Tag Archives: NHL

  • 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 […]

  • This Day In Sports History (January 12th) – Mario Lemieux

    This Day In Sports History (January 12th) – Mario Lemieux

    It was on this day in 1993 when doctors announced that Pittsburgh Penguins superstar Mario Lemieux had been diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.  Lemieux was forced to undergo radiation treatments that left his career and life in serious doubt. Despite his condition, Lemieux ended up missing only two months of action and returned to finish the […]

  • Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Thornton vs. Stuart — 1/10/12

    Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Thornton vs. Stuart — 1/10/12

    Boston Bruins enforcer Shawn Thornton had himself quite the game against the Winnipeg Jets last night.  In addition to scoring a brilliant goal on a penalty shot to tie the game at 2-2, he also dropped the gloves with former teammate Mark Stuart during an entertaining tilt. Thornton would go on to make Stuart’s return […]