Over the years, seemingly every Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens rivalry game is intense. Things were no different Sunday night in Boston, when Andrew Shaw settled a past score with Torey Krug.
The resulting fight was so fierce, even Referee Wes McCauley got amped when announcing the penalties.
Despite a lackluster season so far, the Detroit Red Wings are still finding ways to make the world a better place. Detroit native and Red Wings defenseman Danny DeKeyser took some time on Tuesday to surprise his biggest (and smallest) fan for her birthday on Wednesday.
Warning: this footage is really, really cute.
On Sunday, the Atlanta Falcons blew a 28-3 lead to the New England Patriots in the game’s second half. This crushing playoff loss prompted many on Twitter to label Atlanta as the NFL’s version of the Washington Capitals.
Warriors 🏀, Indians⚾ and Falcons🏈 all blew it. Who’s gonna be the NHL team?
— Emma (@Emmav6522) February 6, 2017
But since 2010, the Capitals have twice blown a 3-1 series lead. They were upset in the first round by the Montreal Canadiens after winning the President’s Trophy during the 2009-10 season. The Caps were eliminated in the second round by the eventual Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins after owning the league’s best regular season record last year.
We all have our ways of preparing for the annual playoff heartbreak. Here’s mine.
The best moment of the NHL Top 100 Ceremony didn’t actually happen on stage. It happened in the crowd.
During Jon Hamm’s opening segment, the former Mad Men actor flubbed Alex Ovechkin’s name and called him Sergei. Later in the show, Hamm went out into the crowd and apologized, attempting to play off the mistake.
That was okay, I guess. But then the camera panned to the right and Mikhail Ovechkin came into the frame. Everything immediately got better.
Wednesday, the NHL went into overdrive to promote the 2017 All-Star Game. This year’s three-on-three tournament is being held in Los Angeles, California. So the NBC, the NHL, and the NHL’s 30 franchises released pun-filled movie posters to promote their #HockeyGoesHollywood campaign.
Braden Holtby “starred” in Beauty and the HoltBeast. Meanwhile Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin stated “if they freeze it, we will skate” in Rink of Dreams.
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