Tag: NHL

Bryan Bickell Retires On An Admirable Note

The 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs have been underway for over a week now, and the quest for the Cup is the biggest spotlight in all of sports at the moment. However, on the final day of the NHL’s 2017 regular season there were a number of notable stories that made headlines. One of which involved…

P.K. Subban’s Memorable Return To Montreal

Former Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban returned back to Montreal, on March 1, and for the first time since the 2013 Norris Trophy winner was traded by the Canadiens to the Nashville Predators. And, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that Subban, age 27, received a warm welcome from the Bell Center’s sold out and…

I Applaud Steven Stamkos

Unrestricted-free-agency (UFA) in professional sports — another variable in a sports fan’s version of a never ending drama and entertaining soap-opera. Fans have been crushed after seeing some of their favorite star-athletes leave the name on the front of the jersey for another city’s sports franchise, and one that could offer more money to a…

Turn Off The Radio

Like anyone else who has to commute an hour to their workplace the tunes we listen to on our ride in are essential, especially in the morning. But let’s not forget the mixed anxious feelings, plus relief the ride home entails either. Yes, the one when you feel like Tom Cruise in Jerry Maguire, as…

Nashville

A look back at an unforgettable weekend down in Nashville, Tennessee. It just so happened to be the NHL’s All-Star Weekend as well, so the Little Thing5 had to make a surprise visit in the Music City. Post to follow… Follow McKenna’s coverage of the NHL at About Sports

Jakub Voracek Donating Towards Multiple Sclerosis: Fundraising Proposal

Philadelphia Flyers’ forward Jakub Voracek is coming off an outstanding “breakout” season for the city of “Brotherly Love.” He’ll more than likely have another great year for the Flyers, and will have fans from all over the NHL and professional sports cheering him on, not just Philly. Voracek’s sister has recently been diagnosed with multiple…

Celebrate, It’s Spring

There are still patches of snow scattered across your front lawn looking like random ice bergs in a sea of green, but they’re now melting away. The dark and cold Winter some of us may have experienced is beginning to fade, and the Sun now knows it’s time to start hanging around longer into the…

Martin Brodeur: Flashback Friday

  “And don’t forget Brodeur and Lou Lamoriello, the president and general manager of the New Jersey Devils, “have not burned any bridges with each other” according to Tom Gulitti of The Record. Even with the Devils signing Clemmensen to compete with Kieth Kinkaid for the back up job, what if Clemmensen gets injured or…

An Unexpected Gift

   On Sunday April 13th, 2014 I witnessed something that quite frankly I thought I would never see. The New Jersey Devils had a matinée game vs. the Boston Bruins at the Prudential Center in what appeared to potentially be Martin Brodeur’s last game as a Devil. The game itself, including the postgame, were filled…