A recent story by Ben Sumner of Caps Outsider revealed that it’s not just frosty Russian beauties and GMs who find Alexander Ovechkin cuddly. A toddler decided her best buddy Ovi was the perfect companion for a brief hospital stay. It seems that Ovi, or at least his Bleacher Creature counterpart, may have a soothing effect on little ones. Not too long after the story appeared, someone added a comment that their nineteen-month-old son cuddled a stuffed Ovi while recovering from heart surgery.
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As Sunday’s “free agent frenzy” dwindled the Detroit Red Wings decided to liven things up a bit, making two rapid fire signings that took Hockeytown by surprise, the first of […]
by Jas Faulkner, contributing editor It’s Sunday. For some, this means a day of rest. For those who have been busy scribbling down notes, tweeting their whereabouts to readers and […]
The time has come for the National Hockey League to announce the finalists for each individual award, with Adam Henrique, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Gabriel Landeskog already having been named the final three up for the honours of the Calder Trophy, David Backes, Patrice Bergeron and Pavel Datsyuk up for the Selke Trophy, and Brian Campbell, Jordan Eberle and Matt Moulson up for the Lady Byng Trophy
Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last 6 years, you’ve heard of, and are likely on, the social networking service known as Twitter. As the popularity of […]
An enforcer in hockey is defined as a player whose role on a team is to respond physically and aggressively to unwarranted play by the opponents, usually by challenging the […]
Resurrection: The act of bringing back to practice, notice, or use; revival. Jordin Tootoo is back to practice, he is back to being noticed, and back to being a really useful guy […]
If you were Predators GM David Poile, you would have a sense of urgency too. The Predators were arguably the biggest buyers at the seemingly quiet NHL trade deadline today, […]
As the controversial debate over mandatory visors in the NHL continues to build steam, a new paper from Alberto Chong (George Washington University, Washington) and Pascal Restrepo (Massachusetts Institute of […]
Yesterday I previewed the defense and goaltenders, and on the eve of the Preds season opener tomorrow night in Columbus, it’s time to preview the most scrutinized and criticized group […]
When Nashville Predators winger Jordin Tootoo voluntarily entered the NHL’s substance abuse program last year, missing 23 games of the 2010-2011 season, this writer feared the worst. After spending several […]
Greetings, THW readers! I’m pleased to be joining the slate of contributors here, bringing you insightful and (hopefully) funny takes on one of the NHL’s whipping boys — my boys […]