Longest-tenured NHL coach dismissed by Nashville Predators

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Barry Trotz is a name only familiar to hard-core hockey fans or Nashville residents. Yet he has been one of the mainstays in the world of professional sports -- until Monday. The Nashville Predators relieved Trotz of his job after he had served as the team's head coach since its inception ...

Video: Islanders score 7 third period goals on Canucks

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

When the douchiest team in hockey (Vancouver) added the douchiest coach in hockey (John Tortorella) this offseason, it looked like a match made in the type of heaven you wouldn't want to spend any time in. Alas, it has not turned out that way, and on Monday night the Torts ...

Video: Kings and Ducks have amazing shootout

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

The Los Angeles Kings apparently have a habit of getting into long shootouts. Last week they lost an eight-round shootout to the San Jose Sharks 4-3, and they were at it again Tuesday night. The Kings and Anaheim Ducks tied 2-2 after three periods and a five-minute overtime, so the two ...

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 ...