Friday night’s QMJHL game between the Baie-Comeau Drakkar and Charlottetown Islanders concluded prematurely after an issue with the ice. The damage wasn’t actually that serious, until the officials stepped in to deal with it.
Here’s a glimpse of the process of how an NHL arena turns a concrete slab into an official ice hockey rink. It’s footage from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, a place that’s hard enough to get water (let alone ice). The process of putting the ice rink together is quite quaint, it involves string and paint and…
If you've ever been to a fancy cocktail bar, you've probably noticed drinks served with giant spheres of ice. If you want to recreate that experience at home, it's surprisingly cheap and easy.
The first star of Game 4 has to go to the pile of snow in Henrik Lundqvist's net. It pulled off the Rangers' most crucial save.
When you're faced with a sports-related injury, half of your friends will be adamant that ice is the only way to treat it. The other half will tell you that heat is the way to go. The problem is that most of your friends are idiots. So, which of your idiot friends are you supposed to listen to?
We won! Though we were widely considered underdogs to the Russian and Canadian teams, the USA squad made it to the finals of the World Junior Championships in Russia and triumphed over Sweden, 3-1, to take the gold medal. Not only was it hockey—hockey still exists—it was a great American triumph, as Florida Panthers…