Tweet So what will the host team look like as the Winter Olympics come to Sochi, Russia? Did you know that there are less than thirty Russian players in the NHL at this time? It just shows the impact of the rival KHL. With 28 teams, the KHL has proven to be a formidable league [...]
Tweet The Hockey Fanatics interviewed a number of hockey fans and asked them who their favorite players by position were. From the feedback that we received and based on recent performance by players at their respective positions, the Hockey Fanatic has selected the top 20 NHL players by position. Here is what hockey fans had [...]
Tweet The Impact of an NHL Lockout on the Hockey Fan As an NHL hockey fan the worst time of the year is often mid-July to early September when there is no NHL hockey being played. In 2012, it appears that NHL hockey fans will get the shaft once again as Gary Bettman prepares for [...]
Tweet It was not until 1959, that the goalie mask became mainstream in the NHL. In November of 1959, Montreal Canadiens goaltender Jacques Plante was hit in the face with a shot from New York Rangers forward Andy Bathgate. Plante who had previously worn a mask in practice was told by Canadiens coach Toe Blake [...]
Tweet Sometimes I think that the NHL should have some hockey fans on their various committees. There are a lot of passionate and intelligent hockey fans out there. Many with a lot of good ideas. Of course you have the traditional hockey people who do not want to change the game too much and then [...]
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