Tag Archives: NHL

  • Wild Defenseman Keith Ballard Takes a Puck to the Face (GIF)

    Wild Defenseman Keith Ballard Takes a Puck to the Face (GIF)

    Hockey is one dangerous sport. If you’re not falling face-first to the ice, you’re almost getting your face sliced off or taking a puck to the kisser. Last night in Buffalo, the Minnesota Wild’s Keith Ballard was just the latest NHLer to experience this last bit of pleasantness. It wasn’t a slap shot or anything, […]

  • Young Red Wings Fan Tells Coyotes What to Do with Themselves (GIF)

    Young Red Wings Fan Tells Coyotes What to Do with Themselves (GIF)

    The Detroit Red Wings were supposed to benefit this year from their shift from the stacked Western Conference to the considerably weaker Eastern Conference. However, so far, they haven’t exactly been dominating. They opened the season with a narrow 2-1 home win over Buffalo, then just barely scraped by Carolina 3-2 in OT before getting […]

  • 25 Weird Sports Venues

    25 Weird Sports Venues

    Yesterday some pretty awesome college football news leaked. In 2016, an anonymous source confirmed, the University of Tennessee Volunteers will play the Virginia Tech Hokies at one of the most awesome sports venues in America: the Bristol Motor Speedway. Now, in case you’re not familiar with the Bristol Motor Speedway, it’s located in the eponymous […]

  • Penguins Ice Girl Takes a Spill While Collecting Hats (GIF)

    Penguins Ice Girl Takes a Spill While Collecting Hats (GIF)

    Tomas Hertl wasn’t the only NHL player to score a bunch of goals last night.  Jussi Jokinen of the Pittsburgh Penguins was also lighting the lamp at an incredible rate, recording a hat-trick against the Carolina Hurricanes. That performance from Jokinen had to sting the Canes, who are still on the hook for almost a […]

  • Jonathan Quick’s Gaffe  Results In Embarrassing Own Goal (Video)

    Jonathan Quick’s Gaffe Results In Embarrassing Own Goal (Video)

    In the spring of 2012, impeccable goaltending from Jonathan Quick propelled the Los Angeles Kings to their first ever Stanley Cup Championship, and Quick rightly won the Con Smythe trophy as MVP of the playoffs for his outstanding performance. Last year? Well, the Kings did make it back to the Western Conference Finals, and at […]

  • 13 Kids to Watch During the 2013-14 NHL Season

    13 Kids to Watch During the 2013-14 NHL Season

    The 2013-14 NHL season is just a week old, and with the NFL and the MLB postseason in full swing, chances are you still haven’t been able to wrap your head around what’s what and who’s who. This list, however, should help. Today we’re going to give you a rundown of some of the exciting […]

  • This Day In Sports History (October 4th) — San Jose Sharks

    This Day In Sports History (October 4th) — San Jose Sharks

    It was on this day in 1991 that the San Jose Sharks played their first regular season game in franchise history.  The Sharks lost to the Vancouver Canucks 4-3 in a game played at Vancouver’s Pacific Coliseum. Like many expansion teams before them, the San Jose Sharks’ inaugural season was one to forget.  They finished […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 10/3/2013 — Marc-Andre Fleury

    Stat Line of the Night — 10/3/2013 — Marc-Andre Fleury

    After enduring a difficult 2012-13 season that saw him get benched in the playoffs in favor of Tomas Vokoun, Marc-Andre Fleury was looking to bounce back in a big way this season and regain the starting goaltending position in Pittsburgh.  He got the nod in goal for the Pens’ home opener last night against the […]

  • 9 Worst Stanley Cup Finals Hangovers of the Last 20 Years

    9 Worst Stanley Cup Finals Hangovers of the Last 20 Years

    The 2013 NHL season was shortened because of the lockout, which was totally necessary. But the Blackhawks were dynamite right out of the gate, then they went on to beat the Boston Bruins in the Stanley Cup Finals and get their names engraved on the Holy Grail for the second time in four years. It was […]