Tag Archives: hockey

“Spelling” – NHL 2017 Stanley Cup Ad (and some previous kick ass ones)

Man, the NHL really kicks ass with their annual Stanley Cup ads. Here are a few I could find… 2017 – Spelling 2015 – Name 2013 – Handshake 2012 – Boys 2010 – No Words 2008 – Cup Raise

Mike Bossy: Letter To My Younger Self

The Player’s Tribute site has some brilliant writing by famous athletes. Today’s post is by my favourite hockey player of all-time. Dear 14-year-old Mike, I write to you today as a 60-year-old man, and I have some news from the future that you probably arenā€™t going to believe. There are 30 teams in the NHL […]

Go Flames Go!

One of the worst playoff series ever – Flames outplayed Ducks in three games and are down 3-0. Go Flames Go! Meme courtesy of Pace who is a major hockey fan! šŸ˜‰  

Friday Fun Link – Angry Hockey Player Crosschecks Himself

Throwback Thursday – #tbt – CalgaryPuck.com Scammer

Instead of my usual photo from the past, today’s post is unusual for a couple reasons – it’s a link to a web forum thread and I hadn’t seen it at the time it was originally posted a year ago. Ā In fact, I had no knowledge of it until recently. But I wanted to share […]

Flames Are On A Great Run

After a crappy start to the season, the Flames have rebounded and gone 8-1-1 in their last ten games to leap back into playoff contention. They’re losing to the Lightning tonight (5-3 as I type this) so they might eat a loss after winning six in a row but it’s great that the season has […]

Throwback Thursday – #tbt – Parkour Hockey?

Only my son would figure out a way to turn a new hockey net into a parkour gym!Ā šŸ˜‰

The NHL Season Begins Tonight!

First overall draft pick, Auston Matthews has already had a memorable debut,Ā setting a modern day record with four goals in his first game and yet, the futile Toronto Maple Leafs still lose 5-4 to the Ottawa Senators. And Regina isn’t the only city celebrating a newĀ sports arena. Ā But as another NHL season kicks off, I’m […]

Comparing The Top NHL Players Across All Eras

A Redditor spent the summer creating a massive spreadsheet to assist in comparing the NHL’s best players across the decades. He goes into incredible detail about his methodology in his postĀ and for the most part, it’s solid although some people point out that a team like the 1980 Oilers actually get punished for their success […]

Friday Fun Link – The Tragically Hip: A Chronology

Tomorrow’s the big night for the last Tragically Hip concertĀ duringĀ their final cross-Canada tour so here’s a few full-length concerts from throughout their careerĀ to whet your appetite: One from their earliest days, recorded live for MuchMusic… A concert from perhaps the height of their fame during one of their Another Roadside Attraction concerts… One from the […]