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.
Servbot Slashers by Art of Jaime Ugarte Servbots don't look like anything special, and their cutesy look certainly doesn't strike fear into the hearts of mega men, but put a hockey stick in their hands (clamps?) and drop a puck and you'll see them shine. Show More Summary
The ever-creative Steve Onotera aka Samurai Guitarist showed his true Canadian roots when he played a wonderfully raucous slide guitar blues riff on a hockey stick that he and his dad converted into an electric guitar. My friend Serge asked me recently “hey, why don’t you play a hockey stick guitar?”, I didn’t have a […]
Even in slow motion, this goal is unbelievable.
Revenge never felt so good for Dylan Strome. Dylan Strome may have just pulled off the pettiest move in all of hockey history. First, let’s set the scene. Strome, a center for the Erie Otters of the OHL, lost his stick to London Knights’ defenseman Brandon Crawley in the midst of gameplay. Show More Summary
Boston’s National Hockey Team Fights Homophobia with Rainbows and Fundraiser Last weekend, the National Hockey League held Hockey Is for Everyone Night to promote LGBTQ acceptance. The Boston Bruins wrapped their sticks in rainbows. Unicorn Booty - Unicorn Booty brings you the best news, pop-culture, and opinions on the web!