Let’s take a moment and tip our caps (or helmets) to the unsung heroes of the NHL: the goalies. Yeah, those guys in the net who take pucks to the face, chest, and well… every imaginable body part. Today, we’re diving into the ten NHL goaltenders who quite literally carried their teams to hoist Lord Stanley’s coveted Cup.
Due to an incredibly painful eye injury, former Rangers forward Carl Hagelin has announced that his days in the NHL have officially come to an end, and that he will be retiring for good.
Jori Jones, the goalkeeper for the NCAA Division III national champion Gustavus Adolphus College women’s team, died tragically this week
There was a time when the NHL thought that relocating the Winnipeg Jets to Arizona in 1996 and following up that big decision to rebrand the team as the Phoenix Coyotes was exactly what they needed to strike it big in the copper state. However, now things aren’t looking too good now as once again they are debating as to whether or not they have a future in Arizona or attempt to begin anew somewhere else.
In the world of sports, the thrill lies in the unpredictability. The ‘underdog story’ has become a cornerstone of why we love these games. It’s when the impossible becomes possible. Here’s a look at ten of the greatest upsets in sports history that had us all on the edge of our seats.
Grab your jerseys and prepare to be checked into the boards of hockey history! We’ll be revisiting the spectacular careers of the ten greatest athletes to ever grace the rink. From ‘The Great One’ to ‘Mr. Hockey’, from unforgettable goals to historic hat tricks, these players didn’t just master the game—they transformed it.
National Hockey League Commissioner Gary Bettman has announced that teams will discontinue the practice of wearing special warmup sweaters dedicated to the LGBT community or other causes. This decision comes after certain players declined to wear them last season due to religious reasons. Bettman referred to the issue as a “distraction” during his statement, which was made following an NHL board of governors meeting in New York last week.
Fans are showing an outpouring of support for Ivan Provorov, the Philadelphia Flyers defensemen who has been under a barrage of media attacks after he abstained from wearing a Pride Night themed warmup jersey due to his religious beliefs earlier this week.
It was a raucous party in Denver on Thursday as an estimated 500,000 fans turned out to the victory parade to celebrate the Colorado Avalanche’s first Stanley Cup win in 21 years. Defenseman Bo Byram, however, was nearly kicked out of the parade when a police officer mistook him for a wayward fan and tried to usher him off the parade route.