How do problem athletes challenge their individual organizations? Does the NHL have this problem or does an unstated moral code preclude such actions? Alexander Monaghan delves into these topics.
Is it time to forget the Olympics and bring back the World Cup in hockey?
For a sport that is founded on passion and energy, there will always be a flaw in statistics until they find a way to measure heart.
After being eliminated in the 2011-2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs by the St. Louis Blues, the San Jose Sharks and their fans might be wondering if time is on the team’s side when it comes to making a run for Lord Stanley’s Cup. For the last several years, it has seemed [...]
Defense wins championships. That was probably the first hockey cliché I ever learned. Actually, it was probably the first sports cliché I learned from my Dad—years before I even knew I’d fall in love with hockey.
Before the NHL lockout of 2004-05, the second contract acted as a bridge between a player’s rookie/entry level contract (ELC) and a large pay day. The second contract now serves a different purpose, thanks primarily to two factors – the 2005 Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA), and Kevin Lowe’s 2007 summer [...]
Penner to Carter to Penner on the series winning-goal, the very goal the Nashville Predators couldn’t score, against the goaltender they couldn’t beat.
If you were to ask pretty much any hockey expert or fan who the best countries are in the world when it comes to level of hockey talent, you are going to get a couple of fairly standard answers. Most folks would agree that Canada and Russia are probably the [...]