Tag Archives: NHL

  • Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Parros vs. Kassian  — 2/14/12

    Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Parros vs. Kassian — 2/14/12

    As most of you already know, yesterday was Valentine’s Day.  So while lovers everywhere were busy exchanging gifts (among other things) in an effort to show their love for one another, George Parros of the Anaheim Ducks and Matt Kassian of the Minnesota Wild were busy exchanging punches in an effort to spark their respective […]

  • Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Alberts vs. Jackman — 2/11/12

    Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Alberts vs. Jackman — 2/11/12

    Sitting only two points out of the playoffs entering the weekend, the Calgary Flames wanted to show everyone in the Western Conference that they are willing to fight, literally, in order to play meaningful hockey in April.  The Vancouver Canucks learned that first-hand on Saturday night when the Flames’ Tim Jackman dropped the gloves with […]

  • Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — McLeod vs. Stoner — 2/2/12

    Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — McLeod vs. Stoner — 2/2/12

    Throughout the opening 27 minutes of last night’s game between the Colorado Avalanche and the Minnesota Wild, Cody McLeod made it know that he would do everything he could to get in the head and/or under the skin of the Wild players.  Finally, Clayton Stoner had heard enough of McLeod’s trash-talking, so he decided to […]

  • This Day In Sports History (February 2nd) – Ian Turnbull

    This Day In Sports History (February 2nd) – Ian Turnbull

    It was on this day in 1977 that Toronto Maple Leafs’ defenseman Ian Turnbull scored five goals during a 9-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings.  To this day, his 5-goal performance still stands as a record for most goals in a game by an NHL defenseman. During the game, Turnbull only had five shots […]

  • Scott Hartnell Tells Dion Phaneuf To “Suck It” (Video)

    Scott Hartnell Tells Dion Phaneuf To “Suck It” (Video)

    The NHL All-Star Game may seem like a hostility-free affair between the best players in the league, but that isn’t always the case.  Take yesterday’s game, for example, as Team Alfredsson’s Scott Hartnell celebrated a Henrik Sedin goal by telling Team Chara’s Dion Phaneuf to “suck it.”  Thankfully, Hartnell was mic’d up for CBC’s broadcast […]

  • 15 Gnarly Hockey Faces

    15 Gnarly Hockey Faces

    The NHL is not a place for guys who take great pride in their good looks and impeccable bone structure. In fact, if you have reservations about suffering permanent facial disfigurement, you might want to think about taking up another sport. The Edmonton Oilers’ Taylor Hall certainly know what I’m talking about. Last week, the […]

  • Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Giroux vs. Reese — 1/19/12

    Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Giroux vs. Reese — 1/19/12

    Last night’s NHL action provided us with a total of six fights, and while none of them ranked high on the entertainment meter, one of them did feature one of the league’s top players.  It took place during a game between the Philadelphia Flyers and the New York Islanders, as 50-point-man Claude Giroux dropped the […]

  • This Day In Sports History (January 19th) – NHL All-Star Game

    This Day In Sports History (January 19th) – NHL All-Star Game

    It was on this day in 1991 that the 42nd annual NHL All-Star Game took place at Chicago Stadium, home of the Chicago Blackhawks.  The game featured the best players from the Wales Conference playing against the best from the Campbell Conference. The Campbell Conference would go on to win the game 11-5, led by […]

  • Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — McLeod vs. Chipchura — 1/16/12

    Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — McLeod vs. Chipchura — 1/16/12

    The Colorado Avalanche were dealt a beating at the hands of the Phoenix Coyotes yesterday afternoon, as Boyd Gordon and Shane Doan scored two goals each to give the Coyotes the 6-1 victory.  Luckily for Avs’ enforcer Cody McLeod, he was able to avoid withstanding a similar beating when he dropped the gloves with Kyle […]