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NHL Investigating Contracts of Pronger and Hossa

I’m not going to lie – I follow the Blackhawks more than any other team. I illustrated that in my first post here, “Will the Chicago Blackhawk’s Offseason End?” But this is an issue close to my heart for reasons that for the good of the NHL. I try not to be bias, and I […]

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Greatest Bench Brawl Ever in International Competition

It’s the off-season so to keep you entertained we thought we’d showcase one of the greatest bench clearing brawls in the history of hockey. This was in the 1987 World Juniors in a match between Canada and the U.S.S.R. The “Punch-up in Piestany” erupted halfway through the final game of the 1987 world junior hockey championship […]

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Gary Coleman + Mark Messier = Photo Gold

After the hilarity and gut wrenching laughter subsides from viewing this photo of actor Gary Coleman and hockey legend Mark Messier, head on over to Yahoo’s Puck Daddy for the back story on how such a thing could happen. ‘Hey Mess, nice facecloth’

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Struggling Kings Fire Head Coach Terry Murray

The Los Angeles Kings started out quick and strong at the beginning of the season but soon faltered. Their failure to keep their winning ways cost them their coach as the team dismissed head coach Terry Murray Monday. Their latest four-game losing streak didn’t help matters but for now assistant coach John Stevens will serve […]

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Stanley Cup Championship rings from 2000-2010

The NHL Playoffs are starting to thin out as two teams have already advanced to the Conference Finals. Boston and Tampa will face off in the Eastern Finals while the fate of the Detroit/San Jose and Nashville/Vancouver series on the Western side are still fighting it out. Over the years the glory of lifting up […]

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Canucks Green Men Throw Waffles For Leaf Players

I honestly can’t think of a group of fans I love more than the Vancouver Canucks Green Men. Maybe it’s because I’m a huge “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” fan. These guys are always good for a few laughs as they poke fun at opposing players in the sin bin. Last week they got me […]

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Reebok’s Crosby Ad: Faked?

Between the everpresent (and slightly annoying) Reezig ads to the RBK Edge uniforms all NHL teams are wearing, the athletic apparel giant has left an indelible mark on the modern game of hockey. They’ve become experts at manufacturing hype for their athletes, and they frequently kick out viral videos like this one – where NHL […]

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More Olympic Masks Leaked

As we draw closer to the Vancouver Olympic Games, another set of photos leaked – goaltender masks from a couple different countries were released online, and they’re pretty awesome.   Tim Thomas — United States Jonathan Quick — United States Goalie masks are one of my favorite aspects of the Winter Games; it’s a unique […]

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Leaf Training Camp Requirements in 1962

If you’re anything like me you must look at the speed, athleticism, and size of NHL players today and think that if they competed against NHL players 40-50 years ago there would be no contest. When I look back at vintage NHL video, I always wonder if they only look smaller and less athletic because […]

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Kiprusoff blinded by laser, still wins game.

The Calgary Flames edged out the Vancouver Canucks in a shootout last week, 3-2, but the real story was Flames goaltender Mikka Kiprusoff making 19 saves while being nailed in the face with a laser for the better part of 60 minutes. Flames coach Darryl Sutter was irate after the game: “It’s ridiculous. We could […]

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