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  • 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 […]

  • This Day In Sports History (March 12th) – Gordie Howe

    This Day In Sports History (March 12th) – Gordie Howe

    It was on this day in 1972 that Gordie Howe had his #9 jersey retired by the Detroit Red Wings.  Howe would return to playing a few years later for the Houston Aeros of the newly formed WHA, and after the WHA went bust in 1979,  “Mr. Hockey” returned for one more year in the […]

  • 9 Biggest Transactions of the Wild 2014 NHL Trade Deadline

    9 Biggest Transactions of the Wild 2014 NHL Trade Deadline

    Every year the hockey media gets all excited for the NHL trade deadline, spreading all sorts of rumors about all the big deals that are supposedly in the works. Then the trade deadline comes and goes and almost nothing interesting happens. This year is different, though. Yesterday alone there were 20 trades, the day before […]

  • NHL Linesman Gets Punched in the Head Trying to Break Up a Scuffle (GIF)

    NHL Linesman Gets Punched in the Head Trying to Break Up a Scuffle (GIF)

    As the great Kenny Rogers once said, you’ve got to know when to hold ‘em, know when to fold ‘em, know when to walk away, know when to run. Unfortunately, NHL linesman Andy McElman isn’t familiar with the sage advice of “The Gambler.” During a late-game scrum between the Colorado Avalanche and Chicago Blackhawks, McElman […]

  • The 35 Greatest Photobombs in the History of Sports

    The 35 Greatest Photobombs in the History of Sports

    Back when every picture you took cost actual money—because you had to put this stuff called film into your camera—photobombing existed, but it was relatively rare. However, since the advent of camera phones and social media, photobombing has become a genuine fad, like skinny jeans, or the Macarena. In fact, these days, according to the Photobombing […]

  • Tim Thomas Falls On His Rear, Still Makes Incredible Breakaway Save (GIFs)

    Tim Thomas Falls On His Rear, Still Makes Incredible Breakaway Save (GIFs)

    Since joining the Boston Bruins on a full-time basis in 2005, Tim Thomas has used his unorthodox goaltending style to help him find plenty of success in the NHL. Some of those larger, more prominent successes include four all-star appearance, two Vezina Trophies as the league’s top goaltender, a Stanley Cup, and a Conn Smythe […]

  • Minnesota Wild Defenseman Clayton Stoner Mangles Hand in Fight (GIF + Pics)

    Minnesota Wild Defenseman Clayton Stoner Mangles Hand in Fight (GIF + Pics)

    Some people love hockey fights and insist they are an essential part of the game. Other people say they are barbaric and should be taken out of the game. And what’s really interesting is that both sides build their arguments upon the same foundation: physical carnage. Ostensibly, proponents of fighting in hockey say it’s all […]