Tag Archives: NHL

  • Rangers’ Marc Staal Takes a Slap Shot to the Face (Video)

    Rangers’ Marc Staal Takes a Slap Shot to the Face (Video)

    Every player in the NHL knows that the possibility of taking a puck to the face is something that simply comes with the territory of playing the game they love for a living.  But that doesn’t make it any less painful or horrifying when it does happens.  For proof, look no further than last night’s […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 3/4/2013 — Jeff Carter

    Stat Line of the Night — 3/4/2013 — Jeff Carter

    After losing their first three games, and seven of their first ten to start the lockout-shortened season, the Los Angeles Kings’ chances of repeating as Stanley Cup champions were not looking good.  But they have since turned things around, as they finished the month of February off with a five-game winning streak, and they recorded […]

  • Evgeni Malkin Trick Shot: Flips Puck into Bucket From Center (Video)

    Evgeni Malkin Trick Shot: Flips Puck into Bucket From Center (Video)

    Half-court shots in basketball always make for pretty popular posts, so today we thought, “why not a center ice hockey shot?” Of course, simply putting the puck in the open net from center ice is something any experienced player could do 99 times out of 100. So instead of just shooting the puck in from […]

  • This Day In Sports History (March 1st) — Wayne Gretzky

    This Day In Sports History (March 1st) — Wayne Gretzky

    It was on this day in 1988 that Wayne Gretzky surpassed Gordie Howe for the most career assists with his 1050th helper.  Gretzky set up Jari Kurri in the first period against the Los Angeles Kings during a 5-3 Oilers victory. It was quite fitting that Kurri would score the record breaking goal as that […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 2/26/2013 — Tomas Kopecky

    Stat Line of the Night — 2/26/2013 — Tomas Kopecky

    The Pittsburgh Penguins entered last night with the chance to move back atop the Eastern Conference standings with a victory over the Florida Panthers, but unfortunately for them, Panthers center Tomas Kopecky had other ideas His his 436 previous NHL appearances, Kopecky had never scored a hat-trick, but game #437 turned out to be a […]

  • Junior Hockey Player Flips Out After Getting Hit from Behind (Video)

    Junior Hockey Player Flips Out After Getting Hit from Behind (Video)

    With all the junior hockey highlights we’ve brought you lately, if you didn’t know any better you would think the NHL lockout never ended and we were just desperate for hockey-related material. Of course, the lockout did end, so it’s not that we’re desperate. It’s just that junior hockey players have been doing some remarkable […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 2/25/2013 — Roman Josi

    Stat Line of the Night — 2/25/2013 — Roman Josi

    The Nashville Predators’ offense has been struggling mightily this season.  Heading into last night, the Preds were averaging a league-worst 2.05 goals per game and they were in the midst of a 120-minute goalless streak. But with defenseman Roman Josi leading the charge, the Preds were able to regain their scoring touch at the expense of the […]

  • Caps Fan Performs Dirty Gesture for the Camera (GIF)

    Caps Fan Performs Dirty Gesture for the Camera (GIF)

    What is it about cameras at sporting events that gives otherwise (presumably) sensible human beings the sudden urge to make some kind of vulgar gesture? I mean, there are so many things you could do with your fleeting moment of fame—wave, smile, stick your tongue out, beat your chest like an ape, do the Gangnam […]

  • 21 Ridiculous Hockey Dive GIFs

    21 Ridiculous Hockey Dive GIFs

    In case you haven’t notice, there is an epidemic sweeping the sports world. It’s got a few different names depending on what sport you’re talking about, but the problem is the same. I am talking, of course, about diving or flopping. What seems to have started in soccer quite noticeably crept into basketball. Now even […]

  • Last Night’s Leafs-Lightning Game Featured a Bout Between Ali and Frazier?

    Last Night’s Leafs-Lightning Game Featured a Bout Between Ali and Frazier?

    If you happened to hear somebody talk about an “Ali-Frazier” fight at last night’s game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Tampa Bay Lightning, you might have assumed that somebody was commenting on the quality of the bout by making a comparison to one of boxing’s most famous rivalries between Muhammad Ali and Smokin’ Joe […]