Archive for the ‘NHL’ Category

So the Cubs won the World Series… Fans in Arizona & San Diego & Buffalo have hope


The Chicago Cubs ended a 108 year wait for a title last week, but there are still some teams who have not tasted championship success in the lifetimes of many of their long suffering fans. Andy Turner takes a look at the longest droughts in US Sports…

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Slap Shot: Kings get Pecked


The Anaheim Ducks ruined Rob Blake’s jersey retirement party, Boston were caught by an Avalanche, Toronto’s slump continued and Washington paid the price for being too cocky against the Oilers. Here’s Alex Underwood with this week’s Slap Shot…

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SLAP SHOT: Tampa thumped by Philly


This week’s Slap Shot from Uncle Sam’s NHL blogger Alex Underwood features wins for the New Jersey Devils and Winnipeg Jets, the New York Islanders gaining local bragging rights by defeating the Rangers, plus a surprise whalloping for the Tampa Bay Lightning at Philly…

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Slap Shot: Bruins break losing streak


This week’s Slap Shot by Uncle Sam’s resident NHL writer Alex Underwood, brings you news of wins for Chicago, Boston, San Jose and Colorado…

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The toughest of the goons


The NHL is famed for skilled shots, the grace of players skating, awesome saves and of course fighting. The enforcers job is to defend players who are getting “too much attention” from another player, this normally (pretty much always) ends in violence. Some see it as unnecessary and thuggish, others a key strategy in the game plan. Here’s Alex Underwood on the NHL tough guys…

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Slap Shot – New York streak continues

NHL: Anaheim Ducks at Ottawa Senators

It’s been another eventful week in the NHL and Uncle Sam’s man in the know Alex Underwood brings us news of wins for Ottawa, New York, Nashville and Florida in the latest installment of Slap Shot…

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Slap Shot – Panthers pounce on Redwings


Alex Underwood takes a look at some of the best action from the NHL this week, including big wins for Florida, Dallas and Washington…

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Penguins Watch – A new era


27 games into the regular season and the Penguins sit at 18-6-3 and are at the top of the Metropolitan Division on 39 points. It’s been a solid start to the season and the Penguins look to be on course for another playoff stint. Here is Pens fan Gary Beeson with a little update on how the season has been going so far…

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Slap Shot: This week in the National Hockey League

Alex Underwood takes a look at some of the best action from the NHL this week, including big wins for Columbus, Toronto and Colorado.

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Slap Shot: Top five games from the NHL this week

Detroit Red Wings v Los Angeles Kings

Here’s our NHL man in the know, Alex Underwood, on another interesting week of hockey including wins for Detroit, Buffalo, Nashville, Minnesota and the LA Kings…

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