1. 12 Biggest Little-Guy Fights in NHL History

    When you think of an NHL enforcer odds are you envision a 6'2'' 220 pound monster of a man. Generally the stereotypical goon is a big guy with a limited skill set. Well, it's rude to stereotype...

    Matthew Fairburn Written by Matthew Fairburn about almost 3 years ago 3,758 reads 9 comments

  2. The Most Shocking Moment in Each NHL Franchise's History

    In hockey there are moments that leave fans, coaches, and even players at a loss for words. It is the beauty of sports. The emotional roller coaster can turn on a dime at a moment's notice...

    Matthew Fairburn Written by Matthew Fairburn about almost 3 years ago 4,870 reads 33 comments

  3. NHL Frauds: 50 Teams, Coaches and Players We Don't Believe in for 2011-12

    Fraud is a strong word. The idea that someone or something is not actually as it appears can be a damning concept...

    Matthew Fairburn Written by Matthew Fairburn about almost 3 years ago 1,658 reads 28 comments

  4. 10 Best Goals of Wayne Gretzky's Career

    How about this for a tall task? Wayne Gretzky was the single greatest hockey player of all time. His list of accomplishments is jaw dropping...

    Matthew Fairburn Written by Matthew Fairburn about almost 3 years ago 3,901 reads 1 comments

  5. NHL: The Most Iconic Player in Each Franchise's History

    The ultimate goal in hockey is to bring home the Stanley Cup. Along the way, teams create magical moments that are forever burned in the memories of their fans. Some might call these moments iconic...

    Matthew Fairburn Written by Matthew Fairburn about almost 3 years ago 647 reads 32 comments

  6. NHL Trade Scenarios: 6 Teams That Would Still Love to Deal for Jarome Iginla

    Since 1996, Jarome Iginla has never played in few than 70 games in a season, has scored over 80 points five times, piled up over 1,000 career points, and never dawned anything but a Calgary Flames sweater...

    Matthew Fairburn Written by Matthew Fairburn about almost 3 years ago 3,707 reads 32 comments

  7. NHL Video: The 13 Best Player and Coach Tantrums in Hockey History

    Hockey is a game of emotion. Despite the cool temperatures of a hockey rink, it is easy for the blood to boil over when tempers run high on the ice...

    Matthew Fairburn Written by Matthew Fairburn about almost 3 years ago 2,081 reads 7 comments

  8. The Latest Buzz Surrounding Each NHL Team

    When it comes to trade and free-agency rumors, there is no offseason. Despite being a month removed from the start of free agency, the market is still scattered with value at all positions...

    Matthew Fairburn Written by Matthew Fairburn about almost 3 years ago 3,263 reads 10 comments

  9. NHL Video: Pavel Datsyuk and the 13 Best Shootout Goals in NHL History

    With two points in the balance and 65 minutes of dead even hockey in the books, hockey's purest form of one on one unfolds for the entire arena to witness...

    Matthew Fairburn Written by Matthew Fairburn about almost 3 years ago 1,806 reads 8 comments

  10. The 33 Biggest Egos in NHL History

    The NHL is unlike any other professional sports league in the entire world. While the NBA, NFL, and MLB all have countless players, coaches, and members of the front office with huge and sometimes unmanageable egos, the NHL is all guts and no glory...

    Matthew Fairburn Written by Matthew Fairburn about almost 3 years ago 434 reads 21 comments

  11. The 20 Bloodiest Moments in NHL/Hockey History

    Hockey has earned a reputation as a brutal sport. Considering the fact that hockey is the only sport in which the players are actually allowed to fight one another, it's easy to see where hockey earns its reputation...

    Matthew Fairburn Written by Matthew Fairburn about almost 3 years ago 42,593 reads 17 comments

  12. NHL Free Agency: The 5 Best, Worst, Overrated and Underrated Signings

    Some things in this world cannot be analyzed right away. Unfortunately, in the sports world, those tend to be the topics that are subject to immediate nitpicking. 2011 NHL free agency is no different...

    Matthew Fairburn Written by Matthew Fairburn about almost 3 years ago 2,267 reads 13 comments

  13. NHL Free Agent Rumors/News: Updates of Schenn, Doughty, Pronger and More

    The light at the end of the tunnel is fast approaching. Training camps open up in a little over a month,but players like Drew Doughty and Luke Schenn are still in search of the big contracts they are in line for...

    Matthew Fairburn Written by Matthew Fairburn about almost 3 years ago 1,254 reads 6 comments

  14. Stanley Cup: 16 Craziest Things Ever Done with the Stanley Cup

    There is very little debate that the Stanley Cup is the greatest trophy in all of sports but, what's more, no trophy in the world can create the party or the type of attention that this piece of hardware can...

    Matthew Fairburn Written by Matthew Fairburn about almost 3 years ago 23,176 reads 8 comments

  15. The Biggest Goon on Each NHL Team's Roster

    Like a reliable captain or a sturdy presence behind the bench, every hockey team needs a goon to play the role of enforcer and do the dirty work. Even in the post-lockout NHL , fighting is a huge part of the game...

    Matthew Fairburn Written by Matthew Fairburn about almost 3 years ago 21,109 reads 25 comments

  16. The NHL's Top 50 Players: Are Their Best Years Ahead of Them or Behind Them?

    For athletes, the fight to get to the top of the mountain beats deep within their soles. That competitiveness and drive is what got them to the game's highest level, and it's what gets them from being a professional athlete to being a superstar...

    Matthew Fairburn Written by Matthew Fairburn about almost 3 years ago 5,074 reads 66 comments

  17. NHL Free Agent Rumors/News: Devils Sign Parise, Savard Injury Update, and More

    For as brief as the NHL offseason is in comparison to some of the other major sports in this country, it sure does seem like an eternity between the time the Stanley Cup is hoisted to the first puck being dropped in early October...

    Matthew Fairburn Written by Matthew Fairburn about almost 3 years ago 123 reads 2 comments

  18. NHL Free-Agent Rumors: Zach Parise, Ray Emery, Alexei Yashin and Other News

    Do you see that, people? It's the light at the end of the tunnel. August is right around the corner, which means that before we know it, NHL teams will be opening up training camp in anticipation of October's drop of the puck...

    Matthew Fairburn Written by Matthew Fairburn about almost 3 years ago 1,178 reads 0 comments

  19. NHL Free Agents 2011: The 13 Biggest Losers of Free Agency

    At this point and time, every team in the NHL is a contender for Lord Stanley's Cup. The dust has settled from free-agent frenzy, and overly optimistic fans get to mix and match dream scenarios for their newly acquired toys...

    Matthew Fairburn Written by Matthew Fairburn about 3 years ago 1,523 reads 7 comments

  20. NHL Jerseys: The 25 Ugliest Hockey Jerseys Available on eBay

    The eBay is a wonderful thing. Virtually any item you could possibly want to buy or sell can be found on the world's biggest online auction site. However, you might not always like what you find on ebay...

    Matthew Fairburn Written by Matthew Fairburn about 3 years ago 5,226 reads 15 comments

  21. NHL Power Rankings: The 50 Most Despised Players in League History

    NHL fans are a passionate bunch, and it doesn't take much for a player to get on the bad side of that passion. Divers, whiners and cheap-shot artists alike all end up being hated by fans league-wide for their antics on and off the ice...

    Matthew Fairburn Written by Matthew Fairburn about 3 years ago 7,881 reads 48 comments

  22. NHL Free Agent Rumors/News: New Winnipeg Jets Logo, Stamkos and Yashin News

    The sports world is zeroed in on the NFL lockout at the moment, and rightfully so, but the NHL had a fairly busy week of news itself...

    Matthew Fairburn Written by Matthew Fairburn about 3 years ago 2,108 reads 5 comments

  23. Best Wrist Shots in NHL History

    What better offensive weapon is there than a strong and accurate wrist shot? It's more deceptive than a snap shot, more accurate than a slap shot, and when performed by certain individuals, can be released quicker than any other attempt at goal...

    Matthew Fairburn Written by Matthew Fairburn about 3 years ago 4,988 reads 10 comments

  24. NHL Free Agency/Trade Rumors: One Player Who Could Improve Each Team

    Brad Richards and Joni Pitkanen have been replaced atop the list of available unrestricted free agents by the likes of Antti Miettinen and Bryan McCabe. Yeah, it's that time of year...

    Matthew Fairburn Written by Matthew Fairburn about 3 years ago 1,489 reads 3 comments

  25. NHL Video: The Top 16 Trick-Shot Goals in Hockey History

    Hockey is all about style points. OK, maybe that's not true, but it sure is fun to watch some of these elite athletes work magic with the puck. Whether in a shootout or a live game, hockey players have the ability to do things many consider impossible...

    Matthew Fairburn Written by Matthew Fairburn about 3 years ago 3,962 reads 9 comments