Tag Archives: NHL

  • Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Konopka vs. Staubitz — 3/2/11

    Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Konopka vs. Staubitz — 3/2/11

    Having recorded more man-games lost due to injury than any other team in the league, the New York Islanders felt their opposition had been taking liberties on them for far too long.  As a result, they decided to fight back, beginning with their epic brawl-filled game against the Pittsburgh Penguins less than a month ago.  […]

  • The Habs’ Desharnais Takes A Check From A Ref (Video)

    The Habs’ Desharnais Takes A Check From A Ref (Video)

    After witnessing the Montreal Canadiens get beat up by the Boston Bruins during their last meeting, most NHL fans believed the Habs needed to acquire some size and toughness at the NHL trade deadline if they hope to succeed in the playoffs. The Habs remained quiet at the deadline, and now even the referees appear […]

  • Picture Of The Day: Telestrator Dong?

    Picture Of The Day: Telestrator Dong?

    Could it be?  Is that what I think  it is?  It looks like a…. …a telestrator dong! Attempting to give us some insight regarding the Buffalo Sabres’ offensive zone play against the New York Rangers last night, the crew at VERSUS appeared to be a little too “excited” about the way the Sabres had been […]

  • A Behind-The-Scenes Look At How A Trade Goes Down In The NHL (Video)

    A Behind-The-Scenes Look At How A Trade Goes Down In The NHL (Video)

    Ever wonder what goes on after two National Hockey League teams have agreed on a trade?  We have the answer to that question, thanks to some behind-the-scenes footage that was shot by the NHL Network during Monday’s Trade Deadline Day. Both of the following clips take place within the office of NHL Associate Counsel Daniel […]

  • The Stat Line Of The Night — 2/28/11 — Jonathan Toews

    The Stat Line Of The Night — 2/28/11 — Jonathan Toews

    Despite winning the Stanley Cup last season, the Chicago Blackhawks entered last night’s game on the outside of the playoffs looking in.  However, a four-game winning streak helped them creep to within a point of the post-season.  Captain Jonathan Towes recorded three goals and three assists in those four games, and both he and his […]

  • Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Lucic vs. Vandermeer — 2/27/11

    Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Lucic vs. Vandermeer — 2/27/11

    Most organizations came into today’s NHL trade deadline looking to improve some aspect of their team, whether it was scoring, defense or any other area.  As for the Boston Bruins, one area they didn’t need to improve on was team toughness.  The B’s already have a plethora of tough guys, including Shawn Thornton, Adam McQuaid […]

  • Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Glass vs. Crombeen — 2/24/11

    Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Glass vs. Crombeen — 2/24/11

    Could this be yet another nominee for our “Frozen Fisticuffs Fight of the Year”? The Vancouver Canucks Tanner Glass and the St. Louis Blues B.J. Crombeen didn’t take long to exchange pleasantries last night when their teams hooked up for a meeting at Rogers Arena.  These two tough guys began throwing punches just over a […]

  • The Stat Line Of The Night — 2/24/11 — Phil Kessel

    The Stat Line Of The Night — 2/24/11 — Phil Kessel

    It wasn’t all that long ago when everyone in Leaf Nation was voicing their displeasure with the direction of the team, throwing waffles on the ice, chanting “Fire Wilson”, and talking about how the Boston Bruins were going to have themselves another top 5 draft pick courtesy of the Phil Kessel trade. My, how quickly […]

  • Avs’ Ryan O’Byrne Takes A Taylor Hall Skate To The Face (Video)

    Avs’ Ryan O’Byrne Takes A Taylor Hall Skate To The Face (Video)

    Here is more evidence of why hockey players may be some of the toughest athletes in the world. During last night’s game between the Edmonton Oilers and the Colorado Avalanche, players from both teams got tangled up behind the Avs’ goal, causing Taylor Hall’s skate to come up and slice Ryan O’Byrne in the face.  […]

  • Female Avs Fan Shows No Love For The Oilers (Video)

    Female Avs Fan Shows No Love For The Oilers (Video)

    Times have been tough for the Colorado Avalanche, and the fans appear to be growing impatient.  After making the playoffs last season and coming close to upsetting the first-place Sharks, things have gone downhill from there for the Avs, who have recorded only one win in their past twelve games and currently sit 11 points […]

  • The Stat Line Of The Night — 2/23/11 — Vincent Lecavalier

    The Stat Line Of The Night — 2/23/11 — Vincent Lecavalier

    The Phoenix Coyotes entered last night’s game in Tampa Bay riding an eight-game winning streak.  They left with a one-game losing streak, and it wasn’t a pretty loss either. The Lightning took advantage of a Phoenix team that appeared to be tired one night after earning a tough overtime victory in Philadelphia, as they cruised […]