Tag Archives: NHL

  • 25 Hottest Celebrity NHL WAGs of All Time

    25 Hottest Celebrity NHL WAGs of All Time

    Did you hear that Alex Ovechkin is engaged? Well, he is—to the gorgeous tennis player and fellow Russian Maria Kirilenko. And this got me thinking the other day. First I wondered, wow, is the biggest looks mismatch in sports history? I don’t think Ovie is really what most women would consider “handsome.” Then I wondered, […]

  • Red Wings’ Damian Brunner Scores a Brilliant Shootout Goal (Video)

    Red Wings’ Damian Brunner Scores a Brilliant Shootout Goal (Video)

    The Detroit Red Wings may have a tough time making the playoffs this season following the retirement of their future Hall of Fame defenceman, Nicklas Lidstrom, but it doesn’t appear as though they will have any problems making highlight reel packages. Before the lockout-shortened NHL season even began, Pavel Datsyuk was providing the hockey-loving world […]

  • 11 Worst Moments in Toronto Maple Leafs History

    11 Worst Moments in Toronto Maple Leafs History

    Last week, just about 10 days before the hurried start of the shortened and condensed 48-game 2013 NHL season, the richest and most valuable team in the league did a very strange thing: the Toronto Maple Leafs threw their entire organizational structure into disarray by firing loudmouth GM Brian Burke. In fairness, Burke had been […]

  • This Hockey Fight From the AHL Was Worth the Price of Admission (Video)

    This Hockey Fight From the AHL Was Worth the Price of Admission (Video)

    Hockey fans all over the world are certainly grateful that by this time next week the NHL will be back in action. However, the absence of the NHL over the last four months hasn’t deprived us of noteworthy hockey highlights. After all, many NHLers were keeping sharp by playing over in Europe (sometimes in the […]

  • Ryan Whitney Is Shocked SI’s Power Rankings Place Oilers Third (Video)

    Ryan Whitney Is Shocked SI’s Power Rankings Place Oilers Third (Video)

    The Edmonton Oilers have accumulated a lousy 84 wins over the past three seasons.  As a result, they have finished in last place in the NHL’s Northeast Division in each of those seasons, and they have actually finished dead last in two of those season (the other, last season, saw them finish second-last, ahead of […]

  • 11 Big Questions Heading Into the 2013 NHL Season

    11 Big Questions Heading Into the 2013 NHL Season

    Well here’s something I didn’t think I was going to get to write this year—a list of the biggest storylines for the upcoming NHL season. Just three weeks ago I had pretty much given up all hope that the groundless and maddening NHL lockout would ever end. Now here I am, very pleasantly surprised to […]

  • Ilya Bryzgalov Provides an Entertaining Post-Lockout Interview (Video)

    Ilya Bryzgalov Provides an Entertaining Post-Lockout Interview (Video)

    There are a lot of questions surrounding Philadelphia Flyers goalie Ilya Bryzgalov heading into this lockout-shortened season. However, there’s no doubt that he is still one of the most entertaining players in the National Hockey League. The Flyers, you will recall, ditched Mike Richards and Jeff Carter after the 2011 playoffs and brought in Bryzgalov […]

  • The NHL Is Back!!! But Will You Be? (Video)

    The NHL Is Back!!! But Will You Be? (Video)

    Good news, Florida Panthers fans: your long nightmare is over. The NHL lockout is over. Hockey is back. As you’ve surely heard by now, in the wee hours of Sunday morning, the NHL and the NHLPA finally reached a tentative agreement on a new CBA that will supposedly have players back on the ice and […]

  • This Day In Sports History (December 21st) – Martin Brodeur

    This Day In Sports History (December 21st) – Martin Brodeur

    It was on this day in 2009 that New Jersey Devils goaltender Martin Brodeur recorded his 104th regular season shutout.  As a result, Brodeur broke the record for most career shutouts, which was previously held by Terry Sawchuk. Terry Sawchuk’s record lasted nearly 40 years and at the time of his retirement many experts believed […]

  • Sidney Crosby Plays Goalie for Local Ball Hockey Team

    Sidney Crosby Plays Goalie for Local Ball Hockey Team

    When Sidney Crosby played his last NHL game, he did so as arguably the league’s best player. When he plays his next NHL game, he may do so as the league’s best up-and-coming goalie. Okay, so that probably won’t end up happening, but who knows?  If this lockout lasts long enough, Crosby may get enough […]