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  • GO BLACKHAWKS!

    06/15/2015 6:36:06 PM PDT · by Notforprophet · 60 replies
    Yours Truly ^ | 06/15/2015 | Notforprophet
    Ahem. Let's GO BLACKHAWKS. Finish this thing! That's all. NFP
  • Blackhawks Rally to Stun Tampa Bay 2-1 in Final Opener

    06/04/2015 12:03:21 AM PDT · by dr_lew · 3 replies
    ABC News ^ | Jun 4, 2015 | GREG BEACHAM
    Teravainen and Antoine Vermette scored 1:58 apart late in the third period, and the Blackhawks rallied to stun the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1 on Wednesday night.
  • Lightning in Cup Final, to play Ducks or Blackhawks

    05/29/2015 8:44:50 PM PDT · by mkleesma · 41 replies
    NHL.com ^ | 5/29/2015 | David Satriano
    The Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the New York Rangers 2-0 in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final on Friday to advance to the Stanley Cup Final for the second time. The Lightning, who won the best-of-7 series 4-3, either will host the Chicago Blackhawks, who have won the Stanley Cup twice in the past five seasons, or visit the Anaheim Ducks, who won it in 2007, in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final on Wednesday (8 p.m. ET; NBC). Tampa Bay defeated the Calgary Flames in seven games to win the 2004 Stanley Cup.
  • Canada routs defending champ Russia 6-1 to win hockey worlds

    05/17/2015 2:36:56 PM PDT · by McGruff · 20 replies
    AP ^ | 5/17/2015 | KAREL JANICEK
    Sidney Crosby led Canada to its first hockey world championship title since 2007 Sunday with a goal and an assist in a dominant 6-1 victory over defending champion Russia in the final. In a meeting of the two most decorated teams in world championship history, Canada claimed its 25th title with another attacking display that Russia simply couldn't cope with.
  • Team USA Falls to Russia, 4-0, in Semifinals

    05/16/2015 1:05:34 PM PDT · by Altenkrug · 5 replies
    USA Hockey ^ | May 16, 2015
    PRAGUE, Czech Republic – Connor Hellebuyck (Commerce, Mich./St. John’s University) made 26 saves, but the U.S. Men’s National Team fell to Russia, 4-0, here today in semifinal action at the 2015 World Ice Hockey Championship. Team USA will face the Czech Republic tomorrow (May 17) in the bronze-medal game. Puck drop is set for 10:15 a.m. ET at O2 Arena in Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Marcel Pronovost, Hall of Famer on 5 Stanley cup winners, dies at 84

    04/27/2015 8:02:06 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 17 replies
    AP via Fox Sports ^ | April 27, 2015
    Hall of Famer Marcel Pronovost, who spent 15 years with the Detroit Red Wings before capping his playing career with a five-year run in Toronto, has died. He was 84. Pronovost won the Stanley Cup five times as a player and recorded 88 goals and 257 assists in 1,206 regular-season games. He moved into coaching after his retirement and had served as a scout for the New Jersey Devils since 1990.
  • 'Miracle on Ice' hockey doctor mugged at wife's graveside

    04/21/2015 7:11:14 PM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 26 replies
    pioneer press ^ | 4-21-15 | ap
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A 94-year-old physician who served as team doctor for five U.S. men's Olympic hockey squads has suffered serious injuries in an attack while visiting his wife's grave. KMSP-TV reported that George Nagobads was mugged Sunday afternoon at the Crystal Lake Cemetery and left bleeding from the head. A witness says Nagobads managed to get back in his car and drive away. The unidentified witness says he saw a young man looking through a wallet near the mausoleum before fleeing. Nagobads was the University of Minnesota men's hockey team physician for 34 years until his retirement in 1992....
  • 2015 NHL STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS

    04/12/2015 7:09:33 AM PDT · by airborne · 400 replies
    NHL website ^ | 4/12/15 | various
    This is the "Live Thread" for the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs. I will try to keep it as up to date as possible but feel free to add anything either on the Playoffs in general or your favorite team in particular. Just remember to keep it civil.GAME ON!
  • Ice Warriors: Wounded Warriors

    03/22/2015 5:30:55 PM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 1 replies
    pbs.org ^ | 11-10-14 | pbs
    Hear the veterans and active duty serviceman of the US Paralympic sled hockey team describe what it means to them to be part of Team USA. ICE WARRIORS premieres November 10 at 10/9C (check local listings).
  • 1980 'Miracle on Ice' U.S. Olympic hockey team reunites in Lake Placid

    02/21/2015 1:48:08 PM PST · by PROCON · 69 replies
    AP ^ | Feb. 21, 2015
    LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) -- Thirty-five years after the U.S. Olympic hockey team's stunning gold medal at the Lake Placid Winter Olympics, the once-fuzzy-faced heroes are being feted for their signature accomplishment. Every surviving member of the hockey team is coming back for a "Relive the Miracle" reunion on Saturday night at Herb Brooks Arena, the hockey rink on Main Street they made famous with one of the most memorable upsets in sports history. Missing will be Brooks, the Hall of Fame coach who was killed in a car accident in 2003, and rugged defenseman Bob Suter, who died...
  • US hockey team's Miracle on Ice was 35 years ago; seems like yesterday for Mike Eruzione

    02/18/2015 6:45:53 AM PST · by TurboZamboni · 25 replies
    fox ^ | 2-18-15 | ap
    LAKE PLACID, N.Y. – It's been more than three decades since his landmark goal became the centerpiece of the U.S. Olympic hockey team's Miracle on Ice. For 60-year-old Mike Eruzione, it still seems like only yesterday. Eruzione says he's doing something every week that's associated with 1980, the year he scored a game-winning goal against the Soviet Union in the medal round at the Lake Placid Winter Olympics. It was a bunch of college kids matched up against one of the best teams in hockey history. The United States triumphed with an improbable comeback 35 years ago.
  • Former NHLer Steve Montador passes away at 35

    02/15/2015 2:04:48 PM PST · by massmike · 16 replies
    http://prohockeytalk.nbcsports.com/ ^ | 02/15/2015 | James O'Brien
    Former NHL defenseman Steve Montador died at age 35, as first reported by TVA’s Renaud Lavoie. The Mississauga News reports that he was found dead at his home at 2 a.m. on Sunday morning. Police do not suspect foul play. Montador last performed in the NHL for the Chicago Blackhawks in 2011-12. He played 571 regular season games spread out between the Calgary Flames, Florida Panthers, Buffalo Sabres, Anaheim Ducks, Boston Bruins and Blackhawks. Many may remember him most from his time when the Flames, as he appeared in 20 postseason games during Calgary’s memorable run to the 2004 Stanley...
  • Police: Zamboni driver’s blood-alcohol level was over three times legal limit

    02/03/2015 2:52:20 PM PST · by skeptoid · 16 replies
    Grand Forks Herald ^ | Feb 2, 2015 at 10:11 p.m. | Archie Ingersoll
    FARGO – A 27-year-old man accused of driving a Zamboni while drunk at a high school hockey game had a blood-alcohol level of over three times the legal limit, police said. A preliminary breath test showed that Steven James Anderson had a blood-alcohol level of 0.30 percent on Friday night, said Lt. Joel Vettel, a Fargo police spokesman. The limit in North Dakota is 0.08 percent.
  • NHL ALL STAR WEEKEND

    01/22/2015 1:39:26 PM PST · by airborne · 16 replies
    NHL web site ^ | 1/22/15 | VARIOUS
    Here's a list of the events for the weekend. Thursday - Top Prospects Game - 7 PM Top Prospects Game Friday - All Star Draft - 8 PM All Star Draft Saturday - All Star Skills Competition - 7 PM All Star Skills Competition Sunday - All Star Game - 5 PM All Star Game
  • North Stars great J.P. Parise dies at 73

    01/08/2015 8:44:29 AM PST · by TurboZamboni · 6 replies
    Pioneer Press ^ | 1-9-15 | Chad Graff
    J.P. Parise, a former Minnesota North Star and a central figure in Minnesota hockey, died Wednesday night surrounded by loved ones. He was 73. Parise was diagnosed with Stage 4 lung cancer in February. He is survived by his wife Donna and two children, Jordan and Zach. The family released a statement through the Wild: "After a brave battle with lung cancer, J.P. Parise passed away peacefully at home Wednesday night with his family by his side. We appreciate the outpouring of support we have received from family, friends and the entire hockey community during this difficult time. J.P. was...
  • Dallas Stars video board pokes fun at North Korea's Kim Jong Un

    12/23/2014 7:09:35 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 10 replies
    CBS Sports ^ | December 23, 2014 | Chris Peters
    The Dallas Stars video board is known for its clever barbs at the opposing teams and using current events to their comedic advantage. Well, if you hadn't heard, North Korea has been in the news lately. After hacking efforts that effectively shut down the release of Sony-produced film The Interview was traced back to North Korea by the FBI, the country has experienced widespread internet outages. So, naturally, this gave the Stars' entertainment team an ample opportunity to stir up a little national fervor in the proud American city of Dallas, Texas.
  • Gordie Howe's condition improving following stem cell treatment

    12/20/2014 7:12:57 AM PST · by airborne · 32 replies
    CBS Sports ^ | December 19, 2014 | Adam Gretz
    After suffering a major stroke in late October, the health of Detroit Red Wings legend Gordie Howe seemed to be rapidly deteriorating. But lately there have been reports that his condition has been steadily improving to the point where he is now able to help with household chores, reports that were confirmed by his family on Friday. That is his when his family released a statement through the Red Wings organization thanking an experimental stem cell treatment for what they describe as a "miraculous" recovery. Here is the complete statement from the Howe family. "Following the press coverage of our...
  • Penguins' Sidney Crosby has mumps

    12/16/2014 9:05:48 AM PST · by shove_it · 42 replies
    ESPN ^ | 15 Dec 2014 | Katie Strang
    The National Hockey League's puzzling outbreak of the mumps has now reached the league's biggest star. Sidney Crosby has the vaccine-preventable disease. The Pittsburgh Penguins announced the diagnosis in a news release Sunday morning. According to the release, Crosby will be "monitored daily, but specialists believe he should be through the infectious period by Monday."
  • The perfect Jean Beliveau tribute montage (Video)

    12/10/2014 7:13:28 PM PST · by TurboZamboni · 15 replies
    yahoo ^ | 12-10-14 | Greg Wyshynski
    There have been so many tributes to the great Jean Beliveau in the last week. So many of them have been moving, like the video and the salute to his family at Tuesday night's Montreal Canadiens home game. But leave it to hockey's master of the montage, Tim Thompson, to completely nail it. The voices, the images, the moments, the tones of Leonard Cohen turning into Mr. Beliveau's favorite opera ... it's amazing. (Thompson was, of course, the man behind all of those great Hockey Night In Canada montages.) Few hockey videos, if any, are scored to Pavarotti. Yet it's...
  • Legendary Montreal Canadiens star Jean Beliveau dead

    12/02/2014 10:08:25 PM PST · by xp38 · 31 replies
    The Toronto Sun ^ | December 2 2014 | Mike Zeisberger
    Jean Beliveau, one of the greatest legends to ever play in the National Hockey League, has passed away. He was 83. Elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1972, Beliveau scored 507 goals and 712 assists in 1,125 games over parts of 20 seasons, all as a member of the Montreal Canadiens. Beliveau was the first player to win the Conn Smythe Trophy as Stanley Cup playoffs MVP, winning the award in the Canadiens’ 1965 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks. In the end, Beliveau won the Stanley Cup 10 times with the Canadiens. Along with being the captain of...
  • Heartwarming Video: Canadian hockey fans finish Star Spangled Banner after singer’s mic cuts out

    11/21/2014 2:26:40 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 49 replies
    Hotair ^ | 11/21/2014 | Guy Benson
    We interrupt this week’s deluge of executive amnesty and Grubergate coverage to bring you this heartwarming Friday afternoon palate cleanser. First, some brief background, from HuffPo: They may be our biggest rivals on the ice, but when it comes to honouring our American neighbours, Canadians don’t pass up on the opportunity to chime in. The video, filmed Nov. 18, shows the opening of the Toronto Maple Leafs vs. the Nashville Predators hockey game. When Canadian singer Michelle Madeira began the American national anthem, her microphone failed. So what did the Canadian crowd do? They picked up right where she...
  • Gordie Howe suffers serious stroke

    10/29/2014 7:49:22 PM PDT · by shove_it · 35 replies
    ESPN ^ | 29 Oct 2014
    Hockey great Gordie Howe suffered a serious stroke Sunday and has lost some function on the right side of his body and has difficulty speaking, his daughter, Cathy Purnell, confirmed to ESPN.com on Tuesday. Howe, who suffered the stroke while in Texas, is recovering at his daughter's house in Lubbock, his son told The Detroit News. Dr. Murray Howe is the head of the department of radiology at Toledo Hospital in Ohio...
  • Bob Suter, member of 'Miracle on Ice' team, dies at 57

    09/09/2014 5:28:28 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 17 replies
    NHL.com ^ | September 9, 2014
    Bob Suter, a member of the 1980 U.S. "Miracle on Ice" team and father of Minnesota Wild defenseman Ryan Suter, died Tuesday. He was 57. "We are very saddened by today's news that Minnesota Wild scout Bob Suter suddenly passed away," the Wild said in a statement. "The Wild organization sends its condolences to the entire Suter family during this difficult time. Not only was Bob a great hockey ambassador, he was a terrific person off the ice who will be greatly missed by all of us." The cause of death was not given.
  • Man Indicted on Charges of Selling Prescription Pills to Derek Boogaard

    09/09/2014 1:02:24 PM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 11 replies
    NY Times ^ | 9-9-14 | JOHN BRANCH and BENJAMIN WEISER
    Two weeks before he died of an overdose in 2011, the New York Rangers player Derek Boogaard was excused from his substance-abuse rehabilitation in California and returned to New York. He drove to Long Island, as he had done many times in the months before, and paid a man for illegally obtained prescription painkillers. This time, rather than cash, Boogaard paid with a personal check.
  • Stanley Cup winner's son scores the 'Spamboni'

    08/15/2014 9:56:41 AM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 2 replies
    Pioneer Press ^ | 8-15-14 | Nick Ferraro
    The old "Spamboni" ice resurfacer has sold for the $2,000 asking price -- and it's going to a family with deep Minnesota hockey roots. Dave Langevin, whose dad grew up in St. Paul and won four Stanley Cups as a defenseman with the New York Islanders in the early 1980s, is now the owner of the Hormel-sponsored Zamboni that once wheeled around the St. Paul Civic Center while promoting the Austin, Minn.-based company's canned meat. The 1972 HDB Zamboni (Serial No. 1566) was the Civic Center's original machine.
  • Blackhawks nix 'The Stripper'

    08/14/2014 8:24:00 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 39 replies
    ESPNChicago.com ^ | August 13, 2014 | Scott Powers
    The Chicago Blackhawks will no longer play "The Stripper" during their Shoot the Puck contest after hearing from fans who found the song demeaning to women, a team spokesperson said Wednesday. Blackhawks fans recently have been voicing their opinions about the song and a few other Blackhawks practices they deem sexist. The push for change picked up after Marissa Miller, 31, of Chicago, started gathering online signatures Aug. 6 for a petition for the Blackhawks to treat their female fans the same as their male ones.
  • Some Sharks fans object to plan of using 'ice girls'

    07/14/2014 7:44:18 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 45 replies
    San Jose Mercury News ^ | July 12, 2014 | David Pollak
    SAN JOSE -- The Sharks are not backing down from their plan to recruit "ice girls" to help clean the playing surface during each game despite a backlash from a segment of their fan base. "Fans take pride in the Sharks not objectifying women. Please keep the Tank a family environment," SharksFanTX wrote on Twitter. Another ended her Twitter complaint with an "#icegirlsareadealbreaker" hashtag, vowing to cancel season tickets if the team sticks with its plan. And with little publicity, a "Say NO to Sharks Ice Girls" page on Facebook, as well as a similar petition at change.org, attracted more...
  • Presenters, performers named for 2014 NHL Awards

    06/19/2014 9:04:17 AM PDT · by airborne · 48 replies
    NHL web site ^ | 6/18/14 | none listed
    NEW YORK – Current and former NHL stars, including members of the 2014 Stanley Cup® champion Los Angeles Kings, headline the lineup of presenters, nominees and special guests for the 2014 NHL Awards™, the National Hockey League's celebration of the best of the 2013-14 season, on and off the ice. Hosted by renowned television and radio broadcaster George Stroumboulopoulos, the 2014 NHL Awards will broadcast live from the Encore Theater at Wynn Las Vegas on Tuesday, June 24 at 7:00 p.m. ET on NBCSN in the U.S. and on CBC in Canada. Current and former NHLers P.K. Subban, Chris Pronger,...
  • Josh Ho-Sang And The NHL Draft

    06/16/2014 12:45:24 AM PDT · by idov · 9 replies
    The Times Of Israel ^ | June 16, 2014 | Dov Ivry
    A Jewish player that may go in the first round of the NHL draft this month is Josh Ho-Sang. His father is a black Jamaican who got his name from a Chinese grandfather, his mother is a Spanish-speaking Chilean of Russian and Swedish parents. They live in Toronto. She is Jewish and brought up Josh as such. He played for the Windsor Spitfires in the Ontario junior league and scored 32 goals. He is an absolute wizard with the puck but there are three knocks against him.
  • It Looks Like Raging Hockey Fans Destroyed An LAPD Drone Last Night

    06/14/2014 6:16:27 PM PDT · by Veggie Todd · 104 replies
    Business Insider ^ | June 14, 2014 | Hunter Walker
    Multiple videos have been posted online showing what uploaders described as hockey fans destroying a Los Angeles Police Department drone outside the Staples Center Friday night after the LA Kings won the NHL's Stanley Cup. Riot police were called in to break up what the LA Times described as a "melee" outside the arena following the King's victory over the New York Rangers. In one clip posted online, a drone can be seen hovering over the crowd of hockey fans before it was knocked out of the sky by people throwing shoes and clothing:
  • Major sports annoyances.

    06/07/2014 7:20:05 PM PDT · by Leo Carpathian · 32 replies
    06.07.2014 | self
    Trying to watch top sports events I find it very annoying to be subjected to: 1. World soccer cup in South Africa were being "cheered" by screaming vuvuzelas - buzzing non stop during the games. 2. NHL Stanley Cup finals. The best of the best games are being interfered with by jerks banging on the glass barriers. Very annoying. Can't the announcer at the games ask the jerks to refrain from banging on the glass as a courtesy to TV viewers who provide the revenue for the NHL? What are the jerks trying to achieve with banging? Scare the players?...
  • Somehow Vladimir Putin Scores Six Goals in an Amateur Hockey Game (21-4 rout)

    05/12/2014 11:08:29 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 52 replies
    The Wire ^ | 05/11/14 | Adam Chandler
    You'll be shocked to know that Russian President Vladimir Putin led his team to victory in an exhibition hockey game in Sochi last night. Putin scored six goals and five assists in a 21-4 rout. The match wasn't entirely devoid of the Ukrainian crisis context. Before the game there was a moment of silence for pro-Russian separatists killed the day in the town of Mariupol. But then Putin hit the ice.
  • LA Kings, Ducks To Meet In Playoffs For 1st Time

    05/02/2014 7:06:55 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 35 replies
    AP) ^ | May 1, 2014 8:52 PM
    “People have been waiting a long time for this,” said Ducks forward Emerson Etem, who grew up rooting for the Kings in his native Long Beach. “It’s huge for the game down here.” And it’s huge for the Los Angeles sports scene, which has never experienced a matchup quite like the series that begins in Orange County on Saturday night. The Lakers and the Clippers have never met in the NBA postseason. The Dodgers and the Angels have never reached the World Series together. The Rams and the Raiders never reached the Super Bowl at the same time when they...
  • Bruins vs. Canadiens: A Rivalry Unlike Any Other

    05/01/2014 3:42:13 PM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 15 replies
    WSJ ^ | 5-1-14 | Ken Dryden
    They represent great, old cities at the heart of each country's history. Each city has a unique spirit. If dropped blindfolded into one or the other, you would know at first glimpse: the brownstones of Commonwealth Avenue, the exterior three-story ironwork walk-ups of St. Denis. You are unmistakably in Boston, unmistakably in Montreal. You can be no place else in North America. Montreal is geographically closer to Boston than to Toronto. Montreal and Boston, each in their histories, has had this thing about the British. And during Prohibition, Montreal was where many strait-laced Brahmins escaped for fun—for booze, gambling and...
  • 2014 NHL PLAYOFFS - LIVE THREAD

    04/15/2014 8:23:59 AM PDT · by airborne · 678 replies
    NHL web site ^ | 4/15/14 | various
    EASTERN CONFERENCE - ROUND 1 MATCH-UPS BOSTON BRUINS (1) vs DETROIT REDWINGS (4) TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING (2) vs MONTREAL CANADIENS (3) PITTSBURGH PENGUINS (1) vs COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS (4) NEW YORK RANGERS (2) vs PHILADELPHIA FLYERS (3) ______________________________________________________WESTERN CONFERENCE - ROUND 1 MATCH-UPS COLORADO AVALANCHE (1) vs MINNESOTA WILD (4) ST. LOUIS BLUES (2) vs CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS (3) ANAHEIM DUCKS (1) vs DALLAS STARS (4) SAN JOSE SHARKS (2) vs LOS ANGELES KINGS (3)
  • EPA ban puts Minnesota's ice rinks in tough position

    04/15/2014 6:23:23 AM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 53 replies
    Pioneer Press ^ | 4-13-14 | Nick Ferraro
    The clock is ticking for Minnesota's indoor ice rinks. By 2020, the refrigerant chemical now used at half the state's 240 arenas to make ice no longer will be manufactured or imported into the U.S. as part of a global effort aimed at ridding the world of greenhouse gases linked to depletion of the ozone layer. The phaseout of the odorless gas R-22 is expected to be costly for arenas -- most of which are publicly owned -- because of an anticipated rise in its cost. After the deadline, arenas still will be able to use the refrigerant gas for...
  • Frozen Four: Union beats Minnesota for NCAA hockey title

    04/13/2014 7:11:02 AM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 10 replies
    LA Slimes ^ | 4-13-14 | ap
    PHILADELPHIA -- Union College won its first NCAA hockey title Saturday night at the Frozen Four, scoring three times in a 1:54 span in the first period in a 7-4 victory over Minnesota on Saturday night. Mike Vecchione tied the score at 2 with 4:01 left in the first, Eli Lichtenwald gave the Dutchman the lead 57 seconds later, and Daniel Ciampini capped the spree with 2:57 to go. “I don't think anyone will call us Cinderella anymore,” said Shayne Gostisbehere, who had a goal and two assists. “These guys, my brothers, they do everything. I don't care about anything...
  • After A Night Of Arrests, Officials Have A Warning For Hockey Fans

    04/12/2014 8:04:07 AM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 7 replies
    WCCO ^ | 4-9-14 | CBS
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) –Police in riot gear arrested 10 University of Minnesota students Thursday night after hundreds took to the streets of Dinkytown following the Gophers’ stunning last-second win over North Dakota in the Final Four. Hordes of hockey fans swarmed the intersection of 4th Street and 14th Avenue around 11 p.m., and law enforcement officials responded to the scene, wearing riot gear. “I saw the SWAT team, or whoever they were, marching down the street, and I’ve never seen that before,” said McKenzie Lagodinski, who was arrested. “And just, like, all of a sudden, it was like: Wait, guys, this...
  • Gophers edge UND in Frozen Four semis on last-second goal by Holl

    04/10/2014 8:20:36 PM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 15 replies
    Star Tribune ^ | 4-9-14 | Jason Gonzalez
    Philadelphia – Senior defenseman Justin Holl’s shorthanded goal, in the last second of the game, gave the Gophers a 2-1 victory over North Dakota in the second semifinal of the Frozen Four on Thursday night in Philadelphia’s Wells Fargo Center. Just when it appeared the game would go into overtime tied at 1-1, Holl’s shot on a last rush changed everything. Kyle Rau and Brady Skjei had assists on the play. Sam Warning of the Gophers ended 51 minutes of scoreless hockey with a goal in the third periodd and seconds later North Dakota responded to knot up keep the...
  • Cale McLellan, Son of San Jose Sharks Head Coach Todd McLellan, Sinks Back-to-Back Holes-in-One

    03/18/2014 5:23:17 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 13 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | Tuesday, Mar 18, 2014
    He’s too young to play the lottery, but one South Bay teen has just beat 1 in 1.56 million odds: Cale McLellan sank back-to-back holes-in-one over the weekend. McLellan, the son of San Jose Sharks head coach Todd McLellan, was playing in a junior golf club tournament on the short course at Santa Teresa Golf Club in San Jose. The 14-year-old aced the 84-yard eighth hole and then scored another hole-in-one on the 116-yard ninth. McLellan finished third overall in the tournament.
  • 2014 Winter Paralympics Hockey - Live Thread

    03/08/2014 9:22:44 AM PST · by airborne · 2 replies
    Paralympic.org website ^ | 3/8/14 | vanity
    The 2014 Winter Paralympics began on March 7 and runs until March 16, in Sochi, Russia. For anyone interested, the Opening Ceremonies will be broadcast today on NBC, and many events, including hockey, will be broadcast on NBCSN or other channels that showed the Olympics in February.I am posting this specifically for the 'Hockey Ping List' members, and also because as a wheelchair athlete myself, I am personally interested.If you want to see the main Paralympics site, click here - 2014 Winter Paralympics
  • Finland wins bronze over U.S. in men's hockey

    02/22/2014 10:33:33 AM PST · by rickmichaels · 93 replies
    CBC Sports ^ | Feb. 22, 2014 | Mike Brophy
    It was over in a flash. A Finnish Flash. For Team USA, however, it was more like a flash finish. Team Finland scored two goals in 11 seconds early in the second period to snap a 0-0 tie en route to a 5-0 victory in the bronze medal game Saturday. Veteran Teemu Selanne, playing in his 35th Olympic hockey game, scored two goals including the game-winner to lead Finland. It was a wonderful conclusion to what has been a splendid Olympic hockey career for a classy gentleman. Selanne scored on a nifty backhand shot at 1:27 of the second period...
  • United States vs. Canada Noon ET (Semi final Live thread)

    02/21/2014 9:16:51 AM PST · by Eurotwit · 44 replies
    Hockey's Future ^ | Feb 21, 2014 | hfboards
    Rematch of the epic gold medal game from Vancouver. Winner will face Sweden in the gold medal game. Let's hope the USA can get its revenge.
  • Spoiler Alert: Olympics Men's Hockey: USA vs. Czech

    02/19/2014 12:18:50 PM PST · by C19fan · 22 replies
    AP ^ | February 19, 2014 | Staff
    See result in comment section.
  • Spoiler Alert: Olympics Men's Hockey Result: Russia vs. Finland

    02/19/2014 7:32:09 AM PST · by C19fan · 29 replies
    Washington Times ^ | February 19, 2014 | Staff
    Result in Comment section
  • Why Sochi is Not Lake Placid

    02/18/2014 4:42:41 PM PST · by NKP_Vet · 38 replies
    http://www.breitbart.com ^ | Februry 18, 2014 | Craig Shirley
    Try as they might, some commentators during the U.S.-Russian hockey game could not muster much credible moral argument for making a comparison between Sochi of 2014 and Lake Placid of 1980. Of course, we all wanted the US team to win this time, just like in 1980. But as part of a larger world morality play, it pales to near nothingness in comparison. President Obama immediately moved to seize a political advantage, sending out a tweet claiming to “never stop believing in miracles.” The president’s grasp of history is self-evidently weak and self-serving. Back then, the joy of the American...
  • Did Russia try to hide its loss to USA?

    02/15/2014 6:03:12 PM PST · by cunning_fish · 9 replies
    Yahoo Sports ^ | Eric Adelson
    SOCHI, Russia ― The Russian fans were quite gracious in the aftermath of the Americans' epic shootout victory over their men’s hockey team on Saturday. The tech wizards at the Bolshoy Ice Dome? Nyet. The Olympic hockey palace has been putting the final scores of games on its roof at night, complete with dazzling lights and colored flags. Here is how it looked following Canada's 6-0 win over Austria:
  • American Hockey Hero T.J. Oshie, from Hockeytown, USA, Is a Very American American

    02/15/2014 10:25:07 AM PST · by TurboZamboni · 10 replies
    Slate.com ^ | 2-15-14 | Josh Levin
    On Saturday in Sochi, forward T.J. Oshie scored four goals in a climactic shootout to lead the United States to a dramatic victory over Russia. This was not the Miracle on Ice—this was no massive mismatch, Al Michaels was not on the microphone, and the letters CCCP were not emblazoned across the Russians’ chests. Even so, it’s impossible to suppress a swell of patriotic pride when the USA takes down Russia on Olympic ice. That goes double when the American hero hails from Hockeytown, USA. Earlier this month, the New York Times’ Jeré Longman filed a dispatch from Warroad, Minn.,...
  • In Case Anyone Cares: Team USA over Russia 3-2 in Men's Olympic Hockey

    02/15/2014 8:02:03 AM PST · by hoagy62 · 48 replies
    2/15/14 | Hoagy62
    Team USA won against Russia in Olmpics Men's Ice Hockey this morning after regular time had run out, as well as a 5-minute overtime period. A shootout finally determined who won, with T.J. Oshie of the St. Louis Blues (hometown: Everett, WA) scoring the winning goal.
  • U.S. men’s hockey team takes down Russians 3-2 in epic shootout

    02/15/2014 8:00:33 AM PST · by george76 · 8 replies
    Washington Times ^ | February 15, 2014
    SOCHI, Russia — T.J. Oshie scored four times in the shootout and got the winner in the eighth round, leading the United States past Russia 3-2 Saturday in the thrilling revival of an Olympic hockey rivalry. Cam Fowler and Joe Pavelski scored in regulation for the Americans in the marquee game of the preliminary round. Jonathan Quick made 29 saves and stopped five attempts in the shootout.