The Charlotte Checkers who are the AHL affiliate of the Carolina Hurricanes, are the ones responsible for having a helmet cam attached to David Banfield for a game in early December. The results can be seen above, and they give you some great insight into life as a NHL ref. You will get a nice
Once again, HBO’s 24/7: Road to the Winter Classic did not disappoint. Although the first episode bestowed its expectedly pleasing aesthetic and attention to detail, the usual story lines seem a little bare. Hot wives? I guess Elisha Cuthbert will do. I used to love Elisha back in her Girl Next Door days but she
Saturday night the Portland Winterhawks minor league hockey team held their annual Teddy Bear Toss night. Fans bring stuffed animals to the game and when the home team scores their first goal they toss them on the ice. The animals are collected and donated to local children’s hospitals and charities. The team failed to beat
Todd Bertuzzi attempted to power his Detroit Red Wings over the Tampa Bay Lightning in a shootout, but his epically lackluster attempt was absolutely horrendous. The Lightning went on to beat the Red Wings 2-1 after scoring one goal in the shootout.
Darren Archibald plays for the AHL’s Utica Comets and you are about to know his name or at least his check. The Vancouver Canucks prospect put a massive check on Karl Stollery of the Lake Erie Monsters that was so powerful that it caused him to cartwheel in pain. Archibald pulled off what I thought
Sean Avery was one of the most hated hockey players, but he is loved by beautiful Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model Hilary Rhoda and that’s a good thing. The former NHL enforcer got engaged to the lovely Rhoda whom he was dating for three years as reported by People Magazine. You have seen the scintillating Rhoda
It has been well-documented that Sidney Crosby has suffered through issues from concussions throughout the years. However it has gotten so bad that his own supporters are making jokes about it. This amorous Pittsburgh Penguins fan wants to give her beloved Sidney another concussion, but not from playing hockey, but from a raucous lovemaking session.
Norway is not known for their abilities as great dancers, but Norwegian ice hockey player Adrian Alvarstein tore up the rug, err ice on Saturday. Alvarstein’s Arctic Eagle team defeated Viking Hockey by the score of 8-3 and it was reason to celebrate. And celebrate Alvarstein did. As the arena started playing the song “Trumpsta”
The New York Rangers are playing the New Jersey Devils and the New York Islanders at Yankee Stadium for the 2014 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series in the end of January. Could these pinstripe pads for Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist be a tribute to the Yankees? If so that is awesome. [@JEspo0022]
Mike Green of the Washington Capitals was gearing up for a impressive check on Jesse Joensuu of the Edmonton Oilers, but it didn’t quite go as planned. Joensuu played the part of the matador and quickly moved as Green charged. Instead of inflicting pain on Joensuu he may have only hurt himself and his ego
Who said girls don’t fight? A nasty brawl broke out between the US and Canadian women’s hockey team this past Saturday during an exhibition match. US skater Monique Lamoureux clipped the Canadian goalie and then all hell broke loose. The US ended up losing 3-2. I wouldn’t want to mess with any of those women.
Welcome to Impulsive Debate. It’s a chance for the NIS staff to debate on some of today’s pressing questions. Today’s question is: Basketball or Hockey? It’s an issue that has caused many a email chains to get nasty. Brad Epstein: You Just Don’t Know Sports are the best. No other entertainment medium can provide the drama