The Hot or Nots of Sexism in Sports

It's no secret that members of the sports community are held to two standards. One is bearing a hockey dictionary within the confines of your brain, with a requirement to retrieve any nugget of information at a moment's notice. The other feels it holds the authority to categorize you as a bandwagon fan if you … Continue reading The Hot or Nots of Sexism in Sports

PHOTOS: Chicago Hockey Charity Classic

Smiles all around this Saturday at Special Olympics Chicago's Chicago Hockey Charity Classic game. Players from every league - young and old - came together this weekend to play for an amazing cause, and here are our photos from the event!(Photos by Alyssa O'Brenski, Puck It Up) Don't forget to read all about how we caught … Continue reading PHOTOS: Chicago Hockey Charity Classic

Hockey Down Under: An Interview with Brandon Bollig, Adam Cracknell

The 2017 Ice Hockey Classic was held in Sydney on June 17th at Qudos Bank Arena, sponsored by burger chain Hungry Jack’s. This year’s roster brought back newly signed San Jose Shark, Brandon Bollig, Adam Cracknell (now of the Dallas Stars), and included TJ Brennan, Mike Commodore, Ben Harpur, NHL legends Tiger Williams and Darryl Sittler … Continue reading Hockey Down Under: An Interview with Brandon Bollig, Adam Cracknell

What You Need to Know About Ice Hockey In Australia

Any hockey fan will tell you: ice hockey is Canada’s sport. It’s North America’s past time, with the official contemporary development of the game dated in Montreal in the late 19th century. 2017 is the National Hockey League’s 100th year, with multiple events spanning the 2016 - 2017 season leading up to the anniversary in … Continue reading What You Need to Know About Ice Hockey In Australia

Why it’s Finally Time to Care About the NWHL

As a feminist and a hockey fan nothing should peak my interest like the National Women’s Hockey League. I was excited upon its inception in 2015 but never became the diehard fan I told myself I was going to be. I followed this past season closer than the first. My brother gifted me a Janine … Continue reading Why it’s Finally Time to Care About the NWHL

In Defense of Jesper Fast: An Unsung Hero in Hockey

Photo Via @mpissottphotography  The NHL offseason this year was bound to be hectic. As soon as the Stanley Cup was handed out, teams scrambled to make deals before the trade freeze and expansion draft. After the Vegas Golden Knights chose their team, made up of at least one player from each of the already existing … Continue reading In Defense of Jesper Fast: An Unsung Hero in Hockey

Series Preview: Washington Capitals vs. Toronto Maple Leafs

The 2017 playoffs are about to be underway with many interesting match-ups happening. After the Maple Leafs failed to win against the Columbus Blue Jackets, they were set to face the first-seeded Washington Capitals. The Capitals are coming off another great season- winning the Presidents Trophy, and looking to make it past the dreaded second round. … Continue reading Series Preview: Washington Capitals vs. Toronto Maple Leafs