty McSorley and Mike Krushelnyski in exchange for Jimmy Carson, Martin Gelinas, the Kings first round draft picks in 1989, 1991 and 1993 and $15 […]

  • Jonathan Toews & Patrick Kane: Great at Hockey, Bad at Dancing (Video)

    Jonathan Toews & Patrick Kane: Great at Hockey, Bad at Dancing (Video)

    The Chicago Blackhawks just won their second Stanley Cup Championship in four years with Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane leading the way. So obviously, these are two of the best hockey players in the world right now. However, at a recent Blackhawks fan event called “Reliving the Stanley Cup Final” (for those with really short […]