02 Feb 2009
It's possible we're biased, but we whole heartedly agree- Stanley is the Cup of Cups. There's the history and pure mileage of hockey's greatest prize, plus a certain toughness of character. Unlike some of those sheltered sports trophies we won’t name here. Evan Weiner breaks it down on NHL.com.
04 Feb 2009
Goalies can dude up the ice. Customized masks aren’t only canvasses for innovative design, they reflect the personality and style of individual net minders. Brodeur’s got his unique MB30 logo. Luongo rocks the retro lumber jack with his captain's 'C', Huet dons his war-bonnet of feathers, and Giguere’s has the cyborg, half duck, half robot. How do paint jobs like these evolve? NHL.com has the insight.
05 Feb 2009
Less Than a Week Remaining to Register to Win a Reebok Edge NHL Jersey Fans have less than one week left to register to win one of 45 Reebok EDGE NHL Jerseys through the Hockey Weekend Across America Great Jersey Giveaway. To register and to find more details about events in your area, please visit www.hockeyweekendacrossamerica.com
06 Feb 2009
Slap Shot is the quintessential classic of hockey films. With true cinematic elements like icon Paul Newman, the Hanson Brothers, and helmet-less hockey – how could it miss? Well Hollywood loves a good sports movie, and they love to recycle. A remake of Slap Shot is in the works. Let’s hope they can find some actors who can skate and handle a puck. Now, the question is, if they had to cast real NHL players- ...
08 Feb 2009
Pavel Datsyuk knows how to hustle. For the second month running the Detroit forward had been named Red Wings “Hardest Working Player”. The award, sponsored and presented by Carhartt, is given to a player for his hard work and individual dedication to commitment necessary to excel on the ice. The Red Wings’ coaching staff and front office personnel select the monthly recipients. Check out Datsyuk’s stats for the month of January.
10 Feb 2009
The Pittsburgh Penguins, Sidney Crosby, Reebok and Dick’s Sporting Goods launched an ambitious endeavor in mid-December with the announcement of the Little Penguins “Learn to Play Hockey” program. The program was designed to increase youth hockey participation among children ages 4-8 by providing complimentary equipment to participants throughout Western Pennsylvania and teaching them how to play the game. “Hockey is such a great sport, and the goal of this program is to create opportunities for ...
13 Feb 2009
With the 2010 Vancouver Olympics officially one year away, Steve Yzerman is already pulling together a player list for Canada’s Olympic men’s hockey team. No one needs to remind him how important it is to win gold on our home turf. NHL.com reports where Yzerman’s at in his roster-making process. Who do you think should represent Canada at these all-important Games?
15 Feb 2009
Martin Brodeur's getting back in the mix, practicing for the first time Saturday with the Devils since having elbow surgery in November. New Jersey’s net-minder is 8 games off breaking Patrick Roy’s NHL record of 551 career wins. He’s also five shutouts away from tying Terry Sawchucks’s record of 103. Check out more on Brodeur’s comeback.
18 Feb 2009
Want to watch some incredible live hockey? Reebok has partnered up with AHL to get you the tickets. It’s first come first serve, so check out how to get your seats.
20 Feb 2009
Starting his fourth straight game for the Blackhawks, Cristobal Huet blocked 31 shots for a 4-0 win over the Florida Panthers on Thursday. It’s Huet’s third shutout of the season, and fourth in 10 career games against the Panthers. TSN.ca has more details.
26 Feb 2009
In his seventh season playing in the NHL, Detroit’s Pavel Datysuk has racked up an outstanding 500 career points. His Wednesday night assist on a Henrik Zetterberg goal not only helped the Red Wings take the San Jose Sharks 4-1, it also tipped Datysuk’s stats over the notable benchmark. Another distinction for the multiple award-winning forward. More details on the game here.
27 Feb 2009
Martin Brodeur's return to the crease Thursday night was a triumphant one. Blocking all 24 shots to shut out the Colorado Avalanche, Brodeur helped the Devils rock a definitive win at 4-0. Though Brodeur missed 50 games due to a torn biceps tendon in November, he played with his usual stellar form and is still on track to take two goalie records for career wins and shut outs by the end of this season. For ...