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Stan Mikita's shows off his Hi-Tops, custom painted by Liz Spurlock

The Story Behind Stan Mikita’s Blackhawks Kicks

As last night’s Game 2 between the Chicago Blackhawks and Anaheim Ducks played on for 116 minutes and 12 seconds, 16-year-old Chicago girl, Hawks fan and young entrepreneur Liz Spurlock wasn’t working on any […]

James Reimer and wife, April, had their own battle with Twitter bullies during the team's struggles in 2013-14. (Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Maple Leafs Minute – Pure Class Off-Ice

The internet is littered with articles detailing the abysmal on-ice performance of the 2014-2015 Toronto Maple Leafs. This is not one of those stories. Despite the Toronto Maple Leafs dismal on-ice […]

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Audience Participation on the Fifth Line

What factors make hockey the most exciting sport? In addition to the fast and rough play, each team portrays a personality indicative of its region and history. While the Montreal […]

Pat Quinn is a legend, and rightfully so, but you try being his boss!

RIP: Remembering Those Hockey Lost in 2014

The hockey community lost a number of important members over the course of the past year. The impacts that they had on the game in various  countries and eras was […]

by · December 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Hockey Cares, Hockey History
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Jean Béliveau’s Funeral: Through The Eyes of A 21 Year-Old

A lot has been written and said about Jean Béliveau over the last week and a half, but nothing can be compared to what took place on Wednesday afternoon at […]

(Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports)

How to Win the #BucciOvertimeChallenge

Any NHL fan that is active on social media sites has come to know the #bucciovertimechallenge. This is a contest on twitter run by ESPN anchor John Buccigross. John Buccigross […]

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Bobby Ryan Has a Heart of Gold

Bobby Ryan usually takes to Twitter for some humorous back-and-forth with hockey fans, but on Monday night, Ryan’s social media presence provided a nice surprise. Eric Doty, or Bonk’s Mullet if […]

by · November 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Hockey Cares, Ottawa Senators
Maatta wasn't ready to play a full NHL season (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

More than Just a Game for Olli Maatta

Hockey Fights Cancer If you have been on Twitter recently, you have probably noticed that a majority, if not all, of the NHL teams have changed their themes and color […]

Hockey Honours Canada’s Fallen

Hockey Honours Canada’s Fallen

This week has been the most difficult time that Canada has ever faced. First came the shocking fatal ambush on two Canadian soldiers just south of Montreal on Monday, October 20, […]

by · October 25, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey Cares
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NHL Fights Do More Harm than Good

Debating about fighting in hockey is nothing new. There are those who believe it is an integral part of the game, that it helps protect players. This thought process is […]

(Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports)

Homophobia in Hockey: Raising Awareness with Tommy Wingels

Having played through the college level (2013 grad), yours truly has been a part of a number of hockey locker rooms. When the media aren’t around, homophobic comments are still […]

Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews - Photo Credit:  Andy Martin Jr

The NHL – A Feel Good Story

There is no professional league that is more generous than the National Hockey League. Throughout the decades, there have been many charities that would not have accomplished its goals without […]

by · March 20, 2014 · 1 comment · Hockey Cares