NHL Draft 2013: What You Need To Know

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.25.2013 | Canada

The start of the 2013 NHL season wasn't the most confident of beginnings, with a 113-day lockout taking a big chunk out of the league's scheduled game...

Kids, Play On! - Aggressive Parents Should Chill Out On The Sidelines

Martin Parnell | Posted 08.16.2013 | Canada Alberta
Martin Parnell

Why would millions of kids walk away from sports which are meant to be fun? Well, the reason is it's not fun, not when Mum and Dad are "Yellers". Children are embarrassed by parents behaving aggressively on the sideline of junior sports event, especially their own. Telling a 16 year-old, "you're not trying hard enough" or, "you'll be cut from the team" is bad enough. But telling a 6 year-old is, surely, unacceptable.

NHL Playoffs 2013: Predictions From Me and Snoop Dogg

Anson Carter | Posted 07.24.2013 | Canada
Anson Carter

I had the chance to catch up with Snoop Dogg and get his thoughts on the Battle of California. Snoop's a big hockey fan and has been following this series from overseas in Africa. Snoop's pick? L.A. in seven. "Jeff carter's on a hot streak right now, and I don't think San Jose can hold him back," Snoop said.

'Still A BeLeafer'

CP | Diana Mehta, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.13.2013 | Canada

TORONTO - Dismay mingled with disbelief in Toronto late Monday night as Maple Leaf fans watched their team suffer a stomach-churning Game 7 loss to th...

Sens Not Scared By Penguins Big Guns

CP | Lisa Wallace, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.13.2013 | Canada

OTTAWA - The Ottawa Senators have proven they can get results as an underdog. They have overcome long odds this season and are coming off an impressiv...

Leafs Force Game 7

CP | Neil Davidson, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.12.2013 | Canada

TORONTO - A young Toronto team whose previous exposure to the NHL playoffs was largely watching them on TV is looking to make a little post-season his...

Cherry Gives Leafs Fans Strange Praise

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.12.2013 | Canada

TORONTO - Don Cherry took a veiled shot at Vancouver that earned him an ovation from Toronto Maple Leafs fans.Speaking during the Coach's Corner segme...

Price Is Out

CP | Bill Beacon, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.09.2013 | Canada

BROSSARD, Que. - It has been one injury after another for the Montreal Canadiens.Goaltender Carey Price was the latest to go down as the team announce...

The Buds Are Back

CP | Gregory Strong, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.29.2013 | Canada

After a truncated 48-game regular season, the NHL post-season has arrived. Here's a look at five storylines to watch as the quest for the Stanley Cup ...

Coming Back (Again)

CBC | Posted 06.25.2013 | Canada

Sidney Crosby’s return to the Pittsburgh Penguins lineup for the start of the Stanley Cup playoffs became a stronger possibility on Thursday. ...

Sens Star Returns To Practice

CP | Lisa Wallace, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.19.2013 | Canada

OTTAWA - There was no denying the sense of excitement as Erik Karlsson took to the ice Friday morning for the Ottawa Senators' practice.Karlsson suffe...

How Long Until Kevin Lowe Fires Himself?

Kolby Solinsky | Posted 06.16.2013 | Canada
Kolby Solinsky

---------------------------------------- Think of that much-overused (and sometimes incorrect) line, "It's not personal. It's business." Well, the E...

Tips for Going to an Ottawa Senators Game

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 06.16.2013 | Home
Adrian Brijbassi

If you're a fan, you can follow the action without worrying if the hooligan next to you is going to drop his beer on your lap (unless of course your neighbour is wearing a Leafs jersey, in which case you'd be advised to find Dupont or Jodoin to heckle him into an early departure).

NHL Signs Partnership With Gay Rights Group

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.12.2013 | Canada Impact

The NHL and NHLPA have signed a historic agreement with gay rights group You Can Play. You Can Play is an advocacy group that promotes inclusivene...

Reddit's Hilarious Hockey Diagram

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.04.2013 | Canada

If you've watched any substantial amount of hockey you'll realize that your favourite team or player has certain routines on the ice. A hotshot sniper...

Forget March Madness - NCAA Frozen Four Has it All

Robert Waite | Posted 06.03.2013 | Canada
Robert Waite

Forget March Madness. Or the run for the Stanley Cup. And you can keep your Super Bowl, Grey Cup or World Series. For my money, the most exciting spo...

Calgary Flames' Bouwmeester Traded To St. Louis

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.01.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - The Calgary Flames continued to usher big names out the door with the trade of defenceman Jay Bouwmeester to the St. Louis Blues on Monday.T...

LOOK: If NHL Teams Were Game Of Thrones Houses

The Huffington Post Canada | Lauren Strapagiel | Posted 03.26.2013 | Canada TV

It's a nail-biter of a time for both Game of Thrones and NHL fans. The third season of HBO's acclaimed adaptation of the 'A Song of fire and Ice' s...

WATCH: Devils Goalie 'Scores' A Goal

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.22.2013 | Canada

Veteran New Jersey Devils goalie Martin Brodeur regularly robs his opponents of scoring opportunities and shuts down rival offenses night-in, night ou...

Regina Restaurant Rakes in the Votes from Across Canada

Vacay.ca | Posted 05.19.2013 | Canada

Doug Jarrett played in 13 seasons in the NHL, skating across North America with the Chicago Blackhawks and New York Rangers. He's dined at fine restau...

NHL Divisions Step Closer To A Shake Up

CP | Ira Podell, The Associated Press | Posted 05.07.2013 | Canada

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The NHL moved a step closer to realignment Thursday as the players' association approved a proposed plan that is set to go into effec...

It's Time the NHL Makes Visors Mandatory

Kolby Solinsky | Posted 05.06.2013 | Canada
Kolby Solinsky

We get it, hockey people (myself included). We know you like to act tough. But, please, please, please... Everybody in the NHL, for the love of whatever imaginary friend in the sky you believe in WEAR A VISOR! Fact is, visors don't save you from everything. They're not supposed to. But, they can still save your career. They can save you from something far worse.

The Bipolar Canucks vs The Heroic Blackhawks

Kolby Solinsky | Posted 05.03.2013 | Canada
Kolby Solinsky

It doesn't really matter what happens or how the standings change. For the foreseeable future, the Vancouver Canucks and Chicago Blackhawks are semi-p...

Don Cherry Is Holding CBC Hockey Back

Rachel Décoste | Posted 04.29.2013 | Canada
Rachel Décoste

Don Cherry's regressive rhetoric betrays Canada's reputation as a nation of inclusiveness and cultural tolerance. The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation has tolerated this treatment for too long. Don Cherry's distasteful diatribes belong in hockey's past, not in the Canadian national pastime's present or future.

Fans Make Oilers The NHL's Hottest Draw

Vacay.ca | Posted 04.11.2013 | Canada Travel

Story by Karen Evenden Vacay.ca Writer EDMONTON, ALBERTA -- If you happen to visit Edmonton this week, one of the first things you will notice is the...