(Steven Hayward) • A couple of items for your amusement. First, I’m tempted to call this one “broken hockey sticks”: The problem with this chart is that it has no separate axis for the CO2 trendline, though using the usual compressed...Show More Summary
The Los Angeles Kings vet gets schooled by a Canadian comedy duo on how to liven up the game
He shoots, and he struck him out! Hockey players, over the years, have thrown out many first pitches for baseball teams. Both Connor McDavid and Auston Matthews have done so over the last year, to varying degrees of success. Only a fair...Show More Summary
A "hockey stick galaxy," a raging sunspot, and Jupiter's other Red Spot this week in space.
Justin Bieber's hockey skills are getting BETTER -- the pop star hit two penalty shots on the same ice where the Kings train and we gotta say... the stick work is pretty good. Bieber was playing a couple of games at the LA Kings Valley Ice Center…
Akron, Ohio, like many legacy cities, experienced a rougher-than-average blow with the economic downturn. But with the help of a new generation of entrepreneurs, the city is also rebounding at a stronger rate than some of its neighbors. Here’s a look into what makes Akron’s entrepreneurship scene stand out and which local programs are supporting […]
To celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary, music producer Andrew Huang put together a surprisingly catchy track using the sounds of Canada (a.k.a. hockey sticks, maple syrup bottles, and bags of milk).
Michael Mann, author of some of the best books on climate science (including The Madhouse Effect: How Climate Change Denial Is Threatening Our Planet, Destroying Our Politics, and Driving Us Crazy, The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars: Dispatches from the Front Lines, and Dire Predictions, 2nd Edition: Understanding Climate Change) and discoverer of the…
In a city whose most celebrated citizens earn their stardom by strumming a guitar or crooning into a microphone, Mike Fisher has made his mark by wielding a hockey stick. As the captain of the Predators, whose unlikely trip to the Stanley Cup Final has turned Nashville into a honky-tonk Hockey...
Justin Bieber got in one more charitable act after the One Love Manchester concert -- this one involved the city's pro hockey team, and JB really made it stick. Justin spent Monday morning skating with the Manchester Storm on an ice rink that…
The Windsor Spitfires defeated the Erie Otters to win the Memorial Cup over the weekend, the Canadian Hockey League’s national championship. After the game (as shown on NHL Network), a cameraman got up close and personal with the Erie bench. Show More Summary
Sometimes emotions get the best of people, especially when it comes to losing a championship game. Troy Timpano of the Erie Otters exemplified that on Sunday night, when his team faced the Windsor Spitfires for the Memorial Cup. When...Show More Summary
Patreon’s novel idea of fans just directly paying the artists they love is having its hockey stick moment. Patreon tells TechCrunch that in a year, it’s doubled the number of monthly active paying patrons to 1 million, and the number of active creators to 50,000. Show More Summary
It’s pretty common to see a hockey player take a puck or stick to the face, get stitched up and return to the ice. Blue Jackets forward Matt Calvert, for instance, needed 36 stitches after getting hit in the forehead by a slap shot in November. He was back the next period. Scored a goal, […]
A VC once told me that fear was the best sales tool ever invented. That was in reference to the hockey stick growth his cybersecurity startup was seeing, thanks to a raft of stories in the media regarding high profile cases of companies being hacked. But might the same be said of banks and the pending threat of fintech? Arguably, they have much to fear. Read More
Despite only one practice ahead of tournament, Americans look more than prepared in win versus Canada.
An amateur hockey goalie from Fort Erie, Ontario, has been sentenced to 30 days in jail for destroying an opponent’s face with his stick. The vicious attack took place at a 3-on-3 tournament in Fort Erie on May 7, 2016. Todd Ball, 38, was initially charged with aggravated assault, but he pled down to assault […]
On May 7, 2016, Ryan Cox was playing in a 3-on-3 tournament at the Fort Erie Leisureplex when he skated in on goal and got his face backed in by a two-handed strike from goalie Todd Ball’s stick. Cox was rushed to the hospital, where he was forced to undergo extensive facial reconstruction surgery. The (non-graphic)… Read more...
If USA Hockey isn't interested in obeying the law, its players aren't interested in competing.