Tag Archives: NHL

  • Braden Holtby Doesn’t Flinch (Video)

    Braden Holtby Doesn’t Flinch (Video)

    In a game as tight as last night’s thrilling Game Seven battle between the Washington Capitals and the Boston Bruins, sometimes all it takes is the blink of an eye for one’s Stanley Cup hopes to be snatched from under their nose.  Despite having only six games of playoff experience (all in 2012), Braden Holtby […]

  • 15 Best Stanley Cup Champion Rings

    15 Best Stanley Cup Champion Rings

    As I watched the Philadelphia Flyers finish off the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday to close out that bizarre, violent, high-scoring playoff series, one of the first thoughts to pop into my head was, “well, I guess Sid and Evgeni won’t be getting new rings this year. Normally I don’t even think of championship rings when […]

  • Hulk Hogan Revs The Flyers Fans Up For Game 3 (Video)

    Hulk Hogan Revs The Flyers Fans Up For Game 3 (Video)

    Prior to their crucial Game 3 Eastern Conference Quarterfinal battle against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday, the Philadelphia Flyers used the real Hulk Hogan (not the fake one, like you may have seen in Pittsburgh earlier this month) to get their fans amp’d up for the game.  That plan seemed to work, as the Philly […]

  • Detroit Red Wings Fans Put On A Light Show Prior To Game Three (Video)

    Detroit Red Wings Fans Put On A Light Show Prior To Game Three (Video)

    Those who got to Joe Louis Arena early for the pregame festivities prior to Sunday’s playoff home opener against the Nashville Predators may have thought that they had accidentally stumbled into a rave, as red glow sticks lit up the entire building. Fans in attendance were given the red glow sticks upon arrival, and it […]

  • Watch Shea Weber Smash Henrik Zetterberg’s Head Into The Glass (Video)

    Watch Shea Weber Smash Henrik Zetterberg’s Head Into The Glass (Video)

    With the final seconds winding down during Game One of the opening round playoff series between the Detroit Red Wings and the Nashville Predators, Shea Weber had two things on his mind.  The first was to kill the final five seconds off the clock and ensure that his team earned the important opening game victory.  […]

  • 9 Storylines To Watch In The 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs

    9 Storylines To Watch In The 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs

    After a long 82-game prelude, the NHL really gets down to business tonight when the puck drops at the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh and the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs get under way. For hockey fans (except the sad folks who root for the Toronto Maple Leafs) this is the greatest time of the year, […]

  • Building A Stanley Cup Champion In The Salary Cap Era (Infographic)

    Building A Stanley Cup Champion In The Salary Cap Era (Infographic)

    Since the NHL installed a salary cap prior to the 2005-06 season, there have been six different Stanley Cup champions (Carolina Hurricanes, Anaheim Ducks, Detroit Red Wings, Pittsburgh Penguins, Chicago Blackhawks and Boston Bruins).  And while the management for each of those teams will surely tell you that putting together a championship roster is no […]

  • Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Janssen vs. Haley — 4/3/12

    Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Janssen vs. Haley — 4/3/12

    With the NHL season winding down, tensions seem to be especially high, and last night that resulted in a total of six fights.  A few of those, like James Neal vs. Andrew Ference, Michael Rupp vs. Jody Shelley and Matt Frattin vs. Marcus Foligno, were worthy of a spot on the “Frozn Fisticuffs Fight of […]

  • Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Almond vs. Shaw — 4/1/12

    Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Almond vs. Shaw — 4/1/12

    It was a busy day of fisticuffs in the NHL yesterday, as a brawl between players and coaches unfolded during a game between the Philadelphia Flyers and the Pittsburgh Penguins, while the other five games on Sunday’s schedule helped contribute an additional six fights to the day’s total.  And while the Pens and Flyers clearly […]

  • All Hell Breaks Loose At Conclusion Of Penguins vs. Flyers (Video)

    All Hell Breaks Loose At Conclusion Of Penguins vs. Flyers (Video)

    With the Flyers leading 6-3 and only one minute remaining in their Atlantic Division match-up against the Pittsburgh Penguins yesterday afternoon, all hell broke loose.  And when I say “all hell broke loose,” I’m not just talking about a few fights and an exchange of some unfriendly words. Not even close! Instead, “all hell breaking […]