Johnny Gaudreau might have a few cobwebs to shake loose after receiving this devastating hit from Leo Komarov. Gaudreau was collecting the puck along the boards and had no idea that Komarov was rushing in to deliver a huge check.
Ready for more hockey fights? Of course you are and you’re in luck as you’ve come to the right place. Once again, we picked the five best hockey fights from the previous week of NHL action and this week we have some real gems.
Robin Lehner of the Sabres has given us an early save of the year candidate against the Canadiens on Saturday night as he robbed Montreal’s Alex Galchenyuk, who had a wide open net … briefly.
Making an immediate impact in the AHL is tough to do. You either have to be a highly rated prospect or grab a team’s attention in a completely different way. Kalle Kossila of the AHL’s San Diego Gulls may have just grabbed the Anaheim Ducks’ attention when he scored this absolutely insane goal.
It is getting harder and harder to score in hockey. Many want to shrink the goalie equipment but it looks like a player in the KHL has found the easiest way to get around a goalie is with some cold, hard cash.
Henrik Sedin reached a big milestone, scoring a goal against the Florida Panthers on Friday night which gave him 1,000 points in his NHL career. The goal appropriately came against Roberto Luongo, a teammate of Sedin’s for a long stretch in Vancouver. After allowing the goal, Luongo had the classiest of gestures, skating up to […]
Milan Lucic delivered one of the best hits of the season on Friday night, destroying Auston Watson with a huge shoulder-to-shoulder check behind the Edmonton goal. The hit sent Watson flipping/spinning through the air and eventually gave the Oilers a powerplay as Watson foolishly retaliated after the whistle.
This is vintage Pavel Datsyuk. He might not be in the NHL anymore, but Datsyuk’s still got sick moves. Check out this beautiful goal from KHL action. In Datsyukian-fashion, the 38-year-old scored by sticking his stick behind his legs and beating the netminder under his arm. I miss these type of goals from Datsyuk in […]
Lawson Crouse probably regrets his decision to throw hands with Chris Stewart. The Arizona Coyotes rookie faced off against the Minnesota Wild forward on Thursday night, getting his ass handed to him in a quick tilt.
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
When Joe Finley was unable to secure a job in the NHL and decided to take his talents abroad, it seemed pretty likely that he’d fade into hockey obscurity. Finley joined HIFK in the Finnish Liiga prior to 2016-17 and he got the hockey community buzzing for a monster blindside hit on Michel Miklík.