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COVID-19’s Impact on the NHL

COVID-19’s Impact on the NHL

With so many games getting canceled around the league, the NHL has essentially had to create a schedule on the fly. This is easily the biggest challenge created by COVID-19. The league continuously adjusts the schedule to ensure the healthy teams can play as many games as possible. The biggest example of this is when the St. Louis Blues and Arizona Coyotes played seven games in a row while their previously scheduled opponents dealt with positive tests.

5 of the Best Goalie Tandems in the NHL

5 of the Best Goalie Tandems in the NHL

Most teams with two great options in the net are instant contenders, but that is not the Arizona Coyotes case. Despite having the great goalie tandem of Darcy Keumper and Antii Ranta, the Coyotes will likely struggle to make the playoffs this season. The Arizona defense holes leave Ranta and Keumper exposed far too often, but the excellent goalies usually bail out their teammates.

The Top NHL Rivalries Of All Time

The Top NHL Rivalries Of All Time

The National Hockey League dates back more than 100 years. All six teams that originated in the league are still competing today. This rich history has helped create a lot of intense rivalries over the years. While other sports claim to have rivalries, they do not...

Check Out These Great Books About Ice Hockey

Check Out These Great Books About Ice Hockey

The Hockey Sweater [Amazon Link]   The Hockey Sweater is a story about how the significance of a hockey team's jersey can significantly impact relationships at the local hockey rink. Rivalries in hockey are common between organizations, but no rivalry is quite...

A Brief History of the Stanley Cup

A Brief History of the Stanley Cup

In 1892, Sir Frederick Arthur Stanley, the governor-general of Canada, paid ten guineas, or $50, for the original Stanley Cup trophy, a 7.28-inch high x 11.42-inch in diameter bowl.   According to the National Hockey League (NHL), the original Stanley Cup was to...

Famous Moments In NHL History

Famous Moments In NHL History

Hockey is a fast-paced sport that’s full of exciting historic moments. Some of these moments are well-known to dedicated hockey fans all over the world. Here are three of the most shocking moments in NHL history.   Willie O’ Ree Skates Past the Hockey Color...

The Best Ice Hockey Podcasts Worth Checking Out

The Best Ice Hockey Podcasts Worth Checking Out

There are many forms of entertainment available these days. From cable television to streaming services, YouTube to the radio, there’s no shortage of ways to keep your mind occupied. Unfortunately, television isn’t always available, and for hockey fans wanting to...

Top Ice Hockey Movies to Watch

Top Ice Hockey Movies to Watch

Everyone has their favorite movie. Whether you’re into superhero movies and cried during Avengers: Endgame last year or like to curl up on the couch and watch Lifetime Christmas movies every December, there’s bound to be something for everyone—especially for sports...

Fun Facts About Ice Hockey

Fun Facts About Ice Hockey

Not much happens in the off-season for hockey, and that can be disappointing for NHL fans everywhere. You may not be able to watch your favorite hockey teams fight it out for the Stanley Cup, but everyone loves trivia. Why not learn some about your favorite sport?...