1. 10 Most Entertaining Announcers in the NHL

    Hockey is a wonderful, fast-paced game that highlights the abilities of some of the greatest athletes on the planet. But, if you don't have a ticket to the game, you need a little help to know what's going on at the rink...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about almost 3 years ago 940 reads 18 comments

  2. Chicago Blackhawks: 13 Best Fighters in Team History

    As an Original Six franchise, the Chicago Blackhawks have a long, colorful history. There have been elite scorers, all-time great defensemen and even a drunk goalie who won a game in the Stanley Cup Finals...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about almost 3 years ago 3,114 reads 15 comments

  3. NHL Video: 5 Angriest Coaches in Hockey

    Some hockey coaches are calm, cool and collected during games. Some barely appear to move a piece of gum from one side of their mouth to the other. Not many, though. NHL history is chock-full of great examples of coaches with a super-short fuse...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about almost 3 years ago 147 reads 1 comments

  4. NHL Opening Night: Schedule, News, Updates and Analysis

    Can the Vancouver Canucks repeat or improve their runner-up performance from last year? It won't be easy...

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  5. NHL: Predicting the Final Records for Every Team in 2011-2012

    On Thursday night, the NHL season begins, and NBA fans will finally have something to do for the next six months...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about almost 3 years ago 2,649 reads 50 comments

  6. NHL: Power Ranking the 50* Best Players Heading into the 2011-12 Season

    In just a couple days, the Boston Bruins will begin their title defense, and the rest of the NHL will officially have a chance at the game's ultimate prize for the first time since last October...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about almost 3 years ago 7,256 reads 178 comments

  7. NHL: 25 Most Dominant Scoring Duos of the Last 50 Years

    The National Hockey League has some very impressive groups of scorers in the league today. From Chicago's group of Toews, Kane, Hossa and Sharp to Anaheim's Perry, Getzlaf, Ryan and ...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about almost 3 years ago 3,488 reads 2 comments

  8. NHL's Top 15 Undersized Players and Why We Love Them

    There are players that cast an enormous shadow in the NHL . Zdeno Chara, Tyler Myers and John Scott are some of the most imposing players in the game, each close to seven feet tall with their skates on...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about almost 3 years ago 2,283 reads 33 comments

  9. NHL: 13 Unwritten Hockey Rules That You Just Can't Break

    In any sport, there's a "code" among players that simply cannot be broken. If a hitter gets plunked in a baseball game, odds are that his pitcher will bring the same noise back...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about almost 3 years ago 3,017 reads 26 comments

  10. NHL: 25 Bold Predictions for the Future of the Game

    As the new year gets ready to begin, there are hopes and fears in every NHL city. Will the star player stay healthy? Will the star defenseman ever sign a contract? And will Sean ...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about almost 3 years ago 3,085 reads 107 comments

  11. 10 Little-Known NHL Players Facing High Expectations in 2011-12

    As the new NHL season gets ready to begin, there are some little players that will be... Oh, little- known ? I guess the picture of Nathan Gerbe isn't totally appropriate then...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about almost 3 years ago 1,154 reads 8 comments

  12. NHL's 15 Most Quotable Players of All Time

    Hockey's history if full of colorful personalities, many of which weren't shy when reporters entered the room. But as media evolves, it's hard to put the players of the Original Six Era in the same "quotable" category as today's players...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about almost 3 years ago 2,664 reads 19 comments

  13. NHL Predictions 2011-12: 10 NHL Darkhorse MVP Candidates

    Before the 2010-11 season began, very few people outside Anaheim would have picked Corey Perry to be the most valuable player on his own roster, much less in the entire National Hockey League...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about almost 3 years ago 2,117 reads 13 comments

  14. Chicago Blackhawks: 6 Hawks Who Will Have to Step Up with Patrick Sharp out

    In case you missed the news late last week, 2010 NHL All-Star Game MVP Patrick Sharp had an emergency appendectomy. He is looking at an absence of three to four weeks...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about almost 3 years ago 3,845 reads 3 comments

  15. NHL Power Rankings: Stanley Cup Odds For Every Team

    In June, the Boston Bruins claimed the Stanley Cup. Now we're entering training camp, and preseason games are right around the corner...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about almost 3 years ago 2,642 reads 41 comments

  16. 10 Biggest Pests in NHL History

    Annoying. Irritating. Attention-grabbing. Cheap-shot-taking. These are all phrases that are used when people talk about pests in the game of hockey...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about almost 3 years ago 1,583 reads 8 comments

  17. 10 Most Embarrassing NHL Fan Moments

    There have been some ridiculous moments in the history of every professional sport where players or coaches have done something stupid. There have also been times when fans become part of the news by doing something dumb...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about almost 3 years ago 4,673 reads 46 comments

  18. Chicago Blackhawks: 12 Bold Statistical Predictions for the 2011-12 Season

    Last year, the Chicago Blackhawks came back from winning the Stanley Cup and were eliminated in a thrilling seven-game series in the first round of the playoffs by the Vancouver Canucks ...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about almost 3 years ago 2,927 reads 5 comments

  19. NHL: The 50 Toughest Players in NHL History

    Fighting has always been part of the game of hockey, and there have been some players that were able—and willing—to drop the gloves with anyone. In this slideshow, we're looking at the 50 greatest tough guys in NHL history...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about almost 3 years ago 1,615 reads 52 comments

  20. NHL Power Rankings: The 20 Best Players Making Less Than $1M

    An upside-down Ilya Kovalchuk? That sounds about right. We're looking for some of the best bargains in the NHL heading into the 2011-12 season. Using CapGeek...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about almost 3 years ago 2,359 reads 46 comments

  21. NHL: 20 Players the League Should Be Marketing Like Crazy

    We've all seen the NHL marketing campaigns. There is a ton of stuff out there with Ovechkin, Crosby, Toews, Kane and NHL 12 cover boy Steven Stamkos. But there are great players all over the league that haven't received nearly enough marketing coin..

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about almost 3 years ago 2,066 reads 28 comments

  22. NHL Lines: Ranking the Top 15 Most Famous Lines in NHL History

    Great players can rarely do it on their own. Two players that are great together can be a game-changer, but a line of three that's dominant can be a season-changer...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about almost 3 years ago 5,922 reads 56 comments

  23. NHL History: Each Team's All-Time Unsung Hero

    Nobody is going to confuse either guy in this photo with being an "unsung hero," but every team has players that have somehow slipped through the cracks of the fanbase's collective memory...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about almost 3 years ago 1,672 reads 9 comments

  24. NHL Free Agents: Luke Schenn and 8 Up-and-Coming Stars Still Needing a New Deal

    The 2011-12 NHL season is almost here, but there are some young players still looking to get paid. In the following slides, we'll examine eight players that aren't yet 26 years old that are still looking to get paid...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about almost 3 years ago 993 reads 3 comments

  25. College Hockey: Power Ranking the Top 20 Programs of All Time

    College football's season kicked off on Thursday night, which means school is in session and... hockey season is right around the corner. Here is a look at, historically, the top 20 programs in the college ranks...

    Tab Bamford Written by Tab Bamford about 3 years ago 7,013 reads 26 comments