Tag Archives: Madison Square Garden

  • This Day In Sports History (March 31st) – Wrestlemania

    This Day In Sports History (March 31st) – Wrestlemania

    It was on this day in 1985 that the first ever Wrestlemania took place at Madison Square Garden in New York City.  The 19,121 fans in attendance were treated to nine matches, including three with championship belt implications. Although he would lose his fight to The Junkyard Dog by count out, Greg “The Hammer” Valentine […]

  • Travis Zajac Gets Locked Out Of The Penalty Box At MSG (Video)

    Travis Zajac Gets Locked Out Of The Penalty Box At MSG (Video)

    The New Jersey Devils’ penalty-kill has struggled mightily during the post-season.  They have killed only 72.2% of their penalties, giving them the worst penalty-kill among the eight playoff teams that advanced to the second-round of the playoffs.  As a result, you’d expect them to do everything in their power to stay out of the box […]

  • Dancin’ Larry Was Bustin’ A Move At MSG Last Night (Video)

    Dancin’ Larry Was Bustin’ A Move At MSG Last Night (Video)

    I’ve always wondered where NHL arenas came up with the rule that prohibits the sale of alcohol following the start of the third period.  Apparently, former Rangers goaltender and current CBC ice-level commentator Glenn Healy has found the answer to that question, and his name is Dancin’ Larry. Dancin’ Larry was all revved up for […]

  • Rangers Fans Ask Bruce Boudreau, “Can You Hear Us?” (Video)

    Rangers Fans Ask Bruce Boudreau, “Can You Hear Us?” (Video)

    Following a Game 3 loss to the New York Rangers, Washington Capitals’ head coach Bruce Boudreau said that the fans at Madison Square Garden weren’t very loud, claiming that the fans at the Verizon Center were much louder. It was almost as if he was working with Verizon on their next commercial, because with the […]

  • 10 Must-See Venues for a Diehard Sports Fan

    10 Must-See Venues for a Diehard Sports Fan

    The nice thing about compiling a list like this is that it’s likely to be just as relevant in 20 years as it is now. Good teams of course come and go, but few places can be regarded as true sports Meccas. Once that distinction is earned, it isn’t quick to go. The best part […]

  • Stan Van Gundy: “The Knicks Don’t Appreciate Patrick Ewing”

    Stan Van Gundy: “The Knicks Don’t Appreciate Patrick Ewing”

    Total Pro Sports- Stan Van Gundy was quoted Monday night during the Knicks halftime decades ceremony saying, “I’m not trying to needle anybody or tell them their business,” Van Gundy said after Orlando beat the Knicks 106-102. “What’s amazing is they honor the guy, I don’t know, every year. They honor him, but while they’ve […]

  • LeBron James Runs New York

    LeBron James Runs New York

    Total Pro Sports- The most historic stadium in the city of New York, or even possibly in the world, is Madison Square Garden. This past week, I was fortunate enough to see LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers take on the New York Knicks. The amount of Cavaliers jerseys I saw was shocking, as the […]