Posts tagged "NHL"

Keep the Red Out: Predators Ticket Plan Aims to Keep Blackhawks Fans Away from Nashville

Keep the Red Out: Predators Ticket Plan Aims to Keep Blackhawks Fans Away from Nashville
For Chicago Blackhawks fans few road trips are more enjoyable than the trip to Music City to watch the Hawks battle the rival Nashville Predators. Nashville’s vibrant night life and delicious food combine to make it the most attractive Central Division city for Hawks fans to visit. However if Nashville Predators’ management gets its way... Read more »

Corey Crawford: F*ckin Eh! What a Victory Rally Speech!

Corey Crawford: F*ckin Eh! What a Victory Rally Speech!
F*ckin, Eh! Corey Crawford, the starting goaltender of the 2013 Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks, dropped multiple f-bombs on live television during today’s championship rally in Grant Park. After being edged out by teammate Patrick Kane for the Conn Smythe Trophy as MVP of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, Crawford was visibility excited after receiving a... Read more »

Florida Panthers Season Tickets for $7

Florida Panthers Season Tickets for $7
Looking to get inside the Madhouse on Madison for Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final this Saturday night ? The cheapest standing room only ticket currently available on StubHub will set you back $369. Looking to catch an away game in Boston on Monday night? The cheapest seat in the house can be had for $425. That’s why... Read more »
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Blackhawks Fans Roar: Epic National Anthem in Chicago at Game 1 of Stanley Cup Final

Once upon a time in Chicago a funny man once asked, “What happens when an unstoppable force meets an immovable object?” Last night, Hawks fans found out just before puck drop. Euphoric Blackhawks fans arrived at the UC even earlier than normal in order beat the rumored ‘derecho’ that was expected to combine a plethora of thunderbolts with 80+ mph... Read more »

Can Google Glass Solve Hockey's TV Problem?

Can Google Glass Solve Hockey's TV Problem?
Much to the chagrin of hockey lovers like myself, the National Hockey League has long been the runt of the Big 4 North American professional sports leagues. If the Big 4 were personified by members of the Lannister clan from Game of Thrones, the MLB would be Tywin: the rich, noble patriarch whose best days are behind him –... Read more »

How I Butt Pucked Myself By 'Outing' NHL Player

Earlier this week I was forwarded an incredible story: a blog post from gay lifestyle blog Queerty.com asserted that a Montreal Canadians player was planning to ‘come out of the closet’ this week. If true, this would make him the first openly gay professional athlete in one of the Big 4 North American professional sports leagues. The Queerty.com... Read more »
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NHL Player Rumored to be Coming Out as First Gay Athlete

UPDATED: Read this post in light of new info. One of the biggest remaining glass ceilings in professional sports may be coming down this week if rumors out of Montreal are to be believed. Gay community blog Queerty is reporting that a NHL player will come out this week as the first openly gay athlete in the Big 4... Read more »

NBA Franchise Values Soar Under New CBA

Yesterday Forbes released its annual list of the most valuable teams in the NBA. The consensus? The financial health of the league is stronger than ever thanks to the new collective bargaining agreement signed after the 2011 NBA lockout. In 2013, NBA franchise values soared; the average team is now worth $509 million, a 30% increase from 2012. For the first... Read more »

Hossa, Kane, and Toews Power Blackhawks Hot Start

Cold Steel on Ice has opened up the season hotter than hell. A day after spoiling the 2012 Stanley Cup Champion Los Angeles Kings’ banner and ring ceremony at the Staples Center, the Chicago Blackhawks traveled to the desert where they downed the Phoenix Coyotes 6-4 Sunday night at Jobbing.com Arena. With the wins, the Blackhawks find themselves starting... Read more »
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NHL Lockout Ends

NHL Lockout Ends
Have a beer, hockey is here! Wonderful news for Blackhawk fans everywhere: Cold Steel on Ice is returning to the Mad House on Madison. Early Sunday morning the NHL  and NHLPA announced they have reached a tentative agreement to end the lockout and save the 2012-2013 season. The new collective bargaining agreement seeks to bring... Read more »
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