The Real Prize for Duncan Keith

The Real Prize for Duncan Keith

The 35-pound silver trophy was somewhere else, being passed around by front-office types in suits, along with their friends and family. His other prize was sitting on a carpet on the other end of the rink. Duncan Keith had a more treasured prize in his arm, a few...
Big Irishman to be Remembered

Big Irishman to be Remembered

It’s the most fitting day of all for the big Irishman to be remembered. Former Canuck and coach Pat Quinn will be honoured by the Canucks this St. Patrick’s Day. Quinn will be remembered at today’s game against the Philadelphia Flyers for his contributions to the...
Quirky NHL Player Superstitions

Quirky NHL Player Superstitions

Many hockey players tie their ability to do their jobs with the performance of ritualistic activities, or superstitions, prior to or during a game. They engage in these rituals habitually throughout their careers to the wonderment of those of us who watch. Here are...
Ugliest Hockey Helmets Ever

Ugliest Hockey Helmets Ever

Since the NHL first made helmets mandatory by grandfathering in a rule in 1979, we’ve seen a number of makes and models come and go. An increased focus on the prevention of concussions has seen a few pumpkin sized helmets introduced in the last 10-15 years, thus...
How To Enjoy The NHL Winter Classic

How To Enjoy The NHL Winter Classic

NHL Spectator Plaza – Jan. 1 The official NHL pre-game event for fans, the Spectator Plaza features a free festival held at The Fairgrounds event space just outside of Nationals Park from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. The Plaza offers numerous hockey-related activities, like the...
A ShotTec Success Story

A ShotTec Success Story

Leading up to his inaugural season in the WHL last year, Calgary native Blair Oneschuk used the ShotTec Training Device every day for three straight years. He practiced diligently in his family’s basement, performing 310 repetitions forehand and 310 repetitions...