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Fri, 10 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400The NHL story of the summer has finally come to an end. Ilya Kovalchuk has signed a deal with the New Jersey Devils (for the second time this summer). And unlike the first contract, this $100 million, 15 year deal has been approved by the NHL. Now he can finally put the contract negotiations behind him and get prepared for the Devil's first game against the Dallas Stars.
Tue, 24 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400You cannot walk down the street in most Canadian cities during the hockey season without hearing chatter about "the big game" that happened the night before. Opinions are freely expressed about players, coaches, teams, and games. People love to play it, watch it, and especially talk about it.
Tue, 17 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400With the Winter Classic tickets now on sale, and the unveiling of the new Calgary Flames jerseys for the game, many people may be wondering, how much history is there behind the Winter Classic? And where did these crazy hockey fans get the idea to ice over a football field to have almost 60,000 dedicated hockey fans stand out in the cold to watch their team play?
Wed, 12 May 2010 00:00:00 -0400After an N.H.L. season dominated by the Olympics and by debate over head injuries, the playoffs are here, as usual, to supersede any off-ice issues. Except that this spring, one of the eight opening-round matchups stands out for its behind-the-scenes questions as well as for what it offers in the rink.
Thu, 21 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500We're in the middle of the first NHL Playoffs since 2004 and there seems to be a common theme. No it's not Ilja Bryzgalov shut-outs (although those seem to be happening quite often), it's NHL bashing.
Sun, 01 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0500The standings speak for themselves, even if you don't let the standings make the final decision. So far, the Kings are dead last in the Western Conference with 19 wins, 20 losses and 7 OT. The season is young but the fans aren't the only ones wondering about the Kings performance.
Sun, 01 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0500The hot streak the Calgary Flames blazed through the recent game against the Columbus Blue Jackets let them skate into the All-Star break at the top of the Northwest Division with a record of 28-14-4 after the last game. One of the highlighters of the game was player Todd Bertuzzi, who had been out with a groin injury for the past five games. Bertuzzi swooped in and was able to scored the final shot.
Sun, 01 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0500Currently the Boston Bruins are holding their spot at the top of the league with 34 wins and 8 losses and may give contenders quite the run for their money the rest of the season. Bruins defensemen include Zdeno Chara, Andrew Ference, Shane Hnidy, Matt Hunwick, Matt Lashoff, Mark Stuart, Aaron Ward and Dennis Wideman. Goalies on the ice are Manny Fernandez and Tim Thomas.
Wed, 05 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0500The Boston Bruins is a renowned professional ice hockey team based in Boston, Massachusetts. The team is a member of the Northeast division of the Eastern conference of the national hockey league (NHL). The team was established in 1924 and has captivated its fans since that time. The team gained recognition world over for being the first American based expansion franchise.
Sun, 02 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0400Being the members of the Pacific Division of the Western Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL), a professional ice hockey team, The Anaheim Ducks is based in Anaheim, California, USA. Honda Center has always claimed to be the home of Ducks since their origin.
Fri, 17 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0400NHL (National Hockey League) is a sport that features about 24 odd frost hockey teams and it was created long time back in 1918 in Canada. It is branch of the key leagues that takes place in South America and NHL abbreviated form of National hockey League. The twenty four teams are divided into two sections of twelve teams in each who play in all key championships.
Sun, 18 Feb 2007 00:00:00 -0500Two minutes to game time! The distant hum of the crowd sends a rush of excitement through the dressing room. Your coach has delivered the pre-game pep talk. There is a shuffling of skates as your team members attend to the final details of their equipment before skating on to the ice. For some, the all too familiar feeling of nausea, right before the beginning of the first period, catches hold and settles in. The team is silenced in their last minute of personal mental preparation.
Mon, 05 Feb 2007 00:00:00 -0500A goalie needs to take a lot of time for training purposes if they really want to turn pro. Private lessons, goaltending camps and psychological preparation - these are the major aspects covered by the comprehensive programs of goalie schools.
Tue, 02 Jan 2007 00:00:00 -0500Most people would be surprised to learn that hockey isn't the national sport of Canada, considering the country's love affair with the game. Many people in Canada eat, sleep, and breathe hockey. Hockey is defiantly a Canadian sport, although its roots are in Ireland, back when it was called Hurley. In the 1800s hockey became very popular throughout Canada, especially the East coast, and its infectious nature has caught on all over the world.
Mon, 01 Jan 2007 00:00:00 -0500Hockey, the great Canadian pastime, is also a booming industry. Hockey is a pervasive sport that is enjoyed by boys, girls, young men and women, and an ever-growing group of "oldtimers". Certainly not old, but perhaps no longer young, oldtimers continue to enjoy actively participating in the game as they come to terms with the realization that the NHL scouts will not be calling.
Tue, 12 Dec 2006 00:00:00 -0500The Edmonton Oilers is a a professional ice hockey team located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. They enjoy playing in the National Hockey League (NHL). The Oilers efficiently supervised the 2006-07 NHL season as the defending Western Conference Champions.
Mon, 11 Dec 2006 00:00:00 -0500The Vancouver Canucks is widely known as the professional National Hockey League (NHL) ice hockey team Located in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Tue, 26 Sep 2006 00:00:00 -0400Every day when I read the hockey section in the newspaper I am looking for funny ice hockey quotes that are worth remembering. There actually are not anything funnier for a NHL fan than to tell his friends the latest hockey quotes.
Wed, 13 Sep 2006 00:00:00 -0400The salaries of all the players in the league would probably be enough to solve the starvation in the third world. They make a lot of money, but there are people in other professions that make more.
Sun, 10 Sep 2006 00:00:00 -0400When you do a fast count in your head you soon realize that there are a huge number of guys playing junior hockey in Canada. You also soon realize that very few of these ice hockey players actually will make it to the National Hockey League.
Tue, 29 Aug 2006 00:00:00 -0400This is part two of an article where you will find some useful tips on how to take care of hockey equipment as well as some useful links to ice hockey manufactures.
Sun, 27 Aug 2006 00:00:00 -0400The advantage of buying hockey equipment online is that you are likely to get both goalie equipment and other gear for a few dollars less than in your ordinary store. A small problem though is that ice hockey equipment cost quite some money even though you buy it online. Therefore you most likely want to try it on before you buy.
Thu, 24 Aug 2006 00:00:00 -0400All of you that are crazy about the NHL and ice hockey listen up for a while. You know there are some NHL authentic hockey jerseys out there that you'd love to own in real life, but if you had to, you'd settle for some cheap NHL replica hockey jerseys that are detailed enough to be taken for a real one.
Mon, 07 Aug 2006 00:00:00 -0400This is an article dedicated to true fans of the National Hockey League and it's about how important sport and ice hockey can be in a man's life. It will also tell you why you need that jersey you always wanted to buy...
Wed, 02 Aug 2006 00:00:00 -0400Is there really any better time in professional ice hockey than the winter when the NHL really kicks into high gear? There is no more exciting build up than the race to the Stanley Cup playoffs in the spring, when the bitterest of rivals go toe to toe every night to determine who wins the Western Conference and who axes the Eastern Conference?