Tag Archives: hockey

  • Blackhawks Fans Stormed Wrigleyville Following Stanley Cup Victory (Video)

    Blackhawks Fans Stormed Wrigleyville Following Stanley Cup Victory (Video)

    When the Chicago Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup on Monday night, the epicenter of the celebration in Chicago was, ironically enough, the neighborhood called Wrigleyville. Even if you’re not familiar with the Windy City, you probably could have guessed that this neighborhood is named after its most famous building, Wrigley Field. And of course, it’s […]

  • Andrew Shaw Took a Puck To The Face Before Winning the Stanley Cup (Video)

    Andrew Shaw Took a Puck To The Face Before Winning the Stanley Cup (Video)

    Last night, after the Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup thanks to a miraculous 80-second finale to Game 6, Andrew Shaw was one of the players to drop one of the now-customary victory f-bombs on national television—a profanity that the 21-year-old uttered while hoisting hockey’s Holy Grail above his head for the first time. I don’t […]

  • This Day In Sports History (June 21st) — 1997 NHL Draft

    This Day In Sports History (June 21st) — 1997 NHL Draft

    It was on this day in 1997 that the NHL entry draft was held at the Civic Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  The Boston Bruins had the #1 overall pick, as they finished the prior season with a league-worst 61 points. With the first overall pick, the Bruins selected center Joe Thornton, who played his junior […]

  • 25 Celebrities Spotted at the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs

    25 Celebrities Spotted at the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs

    The Stanley Cup Finals are getting better ratings in 2013 than they have in years. Sure, you could point to the fact that the teams are from major American cities, or that the quality of play has been stellar, or that the NHL’s TV deal with Comcast/NBC is actually paying off. But maybe something else […]

  • This Day In Sports History (June 14th) — New York Rangers

    This Day In Sports History (June 14th) — New York Rangers

    It was on this day in 1994 that the New York Rangers beat the Vancouver Canucks in game 7 to win the franchise’s fourth Stanley Cup.  This was the Rangers’ first championship since 1940, a span of 54 years. The 1993-94 season was a banner season for the New York Rangers.  In addition to winning […]