Tag Archives: NHL

  • Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Vitale vs. Campbell — 12/5/11

    Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Vitale vs. Campbell — 12/5/11

    When the Boston Bruins traveled to Pittsburgh last night to take on Sidney Crosby and the Penguins, many watched in anticipation of perhaps seeing this match-up once again in the playoffs, during the Eastern Conference finals.  With the Bruins and Pens currently occupying the top two positions in the Eastern Conference, the players seemed to […]

  • Perfectly Timed Sports Photos Edition #2 (Gallery)

    Perfectly Timed Sports Photos Edition #2 (Gallery)

    We have already provided you all with one edition of “Perfectly Timed Sports Photos,” but with all of the photographers and photographs that have been taken at sporting events over the years, it should come as no surprise to hear that one edition was simply not enough to give all of the perfectly timed photos […]

  • 15 Best Movember Mustaches From The NHL

    15 Best Movember Mustaches From The NHL

    Now that Movember 2011 has officially come to an end, I thought it would be a good time to take stock of the best charity mustaches from the world of pro sports. However, as I starting looking around, it became apparent that—just as with playoff beards—no other league can compete with the NHL when it […]

  • Follow The Magic Puck (Video)

    Follow The Magic Puck (Video)

    Last night, Winnipeg Jets goaltender Ondrej Pavelec stopped all 33 shots directed his way, as he helped his team earn an important victory against Winnipeg’s former NHL franchise, the Phoenix Coyotes. But even when Pavelec wasn’t able to get a piece of his body on the puck, there almost seemed to be a magical force […]

  • 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 […]