Hockey stereotypes from the warm-up head hunter to the self-appointed player/coach

May 23rd, 2018|

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Dude Perfect has explored sports stereotypes in just about every sport imaginable with the notable exception of hockey. To address this oversight, a team […]

Luck vs Skill: Comparing the role of chance in hockey, football, baseball, soccer and basketball

May 19th, 2018|

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There’s an old adage in sports that it’s better to be lucky than good, but how much of a role does chance play in […]

Star Wars Day: Sports teams from San Jose Sharks to Pittsburgh Steelers feel the Force

May 4th, 2018|

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It’s Star Wars Day once again (otherwise known as May the 4th) which means the sports world is once again paying tribute to George […]

Sideline sports reporters learn the hard way that beanball hazard isn’t limited to players

May 4th, 2018|

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A couple years ago, an Australian news reporter became news himself when he was struck in the head by a runaway skateboard. He joined […]

NHL Name Game: Starring Maurice Richard Scott Gordon Mark Stuart Percy Jackson

April 24th, 2018|

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Montreal Canadiens winger Maurice “Rocket” Richard was not only the first player in NHL history to score 50 goals in one season (accomplishing the […]

Master Chief from ‘Halo’ shows off slick hockey stick handling skills

April 22nd, 2018|

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Anyone who has played Halo knows that the video game’s protagonist — Master Chief — is a biochemically and cybernetically-enhanced supersoldier, raised and trained […]

Blacksmith Alec Steele and his American guest forge hockey puck made of Damascus steel

April 19th, 2018|

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Blacksmithing has been around nearly as long as recorded human history, but only recently the ancient art has made something of a comeback on […]

No ifs, ands, or butts: Giving the derriere its due across each of the major team sports

April 18th, 2018|

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Outside of Brazil’s annual Miss Bumbum contest, and the occasional quixotic art film, derrieres are rarely mentioned in the mainstream press. This is true […]

Darth Maul of the North: Teenager Zac Bell showcases slick hockey-stick tricks

April 13th, 2018|

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Obi-Wan Kenobi doesn’t have anything on Zac Bell. If the 15-year-old Canadian had been born on the ice planet Hoth, his hockey-stick twirling skills […]

Stanley Cup Playoffs history quiz

April 11th, 2018|

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It’s that time of year when the sporting world metaphorically turns its attention northward and to the NHL Playoffs. With both the Winnipeg Jets […]

NHL Rookie Rankings: Clayton Keller, Mathew Barzal and Brock Boeser in hunt for Calder Trophy

April 10th, 2018|

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Last season, NHL newbies Auston Matthews and Patrik Laine set the ice on fire on way while scoring 69 and 64 points respectively. This […]

Master of Disguise: Anaheim Ducks’ Kevin Bieksa goes undercover as security guard, shovel boy

March 18th, 2018|

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With a wholly-lackluster rating of 1% on Rotten Tomatoes, it’s unlikely Columbia Pictures will ever order a sequel to Dana Carvey’s The Master of […]