Top Shelf Pours for the Montreal Canadiens

Another week, another Top Shelf Pours here at Puck It Up! This week is featuring the Montreal Canadiens. The Canadiens ended this season in 28th place with a total of 71 points (which broke my heart a bit because I know a handful of Habs fans and I love Max Pacioretty). Without further ado, this … Continue reading Top Shelf Pours for the Montreal Canadiens

Top Shelf Pours for the Ottawa Senators

Top Shelf Pours is back again with the Ottawa Senators. The Senators finished this season in 30th with 67 points this season. Just like Sabres fans, they’ll need something strong to drink in order to forget the season they just had. So Sens fans, this one is for you! One beer: Labatt Blue. Labatt is … Continue reading Top Shelf Pours for the Ottawa Senators

Top Shelf Pours for the Buffalo Sabres

With the NHL playoffs coming to close soon and the offseason fastly approaching, we all need something fun to get through the summer with. So, I’m introducing Top Shelf Pours, a series that pairs hockey teams with a beer, a mixed drink, and a wine. Now I know not every hockey fan drinks, and there … Continue reading Top Shelf Pours for the Buffalo Sabres

Seattle Hockey Has a President

Seattle hockey is back in the news with another update. But this time, it’s about their newly appointed president and CEO. Tod Leiweke has been in the sports industry for a long time, and now he’s dipping his toes into the Seattle hockey world. But just who is he? Tod Leiweke is actually the brother … Continue reading Seattle Hockey Has a President

A Brief Intro about Emergency Goalies

There are few things more exciting than watching an emergency goalie be called into the net during an NHL game. This season alone, we got to see the Blackhawks put Scott Foster between the pipes and the accountant pulled out the saves. But for people who are new to the sport, and even people who … Continue reading A Brief Intro about Emergency Goalies

Is Tanking Really Worth It?

With the NHL season winding down, teams have to decide whether to keep on fighting or to tank and try to get a decent draft pick. But, as either a player or a fan, is tanking really worth it? Is tanking something that we, as fans, should actually root for? I think it’s safe to … Continue reading Is Tanking Really Worth It?

NWHL Playoffs 2018: First Round Recap and Isobel Cup Final Preview

Last weekend, the NWHL held their first playoff games of the 2017-2018 season. On Saturday, March 17th, the Boston Pride visited the Buffalo Beauts, with the latter-mentioned team coming out victorious. The next day, Sunday, March 18th, the Metropolitan Riveters hosted the Connecticut Whale, with the aforementioned team emerging as the winner. The Isobel Cup … Continue reading NWHL Playoffs 2018: First Round Recap and Isobel Cup Final Preview

Seattle is Going Strong

 It’s been some time, but we finally have another update about hockey in Seattle! Seattle has proved once again that they’re ready for a hockey team. This time, they put their money where their mouth is. The Oak View Group, one of the driving forces behind getting an NHL franchise to Seattle, took the next step … Continue reading Seattle is Going Strong

The NWHL is Coming to Minnesota!

Now that the trainwreck of the NHL All-Star weekend has passed, we can concentrate on more important things. Like the NWHL All-Star weekend! This is the second All-Star weekend in the league's history and it will be taking place in St. Paul, Minnesota at TRIA rink. New to this year, the NWHL have partnered with … Continue reading The NWHL is Coming to Minnesota!

Could Hockey Help Politics?

The whole world is a stage and in 2018 we’re just watching it play out. As sports fans, we’re just waiting for the next big thing to happen: The Olympics. This has been on everyone’s mind for a while. Not only are NHL players not allowed to partake in the games this year, but they’re … Continue reading Could Hockey Help Politics?