Archive for the ‘NHL’ Category

Blackhawks bring back Kris Versteeg in trade

Friday, November 15th, 2013

The Chicago Blackhawks are making like the Blues Brothers and getting the band back together. (No word on whether the Hawks are operating by heavenly mandate, though). Winger Kris Versteeg, a member of the 2010 Stanley Cup winner than ended Chicago's 49-year drought without the greatest chalice in sports, was reacquired ...

Muppet heckler Waldorf shows up to Winnipeg Jets game

Monday, November 11th, 2013

Philadelphia is known for having the toughest fans in sports, but only the Winnipeg Jets can lay claim to having one of the world's best-known hecklers show up to one of their games. One enterprising fan showed up to Sunday's Jets-Sharks game dressed as Waldorf of Muppets fame. Because of the ...

Video: Epic goalie fight in Philadelphia Flyers, Washington Captials game

Friday, November 1st, 2013

Man, this was awesome. Seriously it was as good as it gets are far as fights in hockey. On Friday night the Philadelphia Flyers were trailing the Washington Captials 7-0 early in the third period when they decided they had enough of getting blown out. Philadelphia's fans were chanting for the ...

Tim Thomas exits early again for Florida Panthers

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

Florida Panthers goalie Tim Thomas has lasted about as long as a teenager on prom night in two of his first three games since returning to the NHL after a one-year sabbatical. Thomas pulled himself from the game Tuesday night after allowing two goals to the previously winless Flyers in the ...

Video: Jonathan Quick gives up the worst goal in NHL history

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

There are no words to describe just how bad the goal Los Angeles Kings net-minder Jonathan Quick surrendered Monday night against the New York Rangers, but I'm going to give it a try. Early in the third period with the Rangers leading 2-1, the Kings were gaining momentum and earned a ...

Video: Colorado Avalanche coach Patrick Roy is still quite insane

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

Anyone wondering if becoming an NHL head coach added a modicum of sanity to Patrick Roy got a pretty resounding answer in the legendary former goaltender's first game behind the Colorado Avalanche bench. At the conclusion of Colorado's season-opening 6-1 win over the Anaheim Ducks, Roy got into a shouting/pointing match ...

NHL free agency: Nathan Horton signs with Columbus Blue Jackets

Friday, July 5th, 2013

Fresh off helping lead the Boston Bruins to the Stanley Cup finals, Nathan Horton has cashed in. The right winger has agreed to a seven-year, $37.1 million deal with the Columbus Blue Jackets, with $30 million of that money coming in the contract's first five years. The Blue Jackets needed to ...

Video: Jonathan Quick makes incredible save on Bryan Bickell shot

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

The Los Angeles Kings beat the Chicago Blackhawks 3-1 on Tuesday night to tighten up their Western Conference finals series. The Blackhawks' lead has been cut to 2-1, but that never would have happened without the heroics of Kings goalie Jonathan Quick in Game 3. We've shared some incredible saves by Quick ...