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Happy NHL Playoffs! Now Don’t Go Blaming the Refs…

It’s that time of year again. The weather is getting warmer, flowers are blooming (unless you’re a Penguins fan, in which case your flower is probably wilting…), and the NHL […]

by · April 15, 2015 · 0 comments · News
Being a True Hockey Parent

Being a True Hockey Parent

Think about the years you spent in minor hockey. And if you never had the privilege of playing hockey as a child, picture an ordinary kid with a love for […]

by · April 2, 2015 · 0 comments · Minor League Report
Detroit Red Wings forward Justin Abdeklader (Bridget Samuels)

Ref Roundup: Broken Sticks, Russian Bribes, Dollars for Diving

Before rounding up the latest in ref-related news, there’s one particular goal that needs a second look: Justin Abdelkader’s game-winning overtime goal was illegal. Players are not allowed to play […]

by · March 26, 2015 · 0 comments · News
Caps' Jason Chimera Disputes Call with Referee Francois St. Laurent (Clyde Caplan/

Ref Roundup: Post-Whistle Goals, Russian Ref, & Lindros Lawsuit

Always play until the whistle, right? Sometimes, though, you can still score a goal even after it blows. In Sunday’s game between Vancouver and St. Louis, the whistle blew as […]

by · March 4, 2015 · 0 comments · News
Referees have seen better days. (Flickr/Dan4th)

5 of the Funniest Hockey Commercials Ever Made

Despite solid gains in recent years, hockey is still an underrated sport, at least in the United States. Nobody reading this piece has to be convinced of the sport’s unparalleled […]

by · November 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Humor
Danny DeKeyser has been racking up the assists lately, and fantasy managers should keep monitoring his production over the next few games. (Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports)

NHL Referees Need Assistance with Expanded Replay

The Detroit Red Wings fell victim to another bad call — or in this case a missed call —against the New York Rangers on Wednesday. Midway through the third period, […]

by · November 7, 2014 · 8 comments · Detroit Red Wings
Red Sullivan, here with former GM Muzz Patrick, will be back as Rangers coach.

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Rangers Spring Hallowe’en Surprise

In a development that has caught the hockey world by surprise, Muzz Patrick has resigned his position as vice-president and general manager of the New York Rangers and Rovers to accept […]

by · October 31, 2014 · 1 comment · Hockey History, New York Rangers
Red Wings' Gordie Howe gives a Ranger goalie a snow shower

1964 Training Camp – Wings Looking Good

Last night’s exhibition games shed some more light on what we can expect during the 1964-65 NHL season. The Detroit Red Wings, playoff spectators last season, are giving every indication that […]

by · September 25, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History, Toronto Maple Leafs