Tag Archives: NHL

  • Gary Bettman Upholds Dennis Wideman Suspension Based on Text Message Sent to Teammate

    Gary Bettman Upholds Dennis Wideman Suspension Based on Text Message Sent to Teammate

    Nobody was shocked on Wednesday when NHL commissioner Gary Bettman upheld the 20-game Dennis Wideman suspension. What was surprising was Bettman’s reasoning—specifically, his reliance on a text message in determining whether Wideman was truly sorry for colliding with linesman Don Henderson. The text Dennis Wideman sent to his teammate: “(t)he only problem and the only […]

  • Devils’ Joseph Blandisi Performs Blatant Hockey Flop (Video)

    Devils’ Joseph Blandisi Performs Blatant Hockey Flop (Video)

    I don’t know which is worse: This ridiculous hockey flop performed by New Jersey Devils forward Joseph Blandisi after being slashed on the leg by the Flyers’ Andrew MacDonald, or the commentator’s attempt to explain that it wasn’t a dive—because, as he claims, there’s a nerve in the back of Blandisi’s leg that MacDonald must have […]

  • John Scott Scores Two Goals, Earns All-Star Game MVP (Videos)

    John Scott Scores Two Goals, Earns All-Star Game MVP (Videos)

    The NHL didn’t even want John Scott in their All-Star Game (read all about that over here). But by the end of Sunday’s 3-on-3 All-Star Tournament, it was Scott’s Pacific Division team that would be victorious, with captain John Scott himself taking home MVP honors. It was quite the evening for the 6’8″ enforcer.  He started things off with […]

  • Flames’ Dennis Wideman Drilled a Referee From Behind (Video)

    Flames’ Dennis Wideman Drilled a Referee From Behind (Video)

    An unusual incident unfolded during the second period of Wednesday night’s game between the Nashville Predators and the Calgary Flames, as Flames defenseman Dennis Wideman appeared to cross-check a referee in the back while gingerly making his way to the Calgary bench. The play took place just a few seconds after Wideman was drilled into the […]