Archive for the ‘NHL’ Category

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 ...

Game 7: The worst/best experience in sports

Thursday, May 30th, 2013

From a fan's standpoint, I believe the key to successfully preparing for a Game 7 is to resign yourself to the fact it'll never happen in the first place. That's the beauty of falling behind 3-1 in a series -- simply extending the series to a winner-take-all game is a ...

Video: Jonathan Quick denies Joe Pavelski and the Sharks

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

The Los Angeles Kings won Game 7 of their NHL Playoff showdown with the San Jose Sharks 2-1 on Tuesday night to advance to the Western Conference finals. But the defending Stanley Cup champions wouldn't have even been close to taking their series against the Sharks if it wasn't for ...

Video: Jonathan Quick’s sick saves lead Kings to shutout win

Friday, May 24th, 2013

On Thursday night the Los Angeles Kings and goalie Jonathan Quick shutout the San Jose Sharks 3-0 to take a 3-2 lead in their Western Conference semifinals series. Anything can happen during the NHL playoffs, but any team with a hot goaltender can win the whole thing. The Kings looked ...