Thursday night’s game between the Colorado Avalanche and the Anaheim Ducks was expected to be an average regular season game, but the night turned into a memorable one thanks to a pane of broken glass. With 9:48 left to play in the second period, a pane of glass was broken near the netting. When the crew […]
The NHL is always looking for ways to increase scoring and the most popular option involves shrinking the equipment worn by the league’s goaltenders. Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford has a different idea and it involves improvements to the playing surface. Speaking with the Chicago Sun-Times, Crawford believes that the quality of the ice is the […]
John Tortorella is poking fun at fellow Ohio sports star LeBron James.
The NHL has already cut the breakaway challenge from the All-Star Skills Competition, but a new entertaining replacement might’ve been found. Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet.ca reports the All-Star game will feature a new competition titled “The Four Line Challenge.” The new event will see players try to hit targets from particular spots on the ice. Think […]
Chris Kreider has been fined $5,000 by the league after hitting Cody Eakin with his own helmet during a fight during last night’s New York Rangers-Dallas Stars game. Kreider grabbed Eakins’ helmet and proceeded to hit him with it during the fight, before dropping it and continuing to swing at the Stars forward. It’s a […]
In a move that seemed like a long time coming, Jack Capuano was fired as head coach of the New York Islanders. The Islanders have had a rough start to the year and it looked like at some point they were going to need a scapegoat to pin it all on. General Manager Garth Snow […]
If Jared Spurgeon’s goal on Tuesday night against the New Jersey Devils isn’t named the best of the year, it at least deserves to be in the conversation. After the puck deflected and hit off the opposing netminder, Spurgeon tipped the puck down to himself before batting in an absolute beauty of goal.
If it was up to him, Gabriel Landeskog would remain captain of the Colorado Avalanche for the foreseeable future. With the Avalanche season already lost, Landeskog’s become the subject of trade rumors. Landeskog is taking the speculation in stride, admitting to Mike Chambers of the Denver Post he’s not letting them affect his game. “Whether […]
There are a lot of ways to show your frustration. Phil Kessel’s preferred method is to make a series of odd faces on the bench. In the case of Jamie Benn, he decided to take his anger out on some of his own sticks by breaking one over his knee out on the ice and two over […]
Ken Hitchcock is being 100% honest about his coaching mindset entering the final five minutes of a tied game: Don’t go all out for the win and try to get the extra point first. The St. Louis Blues coach spoke to the Boston Globe’s Kevin Paul Dupont, admitting he doesn’t think about winning during a […]
The NHL has hit its midway point and that means the battle for the playoffs is officially on. It’s make or break time for most NHL teams and that usually produces some intense fights. This week is a great collection of scraps, including a couple from some unlikely sources.
Craig Cunningham is back in Roadrunners colors nearly two months after suffering a career-ending injury which nearly killed him. Back in November, the former Roadrunners captain nearly died after collapsing on the ice pre-game. After not hearing much regarding his condition, in December his near-death experience was detailed. Cunningham had part of his leg amputated […]
Andrew Shaw’s first game back with the Montreal Canadiens was both eventful and short-lived. Shaw returned from a concussion and immediately caused some controversy in the first period, dishing out a blindside hit to Jesper Fast before fighting J.T. Miller. Shaw was ejected and it’s possible he may receive some additional discipline from the Department of Player […]
The University of Denver hockey team traveled to Kalamazoo for an upcoming game. But, there was just one little problem – their sticks didn’t make the trip with them. Without their most important piece of equipment, the team still practiced, pretending they all had their sticks as they ran through some drills.
The Colorado Avalanche recently traded Cody McLeod to the Nashville Predators in exchange for Felix Girard. The trade, one which will likely be the first of many involving the Avs, was the first move by a team which desperately needs to rebuild and get younger. Aside from the obvious need to rebuild, the Avalanche also said they […]