Despite the team's playoff success in seasons' past, I felt deep down that this year's Blueshirt squad wasn't like the others. They didn't show the same level of grit, they didn't have the same ability to bounce back from tough losses.
This marked the end of my sports-related investment strategy. Ah, the untold wealth that could have been. And I would have gotten away with it too, if it weren't for those meddling kids.
The thought flashed into my head as I sat in the stands of the Big Dipper Ice Arena here in Fairbanks recently and watched Eli score his first goal ever.
Hoar frost spreads across nearby fences, streets are layered with snow, three inch needles of ice hang off of the trees. Hands and toes are numb, noses red, eyelashes frozen in place. And yet, the stark beauty of a prairie winter is inviting.
The NHL Playoffs begin tonight when the Detroit Red Wings visit the Tampa Bay Lightning, the reigning Eastern Conference champions, at 7 p.m. ET. We'v...
Professional sports put an enormous strain on the human body. More and more retired athletes have spoken out about how the anti-inflammatory effects of cannabis can ease a lot of the pain that players routinely face.
There's a new wave coming, and women are not going to go extinct in the world of sports journalism. I'm a young journalism major who is already working to turn the tide in the world of sports journalism, and confidently, I can say that I am not alone.
When I started at college, I had realized that I was gay, and was starting to plant furtive steps into the world of my own skin. And that skin very much included hockey as a way that I identified.
Once the new season started, it seemed like I was experiencing withdrawals. No, wait. It was actual withdrawals. For the past nine years of his life, we were at the rink BEFORE the crack of dawn and many times late into the night.
Less than seven minutes into an NHL game between the Columbus Blue Jackets and the Dallas Stars, Rich Peverley of the Stars was sitting on the bench waiting to return to the ice when his heart stopped beating. He was in cardiac arrest.
Colorado will hosts the Detroit Red Wings at Coors Field in the NHL Stadium Series this weekend. The three-day festival begins on Thursday with a priv...
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The first NHL Stadium Series of 2016 is this weekend between Central-Division rivals the Minnesota Wild and the Chicago Blackhawks. The game will be held on Sunday, February 21 with an Alumni Game being held Saturday, February 20, both at TCF Bank Stadium at the University of Minnesota.
The NFL, MLB, NBA, etc., did not create the dynamics behind homelessness and their primary missions do not rest on providing social services. But they are huge players in communities and should care about improving the lives of very vulnerable people where their personnel work.
February 9th 2016 marked the 50th birthday of the Philadelphia Flyers, and also the 2nd and final meeting of the season with the Anaheim Ducks.
We found ourselves this week talking about two very different guys, both born in Canada, who skated to triumph thanks to their fans. Ted Cruz is no team player. He's out for no one but himself. And he has a history of switching teams until they fulfill his ambitions.