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Huge Brawl Erupts On The Benches Between Minor League Hockey Teams

One thing that has curbed the frequency of massive brawls in hockey are the severe penalties for players leaving the bench area. But what happens when a brawl breaks out in the bench area? We found out this weekend when Rockford Ice Hogs and Chicago Wolves faced off in the […]
Huge Brawl Erupts On The Benches Between Minor League Hockey Teams
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Goalie Suits Up For First NHL Game Five Years After Retiring

[credit provider=”NHL Gamecenter”] Zach Sikich last played hockey in 2007-08 and never played in the NHL. But according to Helene Elliott of the L.A. Times, when the Anaheim Ducks found themselves a goalie short in Minnesota, the asked Sikich to suit for what amounted to a five minute NHL career.One […]
Goalie Suits Up For First NHL Game Five Years After Retiring
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ESPN Says They Are Not Ignoring NHL Despite Overwhelming Evidence

[credit provider=”ESPN”] ESPN receives a lot of criticism for their coverage of the NHL as many believe that SportsCenter gives preferential coverage to leagues that have partnerships with the network.However, in an interview with Richard Deitsch of SI.com, ESPN president John Skipper defended the network’s coverage claiming that little has […]
ESPN Says They Are Not Ignoring NHL Despite Overwhelming Evidence
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The 21 Highest-Paid Players In The NHL

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons”] The NHL’s new collective bargaining agreement calls for an 8.4% drop in the salary cap, from $70.2 million this season to $64.3 million in 2013-14. That means we will see fewer big contracts for the players skating on ice.On the next few pages, we will look at […]
The 21 Highest-Paid Players In The NHL
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NHL Referee Struck In The Head By A Puck

During last night’s game against the Avalanche, a shot off the stick of the Stars’ Jamie Oleksiak deflected off the skate of a defenseman, shot up into the air and hit a referee in the side of the head. The official was down on the ice for several minutes before […]
NHL Referee Struck In The Head By A Puck
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An NHL Player Celebrated A Goal By Kaepernicking Last Night

It will never be as big as Tebowing, so it is a bit surprising to see Kaepernicking (kissing one’s bicep a la Colin Kaepernick) cross over into the world of hockey as part of a goal celebration. But that’s the power of the Super Bowl. It is also telling that […]
An NHL Player Celebrated A Goal By Kaepernicking Last Night
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NHL Appears Set To Add Two Teams Despite Numerous Teams Losing Money

[credit provider=”AP” url=”AP”] The NHL just resolved a lockout in which the league claimed financial hardship. Despite many teams losing money, CBC Sports is reporting that the league appears set to expand from 30 to 32 teams (via Puck Daddy).The former head of the players’ union says he had directly […]
NHL Appears Set To Add Two Teams Despite Numerous Teams Losing Money
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The Four Major Sports Leagues Have Very Different Ideas On Geography

Major League Baseball and the National Football League are similar in that both leagues have two major conferences that span from one coast to the other (NL/AL in MLB, AFC/NFC in NFL). But when it comes to dividing the teams, the two leagues have very different ideas on geography.
The Four Major Sports Leagues Have Very Different Ideas On Geography
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‘Tentative Agreement’ Has Been Reached To End NHL Lockout; Season Could Start In Nine Days

[credit provider=”Flickr/HermanVonPetri” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/5345667782/”] Katie Strong of ESPN.com is reporting that the NHL and players’ association have reached a “tentative agreement” to end the lockout. Details still need to be worked out, but the two sides are hoping to begin a 48 or 50-game schedule within the next two weeks.According to […]
‘Tentative Agreement’ Has Been Reached To End NHL Lockout; Season Could Start In Nine Days
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Obama Scolds The NHL And Its Players Over The Lockout

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons”] President Barack Obama is not ready to get involved in the NHL lockout. But that didn’t stop him from lecturing both the league and the players in an interview with Frank Vascellaro of WCCO in Minneapolis (via Puck Daddy).Here’s the president’s full response when asked if he […]
Obama Scolds The NHL And Its Players Over The Lockout
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Report: NHL Will Cancel All-Star Game And Winter Classic Next Week

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ice_at_2010_NHL_Winter_Classic.jpg”] Earlier today, the NHL announced that they have cancelled all games in November and have pulled their offer to the players’ union off the table. But that is just the start.According to John Buccigross of ESPN, the NHL will announce the cancellation of both the All-Star […]
Report: NHL Will Cancel All-Star Game And Winter Classic Next Week
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The New York Islanders Are Headed To Brooklyn

[credit provider=”AP” url=”AP”] On the same night that the Brooklyn Nets and New York Knicks square off in a preseason matchup at Nassau Coliseum, it appears the arena’s NHL team, the New York Islanders, will be vacating the venue.Sources told The New York Post that the Islanders will be moving […]
The New York Islanders Are Headed To Brooklyn
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This Is How Much The Lockout Has Cost The NHL So Far

[credit provider=””>AP”] Hockey fans just suffered their worst casualty of the lockout so far; the NHL has cancelled the first two weeks of its regular season.While fans remained frightened and livid at the possibility of missing an entire year of hockey due to the lockout, as they did during the […]
This Is How Much The Lockout Has Cost The NHL So Far
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The 10 Worst Referee Calls In Sports History

[credit provider=”YouTube/sycloneproductions” url=”http://youtu.be/j5HTFZainm4″] The life of a professional sports referee is thankless. Do a good job and nobody notices you exist, but mess up just once and in comes an avalanche of criticism, hatred and death threats.That’s what made the NFL’s decision to lock out referees and opt for replacements […]
The 10 Worst Referee Calls In Sports History
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The NHL Is Three Days Away From Locking Out Its Players

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Gary_Bettman_Crop.jpg”] The NHL and the NHL Player’s Association resumed negotiations on Wednesday in New York after talks broke down two weeks ago, but a deal is still far off.The league’s current collective bargaining agreement expires on Saturday and NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman plans to lock out the […]
The NHL Is Three Days Away From Locking Out Its Players
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These 21 Sports Franchises Have Been The Worst Investments Since 2000

[credit provider=”AP” url=”http://www.apimages.com/OneUp.aspx?st=k&kw=philadelphia%20flyers%20fall&showact=results&sort=relevance&intv=None&sh=10&kwstyle=and&adte=1313687325&pagez=60&cfasstyle=AND&rids=e9814a864de4da11af9f0014c2589dfb&dbm=PY2004&page=1&xslt=1&mediatype=Photo”] Forbes recently released its list of the most valuable sports teams in the world. And last week we took a look at the 18 North American sports franchises that have grown in value the most since 2000.But while those are the franchises that should be commended for […]
These 21 Sports Franchises Have Been The Worst Investments Since 2000
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The Devils Are Exploring The Sale Of A Non-Controlling Stake Of The Team*

[credit provider=”AP” url=”AP”] UPDATE: Here’s the Devils statement per Tom Gulitti of The Record:  “As Managing Member of the New Jersey Devils, it is not my desire to sell the team. My partner, Brick City, and I have different visions for the franchise. While Brick City has a right, under […]
The Devils Are Exploring The Sale Of A Non-Controlling Stake Of The Team*
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Breaking Down The NHL Rookie Of The Year Race

At the halfway mark, the Calder Trophy is Jeff Skinner’s to lose.  There are a number of strong candidates, but Skinner is having a season to remember and is running away from the pack right now. 
Breaking Down The NHL Rookie Of The Year Race
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This Beautiful Top-Shelf Goal Saved The Devils Season Last Night

[credit provider=”YouTube via alvesnyr” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=avYXp3Dki7U&feature=related”] For the third time in the 2012 playoffs, the Los Angeles Kings failed to close out a series at home in game 4.The Kings and Devils took a scoreless game into the third period, and Patrik Elias and Drew Doughty traded goals to make it […]
This Beautiful Top-Shelf Goal Saved The Devils Season Last Night
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Barely Anyone Is Going To See The Los Angeles Kings Win The Stanley Cup Tonight

[credit provider=”alanito97″ url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uDr1p7pl8Kg&feature=relmfu”] The Los Angeles Kings can complete a sweep of the New Jersey Devils tonight in game 4 of the Staley Cup finals and put the cap on one of the most dominant playoff runs in hockey’s history in the process.The only problem? The game will be broadcast […]
Barely Anyone Is Going To See The Los Angeles Kings Win The Stanley Cup Tonight
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