The Tucson Roadrunners returned home Monday night to face off against the San Diego Gulls again, who they defeated 4-2 Saturday in San Diego. Halfway through the first the Gulls got out to a 1-0 lead with a goal from Giovanni Fiore just as their power play expired. With 30 seconds remaining in the first, Dylan … Continue reading Roadrunners Recap: Roadrunners 5, Gulls 3
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
The Islanders held their first Do It For Daron night on January 5th, 2018 when they played against the Penguins. Put together by Luke Richardson after his daughter passed away from suicide in 2010, the night helped raise awareness and money for the movement. While the Islanders might have lost on the ice, their help … Continue reading Mental Health Night at Barclays
It’s a weekend full of fun, showcasing the best talent in the league, and unique challenges for skilled hockey players...or at least that’s what it’s supposed to be. Over the past few years, the NHL All-Star Weekend has changed a lot. What's one of the things that has changed the most, and not for the … Continue reading Do we Really Need the NHL All-Star Weekend?
Through their first 41 games, the Vegas Golden Knights have greatly exceeded expectations. Entering their bye week, they find themselves sitting in first place in the Pacific division and second overall in league standings behind only the Tampa Bay Lightning. Despite preseason predictions and goaltending that was plagued with injury, at the halfway point in their … Continue reading Vegas’ Impressive First Half
As all New Jersey Devils fans know, Patrik Elias is going to be the fifth New Jersey Devil to have his number retired, which will occur on February 24th against the New York Islanders. There’s no question this is an extremely well-deserved honor, considering how Elias is widely considered the greatest forward in franchise history. … Continue reading Will Sergei Brylin Join the Devils’ Rafters?
We're reaching the halfway mark of the 2017-2018 NHL season. A lot of teams have surprised us so far. Whether some are worse than we thought or better, all of us at Puck It Up have updated our initial predictions. Vanessa Kuri:Stanley Cup Finals: Initial Prediction: Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Chicago Blackhawks Updated Prediction: Nashville Predators vs. … Continue reading Puck It Up’s Midseason NHL Predictions