April 27th, 2015 In Hockey Movies, Women's Hockey 0 comments

In America, there's a sense that hockey is a niche sport. There's a large following, sure, but the NHL usually does not garner the amount of coverage or respect of the other pro sports in the country. This is why many hockey fans have an inferiority complex and it's the reason #PleaseLikeMySport exists. It's also why hockey fans get downright...

December 30th, 2014 In Hockey Movies 2 comments

Earlier in the month, I wrote the first part of an article on six great hockey documentaries you can watch online. In that article, I covered documentaries about the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl crash, the tragic story of Derek Boogaard and the life of a small town hockey team. It is true that you can access hockey in whatever form works best for you. From...

October 7th, 2013 In Anaheim Ducks, Chicago Blackhawks, Edmonton Oilers, Hockey Movies 0 comments

Since everyone claims to be a “nerd” nowadays, it may be useful to find out what sport, if any, these people enjoy. Let me save readers time and simply announce: it’s hockey. Nerds are non-mainstream people, so it follows they would enjoy a non-mainstream sport.  Sadly, despite the efforts of many, the NHL occupies the “4’ spot on...

November 23rd, 2012 In Hockey Movies, News 8 comments

It’s normal to choke back tears during Coach Brooks’ pregame speech in Miracle that inspires the U.S. to beat the Soviets. It’s motivating when, in Mighty Ducks, Coach Bombay chants “When everyone says it can’t be done, Ducks fly together.” Hockey movies are meant to generate romantic images of the teams and players they portray....

November 22nd, 2012 In Hockey History, Hockey Movies 7 comments

Hockey movies have captured the hearts of fans all across the world. Although there aren't as many of them compared to other sports, the ones that entered the marketplace established an uncommon following. Similar to hockey fans' loyalty for their favorite team and favorite sport. With a plethora of funny, quotable, and talented characters...

October 15th, 2012 In Boston Bruins, Hockey Movies, Montreal Canadiens, New Jersey Devils, Uncategorized 3 comments

While fighting has been an ongoing debate throughout the NHL, the art of dropping the gloves is not for everyone. NHL enforcers are some of the toughest men in the world, and only the strong survive long enough to make a career out of being a fighter. Only these players, who play the role of enforcer, are depended upon to fight every time they are...

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