Why Does the NHL Even Bother?

On Friday night, during Game 4 of the Western Conference finals, Ducks center, Ryan Getzlaf, was caught on camera yelling an anti-gay and sexist slur. His punishment for saying the phrase? A $10,000 fine. That's all. Last year, when Montreal Canadien's Andrew Shaw was on the Chicago Blackhawks, he too shouted an anti-gay slur at the … Continue reading Why Does the NHL Even Bother?

Was Ryan Johansen Wrong in Voicing His Opinion?

Harry How/Getty Images Since Nashville Predator Ryan Johansen answered a question about Western Conference foe and Anaheim Duck Ryan Kesler in his post-game media scrum, hockey fans across social media had an opinion. But would you rather he not have said anything? After a 5-3 loss to the Anaheim Ducks in Game 2 of the … Continue reading Was Ryan Johansen Wrong in Voicing His Opinion?

Series Preview: Washington Capitals vs. Toronto Maple Leafs

The 2017 playoffs are about to be underway with many interesting match-ups happening. After the Maple Leafs failed to win against the Columbus Blue Jackets, they were set to face the first-seeded Washington Capitals. The Capitals are coming off another great season- winning the Presidents Trophy, and looking to make it past the dreaded second round. … Continue reading Series Preview: Washington Capitals vs. Toronto Maple Leafs

Hockey Deserves Better

As sports fans, we recognize that there is something bigger than all of us. Something bigger than the Commissioner's Trophy, bigger than a Super Bowl ring, and bigger than the Stanley Cup. Ultimately, it's bigger than the Olympic games themselves, because the opportunity to play for and represent your country is larger than life to … Continue reading Hockey Deserves Better

Photos: BUF @ ARI 2/26

The Coyotes snapped their two game losing streak Sunday with an exciting comeback victory over the Buffalo Sabres. The Sabres took a 2-0 lead through two periods with goals from Jack Eichel and Evan Rodrigues. Six minutes into the third, Max Domi cut Buffalo's lead in half with his 7th goal of the season. A little over six minutes later, … Continue reading Photos: BUF @ ARI 2/26

Hockey and the LGBTQ Community

It's Hockey is for Everyone month and a lot of people are focusing on the LGBTQ portion of everyone. With all the teams hosting You Can Play nights and the prevalence of You Can Play in the hockey world, it makes sense people are focusing on this topic. But one of the most talked about … Continue reading Hockey and the LGBTQ Community

Why a Need to Justify My Love for Hockey Is the Bigger Problem

Can you even name the retired numbers for the Kings?  For the first time in twenty–two years of life, I found myself being asked this question. And to top it off, I was on a date. Across from me, a boy in board shorts and a Steelers shirt stared at me. Let’s call him Brett. … Continue reading Why a Need to Justify My Love for Hockey Is the Bigger Problem