Stanley Cup

The Stanley Cup Comes To Canada, But Only For A Visit

CP | Adina Bresge, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.17.2016 | Canada Living

Scores of spectators waited hours for Sidney Crosby in the sweltering heat.

Sad No Canadian Teams Are In NHL Playoffs? This Will Cheer You Up

The Huffington Post Canada | Bria John | Posted 04.15.2016 | Canada Living

This is fitting.

Let's Give Losing Hockey Teams Something To Play For

David Martin | Posted 04.05.2017 | Canada Living
David Martin

Canadian-based teams aren't very good. Despite league-leading attendance and legions of diehard fans, our teams seldom compare favourably with U.S.-based teams. What can we do in the meantime to maintain fan interest in our national game? The answer to our current dilemma: a playoff battle of the also-rans.

Hockey Hall Of Famer Andy Bathgate Dead At 83

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.26.2016 | Canada Living


Blackhawks Star Dropped From NHL Game Cover Over Police Probe

CP | Posted 08.12.2016 | Canada

EA Sports says Patrick Kane will not be on the cover of the game or attend any promotional events.

The Stanley Cup's Visit To This Neonatal ICU Will Melt Your Heart

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 07.09.2015 | Canada Parents

Every winning player gets one day with the Cup, and Andrew Desjardins spent it with the families of the tiniest patients.

Chicago Blackhawks Take The Cup!

CP | Stephen Whyno, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.15.2016 | Canada

The Blackhawks lifted the Cup at United Center for the first time.

Hey, Stanley! Your Cup Is Showing!

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 06.16.2015 | Canada

This is what hockey's highest honour looks like in an X-ray machine.

I've Given Up On The Stanley Cup

David Martin | Posted 06.03.2016 | Canada
David Martin

It's hard to watch as year after year Canadian-based teams fall by the wayside. This year is particularly hard to take as undeserving fans in some southern, hockey-less city might end up celebrating the winning of what is supposed to be a Canadian trophy.

An Open Letter to the Toronto Maple Leafs

Avrum Rosensweig | Posted 05.03.2016 | Canada
Avrum Rosensweig

Toronto Maple Leafs, how did your confidence dissipate so thoroughly? Is it possible the challenge to the Toronto Maple Leafs does not only start and stop in the dressing room, during practices and throughout a game? Might it be the real trouble emanates from the psyche of the town in which you play and where I live. 

WATCH: Will Canada Bring The Stanley Cup Home?

Posted 04.16.2015 | Canada

There are more Canadian teams in the Stanley Cup playoffs than any season since 2004. Will a Canadian NHL team bring the cherished mug home? Vancou...

B.C. Travellers Sacrifice Luggage To Make Room For The Stanley Cup, Eh

CBC | Posted 05.17.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The Dash 8 airline crew said they weren't sure if the plane could fit the nearly two-metre-tall case holding the cup, so naturally, the fans stepped in.

Get Your Hockey on Edmonton!

Yelp Canada | Posted 03.29.2015 | Canada Alberta
Yelp Canada

Ah hockey, Canada's pastime and definitely the predominant religion of Edmontonians. The City Of Champions is still reveling from the high of Canada's gold medal win at the World Juniors, and is always up for some hockey talk. Whether you're watching a game live, at a bar, or getting your own game on, the YEG has plenty of places to play, watch and cheers to our favourite sport.

An Open Letter To The Vancouver Canucks

Chris Taylor | Posted 11.22.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Chris Taylor

I'm 42 now, with two kids. One of them is almost taller than me. Time is running out here. So, Canucks? Just one Cup victory in my lifetime would be great.

WATCH: 8 Things You Didn't Know About The Stanley Cup

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.10.2014 | Canada

For some, it's simply known as "The Cup". For others, it's "The Holy Grail" or "Lord Stanley's Mug". Yes, the Stanley Cup is pretty much a Canadia...

Habs Fans' Quasi-Religious Faith Is Shaken

Lio Perron | Posted 07.30.2014 | Canada
Lio Perron

Faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. As a Habs faithful, it was hard not to draw parallels between this spri...

How to Find a GM Who Will Bring Home Lord Stanley's Cup

Ivey Business School | Posted 07.30.2014 | Canada Business
Ivey Business School

The data presented in the latest issue of Ivey Business Journal shows a growing body of statistical evidence suggests the odds of winning a Stanley Cup are no better with recruited proven winners in the coaching or GM positions. In some cases, the odds even appear worse.

WATCH: Stanley Cup Visits Sochi

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.17.2014 | Canada

Olympians in Sochi got to hang out with the Stanley Cup on Monday and many couldn't resist taking a photo with the storied trophy when it stopped by a...

Justin Bieber in 2013: A Journey (Best Worst Moments)

The Huffington Post Canada | Anne T. Donahue | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Music

This year, Justin Bieber somehow became the guy from high school who gets drunk in the 7-11 parking lot. And frankly, we shouldn’t have been surpris...

A Masterpiece of a Stanley Cup Final

Anson Carter | Posted 08.29.2013 | Canada
Anson Carter

Bergeron playing with a punctured lung, Hossa's wonky back, or Campbell finishing his shift on a broken leg -- none of it was anything special to watch for me as a former hockey player. That is just what hockey players do because we love the game and more importantly we love to compete.

Stanley Cup Finals 2013: Hollywood Couldn't Have Written a Better Script

Anson Carter | Posted 08.23.2013 | Canada
Anson Carter

I bet there are a lot of frustrated teachers out there that can't wait for the school year to end, as they have to deal with a lot of tired and grumpy little hockey fans coming into school the next day after staying up watching these two great teams compete well into the early morning.

And Then There Were Two..

CP | Jay Cohen, The Associated Press | Posted 08.09.2013 | Canada

CHICAGO - Two franchises, rich in history, talent and star power. Two winning teams that know what it takes to bring home the Stanley Cup. Intrigue, i...

Senators Destroy Habs, Win 5-Game Series

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 07.10.2013 | Canada

MONTREAL - Craig Anderson made 33 saves and Cory Conacher scored twice on a shaky Peter Budaj as the Ottawa Senators advanced to the second round of t...

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...

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...