Hockey Laughs

Praying to the Hockey Gods

May 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

Please, oh please, hockey gods, it must be the Penguins and the Ducks in the Stanley Cup finals. Watching the Senators’ Dion Phaneuf and Nashville’s P.K Subban that many times in one week would be unbearable, forcing me to switch to a soccer game.

A (Hockey) World Gone Crazy?

February 18, 2017 // 0 Comments

Let’s see…….. All of a sudden, Carey Price can’t stop a beach ball. An NHL defenceman, Brent Burns, is challenging for the overall points-scoring lead. The Toronto Maple Leafs are more than respectable. One of the NHL’s fiercest rivalries sees a Boston coach hop on […]

NHL All-Star Game Upgrades

January 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

Clearly, the NHL is struggling to find new gimmicks to keep the almost-annual All-Star game somewhat relevant. Gary “Chuckles” Bettman has opted to end most of the crazy props and zany tricks in favour of a more serious approach. If the NHL wants to avoid […]

10 Year-End Christmas Predictions

December 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

Ten Year-End Christmas Predictions: The Columbus Blue Jackets will come back to earth and play .500 hockey for the balance of the season. John Tortorella will have 23 hissy-fits along the way Carey Price will stare down coach Michel Therrien everywhere he goes. At team meetings. […]

A Scary Week in Hockey

October 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

One of the fun parts of October hockey is seeing fans show up for games wearing their favourite Hallowe’en costumes. While some are as simple as a bag-over-the-head for fans of losing teams, some go to great lengths with their outfits. The Toronto Star ran […]

On This Day In Hockey

October 5, 2016 // 0 Comments

Who could ever forget? On this day in hockey, October 5, 1952, Detroit Red Wing tough guy Ted Lindsay broke a skate lace while getting dressed for a training camp session.

Andrew Shaw Has Been a Bad Boy

April 20, 2016 // 0 Comments

Chicago’s Andrew Shaw is in deep do-do (one game suspension) for allegedly uttering a homophobic slur during last night’s playoff game against the St. Louis Blues. At first, he claimed not to remember what he said, which fooled no one above the age of 3. […]

NHL’s Tank-A-Thon Down to 2 Teams

April 8, 2016 // 1 Comment

And so, the NHL’s annual tank-a-thon is now down to two teams, the Edmonton Oilers and the Toronto Maple Leafs. Of course both teams will deny that they are trying to finish dead last in the overall standings, but in the case of the Oilers, […]

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