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Ruggiero to Replace Bokel as IOC Athletes’ Commission Chair

Ice hockey Olympic champion Angela Ruggiero has been elected as the new chair of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Athletes’ Commission, replacing the outgoing...

NY Islanders Still About Real Estate

Just when New York Islander fans began to feel somewhat secure that they were rooting for a hockey team, not just a TV program...

Woe Canada, Quebec City Comes Up Short

Sometimes you just shake your head and wonder where sports fans come up with their notions. After Gary Bettman, National Hockey League Commissioner, announced...

Rolling the Dice in Las Vegas

It appears that the National Hockey League is betting that Las Vegas, Nevada will be an excellent place to set up shop. Though the...

Best All-Time NHL Hockey Players in Sport History

A good hockey player plays where the puck is.  A great hockey player plays where the puck is going to be. –Wayne Gretzky https://www.flickr.com/photos/mastermaq/2121981806 The National...

Fighting in hockey: ethical and legal considerations

Certain sports, by nature, are considered violent.  The game of football on all levels, from Pee Wee to the National Football League, contains a...

United States begin defence of World Women’s Under-18 Championship title with impressive win over...

Reigning champions the United States made a blistering start to the defence of their International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Women's Under-18 Championship title...

A mixed history of hockey playoff beards

In the 2014 NHL playoffs the abundance of playoff beards strongly indicates that hockey still dominates this sporting tradition. Sure, baseball, basketball, and other...

The Canadian Hockey Contradiction

As a Canadian and of course a hockey fan I ponder the contradiction surrounding the central sport of the true North. For example, how...

Frozen Four Evidence of Hockey’s Geographic Talent Shift

JERRY YORK has been a head coach in college hockey since I was in seventh grade, and I'm turning 56 this year. Born in...

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