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Throwback Thursday; Today in NHL History

Throwback Thursday; Today in NHL History

March 26, 1917 It was 98 years ago today that the Seattle Metropolitans defeated the defending champion Montreal Canadiens to become the first American club to win Lord Stanley’s Cup. Yes, the Emerald City once hosted a professional hockey franchise, though not from the National Hockey League we are all accustomed to. The Metropolitans played [...]

March 26, 2015 Mike Frazier NHL 0

Surging Sens Rally to Bury Sharks, Overtake Bruins in Wild Card Race

Surging Sens Rally to Bury Sharks, Overtake Bruins in Wild Card Race

Please refrain from throwing hamburgers at your computer screen. All this talk about the Hamburgler has made me anything but hungry for McDonald’s. Andrew Hammond and his Senators teammates however, are hungry for something far more significant at this juncture: a playoff spot. Ottawa’s 5-2 win over San Jose Monday Night was their seventh in [...]

March 24, 2015 Mike Frazier Headlines, NHL 0

Ilya Kovalchuk Mulling Possible NHL Return in 2016

Ilya Kovalchuk Mulling Possible NHL Return in 2016

Well, this is interesting. According to Justin Cuthbert over at The Score, reports have surfaced out of Finland that former Devil and Atlanta Thrasher Ilya Kovalchuk may want to return to the National Hockey League. Rather, it may be more like crawling back after he unceremoniously jumped ship for the KHL following the 2013 lockout [...]

March 23, 2015 Mike Frazier Headlines, NHL 0

Dark Horse Panthers Still Eyeing Playoff Bid

Dark Horse Panthers Still Eyeing Playoff Bid

When the puck dropped on the 2014-15 NHL season, I’d be willing to bet many of you excluded the Florida Panthers from your playoff discussions. It’s easy to discount the floundering South Florida franchise that undeniably has the worst attendance in the league. The Panthers have also been connected to endless relocation rumors because of [...]

March 23, 2015 Mike Frazier NHL 0

Reaction to Abdelkader Scoring OT Winner with Broken Stick

Reaction to Abdelkader Scoring OT Winner with Broken Stick

Distinct kicking motions, high sticks, goaltender interference, and pucks being snapped into the safety netting above the plexiglass are just some of the reasons NHL fans have seen goals waived off by the situation room in Toronto. Might be time to make room on that list for ‘broken sticks’ — as Blues fans are steaming [...]

March 23, 2015 Adam Steevens NHL 0

Watch: Senators Curtis Lazar Eats Hamburger Fans Threw on Ice

Watch: Senators Curtis Lazar Eats Hamburger Fans Threw on Ice

Senators are really rolling since acquiring goalie Andrew Hammond. With Hammond’s record at 12-1 with the team, there seems to be nothing getting by him. In honor of his recent game play and his namesake, fans in Ottawa have taken to throwing Hamburgers onto the ice after wins. Senators teammate Curtis Lazar must have skipped [...]

March 20, 2015 admin Balltribe TV, NHL 0

Team USA A Sure Favorite For Sochi

Team USA A Sure Favorite For Sochi

The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi is right around the corner and the men’s USA Hockey Team is preparing for better success than the previous Olympic loss to Canada in the finals. Sidney Crosby scored the game-winning goal in overtime against Team USA’s goaltender Ryan Miller to give Canada the gold. Team USA was a [...]

September 5, 2013 admin NHL 0

Are The Chicago Blackhawks Poised To Be A Dynasty?

Are The Chicago Blackhawks Poised To Be A Dynasty?

Are the Chicago Blackhawks something more than just the team that won the 2013 Stanley Cup and primed for another run at a title this season? Are the Blackhawks set to become a true dynasty? Dynasties are something that used to be commonplace in the NHL—the Montreal Canadiens won four straight Stanley Cups from 1976-79, [...]

September 5, 2013 admin Headlines, NHL 0

Tim Thomas Who?

Tim Thomas Who?

In September, former Stanley Cup and 2011 Conn Smythe winner, Tim Thomas, made the announcement of his interest in returning to the NHL. Leaving the Boston Bruins last summer and taking a hiatus during the 2013 NHL season, Tim Thomas made the announcement through his agent Bill Zito. Thomas has not seen any action in [...]

August 22, 2013 admin NHL 0

Richard Zemlak’s Punishing Role as an NHL Enforcer

Richard Zemlak’s Punishing Role as an NHL Enforcer

By Brian D’Ambrosio Richard Zemlak realized early that society condones a certain level of violence in hockey. As a player, he embraced his role. And whether his team was behind by three goals or leading by four, he knew he had a function to fulfill. While carrying out that position, he was often outgunned. “I [...]

August 22, 2013 admin Headlines, NHL 0