Tag Archives: youth hockey

  • Referee Suplexes 12-Year-Hockey Player, Breaking His Wrist (Video)

    Referee Suplexes 12-Year-Hockey Player, Breaking His Wrist (Video)

    You know who’s not caught up in the Olympic spirit? Pretty much everyone at the peewee hockey game between Brokenhead and Sagkeeng in Winnipeg last Saturday. There was no sportsmanship or camaraderie, and there was no setting aside of differences. Instead, there was only physical violence and an abundance of foul language. The two teams […]

  • Evgeni Malkin Fights 7-Year-Old Hockey Player…For Charity (Video)

    Evgeni Malkin Fights 7-Year-Old Hockey Player…For Charity (Video)

    Under normal circumstances, a full-grown man getting into a hockey fight with a 7-year-old would be considered shameful. However, when that grown man is former NHL MVP Evgeni Malkin, and when the fight in question is all part of a charity hockey game in his native Russia, well then in that case a hockey fight […]

  • Yet Another Bench-Clearing Brawl from a Russian Youth Hockey Game (Video)

    Yet Another Bench-Clearing Brawl from a Russian Youth Hockey Game (Video)

    For years and years, hockey hardliners in North America criticized European players as soft while praising the virtue of hard-nosed Canadians. However, judging by what we’re seeing at the youth level in Russia these days, the next generation of Russian NHLers will be pretty damn tough. A couple years back we saw a bunch of […]

  • These Austrian Minor Hockey Players Know How to Brawl (Video)

    These Austrian Minor Hockey Players Know How to Brawl (Video)

    Brawls at youth hockey games: they’re not just for Canadians. Or Russians. Or Kazakhs. They’re also for Austrians. In fact, the Austrians might do youth hockey brawls best. I’m only judging from one example, of course. But I assume that all Austrian youth hockey brawls are as good as this one from a recent championship […]

  • Russian Youth Hockey Game Called Off After Multiple Line Brawls (Video)

    Russian Youth Hockey Game Called Off After Multiple Line Brawls (Video)

    The next time Don Cherry either insinuates or openly asserts that Russian hockey players are soft and don’t know how to mix it up, kindly direct him to this video. Because, obviously, the next generation of Russian players have taken the hockey oracle’s critique to heart and have overcorrected just a bit. What am I […]

  • Caps’ Mites Give Us The Cutest Goal Celebration Ever (Video)

    Caps’ Mites Give Us The Cutest Goal Celebration Ever (Video)

    Goal celebrations in sports are often reserved for the game of soccer, but the Washington Capitals’ promotional staff were looking for a way to add some excitement to their “Miteson Ice” youth hockey mini-games, which take place during the intermission of Caps’ home games. So prior to these little tykes taking the ice, members of […]