Tag Archives: hockey

  • KHL Fans Celebrate Playoff Win by Giving Star Player a Concussion (Video)

    KHL Fans Celebrate Playoff Win by Giving Star Player a Concussion (Video)

    Hockey fans in Astana, Kazakhstan, have never seen their local pro team win a KHL playoff series. So when Barys Astana swept Avtomobilist Yekaterinburg in the opening round last week, they were excited. How excited were they? So excited that a group of them went to meet the team’s plane at the airport, then proceeded […]

  • Jaromir Jagr’s Epic Photobomb Makes a Fan’s Selfie Go Viral (Pic)

    Jaromir Jagr’s Epic Photobomb Makes a Fan’s Selfie Go Viral (Pic)

    As far as selfies go, the one Twitter user @RayFoy4 got on Saturday night at the Devils-Lightning game in Tampa Bay was pretty damn good. It isn’t quite as historic as the one Ellen Degeneres took at the Oscars a few weeks ago, but it’s probably better than any you’ve ever taken. You see, the guy had […]

  • This Day In Sports History (March 17th) — Bell Centre

    This Day In Sports History (March 17th) — Bell Centre

    It was on this day in 1996 that the Montreal Canadiens played the first game in their new arena, the Molson Centre.  The Canadiens hosted the New York Rangers and beat them by a score of 4-2. The arena was named after Molson, Inc., a brewing company that owned the team at the time the […]

  • 11 Scariest Moments in NHL History

    11 Scariest Moments in NHL History

    Earlier this week, a game between the Dallas Stars and Columbus Blue Jackets came to an abrupt and premature halt when Dallas forward Rich Peverley collapsed on the bench. He suffered a cardiac arrest as the result of a ventricular fibrillation, which is a kind of heart arrhythmia. Now Peverley is stable and set to […]

  • Idaho Hockey Fans Suing Arena for Beer Size Fraud (Video)

    Idaho Hockey Fans Suing Arena for Beer Size Fraud (Video)

    At CenturyLink Arena in Boise, home of the Idaho Steelheads, a small beer costs $4 and a large beer costs $7. However, as it turns out, the arena is pulling the same scam other sports venues got busted pulling several years ago: using cups that look different in size, but which actually hold almost the […]

  • This Day In Sports History (March 14th) — Gordie Howe

    This Day In Sports History (March 14th) — Gordie Howe

    It was on this day in 1997 that a 68-year-old Gordie Howe signed a contract with the AHL’s Syracuse Crunch.  He was attempting to become the first player to play professional hockey in six consecutive decades. Unfortunately, Howe’s comeback had to be canceled because the Crunch were in the playoff hunt and could not afford […]

  • Incredible Hockey Fight Ends With High-Five Between Combatants (Video)

    Incredible Hockey Fight Ends With High-Five Between Combatants (Video)

    The fight alone, which comes from Quebec’s Ligue Nord-Américaine de Hockey, is worth watching.  That’s because it features a total of 86 punches, many of which landed, in just over 60 seconds of action.  Forty-four of those punches were thrown by Gaby Roch of the Marquis de Jonquiere (in white), while the other 42 came […]

  • This Day In Sports History (March 12th) – Gordie Howe

    This Day In Sports History (March 12th) – Gordie Howe

    It was on this day in 1972 that Gordie Howe had his #9 jersey retired by the Detroit Red Wings.  Howe would return to playing a few years later for the Houston Aeros of the newly formed WHA, and after the WHA went bust in 1979,  “Mr. Hockey” returned for one more year in the […]

  • 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 […]