Category Archive: NHL

Aug 03

Giving Christmas 2015


I know it is August and that means the last thing you are likely thinking about right now is Christmas, but every year hundreds of charities start work for the holiday season at this time. This year SJ has the pleasure of sponsoring one of those awesome charities! We’d like to help these guys reach …

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Jun 29

Puck Daddy: Lord Stanley commandeers own float in Chicago Pride Parade


On the heels of an historic Supreme Court decision, approximately one million people flooded the streets of Chicago in celebration of the annual Pride Parade. Yet, of all the attendees, only one could whip the hoards of people into a frenzy as it passed through – Lord Stanley’s Cup. The Cup, appearing on its own …

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Jun 03

Stanley Cup Prediction

Anaheim Ducks v Chicago Blackhawks - Game Six

The Stanley Cup Final is finally here and it pits the Tampa Bay Lightning against the Chicago Blackhawks. The Lightning will have home ice advantage but as we have seen throughout the playoffs and especially in Game 7 of both Conference finals, it really does not matter.

May 09

Jeff Pearlman: ESPN troubles ?


It’s an interesting world. Woke up this morning to the news that Bill Simmons is leaving ESPN, after spending my hour of gym time last night watching SportsCenter and pretty much losing my mind. The two linked bonds? Simmons worked for ESPN, and ESPN feels … lost. It’s a weird thing. Until a few years …

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Apr 12

Who Wins? Rangers vs Pens


The New York Rangers will have home-ice advantage. Head-to-head: NY Rangers: 3-0-1 Pittsburgh: 1-2-1 Last game played head-to-head: On Jan. 18 the Rangers chased Marc-Andre Fleury from the net after scoring four goals on 17 shots. Derek Stepan and Rick Nash both had two goals and the Rangers cruised to a 5-2 victory in Pittsburgh. …

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Apr 04

Member Spotlight of the Month — NDSMC78


*NDSMC78, thank you SO much for doing this interview! I could not find that we had ever done one on you!! You and I have several things in common… I, too, nearly never watch TV…(I only keep the TV for football season). I could also eat pasta nearly every day…as long as there was pizza …

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Mar 18

Jeff Pearlman: My life as a college newspaper editor


I didn’t play lacrosse and I had no muscles. So why was I cocky enough to pose like this? Last night, while jumping around the information superhighway, I realized that The Review, my college newspaper, has most of its archives online. I proceeded to spend the next, oh, two hours digging in. The experience brought …

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Dec 30

Puck Daddy: The 10 greatest hockey fights of 2014 (Puck Daddy Year in Review)


10.*Damir Ryspayev vs Alexander Svitov Barys Astana at Ak Bars Kazan, Nov 24, 2014 Long bout from Russia. Now they’re fighting exchange rates.* 9.*Nik Amundrud vs Jake Morrissey Saskatoon Blades at Kelowna Rockets, Dec 3, 2014 Mandatory goalie fight. 8.*Jake Marchment vs Joshua Chapman Belleville Bulls at Sarnia Sting, Oct 24, 2014  

Dec 30

The Sports 2015 Winter Classic pits storied franchise vs league’s best scorer


The 2015 Winter Classic will be hosted by the nation’s capital as the Washington Capitals face off against the Chicago Blackhawks. The New Year’s Day marquee game will be the first hosted in Washington D.C. It will be the second appearance for each team. Chicago also hosted a Stadium Series game last season. The Winter …

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Dec 08

Paul MacLean fired by Ottawa Senators for things that aren’t his fault


Paul MacLean has been fired by the Ottawa Senators after four seasons, two of which were playoff years and two of which were frustrating messes thanks to jettisoned talent, average goaltending and penny pinching ownership.* So if it sounds like we’re saying “don’t blame Paul MacLean for the Ottawa Senators’ problems,” that’s because that’s what …

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