Tag Archives: NHL

  • 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 […]

  • Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Ladd vs. Skille — 10/31/11

    Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Ladd vs. Skille — 10/31/11

    Andrew Ladd of the Winnipeg Jets recorded an assist and scored the game-winning goal in the shootout last night, but his most impressive contribution during the Jets’ 4-3 victory over the Florida Panthers came two minutes into the third period when he dropped the gloves with Jack Skille. Skille knocked Jets’ defenseman Tobias Enstrom out […]

  • 12 Scariest Hockey Masks

    12 Scariest Hockey Masks

    Today marks the 52nd anniversary of one of the most iconic artifacts in professional sports: the hockey goalie mask. On November 1, 1959, in a game against the Rangers at Madison Square Garden, legendary Montreal Canadiens netminder Jacques Plante became the first goalie in the NHL to wear a mask that entirely covered his face. […]

  • Pumpkin Carvings Inspired By The NHL (Gallery)

    Pumpkin Carvings Inspired By The NHL (Gallery)

    Halloween is here! In the past we have brought you some creative pumpkin carvings from the MLB and NBA.  Now it is the fans of the NHL who are showing off their creative side, as many of them have posted their work on the league’s Facebook page.  We scrolled though the submissions and below are […]

  • Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Prust vs. Glass — 10/24/11

    Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Prust vs. Glass — 10/24/11

    There was only one fight in the NHL last night, but it was a good one.  It came only a few minutes into a game between the New York Rangers and Winnipeg Jets, as Brandon Prust and Tanner Glass exchanged punches for an action-packed 50 seconds of fisticuffs.  The Rangers and the Jets aren’t exactly […]

  • Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Tootoo vs. Volpatti — 10/20/11

    Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Tootoo vs. Volpatti — 10/20/11

    At 5-foot-9, 199-pounds, Nashville Predators forward Jordin Tootoo may not be the most imposing figure on the ice, but don’t let that fool you.  Those punches still have plenty of power behind them. Vancouver Canucks forward Aaron Volpatti may have been fooled by Tootoo’s size when he dropped the gloves with him during the second […]

  • Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Engelland vs. Thorburn — 10/17/11

    Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Engelland vs. Thorburn — 10/17/11

    Going forward, we expect it will be tough for any of the NHL’s combatants to match the performance put forth by Cam Janssen and Brian McGrattan over the weekend. Despite giving it their best shot, Deryk Engelland of the Pittsburgh Penguins and Chris Thorburn of the Winnipeg Jets couldn’t place themselves among the early nominees […]