Tag Archives: NHL

  • NHL Linesman Gets Punched in the Head Trying to Break Up a Scuffle (GIF)

    NHL Linesman Gets Punched in the Head Trying to Break Up a Scuffle (GIF)

    As the great Kenny Rogers once said, you’ve got to know when to hold ‘em, know when to fold ‘em, know when to walk away, know when to run. Unfortunately, NHL linesman Andy McElman isn’t familiar with the sage advice of “The Gambler.” During a late-game scrum between the Colorado Avalanche and Chicago Blackhawks, McElman […]

  • The 35 Greatest Photobombs in the History of Sports

    The 35 Greatest Photobombs in the History of Sports

    Back when every picture you took cost actual money—because you had to put this stuff called film into your camera—photobombing existed, but it was relatively rare. However, since the advent of camera phones and social media, photobombing has become a genuine fad, like skinny jeans, or the Macarena. In fact, these days, according to the Photobombing […]

  • Tim Thomas Falls On His Rear, Still Makes Incredible Breakaway Save (GIFs)

    Tim Thomas Falls On His Rear, Still Makes Incredible Breakaway Save (GIFs)

    Since joining the Boston Bruins on a full-time basis in 2005, Tim Thomas has used his unorthodox goaltending style to help him find plenty of success in the NHL. Some of those larger, more prominent successes include four all-star appearance, two Vezina Trophies as the league’s top goaltender, a Stanley Cup, and a Conn Smythe […]

  • Minnesota Wild Defenseman Clayton Stoner Mangles Hand in Fight (GIF + Pics)

    Minnesota Wild Defenseman Clayton Stoner Mangles Hand in Fight (GIF + Pics)

    Some people love hockey fights and insist they are an essential part of the game. Other people say they are barbaric and should be taken out of the game. And what’s really interesting is that both sides build their arguments upon the same foundation: physical carnage. Ostensibly, proponents of fighting in hockey say it’s all […]

  • 31 Hockey Save GIFs that Prove Goalies Are Actually Wizards

    31 Hockey Save GIFs that Prove Goalies Are Actually Wizards

    Everyone knows hockey goalies are crazy. How could they not be? Their job is to stand in front of frozen chunks of vulcanized rubber being fired at them at 95 mph. That being said, these crazy people are also amazing athletes who do things most of us couldn’t do in our wildest dreams. Score a […]

  • 21 Hottest NHL WAGs of 2014

    21 Hottest NHL WAGs of 2014

    Hockey players don’t make as much money as baseball, basketball, or football players. Plus, most of them have major dental problems, and they are nowhere near as famous as other athletes south of the 49th parallel. However, on the whole, hockey players are a more down to earth, less pretentious bunch than the guys in […]

  • This Day In Sports History (February 20th) — Billy Smith

    This Day In Sports History (February 20th) — Billy Smith

    It was on this day in 1993 that the New York Islanders retired goaltender Billy Smith’s number 31.  In doing so, Smith became one of six former Islanders players to have his number retired by the organization. Billy Smith was originally drafted by the Los Angeles Kings, but in 1972 he was selected by the […]

  • 9 Biggest Upsets in Olympic Hockey History

    9 Biggest Upsets in Olympic Hockey History

    There are a number of thrilling events at the Winter Olympics. However, with all due respect to downhill skiing, snowboard cross, and short track speed skating, it’s pretty clear that the most exciting event of all is ice hockey. So what is it about hockey? Well it’s not just the fast pace, the skill, the rivalries, […]