Hockey's About To Get The Bullshit "Anti-Concussion Helmet" Treatment

Virginia Tech thinks hockey helmets are bullshit, which is more or less true. In turn, it wants to look at the differences between hockey's helmets and football's recently evolved versions, and bring the concussion-stopping advances to hockey. This is pretty much bullshit. » 7/23/14 2:29pm Yesterday 2:29pm

Mike Modano Wonders "Where Is Ronald Reagan?" Followers Inform Him.

Most likely, Mike Modano turned his lonely eyes to Twitter and wistfully pondered where had Ronald Reagan gone. We're going to choose to believe Mike Modano is aware that the former president-turned-conservative-heartthrob has been dead for 10 years and was just making a pseudo-political statement (while also… » 7/21/14 9:15pm Monday 9:15pm

Red Wings Generously Agree To Accept Huge Sums Of Money From Public

Yesterday, the Detroit Red Wings unveiled plans for their brand new publicly subsidized $450 million arena development. The arena, which promises to include $200 million additional investments in mixed-used development, will break ground in September. The Ilitch family, which owns the Red Wings and Tigers, is calling… » 7/21/14 10:33am Monday 10:33am

Jocks Who Secretly Filmed Sex With Teen Girl Score Child Porn Charges

Two players for the top junior hockey league in the US have been charged with making and distributing child pornography after one of them secretly filmed the other having sex with a 15-year-old girl and then sent the video to a bunch of friends via social media, thereby becoming the literal incarnation of the phrase… » 6/25/14 6:03pm 6/25/14 6:03pm

Guy Buys $1 Stanley Cup Tickets; StubHub Takes Them Away

Thanks to yet another StubHub seller who is bad at decimal places, a New York Rangers fan was able to purchase a few tickets for Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals for $1 each (the purchase came with a $8.20 service fee, but who's complaining?). Unfortunately, this lucky Rangers fan probably won't end up attending any… » 6/04/14 11:56am 6/04/14 11:56am

Canada First: Why I Root For Teams I Hate

It's happening again. As Carey Price lay on the blue ice of his crease on Saturday afternoon, before he skated in a tentative circle, testing his weight on his knee, a familiar dread settled into the hearts of hockey fans across Canada. By Monday, Habs coach Michel Therrien had confirmed our worst fears: Price was out… » 5/22/14 4:40pm 5/22/14 4:40pm

Player-Tracking Technology Is Coming To Hockey. It'll Change Everything.

Nothing happens quickly in the NHL. Fighting still exists. Visors were only mandated for incoming players last year. But the league is reportedly preparing to test player-tracking technology, and if it takes, we're not far away from a complete and sudden revolution in how we understand the sport. » 5/13/14 2:27pm 5/13/14 2:27pm