Tag Archives: hockey

  • Top 5 Storylines Of Tonight’s NHL Draft

    Top 5 Storylines Of Tonight’s NHL Draft

    Total Pro Sports – One day after the NBA Draft, we are right back at it with the first round of the NHL draft set for tonight.  There are several storylines to follow.  Many teams are looking to trade away players while others are eager to move up, or down, in the Draft in order […]

  • NHL Pass On Ovechkin, Choose Flyers For Winter Classic

    NHL Pass On Ovechkin, Choose Flyers For Winter Classic

    Total Pro Sports – Once again, NBC has asserted their dominance over the NHL.  During this year’s playoffs, they first forced the NHL to play back-to-back games in the finals so that their TV schedule would not be interrupted during Conan O’Brien’s opening week.  Then they ordered the league to shut down the large viewing […]

  • Sidney Crosby Sleeps With The Stanley Cup

    Sidney Crosby Sleeps With The Stanley Cup

    After winning the most cherished trophy in sports “The Stanley Cup”, against the Detroit Red Wings, Pittsburgh Penguins Captain Sidney Crosby seemed to have accomplished all his childhood goals!  Or did he? Pictures leaked just days after the Penguins won the Stanley Cup.  Teammates photographed Sidney Crosby sleeping with the cup, also snuggling up with […]

  • Roenick’s Mess Up Highlights Odd Night At The NHL Awards In Vegas

    Roenick’s Mess Up Highlights Odd Night At The NHL Awards In Vegas

    Total Pro Sports – The NHL wanted to try something new for this year’s NHL awards ceremony.  It moved the show from The Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto to Las Vegas, home of the…..well, no one actually.  A strange move, but not when you consider the NHL’s intent to keep things out of Canada […]

  • Mario Lemieux Sure Can Throw A Stanley Cup Party

    Mario Lemieux Sure Can Throw A Stanley Cup Party

    Having won two of his own during his playing years with the Pittsburgh Penguins, Mario Lemieux is no stranger to Stanley Cup victory parties.  Unfortunately some of the current Pens may be, so Mario decided to show them what its all about. At his unbelievable mansion in Siwickley, Pa, Lemieux threw a party for the […]

  • Penguins Fans Have Great Throwing Arms

    Penguins Fans Have Great Throwing Arms

    Total Pro Sports – Should the Pittsburgh Steelers be looking for a replacement quarterback if something terrible happens to Ben Roethlisberger, they may have found the perfect fit at the Penguins Stanley Cup parade.  My only question is how did throwing a football around become part of a hockey celebration? With the video camera rolling, […]

  • Balsillie’s Bid To Buy and Move Coyotes Rejected

    Balsillie’s Bid To Buy and Move Coyotes Rejected

    Total Pro Sports – With the NHL season over, there is now plenty of time to talk about the possibility of the Phoenix Coyotes moving North of the Boarder to Hamilton, Ontario.  Well after yesterday’s court ruling, that issue has ended as well. Judge Redfield T. Baum announced in a 21 page decision that he […]

  • Red Wings’ Kris Draper Says Sidney Crosby Snubbed Lidstrom

    Red Wings’ Kris Draper Says Sidney Crosby Snubbed Lidstrom

    Total Pro Sports – Following a Stanley Cup victory, it is easy for players of the winning team to get all caught up in the emotions that come with such an achievement.  Sometimes they can even get a little too caught up in the moment. That was the excuse that Pittsburgh Penguins vice president Tom […]

  • Penguins Win The Stanley Cup! Take That Hossa

    Penguins Win The Stanley Cup! Take That Hossa

    Total Pro Sports – Last summer Marian Hossa left the Pittsburgh Penguins to join the Detroit Red Wings in hopes of winning his first Stanley Cup.  Last night his plan backfired as he was forced to watch his former team celebrate after a 2-1 game seven victory. TPS was in attendance to catch the game […]

  • Young Kid Shows Off Some Great Hockey Tricks

    Young Kid Shows Off Some Great Hockey Tricks

    Total Pro Sports – We are used to hearing stories about kids playing hockey on their backyard rinks, or having ball hockey games with their friends on the street.  Now with all the sweet moves we see guys like Alex Ovechkin and Sidney Crosby pull off these days, more kids are inclined to practice some […]

  • Changing The Script: Pens Win Adds One Final Game To 2009 NHL Season

    Changing The Script: Pens Win Adds One Final Game To 2009 NHL Season

    Total Pro Sports – It is the most appropriate way to end what has been an entertaining Stanley Cup Finals between the Detroit Red Wings and the Pittsburgh Penguins.  Faced with a do or die situation at home last night, the Penguins came out hard and took it to the defending cup champions, rewriting last […]

  • The Stat Line Of The Night – 06/09/09 – Marc-Andre Fleury

    The Stat Line Of The Night – 06/09/09 – Marc-Andre Fleury

    Total Pro Sports – His team needed a win to stay alive, and that would mean Marc-Andre Fleury would need to come up big when called on.  He wasn’t the busiest guy in the first two periods, but came under fire in the third and stood tall, leading the Pittsburgh Penguins to victory and forcing […]

  • NBC Tells Fans To Watch Game 6 Of Stanley Cup Finals At Home

    NBC Tells Fans To Watch Game 6 Of Stanley Cup Finals At Home

    Total Pro Sports – There has been no bigger party crasher at this year’s Stanley Cup Finals than NBC.  First they put the NHL in a position where they were forced to play games one and two back-to-back on Saturday and Sunday.  That did not work out all that bad and the fans did not […]

  • Red Wings Limo Take An Unwelcome Ride Through Pittsburgh

    Red Wings Limo Take An Unwelcome Ride Through Pittsburgh

    Total Pro Sports – If you have visited Joe Louis Arena, home of the Detroit Red Wings this post-season, you must have had the opportunity to see the Red Wings Limo.  It is the long automobile on monster tires painted in the Red and White colors of the Wings, and is parked right outside the […]