Ovechkin Wins His Second Straight MVP Award Alexander Ovechkin"He is Alex The Great -- again. Washington Capitals star forward Alex Ovechkin pulled off the kind of repeat the Detroit Red Wings dreamed about by snagging the Hart Trophy as NHL MVP for the second straight year Thursday night. Ovechkin also walked off with the NHL Players' Association's Lester B. Pearson Award, given to the most outstanding player in voting by fellow players. "What a life," Ovechkin said after winning the Pearson for his first jackpot at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas." Washington's Ovechkin takes second straight MVP award [AP] (0)(10120)

NHL Tries to Maintain Success Found in Vancouver

When Sunday’s Olympic Hockey Gold Medal match came to an end, North America’s most prominent nation’s had been zoned in on hockey for a full three hours on one day. That is more hockey than most Americans watch in a month.

Sidney Crosby’s overtime goal sealed the fate for the United States and saved [...]

Ovechkin Wins His Second Straight MVP Award

“He is Alex The Great — again.

Washington Capitals star forward Alex Ovechkin pulled off the kind of repeat the Detroit Red Wings dreamed about by snagging the Hart Trophy as NHL MVP for the second straight year Thursday night.

Ovechkin also walked off with the NHL Players’ Association’s Lester B. Pearson Award, given [...]

Penguins Redeem Last Year’s Stanley Cup Loss By Stunning Detroit at Home to Win the Trophy

In a series that was dominated by the home team, and not a kid named Sid, it was refreshing to see the road team come into Detroit’s building and take the most crucial game of the series. Thanks to two very unexpected goals from Maxime Talbot, the Pittsburgh Penguins ended a 30-year old trend [...]

The History of the Stanley Cup Involves Several Spelling Errors

I guess the hard hitting nature of hockey causes everyone involved with the sport lose some of their brain cells.

Over the years words like “Ilanders” (Islanders), “Leaes” (Leafs) and “Bqstqn” (Boston) have found their way onto the cup, while more than a dozen players and coaches have had their names butchered. Former Montreal [...]

Ovechkin Receives Death Threat From Message Board

This one is a bit surprising. Apparently, Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin was issued a death threat from a poster on a hockey message board. The poster obsessed over the action of killing Ovechkin, saying he would do so without thinking or caring about the jail consequences.

“We became aware of an inappropriate comment [...]

I Wonder Where This Man Lives?

Dedication or stupidity?

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Brodeur Captures NHL Win Record

Martin Brodeur surpassed Patrick Roy on the all-time wins record with a 3-2 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks earlier this evening. Brodeur, who idolized Roy as a child, passed Patrick with his 552nd win. Roy retired at the age of 37, and Brodeur is now 36, so Martin has some more time to improve [...]

Hockey outside

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What a shock, the NHL is making a lot of buzz. No seriously, it is. After playing their second winter classic in as many years, many NHL fans are begging for more outdoor hockey. Some reports say that 240,000 fans had to be turned down when they requested tickets, and [...]

Joe Sakic adds to the ironic joke that is Plaxico Burress

In my post about Derrick Rose and his incident with a knife and an apple, I asked for someone to keep scissors away from Sidney Crosby. Well, it wasn’t Crosby and it wasn’t scissors, but it was Joe Sakic and a snow blower.

From Sports Crackle Pop:

Colorado Avalanche captain Joe Sakic, already [...]

Sean Avery and his eating habits

As if players in the NHL don’t get enough attention on a regular basis, Dallas Stars’ LW Sean Avery talked about “sloppy seconds” in a national interview on TSN. [Edmonton Sun]