Tag Archives: NHL

  • This Day In Sports History (August 9th) — Wayne Gretzky Is Traded

    This Day In Sports History (August 9th) — Wayne Gretzky Is Traded

    It was on this day in 1988 that the Edmonton Oilers did the unthinkable and traded Wayne Gretzky.  “The Great One” was traded to the Los Angeles Kings along with Marty McSorley and Mike Krushelnyski in exchange for Jimmy Carson, Martin Gelinas, the Kings first round draft picks in 1989, 1991 and 1993 and $15 […]

  • Jonathan Toews & Patrick Kane: Great at Hockey, Bad at Dancing (Video)

    Jonathan Toews & Patrick Kane: Great at Hockey, Bad at Dancing (Video)

    The Chicago Blackhawks just won their second Stanley Cup Championship in four years with Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane leading the way. So obviously, these are two of the best hockey players in the world right now. However, at a recent Blackhawks fan event called “Reliving the Stanley Cup Final” (for those with really short […]

  • Patrick Kane Wears a Unicorn Head as Blackhawks Partied With Fans Last Night (Video)

    Patrick Kane Wears a Unicorn Head as Blackhawks Partied With Fans Last Night (Video)

    After emerging victorious from the most grueling competition in professional sports—a.k.a. the Stanley Cup Playoffs—you gotta figure the champions are going to let off a little steam. Last night in Chicago, the mighty Blackhawks, 2013 Stanley Cup Champions, did exactly that. With their wives, girlfriends, and perhaps even a few casual acquaintances in tow, the […]

  • Blackhawks Fans Stormed Wrigleyville Following Stanley Cup Victory (Video)

    Blackhawks Fans Stormed Wrigleyville Following Stanley Cup Victory (Video)

    When the Chicago Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup on Monday night, the epicenter of the celebration in Chicago was, ironically enough, the neighborhood called Wrigleyville. Even if you’re not familiar with the Windy City, you probably could have guessed that this neighborhood is named after its most famous building, Wrigley Field. And of course, it’s […]

  • Andrew Shaw Took a Puck To The Face Before Winning the Stanley Cup (Video)

    Andrew Shaw Took a Puck To The Face Before Winning the Stanley Cup (Video)

    Last night, after the Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup thanks to a miraculous 80-second finale to Game 6, Andrew Shaw was one of the players to drop one of the now-customary victory f-bombs on national television—a profanity that the 21-year-old uttered while hoisting hockey’s Holy Grail above his head for the first time. I don’t […]

  • This Day In Sports History (June 21st) — 1997 NHL Draft

    This Day In Sports History (June 21st) — 1997 NHL Draft

    It was on this day in 1997 that the NHL entry draft was held at the Civic Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  The Boston Bruins had the #1 overall pick, as they finished the prior season with a league-worst 61 points. With the first overall pick, the Bruins selected center Joe Thornton, who played his junior […]