Proclaimed as the 'King' Henrik Lundqvist has found himself in the spotlight once again after his performance in the NHL 2018 Winter Classic game against the Buffalo Sabres. With four wins unanswered in the great outdoors giving him the most outdoor wins in NHL history Lundqvist will without doubts go down in the history books … Continue reading The King without a cup.
Puns out of the way, we are hearing about more and more doping cases being injected (okay, I had one more..) into the frontline news, but we rarely hear of such incidents within Hockey. Most of us by now are sick and tired of hearing about the NHL and the fact that players will … Continue reading Is Hockey as ‘DOPE’ as it seems?
So, yesterday we saw the first home game of the regular season for the Vegas Golden Knights (VGK) and it did not disappoint fans. News coverage has referred to the VGK in recent days as offering 'hockey therapy' to the people of Las Vegas. Which, if you are a hockey fan, I am sure … Continue reading How are the Golden Knights shaping up?
The China Games. The NHL has just finished its trip to the Asian hub in which it brought excitement, action, and a sense of optimism to the country. But what has it left behind? It is common knowledge that the NHL has been all over the news and forum boards with their decision to stop … Continue reading What the China Games mean for Ice Hockey.
The Montreal Canadiens gave their season ticket holders a delightful surprise for the upcoming season by releasing a statement saying that if fans want printed tickets they will be charged with an additional 'printing fee'. Habs spokesperson Francois Marchand confirmed this by stating that the default option now is mobile e-tickets, whereas traditional printed tickets … Continue reading Canadiens suprise fans with $150 printing fees.
News came yesterday of the NWHL announcing that they will be expanding the roster sizes ready for the 2017-18 season. The new expansion will see NWHL teams increasing their roster size from 17 to a potential max of 25 players. With the expansion of team sizes comes the removal of so-called 'practice players'. Such players were … Continue reading NWHL & The 2017-18 Roster Size Expansion.
Today marks the retirement of Brian Campbell. After 17 seasons of playing Ice Hockey, Campbell has announced he will be retiring the skates. To celebrate the years that Campbell has given us we decided it would be appropriate to write a piece looking back through the years of the greats career. The beginning In … Continue reading Brian Campbell. Thank you for 17 seasons of great hockey.