Tag Archives: NHL

  • This Day In Sports History (December 30th) — Wayne Gretzky

    This Day In Sports History (December 30th) — Wayne Gretzky

    It was on this day in 1981 that Edmonton Oilers center Wayne Gretzky scored his 50th goal of the season in just his 39th game.  Gretzky broke the record of 50 goals in 50 games that was held by both Maurice Richard and Mike Bossy. Wayne Gretzky entered game #39 with 45 goals and needed […]

  • Stat Line of the Night – 12/19/2013 – Claude Giroux

    Stat Line of the Night – 12/19/2013 – Claude Giroux

    After getting out to a slow start this season, it appears as though Claude Giroux has finally found his form. The Philadelphia Flyers’ star forward was riding a four-game point streak heading into last night’s contest against the Columbus Blue Jackets, and he extended that streak to five games by recording two goals and two […]

  • The 11 Worst Places to Be a Sports Fan in 2013

    The 11 Worst Places to Be a Sports Fan in 2013

    Seven different cities saw their teams play in a championship game or series for one of the four major pro sports leagues in 2013—Baltimore, San Francisco, Chicago, Boston, Miami, San Antonio, and St. Louis. And of course, in addition to those cities, a bunch of others saw their teams have excellent regular seasons or surprising […]

  • Stat Line of the Night – 12/10/2013 – Alex Ovechkin

    Stat Line of the Night – 12/10/2013 – Alex Ovechkin

    Remember three years ago when Alex Ovechkin lost his scoring touch and people were wondering if he’d ever be a prolific scorer again? Well, as it turns out, those “bad” seasons in which he averaged “only” 35 goals were merely aberrations. Last year he returned to form and cranked out 32 goals in 48 games. […]

  • 25 Biggest Athlete Retirements of 2013

    25 Biggest Athlete Retirements of 2013

    Just about every year we see at least one or two superstar athletes call it a career. There will be some speculation, they will call a press conference, they will announce their retirement and thank the fans and their organization, and then people in the media will write some nice stories about them. This year, […]

  • Nick Foligno Pulls a Tomas Hertl, Scores a Between-the-Legs Beauty (Video)

    Nick Foligno Pulls a Tomas Hertl, Scores a Between-the-Legs Beauty (Video)

    Between the legs—that’s where all the cool kids are going in the NHL these days. First, of course, it was the Sharks’ 19-year-old Tomas Hertl, who announced his entry in the NHL with a four-goal performance against the Rangers on October 8 that was capped by a ridiculous between-the-legs top shelf breakaway goal. Then it was […]

  • 10 NHL Franchises Worth Less than the Dallas Cowboys…Combined

    10 NHL Franchises Worth Less than the Dallas Cowboys…Combined

    Yesterday Forbes released their annual list of the NHL team values, and there’s good news and bad news. First the good news: the average value of an NHL team rose 46% in the last year, and it wasn’t just the big fish pulling everybody up. Even the little guys increased in value. Now the bad […]