Category: NHL News

Washington Capitals: Tom Wilson obliterates Brayden Schenn

Recent history between the Washington Capitals and Philadelphia Flyers is laden with violence and heartbreak. In a game earlier this season, amidst a severely lopsided Caps victory, a brawl materialized in the third period after Flyers forward Wayne Simmonds went…

Boston Bruins: Details regarding Shawn Thornton’s appeal

Shawn Thornton, Boston Bruins.

The entire Shawn Thornton sucker-punch on Brooks Orpik saga has captured the attention of media and fans since December 7th, when a game between the Boston Bruins and Pittsburgh Penguins spiralled out of control. You’re likely well aware of the events…

Boston Bruins star Milan Lucic “attacked” in Vancouver

Milan Lucic, Boston Bruins.

Milan Lucic is the rarest of breeds in the NHL. Not only will the native of Vancouver score the goal that buries an opponent on the scoreboard, he is also quite capable of dropping his gloves and placing a pounding…

Montreal Canadiens: George Parros suffers second concussion this season

We all remember the first concussion of George Parros‘s season – an opening night face plant in a fight gone wrong against the Toronto Maple Leafs that left the fighter laying bloody and motionless on the cold hard Bell Centre…

Boston Bruins: Shawn Thornton punched with 15-game suspension

Seven days after the initial incident occurred – Shawn Thornton’s much publicized, controversial sucker-punching of Pittsburgh Penguins defenceman Brooks Orpik – the Bruins enforcer was finally sentenced for this actions. Today, after 24 hours of deliberation by the NHL’s chief…

Toronto Maple Leafs: David Clarkson suspended for 2 games

Another suspension… they are becoming a daily occurrence in the NHL this season, which either means the players are becoming increasingly vicious and ignorant of the rules, or the league has implemented a severe crack-down against violent offences. For his…

Tampa Bay Lightning: Steven Stamkos spotted on the ice today

Steven Stamkos, Tampa Bay Lightning

I nearly cried (not actually) when Steven Stamkos incurred a broken tibia in early November (he’s on my pool team). You may have been worried too. However, you, like me, probably had an inkling that the superstar would defy the odds…

Shawn Thornton suspension announcement will be tomorrow

Shawn Thornton, Boston Bruins.

And so it is, that exactly one week after the initial incident transpired, the NHL will announce the suspension of Boston Bruins enforcer Shawn Thornton, tomorrow. League makes it official, saying it will announce the length of Thornton's suspension on…

Jay Feaster Fired: Brian Burke cleans house in Calgary

Calgary Flames

The inevitable managerial move many have expected for some time has finally transpired within the Calgary Flames organization. General manager Jay Feaster was fired today, along with assistant general manager John Wiesbrod, but enough about him. Feaster has been the…