1/06/2010

U.S. National Junior Team Wins Gold

John Carlson scored twice including the game-winning goal in overtime, as the U.S. National Junior Team defeated Canada 6-5 to win gold at the 2010 World Junior Championship.




1/02/2010

Winter Wonderland

hockey at Fenway Park...




... simply magic.

11/18/2009

Habs = Cheaters

SEVEN players on the ice.... really??

8/16/2009

Yet Another Gold Medal For Team Canada



Canada beat Russia in the U18 Memorial of Ivan Hlinka hockey tournament final 9-2 and won the event for a fifth time in 6 years.
Brandon Gormley, John McFarland and Jeffrey Skinner all scored twice while Jaden Schwartz, Ryan Spooner and Tyler Seguin each added one goal for Canada. Kirill Kabanov and Stanislav Galiev were the only members of the russian team to score on canadian goalie Louis Domingue.

7/07/2009

Joe Sakic Retires


After 20 NHL seasons, Colorado Avalanche captain Joe Sakic reportedly is ready to hang up his skates.

In 1,378 games, Sakic has 625 goals and 1,016 assists for 1,641 points, leaving him eighth on the NHL's all-time point list.

6/13/2009

Pittsburgh Penguins are 2009 Stanley Cup Champs







Quote of the Day

“They say you have to do your best and work hard and things will happen. You can make it if you try,”

Sidney Crosby, 1995, age 7



Yep, things happened

Hershey Bears Win 10th Calder Cup

The Hershey Bears won the AHL championship Friday night with a 4-1 victory over the Manitoba Moose.

The Game 6 win gave Hershey its 10th league championship and second since 2006. The Bears are the oldest AHL franchise, joining in 1938.



5/25/2009

Windsor Spitfires Win Memorial Cup

OHL's Windsor Spitfires captured their 1st Canadian junior hockey championship with a 4-1 victory over the WHL's Kelowna Rockets.

The Spitfires brought out the No. 18 jersey of Mickey Renaud, their former captain who died suddenly during the 2007-08 season. The team keeps the jersey in the locker room so he is not forgotten.

OHL teams have now won 13 times since 1971, with 18 champions coming from the WHL and seven from the QMJHL.

Spitfires Taylor Hall was named most valuable player of the Memorial Cup and also made the tournament all-star team. The all-star team had Cousineau in goal, Tyler Myers and Ryan Ellis on defence, and Taylor Hall, Jamie Benn and Patrice Cormier at forward.

Next year's Memorial Cup will be held in Brandon, Manitoba.