Tag Archives: hockey

  • This Day In Sports History (June 22nd) – 1991 NHL Draft

    This Day In Sports History (June 22nd) – 1991 NHL Draft

    It was on this day in 1991 that the NHL Entry Draft was held at the Memorial Auditorium in Buffalo, New York.  The Quebec Nordiques held the No. 1 selection, as they earned a league low 46 points in the 1990-91 season. The Nordiques would select highly touted prospect Eric Lindros, a power forward who […]

  • Hockey Players Unimpressed By LeBron James’ Leg Cramps

    Hockey Players Unimpressed By LeBron James’ Leg Cramps

    At the end of Game 4 of the NBA Finals, the Miami Heat’s LeBron James suffered what appeared to be quite the painful leg cramp, which forced him to sit out the last minute of the game.  It also resulted in the above image of James being carried off the court with a painful expression […]

  • L.A. Kings Party With The Stanley Cup In Vegas (Video & Pics)

    L.A. Kings Party With The Stanley Cup In Vegas (Video & Pics)

    Any hockey team that wins the Stanley Cup is going to do their fair share of partying. But when the championship team you play for is called the Kings, well, people are going to expect you to take the celebration up to another, more regal level. Thankfully, the boys from Los Angeles are turning out […]

  • 15 Weirdest Places The Stanley Cup Has Been

    15 Weirdest Places The Stanley Cup Has Been

    Here are some things you’ll never hear or read about: each basketball player on an NBA Championship team getting a day to spend with the Larry O’Brien trophy. Or a baseball player from a World Series Championship team taking the Commissioners Trophy to a horse track and using it to feed hay to a Kentucky […]

  • 25 Celebrities Spotted at the 2012 NHL Playoffs

    25 Celebrities Spotted at the 2012 NHL Playoffs

    Most years, you’re more likely to spot celebrities at NBA, NFL, or MLB playoff games than NHL playoff games. For that matter, you’re more likely to see celebrities at horse racing’s Kentucky Derby or tennis’ U.S. Open. But this year, with three teams from the two biggest American markets making deep playoff runs, celebrities are […]

  • 11 Best NHL Defensemen of All Time

    11 Best NHL Defensemen of All Time

    Nw that Nicklas Lidstrom has decided to call it a career—he officially retired this past Friday—it’s time to once again attempt the absurd: ranking the greatest NHL defensemen of all time. Why is it absurd? Because there are a hell of a lot of good defensemen who’ve played the game and, more importantly, there are […]

  • This Day In Sports History (June 1st) — Pittsburgh Penguins

    This Day In Sports History (June 1st) — Pittsburgh Penguins

    It was on this day in 1992 that the Pittsburgh Penguins repeated as Stanley Cup Champions.  The Penguins beat the Chicago Blackhawks 6-5 in Game 4 to sweep the series. The Penguins entered the finals on a seven game winning streak, having swept the Bruins in the conference finals and winning the final three games […]

  • This Day In Sports History (May 25th) – Quebec Nordiques

    This Day In Sports History (May 25th) – Quebec Nordiques

    It was on this day in 1995 that the Quebec Nordiques were sold to a group of investors from Denver, Colorado.  The Nordiques were re-located for the beginning of the 1995-96 season to Colorado, where they became the Colorado Avalanche. In the strike-shortened season of 1994-95, the Nordiques finished atop the Eastern Conference standings, but […]

  • Coming Soon (Maybe): The Bikini Hockey League

    Coming Soon (Maybe): The Bikini Hockey League

    Hold the phone. We just got some great news. You know that Lingerie Football League-shaped hole in your heart that’s been empty ever since the LFL announced it was going on hiatus this year? Well, it’s gonna get filled…by the Bikini Hockey League. No, really. Bikini Hockey. But don’t compare it to Lingerie Football. It’s […]