Tag Archives: NHL

  • 13 NHL Teams That No Longer Exist

    13 NHL Teams That No Longer Exist

    It seems like most NHL fans are happy to see a team back in Winnipeg this season. I know I am. Still, it’s always a shame when one town’s gain has to be another’s loss. In an ideal world, teams would just stay in one damn place. You wouldn’t have teams leaving hockey-mad towns to […]

  • Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Simmonds vs. Prust — 11/26/11

    Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Simmonds vs. Prust — 11/26/11

    Brandon Prust of the New York Rangers had already dropped his gloves once in the first period when he and Wayne Simmonds began exchanging words ten minutes into the game.  But that earlier bout against the Philadelphia Flyers’ Zac Rinaldo didn’t stop Prust from dropping his gloves for a second time with Simmonds. It turned […]

  • The NHL’s Top 5 2011/12 Rookies After The First Quarter

    The NHL’s Top 5 2011/12 Rookies After The First Quarter

    With the 2011-12 NHL regular season reaching the quarter mark, we now have an opportunity to analyze the front runners for the Calder Trophy, which is awarded each year to the league’s best rookie. Although it may seem too soon to crown a candidate, this list should help give you all a chance to debate […]

  • Welcome Back, Kid: Top 9 Moments From Sidney Crosby’s Career…So Far

    Welcome Back, Kid: Top 9 Moments From Sidney Crosby’s Career…So Far

    The Pittsburgh Penguins’ Sidney Crosby just spent the last ten months battling post-concussion symptoms—an absence so long that some were beginning to wonder whether his hockey career might be in jeopardy. However, last night Sid the Kid finally made his highly anticipated 2011-12 season debut, and once again all is right in the world of […]

  • Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — McGrattan vs. Boll — 11/19/11

    Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — McGrattan vs. Boll — 11/19/11

    There was plenty of action during Saturday night’s game between the Columbus Blue Jackets and the Nashville Predators, as overtime was needed in order for the Preds to record the 4-3 victory.  However, despite all of the goals that were scored, perhaps the most entertaining part of the game came in the first minute, as […]

  • Perfectly Timed Sports Photos Edition #1 (Gallery)

    Perfectly Timed Sports Photos Edition #1 (Gallery)

    With all of the increased technology being applied to cameras these days, sports photos have become that much more interesting, as photographers can now snap dozens of pictures in the blink of an eye, allowing them to capture the strangest, funniest and ugliest facial expressions and movements of the athletes they are focusing on. This […]

  • The 9 Longest Sports Strikes (And Lockouts) In History

    The 9 Longest Sports Strikes (And Lockouts) In History

    With the NBA and its players association unable to reach a collective bargaining agreement, it looks like the players will be moving to decertify the union so that they may sue the league for anti-trust violations. What does all this mean? It means that we could be looking at the longest labor dispute in North […]

  • Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Asham vs. McLeod — 11/15/11

    Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Asham vs. McLeod — 11/15/11

    An incredible goal from Matt Duchene wasn’t the only highlight to come from last night’s game between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Colorado Avalanche.  Evgeni Malkin also provided an spectacular goal of his own, and enforcers Arron Asham and Cody McLeod gave us a spirited 20-second bout that featured plenty of devastating right hands. Duchene […]

  • Flyers Mock The Lightning’s Defensive Trap (Video)

    Flyers Mock The Lightning’s Defensive Trap (Video)

    No one is a fan of the 1-3-1 neutral zone trap in hockey.  Not the fans.  Not the media.  And certainly not the Philadelphia Flyers.  That was evident during last night’s game between the Flyers and the Tampa Bay Lightning, as it didn’t take long for the trap to take over. Less than one minute […]

  • Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — McQuaid vs. Martin — 11/7/11

    Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — McQuaid vs. Martin — 11/7/11

    For the first time all season, the Boston Bruins appear to be clicking on all cylinders.  Their scores have been scoring, their goalies are making saves when called upon, and their fighters are getting the job done as well.  All of these factors were evident during last night’s game against the New York Islanders, as […]

  • The 9 Most Annoying Players In The NHL

    The 9 Most Annoying Players In The NHL

    They’re not the worst guys in the NHL (though there might be a little overlap), and they’re not necessarily the best defenders, but their combination of energy, tenacity, and a general predilection towards disruption makes these entrants the pests of the league. So without further ado or ceremony, in tribute to Mr. Esa Tikkanen, let’s […]

  • Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Brown vs. Mills — 11/2/11

    Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Brown vs. Mills — 11/2/11

    Mike Brown of the Toronto Maple Leafs has been keeping his fists awfully busy thus far this season.  He entered last night’s contest against the New Jersey Devils with three fights on the season, and one “Frozen Fisticuffs Fight of the Night” appearance, and he added another to his total after dropping the gloves with […]