Tag Archives: NHL

  • This Day In Sports History (April 4th) — Wayne Gretzky

    This Day In Sports History (April 4th) — Wayne Gretzky

    It was on this day in 1986 that Wayne Gretzky broke the record for most points in a single season by recording his 213th point of the campaign.  He would go on to record two more points that season, setting the new mark at 215 points. Gretzky held the previous record of 212 points, which […]

  • Toronto Maple Leafs Penalty Box Guy is Looking Good (Video)

    Toronto Maple Leafs Penalty Box Guy is Looking Good (Video)

    When your hockey team is in the midst of an eight-game losing streak, there are only two things that will help you feel good about yourself again. The first is winning, which the Toronto Maple Leafs’ players took care of during Tuesday night’s 3-2 victory over the Calgary Flames, snapping their eight-game skid in the […]

  • Drunk Fan Runs Onto Ice During Leafs-Lighting Hockey Game at ACC (Video)

    Drunk Fan Runs Onto Ice During Leafs-Lighting Hockey Game at ACC (Video)

    An injured starting goaltender, a riff between their back-up and head coach, and a three-game losing streak has everyone in Leaf Land (home of the NHL’s Toronto Maple Leafs) going bananas.  This is nothing new, however, as the team has experienced its fair share of struggles over the past decade…or four. For those who don’t […]

  • This Day In Sports History (March 19) — Brett Hull

    This Day In Sports History (March 19) — Brett Hull

    It was on this day in 1991 that Brett Hull became only the second player in NHL history to score 80 goals in a season.  Hull finished the year with 86 goals – the third most all-time, behind only Wayne Gretzky’s 92 in 1981-82 and Gretzky’s 87 in 1983-84.  Brett also became only the fifth […]

  • Jaromir Jagr’s Epic Photobomb Makes a Fan’s Selfie Go Viral (Pic)

    Jaromir Jagr’s Epic Photobomb Makes a Fan’s Selfie Go Viral (Pic)

    As far as selfies go, the one Twitter user @RayFoy4 got on Saturday night at the Devils-Lightning game in Tampa Bay was pretty damn good. It isn’t quite as historic as the one Ellen Degeneres took at the Oscars a few weeks ago, but it’s probably better than any you’ve ever taken. You see, the guy had […]

  • This Day In Sports History (March 17th) — Bell Centre

    This Day In Sports History (March 17th) — Bell Centre

    It was on this day in 1996 that the Montreal Canadiens played the first game in their new arena, the Molson Centre.  The Canadiens hosted the New York Rangers and beat them by a score of 4-2. The arena was named after Molson, Inc., a brewing company that owned the team at the time the […]

  • 11 Scariest Moments in NHL History

    11 Scariest Moments in NHL History

    Earlier this week, a game between the Dallas Stars and Columbus Blue Jackets came to an abrupt and premature halt when Dallas forward Rich Peverley collapsed on the bench. He suffered a cardiac arrest as the result of a ventricular fibrillation, which is a kind of heart arrhythmia. Now Peverley is stable and set to […]

  • This Day In Sports History (March 14th) — Gordie Howe

    This Day In Sports History (March 14th) — Gordie Howe

    It was on this day in 1997 that a 68-year-old Gordie Howe signed a contract with the AHL’s Syracuse Crunch.  He was attempting to become the first player to play professional hockey in six consecutive decades. Unfortunately, Howe’s comeback had to be canceled because the Crunch were in the playoff hunt and could not afford […]