T’was the year 2010 and from Jan to December; Each month in sports was one to remember. In college football it was Texas, the Crimson Pride would destroy; But the Longhorns were hurting without star McCoy. The Winter Classic saw Flyers/Bruins, a rivalry confirmed; The Bruins got the winner in overtime from Sturm. At the [...]
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins is not an easy name to forget. Even harder when you’ve actually seen him play a game. It’s not out of the ordinary to see the youngster with his name from shoulder-to-shoulder going end-to-end for the Red Deer Rebels in the WHL. Nugent-Hopkins really came into the hockey spotlight last June following the [...]
Living 3982 miles away from your family can take a toll on a teenager and their family. That’s not the case for sharp-shooting Gabriel Landeskog and his family back home in Stockholm, Sweden, nor has it ever been ever since he left home at age 16 to suit up for the Kitchener Rangers of the [...]
Very few NHL players can call themselves a Stanley Cup champion. Even less can call themselves a four-time champion. Not many can say they played 16 years in the NHL either, 14 with one team. And only 250 can say they’ve played 1,000 games in the show. But what exactly qualifies someone for the Hockey [...]
“Tell them I’m through, ‘for love of the game,’ Billy Chapel.” Clear the mechanism. Snowstorms, rain, hail, tornado warnings, or maybe it was sunny skies. You drag your net out onto the shovelled street or driveway with a smile on your face. You throw sticks to decide on teams and usually argue on who is [...]
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