Hockey Timeline

When You Wish Upon A Shark….A San Jose Shark, That Is

Sam Tageson...San Jose Shark for a night

The San Jose Sharks signed a new player on Tuesday. Most people have an image in their heads of what a hockey player is…tough, mean, missing teeth; if this is your vision of a hockey player, be prepared for the San Jose Sharks to blow that image away. The Sharks added 17-year-old Sam Tageson to… Read more »

Pittsburgh Penguins Blown Out…Shut Down…Shut Out

Flyers Claude Giroux and Penguins Sidney Crosby discuss world peace?

The first game of the Penguins home and home with the Philadelphia Flyers was as good a game as possible….for the Flyers. The Penguins were manhandled, and lost 4-0. The points were meaningless for the Penguins, and it showed. Stars Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin, defended by Claude Giroux and Sean Couturier, had only three… Read more »

Islanders Fans To Protest: Give Us Back Our Team!

Islanders celebrate the Stanley Cup win

Hockey is having a bad day…first, fans of the Idaho Steelheads filed a suit over beer prices, and now, New York Islanders fans are planning a protest during Saturday’s game against the Buffalo Sabres. The reasons behind the protest are listed as follows on Isles Nation : We are protesting the inept Isles organization and… Read more »

Cardiac Event Ends Rich Peverley’s Season, May End His Career

The Dallas Stars players react to Rich Peverley's collapse.

Dallas Stars forward Rich Peverley is done for the season, and may be forced to hang up the skates for good. Peverley, who collapsed during the Stars-Blue Jacket game Monday night, appeared at a press conference at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, thanking the medical staff that saved his life: “I’d like to thank… Read more »

Will The Flyers Give Kimmo Timonen The Finnish He Deserves?

Philadelphia Flyer Kimmo Timonen celebrates the Finnish Hockey Team's Bronze Medal win

Kimmo Timonen has been playing coy about next season; he has hinted that he will not return, but has also dropped a few hints about coming back. The Finnish defenseman, who has been a key component in the Flyers resurgence this season, was openly disgusted by the Flyers performance last season. He is very vocal… Read more »

As The Buffalo Sabres Turn….

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The Buffalo Sabres just can’t seem to win for losing these days. Ryan Miller, who had been begging to be traded for years, was finally moved to the St. Louis Blues prior to the trade deadline. It has to sting that Miller’s record with the Blues is 4-0, considering that the Sabres have only nineteen… Read more »

Detroit Red Wings: Will Hockeytown’s Streak End?

The Detroit Red Wings celebrate winning the 2008 Stanley Cup

The Detroit Red Wings lost to the New York Rangers, 3-0 today, in a battle of teams fighting for playoff spots. In the realigned NHL, Gary Bettman has moved the Red Wings into the Atlantic Division of the Eastern conference. At puck drop, the Red Wings were in fifth place in the Atlantic Division, and… Read more »

Wayne Gretzky’s Record Broken…Wait…Paulina’s Dad Played Hockey?

Wayne Gretzky celebrates winning the 1985 Stanley Cup

Eighteen year old Colorado Avalanche forward Nathan MacKinnon broke one of Wayne Gretzky’s many NHL records earlier this week (the longest consecutive games point streak for an 18-year-old in NHL history). MacKinnon, born in 1995, was little more than a toddler when Gretzky retired from the NHL in 1999. Most of MacKinnon’s teenage contemporaries only… Read more »

Fight Night: Philadelphia Flyers Vs. Washington Capitals

Flyers Ray Emery Fights Capitals Ray Emery

Have you ever heard that old joke ‘I went to a fight and a hockey game broke out’? Well, that isn’t a joke when the Flyers and Capitals face off. These two teams have a long, nasty, fight filled history, and to top it off, they just plain don’t like each other. In their latest… Read more »

Is Sean Avery Trying To Dance His Way Back To The NHL?

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ABC announced the cast for the newest season of ‘Dancing With The Stars’ today. The cast includes Danica McKellar, Candace Cameron Bure, Drew Carey and Sean Avery. If you are not a fan of the NHL, you are probably asking “Who in the world is Sean Avery?” If you ARE a fan of the NHL,… Read more »

Team Canada Defeats Sweden 3-0, Wins Olympic Gold Medal In Hockey

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Team Canada is again taking home gold. Four years after winning a thrilling gold medal game against the United States in overtime, the Canadians ditched the drama in Sochi and won convincingly over Sweden to take home the hold medal. The 3-0 victory was sealed in the first period when Jonathan Toews scored what would… Read more »

Olympic Hockey: United States Loses To Canada, Wins Justin Bieber

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There’s a bet that shouldn’t have been made. Those watching yesterday’s semi-final Olympic hockey game between the United States and Canada were greeted with an interesting wager put up by Command Sign, which is apparently the electronic billboard hanging on the side of the Command Transportation building in Skokie, Illinois. While its usual game is… Read more »

Watch Team USA Vs. Slovenia Hockey Live Online, 2014 Sochi Olympics

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Fans can watch the Team USA vs. Slovenia hockey match and see if the Americans are able to follow up their heart-stopping victory over Russia with another strong performance. On Saturday the Americans took eight rounds in the shootout to defeat Russia, gaining a second life after a disallowed goal with less than five minutes… Read more »

US Hockey Stuns Host Russia In Shootout Victory

US Hockey - Defeats Russia 3-2

The US Men’s Hockey Team came up victorious in its biggest match to date in the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games. One of the greatest rivalries in hockey certainly lived up to its billing with the US defeating Russia 3-2 in a thrilling overtime shootout. Hockey fans were eagerly anticipating this match up, and many set… Read more »

NHL Blizzard Downs The Hurricanes After Polar Vortex Hits Buffalo

NHL Blizzard Downs The Hurricanes After Polar Vortex Hits Buffalo

An NHL blizzard has put a stop on the Hurricanes’ game. As the polar vortex swept through the country, brutal winds and heavy snow forced the NHL to postpone Tuesday’s game between the Buffalo Sabres and Carolina Hurricanes. Buffalo has been hit with snow and wind so heavy that many roads remained closed. Officials in… Read more »

Watch 2014 NHL Winter Classic Live Online

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Hockey fans can watch the 2014 NHL Winter Classic live online and catch all the outdoor action between the Detroit Red Wings and the Toronto Maple Leafs. The game this year represents a re-match of sorts, as these teams were scheduled to meet on New Year’s Day in 2013 before the strike wiped out the… Read more »

Boston Bruins GM All For Fighting At NHL Managers Meeting

Boston Bruins' Jarome Iginla

Boston Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli wasn’t shy about his feelings about fighting’s place in the National Hockey League at the GM’s meeting Tuesday. “I’m for it, I think it’s deep-rooted in the game,” the Boston GM said via ESPN. “I think it acts as a deterrent.” “Listen, we’re the Bruins, we’ve got guys who… Read more »