NHL

Leipsic comments prove hockey culture is still a work in progress

NHLer’s misogynistic comments show hockey, and sports culture, needs to change Unless you’re a diehard hockey fan, you probably had never heard of Brendan Leipsic until last month.  He was…

Sedins put on a show in final home game

The end of an era | Henrik and Daniel Sedin would never want this. All the recognition, tribute videos, and social media posts of support from teammates and other players…

Player Profile: Brandon Volpe

Twenty-one-year-old centre Brandon Volpe, a member of the 2016-2017 B.C. Intercollegiate Hockey Leaghe (BCIHL) championship winning UVic Vikes, is hitting the ice for his second season with the club. Volpe…

The most exciting team you haven’t been watching

Alright, I’ll admit it. I am a major Florida Panthers fan, and apparently I’m not the only one getting jazzed about a hockey club located 5561 kilometres away. Over the…

The right discussion for the wrong reasons

Fighting should—and in all likelihood will—be eliminated from hockey at all levels of the game. When that day comes, it will not be because Connor McDavid broke his hand, or…

Rogers buys exclusive NHL broadcast rights

A $5.2 billion deal has secured Rogers as the exclusive broadcasters of the NHL for the next 12 years. CBC has a sub-licensing arrangement with Rogers, allowing them to broadcast…
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NHL or UFC?

Canada is well known for its love of the stick-and-ice sport, hockey. With the number of fights that have occurred in the 2013-14 season so far, hockey in the NHL…

A hockey fan’s ideological struggle

Those who know me well know I’m a huge hockey fan. Lately, I’ve been asked about my thoughts on the current NHL labour dispute that has ripped something I hold…