The NHL team on Tuesday became the latest sports franchise to double-down on security measures, announcing a new policy that will hit women hardest. Read more →
Everybody on a Stanley Cup-winning team gets to spend a day with the Cup. They can do pretty much whatever they want.
Today, it was the equipment manager’s turn. So Craig Leydig took it to The Capital Gazette, where five people were killed in a mass shooting last week. Read more →
Professional sports provides a distraction from life’s realities, but the athletic force field is no match for a scourge like Alzheimer’s. Read more →
Hockey is a sport played mostly by white people, and that’s just the way too many hockey fans want to keep it.
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The State of Hockey isn’t playoff caliber this year, or just about any year previous. But the fans keep buying up all the tickets at the Xcel Center anyway. Read more →
Billet families are the bright lights in what can be an unforgiving existence in western Canada’s junior hockey leagues. Their pain is surfacing now in the the days since a semitrailer ripped into a Canadian junior hockey league team bus, killing 15 people. Read more →
Some big names are about to be taken off, the latest move to keep the Cup from being too big to parade about. Read more →
If Minnesota is the state of hockey, where is the city of hockey? Read more →
Much ado is being made today of a study purporting to show that the thrill of a hockey game may be bad for a guy’s heart. I say, is there a better way to go? Read more →
It’s the busy time of year for accountants, but Foster, who plays hockey in some ‘beer leagues’, he says, found time to play goalie last night for the Chicago Blackhawks. Read more →
The twist this year: Assessing how great the kids’ lives have become because they made the hockey hair all-star team. Read more →
Even in Canada, the country of hockey, it’s asking a lot to expect people to stay up to or get up at 3 a.m. to watch an Olympic hockey game, but the CBC says that’s what you get by having the Olympics in South Korea this year.
Even bars seem to be throwing in the towel. Read more →
Despite increasing knowledge of how the game is scrambling the brains of its players and the political fallout from protests for racial equity, football appears to be surviving just fine.
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It feels as though former NHL player Scott Young was talking to the hockey factories of Minnesota when he was inducted into the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame this week in Boston. Read more →
If the Derek Boogaard’s story wasn’t enough to make hockey fans think again about their glorification of hockey’s “enforcers”, it’s hard to imagine that Stephen Peat’s will be.
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