Tag Archives: hockey

  • The Likelihood of Each of the 16 NHL Playoff Teams Winning the Cup

    The Likelihood of Each of the 16 NHL Playoff Teams Winning the Cup

    After a strange, lockout-shortened regular season, the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs get underway Tuesday night. So who will win the greatest championship tournament in pro sports? Well, I personally am against making straight forward predictions. One of the best things about sports and one of the reasons we get so worked up about it is […]

  • QMJHL Playoff Game Ends in Massive Bench-Clearing Brawl (Video)

    QMJHL Playoff Game Ends in Massive Bench-Clearing Brawl (Video)

    The Quebec Major Junior Hockey League playoffs have been underway for quite a while now—36 days and three rounds, to be exact.  And if you haven’t been paying attention, you may want to start. Why, you ask?  Because if you don’t, you might miss another bench-clearing brawl, much like the one that unfolded following last […]

  • Sabres’ Steve Ott Licks Jeff Halpern’s Face (Video)

    Sabres’ Steve Ott Licks Jeff Halpern’s Face (Video)

    Thanks to Buffalo Sabres center Steve Ott, you may soon be hearing something at NHL arenas that you never thought you’d hear… “Two minutes for licking.” Yes, licking. Nowhere in the NHL rulebook does it say you’re not allowed to lick another player, but that’s only because nobody ever tried…until last night. The Montreal Canadiens […]

  • 2013 NHL Ice Girls Power Rankings

    2013 NHL Ice Girls Power Rankings

    I wasn’t planning to do a list of the top NHL ice girls squads this year. We did one last year, and it just didn’t seem like the kind of list that needed to be refreshed on a yearly basis. But then I discovered that there were a few new ice crews added to the […]

  • These Austrian Minor Hockey Players Know How to Brawl (Video)

    These Austrian Minor Hockey Players Know How to Brawl (Video)

    Brawls at youth hockey games: they’re not just for Canadians. Or Russians. Or Kazakhs. They’re also for Austrians. In fact, the Austrians might do youth hockey brawls best. I’m only judging from one example, of course. But I assume that all Austrian youth hockey brawls are as good as this one from a recent championship […]

  • 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 […]