Archive for April, 2012

My Top 5: NHL Jerseys

Monday, April 30th, 2012

By Clinton

With 30 teams, the NHL has had its interesting share of jerseys over the past few decades. There have been the classics (think Original Six), and then there have been the downright awful (think The Flying V, Nashville’s Mustards, Wild Wing, LA’s 1996 alternates…..the list goes on and on).

Thankfully, there are always a few gems that stand out as good representatives of what the hockey sweater can be. Here are my top five NHL jerseys for the 2011-2012 season.
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Giant Killers: Upsets dominating Round 1?

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

By Kat

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Readers of this blog will remember my predictions for Round One of the NHL playoffs, and are probably shaking their heads as I am with how the 2012 quarterfinals have played out thus far. Over the course of last week, teams that many pundits predicted to go deep into the playoffs now find themselves packing their lockers or staring elimination in the face. (more…)

Around the web: Ryan Kesler Tumbleweed GIFS

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

by Kat

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Whether you’re a fan of Ryan Kesler or not, followers of hockey are likely familiar with his reputation for adding extra style points when he takes a tumble. It’s earned him disdain across the league, but some clever soul at HF Boards had some fun with it and turned it into the latest .gif fodder.

You can find the compilation at Vancouver hockey blog “Pass it Bulis”. Warning: clicking may cause spontaneous fits of laughter.