hockey

We talk pucks and objects of that kind. We yell, complain, and analyze in the language of hockey fandom. Gretzky can do no wrong.

Lizz Darcy8 months ago
A Look at the Inaugural Season of the Las Vegas Golden Knights
On a Thursday night in early June, the Vegas Golden Knights were defeated in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Finals by the Washington Capitals after Lars Eller of the Capitals scored the game-wining goal wi...
Marjorie Roden9 months ago
The Bullies Are "Crushed"
Sports in general is supposed to teach people—children especially growing up—about the idea of fair play. And we are assured, as children, that if we play a nice clean game, no matter what, the adults...
Marjorie Roden10 months ago
"Why Yes, I Was in 'Mr. Hockey'!!!"
Five years ago, I had what could only be called an epic experience working on the CBC made for television movie Mr. Hockey, which looked at the year Gordie Howe decided to come out of retirement and p...
Marjorie Roden10 months ago
The Making of an Epic Remake
During the third round of the NHL playoffs, after game two, a number of Jets fans were feeling rather glum about the loss. I had been working with Winnipeg Harvest, dressed up as the Tiger Lily Fairy,...
Marjorie Roden10 months ago
A Delayed Story: March 27, 2018
WRITER'S NOTE: I submitted this for another paper, but as there wasn't room for it, it was not used. As people have been asking me what I did write up for this particular NHL hockey game, I felt I mig...
Dominic Berning10 months ago
Vegas Is in the Cup! Oh, and So Are the Capitals
These are the two teams the league (or most of it, at least) did not think were going to make it to the finals this season when the playoffs started. A lot happened in ways that helped Vegas make it a...
Dominic Berning10 months ago
A Vegas Cup? It Seems Quite Possible
Something strange has been happening in the beautiful world of hockey. And no, I don’t mean the Capitals actually winning in the first round of the playoffs. I mean the expansion team who has a horrib...
Jesse Kinneya year ago
Best First Overall Picks in NHL History
Whenever you're taken first in the NHL draft, a lot of expectations are attached to you. First overall picks are generally tasked with saving a franchise and becoming the centerpiece of a rebuilding m...
Jesse Kinneya year ago
Best NHL Goalies of All Time
It is almost impossible to win the Stanley Cup without an all-star goaltender, especially in today's NHL. Regardless of how many chances you create or goals you score, it is all for naught if you can'...
Charlie Garcia a year ago
Aleksandr Ovetchkine, Killin’ It Since the Beginning
Saturday, April 28, 2018 As a big hockey fan, more specifically a Washington Capitals’ fan, I followed Aleksandr Ovetchkine’s career and I have been completely amazed year after year. Born in Moscow o...
Jesse Kinneya year ago
Best NHL Defensemen of All Time
We are blessed as hockey fans to have so much skill in the NHL today. Every team has a star and most have a few, leading to some of the most exciting and electric hockey in NHL history. In the past, t...
Jesse Kinneya year ago
Best NHL Draft Steals
We all know the dynamos that went early in the first round in NHL entry drafts throughout history. Bonafide superstars that changed the game forever with names that include Mario Lemieux, Mike Modano,...
Jesse Kinneya year ago
The Most Lopsided NHL Trades in History
When fans of hockey hear about a seismic NHL trade, where superstars and future superstars are dealt, they hope their team, if involved, came out on top. At the very least, they hope their team wasn't...
Jesse Kinneya year ago
10 Best Teams to Ever Win the Stanley Cup
There is nothing better in sport than the Stanley Cup playoffs. It is the most intense playoff format, leads to the best moments, and has some of the best traditions. A few examples include Detroit an...
Jamie Plattsa year ago
British Ice Hockey
When I think of ice hockey, I think of bearded Canadians, slick-haired Americans, and rocket-armed Russians. The National Hockey League has a wide variety of nationalities pulling on Jerseys in front ...
C.C. Curtisa year ago
Most Unbelievable NHL Stanley Cup Comebacks
Hockey is one of the most intense and thrilling sports out there, but have a ton of screaming fans cheering for their favorite team. The sport is just as popular as any other professional sport like f...
Jesse Kinneya year ago
The NHL's Flawed MVP Voting System
NHL.com recently released their votes for MVP of the league, as the 2017-18 regular season is nearing its end. The top three vote-getters are Nikita Kucherov from the Tampa Bay Lightning, Evgeni Malki...
Alex Kempa year ago
Which Teams Will Reach the Postseason?
With the NHL starting to move towards its inevitable climactic end to the regular season, now seems like a good time to really dig into what teams will, and won't, make the final cut into the postseas...