The ECHL, the NHL's minor minor league, is notorious for having scrappy players. A few weeks ago, a fight broke out during a Kansas City Mavericks and Toledo Walleye game that resulted in everyone on the ice participating. https://twitter.com/JordanStrack/status/962515598805753856 Garrett Klotz, a player for Kansas City, checked A.J. Jenks into the boards then started to cross-check him … Continue reading ECHL Brawl Could Have Been Premeditated
Leslie Jones, an actress most notable for being a Saturday Night Live cast member, has been providing hysterical and relatable commentary on Olympic events of all types these past few weeks. She's become a fan of hockey thanks to the women's hockey tournament. Jones was in South Korea to watch USA take on Finland in … Continue reading Leslie Jones is a Hockey Fan Thanks to Women’s Team USA
The Olympics are underway in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Given the time difference and the many events taking place, it can be hard to keep up with the ice hockey events. We've complied a schedule for both the Women's and Men's ice hockey teams and converted all times to Eastern. The Women's tournament starts early Saturday … Continue reading Pyeongchang 2018 Men and Women’s Olympic Ice Hockey Schedule
Years after the Edmonton Oilers trudged around in the bottom half of the NHL standings, they finally made the playoffs. There was so much potential and hope surrounding last season, but as we see this year, it's not that easy. This season, things have slowed down a bit. The momentum that was built during the … Continue reading What Went Wrong for the Oilers?
Colorado Avalanche have exceeded everyone's expectations so far this season. After finishing last in the league with 48 points, many expected there to be a few more bumps before everything clicked into place. Only a year later, they're fighting for a wild card spot and have made their case to make it into the playoffs. … Continue reading How the Avs Went From Last in the League to Battling for a Wild Card Spot
Ron Duguay, a New York Rangers analyst, said during an MSG broadcast Sunday night that the officials at the Rangers vs Kings game "...would have been better off doing women’s hockey today, because the way they did the officiating, they were kind of soft.” https://twitter.com/BryanWojtanik/status/955324499200806912 This of course caused an uproar online and rightly so. … Continue reading Ron Duguay Criticizes Refs By Being Sexist
Canadian Women's Hockey League Toronto Furies player, Jessica Platt, came out as transgender this past week. Platt said "I hope that I can inspire others to live their lives true to who they are and to never give up on their dreams." https://www.instagram.com/p/Bdy5ji-F-1P/ Platt is the second publicly out transgender professional ice hockey player. Harrison … Continue reading CWHL Slights the NWHL While Announcing Jessica Platt’s Coming Out as Transgender