Tag Archives: hockey

  • ‘Kronwalling’ Is All the Rage in Detroit (Video)

    ‘Kronwalling’ Is All the Rage in Detroit (Video)

    In Detroit, they sure do love watching dudes get “Kronwalled.” That’s when defenseman Niklas Kronwall obliterates an opponent with an epic open-ice hit, and it’s not to be confused with getting “cornholed,” which is…well, something very different. The term originated a couple of years ago as fans started taking note of the six-foot Swede’s proclivity […]

  • This Day In Sports History (May 21st) – Sweden Men’s Hockey

    This Day In Sports History (May 21st) – Sweden Men’s Hockey

    It was on this day in 2006 that the Swedish men’s hockey team won gold at the World Hockey Championships.  Sweden defeated the Czech Republic 4-0 in the championship game played in Riga, Latvia. Sweden became the first country in history to win gold at both the Olympics as well as the World Hockey Championships […]

  • The 13 Best Game 7s in the History of the Stanley Cup Playoffs

    The 13 Best Game 7s in the History of the Stanley Cup Playoffs

    This week we were treated to two Game 7s in the Stanely Cup Playoffs. One of them was between the Rangers and Capitals; the other was between the Bruins and Leafs. And while the former was a boring blowout—sorry, Capitals fans—the latter, on first glance, was an all-time classic. Or at least it that’s how […]

  • 30 Classic Hockey Hairdos

    30 Classic Hockey Hairdos

    There’s so much to celebrate about hockey players, from their incredible physical fitness to their utter disregard for dental health. Today, however, we’re going to focus on just one admirable trait of professional hockey players: awesome hair. For years these guys have had the best hair of any sport outside soccer, and while you would […]

  • Yet Another Bench-Clearing Brawl from a Russian Youth Hockey Game (Video)

    Yet Another Bench-Clearing Brawl from a Russian Youth Hockey Game (Video)

    For years and years, hockey hardliners in North America criticized European players as soft while praising the virtue of hard-nosed Canadians. However, judging by what we’re seeing at the youth level in Russia these days, the next generation of Russian NHLers will be pretty damn tough. A couple years back we saw a bunch of […]

  • This Day In Sports History (May 10th) — Bobby Orr

    This Day In Sports History (May 10th) — Bobby Orr

    It was on this day in 1970 that the Boston Bruins beat the St. Louis Blues to capture the team’s first Stanley Cup since 1941.  The Bruins won the game 4-3 in overtime to sweep the Blues in their best-of-seven series. Game Four of the series would go into overtime, but it did not last […]