Tag Archives: NHL

  • The 9 Longest Active Stanley Cup Droughts

    The 9 Longest Active Stanley Cup Droughts

    Tonight the NHL playoffs begin, and sixteen hockey teams will begin the quest for the game’s ultimate prize. Who will survive the most grueling championship tournament in profession sports and hoist the Stanley Cup two months from now? That’s hard to say. The last six teams to win hockey’s Holy Grail are all in the […]

  • The LA Kings Had a Crazy Dad in Their Corner Against the Ducks (Video)

    The LA Kings Had a Crazy Dad in Their Corner Against the Ducks (Video)

    What gives a team the competitive edge? Some say it’s hard work, others say talent, and still others say it’s simply luck. Personally, I choose to believe that it comes from having guys like this in the stands, even though the Los Angeles Kings still ended up losing to the Anaheim Ducks over the weekend. […]

  • 20 Best Goalie Masks of the 2013-14 NHL Season

    20 Best Goalie Masks of the 2013-14 NHL Season

    The 2013-14 NHL regular season is now in the books. That means 14 teams are making tee times while the other 16 get ready to contend for the Cup. However, before the real season begins, we’re going to take a few minutes to pay tribute to the most unique uniform element in all of pro sports: the goalie […]

  • This Day In Sports History (April 14th) — Detroit Red Wings

    This Day In Sports History (April 14th) — Detroit Red Wings

    It was on this day in 1996 that the Detroit Red Wings set an NHL record with their 62nd win of the season.  Their total eclipsed the mark set by the 1976-77 Montreal Canadiens who won 60 out of their 80 games.  The Red Wings accomplished the feat in 82 games. Although the Wings had […]

  • This Day In Sports History (April 11th) — Ron Hextall

    This Day In Sports History (April 11th) — Ron Hextall

    It was on this day in 1989 that Ron Hextall became the first goalie in NHL history to record a goal during a playoff game.  It was the second goal of his career. The goal came during an 8-5 playoff victory over the Washington Capitals.  Despite finishing in first place in the Patrick Division, the […]

  • This Day In Sports History (April 4th) — Wayne Gretzky

    This Day In Sports History (April 4th) — Wayne Gretzky

    It was on this day in 1986 that Wayne Gretzky broke the record for most points in a single season by recording his 213th point of the campaign.  He would go on to record two more points that season, setting the new mark at 215 points. Gretzky held the previous record of 212 points, which […]

  • Toronto Maple Leafs Penalty Box Guy is Looking Good (Video)

    Toronto Maple Leafs Penalty Box Guy is Looking Good (Video)

    When your hockey team is in the midst of an eight-game losing streak, there are only two things that will help you feel good about yourself again. The first is winning, which the Toronto Maple Leafs’ players took care of during Tuesday night’s 3-2 victory over the Calgary Flames, snapping their eight-game skid in the […]