Tag Archives: hockey

  • 2014 Sochi Olympics: Phil Kessel Loves His Smelling Salts (GIF)

    2014 Sochi Olympics: Phil Kessel Loves His Smelling Salts (GIF)

    Phil Kessel‘s eight points in four games are the most among all players at the 2014 Sochi Olympics, while his five goals are tied for tops in the tournament with Austria’s Michael Grabner.  And more importantly, his offensive touch has helped Team USA earn a spot in tomorrow’s semi-final, where they will take on Canada. […]

  • Referee Suplexes 12-Year-Hockey Player, Breaking His Wrist (Video)

    Referee Suplexes 12-Year-Hockey Player, Breaking His Wrist (Video)

    You know who’s not caught up in the Olympic spirit? Pretty much everyone at the peewee hockey game between Brokenhead and Sagkeeng in Winnipeg last Saturday. There was no sportsmanship or camaraderie, and there was no setting aside of differences. Instead, there was only physical violence and an abundance of foul language. The two teams […]

  • Minnesota Golden Gophers Fan Comes Prepared for the Kiss Cam (Video)

    Minnesota Golden Gophers Fan Comes Prepared for the Kiss Cam (Video)

    Taking your sister with you to a sporting event may seem like a nice gesture, but it can turn into quite the predicament once the Kiss Cam comes on the jumbotron. Luckily for this Minnesota hockey fan, he came prepared during the Golden Gophers’ game against Michigan at Mariucci Arena on Friday. Check it out:

  • 9 Biggest Upsets in Olympic Hockey History

    9 Biggest Upsets in Olympic Hockey History

    There are a number of thrilling events at the Winter Olympics. However, with all due respect to downhill skiing, snowboard cross, and short track speed skating, it’s pretty clear that the most exciting event of all is ice hockey. So what is it about hockey? Well it’s not just the fast pace, the skill, the rivalries, […]

  • 2014 Sochi Olympics: Jaromir Jagr Gets a Leg Rub (GIF)

    2014 Sochi Olympics: Jaromir Jagr Gets a Leg Rub (GIF)

    The men’s Olympic hockey schedule can be a grueling one for players, especially those as old as Jaromir Jagr. The Czech forward turns 42 tomorrow, and as an early birthday gift he received what looked like a very enjoyable leg rub from a trainer on the bench during his team’s 4-2 win over Latvia earlier […]

  • Check Out This Amazing Shootout Goal From the AHL Skills Competition (Video)

    Check Out This Amazing Shootout Goal From the AHL Skills Competition (Video)

    The AHL All-Star Game has an interesting format this year, as the NHL’s farm league has invited Färjestad BK of the Swedish Hockey League to St. John’s, Newfoundland, to take on the AHL’s best players.  But before they take part in the actual game, there was a skills competition.  And during it, viewers were treated to […]

  • This Day In Sports History (February 7th) — Darryl Sittler

    This Day In Sports History (February 7th) — Darryl Sittler

    It was on this day in 1976 that Toronto Maple Leafs forward Darryl Sittler set an NHL record by recording ten points in a single game.  He broke the previous record of eight, which was held by both Maurice Richard and Bert Olmstead. Playing against the Boston Bruins, Sittler scored an amazing six goals and […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 2/6/2014 — Max Pacioretty

    Stat Line of the Night — 2/6/2014 — Max Pacioretty

    During last night’s game against the Vancouver Canucks, the Montreal Canadiens’ Max Pacioretty failed to convert on not one, but two penalty shot attempts during the course of the game.  You’d think that would make him the goat, but not quite. You see, Pacioretty may not have been able to score when given a breakaway […]