In the NHL, a high-sticking penalty will typically earn you two minutes in the box. If the stick draws blood from your opponent’s face, the penalty is worth four minutes.
Unfortunately, Saturday marked the second time in only a few weeks that an NHL player has taken a puck to the face.
I have no idea what caused this brawl, but Puck Daddy informs us that the teams involved (HIFK, Pelicans) set a league record by amassing 465 penalty minutes.
Two weekends ago, Bruins forward Milan Lucic was on a breakaway when the puck got away from him and he collided with Sabres goalie Ryan Miller, who had left the crease.
The Minnesota Wild signed a 51-year-old print shop owner to serve as the team’s emergency goalie Wednesday.
Paul Deutsch runs a screen printing and embroidery store in Richfield (Minn.
Not scoring a goal all night can be frustrating. When you pay money to go watch a hockey game, the least you expect is for your team to put the puck in the net.
Predators rookie forward Craig Smith missed a wide open shot on an empty net at the end of Thursday’s Nashville-Toronto game.
Being from New England, I know a little something about the girlfriend jinx. Since Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen got together, the Patriots have not won a Super Bowl.