All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘hockey’

Erin Andrews: NHL Boyfriend Jarret Stoll Charged With Felony Cocaine Possession

Los Angeles Kings hockey player, Jarret Stoll, was arrested on April 17 for possessing cocaine at the MGM Wet Republic pool in Las Vegas. Stoll, who is the boyfriend of FOX sportscaster and Dancing With the Stars host Erin Andrews, has now been charged with felony possession of a controlled substance. #Kings’ Jarret Stoll charged with drug possession: http://t.co/oWw6yq0H5r pic.twitter.com/dVAnELm0Ph …

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Elisha Cuthbert Receives Apology From TSN, Now Wants Money For Defamation

TSN have found themselves in the middle of a social media controversy after Joffrey Lupul, Dion Phaneuf, and Phaneuf’s wife Elisha Cuthbert threatened them with a lawsuit over a tweet that the network published on-air. The tweet insinuated that Lupul and Cuthbert were having an affair. The offending tweet appeared on a crawl during the network’s NHL trade deadline coverage. …

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NHL, GoPro Partner for Live, POV Game Video

GoPro’s first partnership with a major professional sports league goes to … the NHL. The NHL and the NHLPA have just announced they are teaming up with GoPro to strap cameras on players, which will allow for some pretty cool in-game footage from the point of view of the men on the ice. “GoPro is the perfect partner for us …

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Corey Perry of the NHL Diagnosed with Mumps

Anaheim Ducks players Corey Perry and Francois Beauchemin have been diagnosed with mumps. National Hockey League winger Perry has been cleared of the disease and is set to resume workouts Thursday, while Beauchemin is still in the hospital receiving intravenous fluids. Though, Ducks medical director Craig Milhouse said that he is improving. Mumps, or epidemic parotitis, is a viral illness …

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Paulina Gretzky’s Wedding to Dustin Johnson Reportedly on Thin Ice

One year ago, Dustin Johnson became perhaps the luckiest man in golf as he became engaged to Paulina Gretzky, the daughter of “The Great One,” Wayne Gretzky. Throughout the course of their relationship, however, Johnson’s personal and professional lives have been filled with drama. According to reports, Johnson has failed three drug tests since 2009 – one for marijuana and …

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Los Angeles Kings Will Face The New York Rangers

The stage is set for the battle of the coasts. It all comes down to the New York Rangers versus the Los Angeles Kings in a best of seven series to determine which team will raise the Stanley Cup. It’s certainly a big city matchup as two of the largest hockey markets in the country, New York and Los Angeles, …

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Ryan Malone of Tampa Bay Lightning Arrested on Cocaine Charge

Ryan Malone, left wing for the Tampa Bay Lightning, was arrested early Saturday morning on charges of cocaine possession and driving under the influence. Malone, 34, was driving around Rome Street in Tampa, FL around 3:20am when an officer noticed Malone’s car hit a curb. Concerned, the officer pulled Malone over and found cocaine in his pants pocket and saw …

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Steven Stamkos Redeems Himself in Overtime

Steven Stamkos scored a hat trick last night in Tampa Bay’s overtime win over Buffalo. But before you go patting him on the back, please note that one of the goals counted for the opposing team. The Lightning center called it an “uncharacteristic hat trick.” However, he redeemed himself in OT when he put the winning goal (in the correct …

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Rich Peverley Collapses During Dallas Stars Game

At the 13:37 mark of the first period in yesterday’s Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Dallas Stars hockey game, play was halted by the officials due to Rich Peverley, a Centre for the Dallas Stars, collapsing on the bench. The scene as it unfolded live was one of panic and deep concern. When the players on the Dallas Stars bench first …

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Shannon Szabados to Play Pro Hockey With the Boys

After Shannon Szabados won her second gold medal in eight years for Canada’s women’s hockey team, she thought that she would be hanging up her skates and putting her hockey equipment away until next winter. Then some of the guys that she’s played with over the years gave her a call asking the goaltender to check out their team in …

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Roberto Luongo Traded Back To Florida

Fans of Roberto Luongo are going to have to buy a different jersey soon, or at least bring out the one they had from years ago. The Vancouver Canucks traded Luongo to the Florida Panthers on Tuesday. Luongo previously played for the Panthers from 2000 – 2006 before he was traded to the Canucks, where he has been ever since. …

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Pat LaFontaine Leaves Job As President Of Buffalo Sabres Hockey Ops

The Buffalo Sabres released an official statement on Saturday evening announcing Pat LaFontaine’s resignation from his position as hockey operations president of the Sabres. He is due to go back to being VP of development and community affairs in the National Hockey League. LaFontaine’s brief tenure brought about several changes in the Sabres’ lineup including appointing Tim Murray as general …

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Julianna Hough Dating Brooks Laich

It looks like the gorgeous Julianna Hough is no longer single. Sorry guys! The Safe Haven actress sparked romance rumors with Canadian hockey player Brooks Laich when the two were spotted holding hands. The couple went for a hike with Hough’s two dogs. Both looked relaxed in casual clothes and hiking shoes. Hough and Laich were spotted together the day …

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USA Women’s Hockey Team Bested By Canada In Sochi

The United States women’s hockey team faced off with—and lost to—their long-time rivals (and neighbors) the Canadians in a preliminary game on Wednesday, February 12 at the Shayba Arena. The final score was 3-2 in favor of Canada, to the dismay of the Americans but to the delight, of course, of the Canadian team. One proud and positively beaming member …

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Coyotes Changing Name In 2014-2015 Season

The Phoenix Coyotes are going to look a little different in the upcoming 2014-2015 season. On Wednesday, Anthony LeBlanc, Coyotes Co-owner, President, and CEO, officially announced the team would be changing from the Phoenix Coyotes to the Arizona Coyotes. LeBlanc added that the change makes sense because the team didn’t actually play in Phoenix. The Coyotes rink, Jobing.com Arena is …

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Paulina Gretzky Featured on Maxim Cover

With the advent of Instagram came the ever-increasing popularity of the “selfie” – a niche art-form in which one is able to contort their body in the most awkward way possible in order to capture the perfect “glamour” shot, without the aid of an external photographer (This process became a WHOLE lot easier whenever smart phones started integrating forward-facing cameras …

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NHL Helmet Rule Brings Some Safety To Fights

This writer will be the first to admit that sports are not her forte; yet, there has always been some kind of allure to the world of hockey. Something about a pack of grown men furiously skating on ice in pounds of padding while hitting each other, and sometimes the puck, with giant sticks is oddly captivating. While baseball, football, …

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Goalie Fight Gets Brutal In Toronto

Fights aren’t uncommon during hockey games; sometimes, that’s part of what fans pay to see. It’s a rough sport, and brawls come with the territory. But on Sunday, a fight between goalies during a Maple Leafs/Sabres game in Toronto got a little brutal as the crowd–and shocked players–looked on. It all began when Toronto’s Jamie Devane and Buffalo’s Corey Tropp …

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Boston Bruins Looking Good in Preseason

With the regular National Hockey League (NHL) season just around the corner (October 1, to be exact), hockey fans around the globe are watching preseason games to see the talent their favorite teams have. And by the looks of things, Boston Bruins fans have a lot to look forward to. In their most recent game against the Washington Capitals, the …

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Goalie Gameplay Will Be Improved In NHL 14

Hockey is a most noble sport defined by the coolest goaltenders ever. I would give anything to wear that armor, and the improvements being made to EA Sports NHL 14 will bring me one step closer to Goldberg. EA says that they have improved the goalie game in NHL 14 over the last game by allowing the goalies to not …

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Elisha Cuthbert Marries Hockey Star Dion Phaneuf

Elisha Cuthbert and Toronto Maple Leaf captain Dion Phaneuf decided to finally tie the knot this weekend in a private wedding. Cuthbert, a Canadian actress (and professional eye roller) well-known for her roles in films like Love Actually and The Girl Next Door, married long time boyfriend Phaneuf over the weekend on Saturday. The wedding is said to have taken …

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Phoenix Coyotes Re-Sign Mike Smith In Six Year Deal

Phoenix Coyotes and Mike Smith fans will be happy to know that he won’t be going anywhere soon. A report from today says that Smith, goalie for the Coyotes’, has re-signed with the team. The deal will see him play for the team for six more years, and his pay will be $5.7 million a year. The re-signing comes after …

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Coach Fired Via Skype: Krueger Out As Oilers Skipper

Nobody likes getting fired, but the way its done can have a huge impact on the experience. Hang around the internet long enough, and you’ll read stories about people getting fired in all sorts of creative ways: over Facebook, Twitter, text message, or even Skype. Skype was the weapon of choice for the upper management of the Edmonton Oilers NHL …

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Florida Panthers Debut New 20th Anniversary Logo

The Florida Panthers organization today announced that the NHL team’s 20th anniversary will be celebrated with a special 20th anniversary logo. In addition to the new logo, the team promises a “host of fan recognition and interactive opportunities.” The Panthers celebrations will include a tribute to original season seat holders, giveaways, collectible merchandise, a themed in-game presentation, and “visits from …

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Elisha Cuthbert Eye Roll Explained on Twitter

This week’s Eastern Conference quarterfinals match between the Boston Bruins and the Toronto Maple Leafs went into overtime, inflaming passions and making the Maple Leafs’ loss that much more brutal. However, a couple of glances have now overshadowed the Stanley Cup playoffs. Actress Elisha Cuthbert, who is currently dating Maple Leafs Captain Dion Phaneuf, was spotted rolling her eyes at …

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Will Google Glass Have A Place In Sports Broadcasting?

Google Glass can do a lot of things, but can it be used in sports? Google Glass Explorer Joseph Lallouz might have answered that very question this week when he wore Glass to his hockey game. What follows is six minutes of first-person hockey that feels all too real and incredibly immersive. Now, Glass has no chance of replacing traditional …

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NHL 14 Cover Athlete Voting Has Begun

Electronic Arts is the go-to scapegoat for all of the anti-gamer decisions that have begun to creep into gaming. The video game publisher may be the internet’s favorite punching bag and America’s Worst Company two years running, but the organization does do some things right. One of those things is allowing fans to vote on which athlete will grace the …

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Frank Zamboni Celebrated with Ice-Resurfacing Google Doodle Game

Today’s Google Doodle is a an interesting little game that puts you in the driver’s seat of an unlikely protagonist. Sure, there are hockey players and figure skaters in the game – but you don’t control them. Instead, you’re the Zamboni driver, tasked with smoothing out the scuffled ice. The Doodle, of course, honors Frank Zamboni, the Italian-American inventor of …

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Don Cherry Stung By Bees, Takes To Twitter

Canadian ice hockey commentator Don Cherry keeps his fans entertained even when he’s not talking sports. The 78-year old took to Twitter recently to talk about his ordeal with a hive of angry bees in his shed, which left him with several painful stings and a lesson learned. The announcer, who wears outrageous suits and is often described as “flamboyant”, …

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NHL Referee Murder: Ladislav Scurko Convicted of Stabbing Former Tenant

NHL referee murder: Ladislav Scurko, who was drafted by the Philadelphia Flyers in 2004, has been convicted of stabbing a former referee, according to Yahoo News. The incident occurred in 2008 following a dispute between Scurko and Marek Liptaj, who once lived in the professional hockey player’s home. Upon learning that Liptaj did not have cancer, an argument promptly ensued. …

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