Canucks Extra: Make the bonus point wins a thing in hockey

Canucks Extra: Make the bonus point wins a thing in hockey

Goals galore are what we should want. Faced with the reality that tries are more entertaining but that teams were often settling for the less sensational penalty kicks, rugby officials decided 25 years ago to create an incentive for teams to really go for it — they created the bonus point win. It’s been accepted […]

Johnny Walker’s hat trick leads upset win over Denver

Johnny Walker’s hat trick leads upset win over Denver

Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Johnny Walker’s hat trick leads No. 20 ASU hockey upset of No. 4 Denver Johnny Walker scored a hat trick Friday night, leading No. 20 Arizona State hockey to a 4-1 win over No. 4 Denver at Oceanside Ice Arena. Post […]

Faribault Boys Hockey Skates Past John Marshall

The Faribault Falcons boys hockey team had a happy bus ride home from Rochester Thursday night.  The Falcons rolled by the Rockets 5-1 while outshooting them 43-14. Zach Siegert and Jordan Nawrocki each had 2 goals in the game and Spencer Ell earned the shutout between the pipes.  Ell is being honored this weekend by […]

NHL finally adding more women in hockey, from broadcasting to scouting

NHL finally adding more women in hockey, from broadcasting to scouting

Caley Chelios is a story in Tampa because she is a female radio analyst working for an NHL team. The bigger story is Chelios, 26, is a broadcasting wunderkind with national potential. “She is as knowledgeable as anyone I talk to in the game,” Lightning coach Jon Cooper said, “and it comes natural to her.” Listen […]

U men’s hockey regrouping after rough weekend, subpar first half

U men’s hockey regrouping after rough weekend, subpar first half

    With eight series in the rear-view mirror and eight more, plus a two-game holiday tournament, remaining, Gophers men’s hockey coach Bob Motzko considers this weekend’s set at Ohio State as the start of the second half of the season. “We’ve already hit the halfway point,’’ Motzko said during Tuesday’s media session. “We’ve done […]

Islanders Award Winners: Michael Peca, Selke Trophy, 2002

Islanders Award Winners: Michael Peca, Selke Trophy, 2002

In June of 2001, Michael Peca needed a place to play, and the Islanders needed a captain. The two found each other thanks to a post-draft trade, and Peca played an integral role in leading the franchise through a much-needed turn of the millennium renaissance. Peca wasn’t the biggest player on the ice, but his […]