Tag Archives: hockey

  • 9 Most Pathetic Sports Franchises Right Now

    9 Most Pathetic Sports Franchises Right Now

    One of the hardest parts of being passionate about any sports team is that fortune and luck can fluctuate like the stock market, and you experience all the emotional fallout without having any control over the team that makes those emotions happen. So it might be a little cathartic to check out these nine teams, […]

  • 9 Biggest Transactions of the Wild 2014 NHL Trade Deadline

    9 Biggest Transactions of the Wild 2014 NHL Trade Deadline

    Every year the hockey media gets all excited for the NHL trade deadline, spreading all sorts of rumors about all the big deals that are supposedly in the works. Then the trade deadline comes and goes and almost nothing interesting happens. This year is different, though. Yesterday alone there were 20 trades, the day before […]

  • NHL Linesman Gets Punched in the Head Trying to Break Up a Scuffle (GIF)

    NHL Linesman Gets Punched in the Head Trying to Break Up a Scuffle (GIF)

    As the great Kenny Rogers once said, you’ve got to know when to hold ‘em, know when to fold ‘em, know when to walk away, know when to run. Unfortunately, NHL linesman Andy McElman isn’t familiar with the sage advice of “The Gambler.” During a late-game scrum between the Colorado Avalanche and Chicago Blackhawks, McElman […]

  • Tim Thomas Falls On His Rear, Still Makes Incredible Breakaway Save (GIFs)

    Tim Thomas Falls On His Rear, Still Makes Incredible Breakaway Save (GIFs)

    Since joining the Boston Bruins on a full-time basis in 2005, Tim Thomas has used his unorthodox goaltending style to help him find plenty of success in the NHL. Some of those larger, more prominent successes include four all-star appearance, two Vezina Trophies as the league’s top goaltender, a Stanley Cup, and a Conn Smythe […]

  • Minnesota Wild Defenseman Clayton Stoner Mangles Hand in Fight (GIF + Pics)

    Minnesota Wild Defenseman Clayton Stoner Mangles Hand in Fight (GIF + Pics)

    Some people love hockey fights and insist they are an essential part of the game. Other people say they are barbaric and should be taken out of the game. And what’s really interesting is that both sides build their arguments upon the same foundation: physical carnage. Ostensibly, proponents of fighting in hockey say it’s all […]

  • 31 Hockey Save GIFs that Prove Goalies Are Actually Wizards

    31 Hockey Save GIFs that Prove Goalies Are Actually Wizards

    Everyone knows hockey goalies are crazy. How could they not be? Their job is to stand in front of frozen chunks of vulcanized rubber being fired at them at 95 mph. That being said, these crazy people are also amazing athletes who do things most of us couldn’t do in our wildest dreams. Score a […]