Tag Archives: hockey

  • Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — McQuaid vs. White — 2/15/12

    Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — McQuaid vs. White — 2/15/12

    Despite sitting at opposite ends of the Eastern Conference standings, the Boston Bruins and the Montreal Canadiens appear to hate each other as much as ever.  That has been evident throughout the 2011-12 NHL season, as the two teams, and their fans, have engaged in several altercations already.  They added another to their long list […]

  • This Day In Sports History (February 16th) – NHL Lockout

    This Day In Sports History (February 16th) – NHL Lockout

    It was on this day in 2005 that NHL commissioner Gary Bettman officially canceled the 2004-05 season.  This would mark the first time that a major North American sport would cancel an entire season due to a labor dispute.  It would also be the first year that the Stanley Cup was not awarded since 1919. […]

  • Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Parros vs. Kassian  — 2/14/12

    Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Parros vs. Kassian — 2/14/12

    As most of you already know, yesterday was Valentine’s Day.  So while lovers everywhere were busy exchanging gifts (among other things) in an effort to show their love for one another, George Parros of the Anaheim Ducks and Matt Kassian of the Minnesota Wild were busy exchanging punches in an effort to spark their respective […]

  • Blue Jackets Fan Throws Chocolate Covered Strawberry On The Ice (Video)

    Blue Jackets Fan Throws Chocolate Covered Strawberry On The Ice (Video)

    During last night’s game between the St. Louis Blues and the Columbus Blue Jackets, a chocolate covered strawberry landed on the ice, causing a stoppage in play.  We aren’t exactly sure how it got there, but we think we have an idea. For those of you who already didn’t know, we’ll start by reminding you […]

  • Hey Look!  It’s A Hockey Playing Robot! (Video)

    Hey Look! It’s A Hockey Playing Robot! (Video)

    A few years ago it appeared as though Don Cherry was trying to make Alex Ovechkin into the first hockey playing robot when he criticized the Russian superstar for his over-exuberant celebrations.  Unfortunately for Cherry, his criticism fell on deaf ears, as Ovechkin’s goal celebrations continue to be as exuberant as ever, albeit a lot […]

  • Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Alberts vs. Jackman — 2/11/12

    Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Alberts vs. Jackman — 2/11/12

    Sitting only two points out of the playoffs entering the weekend, the Calgary Flames wanted to show everyone in the Western Conference that they are willing to fight, literally, in order to play meaningful hockey in April.  The Vancouver Canucks learned that first-hand on Saturday night when the Flames’ Tim Jackman dropped the gloves with […]

  • High Schooler Scores A Nifty Short-Handed Goal (Video)

    High Schooler Scores A Nifty Short-Handed Goal (Video)

    Eat your heart out Oliver Wahlstrom! While the young hockey prodigy has taken the opportunity to show off his puck-handling skills by performing lacrosse-style maneuvers during shootout competitions between periods at the TD Gardens, Alex Mason of Detroit Lakes High School is busy performing the even more difficult backhand lacrosse-style maneuver during an actual game […]

  • Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Lucic vs. Kaleta — 2/8/12

    Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Lucic vs. Kaleta — 2/8/12

    The Boston Bruins and the Buffalo Sabres engaged in a physical affair last night that yielded a total of 90 penalty minutes and three fights.  The best bout of the evening took place just over 12 minutes into the first period, as the Patrick Kaleta was looking to get some additional retribution on the Bruins’ […]

  • Want To See A Hockey Player Fly? (Video)

    Want To See A Hockey Player Fly? (Video)

    Many people have used the saying “When pigs fly” to describe something that is virtually impossible.  Being a sports lover and die-hard hockey fan, I have often used the term “when hockey players fly” to describe the Toronto Maple Leafs chances at winning another Stanley Cup or Scott Gomez’s chances of scoring another goal (it […]

  • Nyjer Morgan Practices With The San Jose Sharks (Video)

    Nyjer Morgan Practices With The San Jose Sharks (Video)

    Nyjer Morgan has shown that he has the ability to take on several different forms, from Tony Plush to Beast Mode.  Yesterday, he traveled to California to take on another one of his alternative forms… Hockey player. With the name “Plush” printed on the back of his jersey, Morgan took to the ice to show […]

  • Goalies Square Off During This Epic Hockey Brawl (Video)

    Goalies Square Off During This Epic Hockey Brawl (Video)

    While the NHLers were busy taking it easy on one another during the 2012 All-Star Game over the weekend, the Bakersfield Condors and the Ontario Reign of the ECHL decided to step in and provide us with our fix of on-ice brutality, via this brawl which took place during their game Saturday night. It all […]

  • Plexi Glass 1, Canadiens Fan 0 (Video)

    Plexi Glass 1, Canadiens Fan 0 (Video)

    Entering last night’s game with an 8-9-7 record at home, the Montreal Canadiens haven’t been able to celebrate many victories at the Bell Centre this season.  Last night they made up for the suffering that their fans have endured thus far this season, as they dealt the first-place Detroit Red Wings a crushing 7-2 defeat […]