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!
You can just about hit anyone in hockey, except the referee.
The hockey boys were rowdy last night! A few hours after Gustav Nyquist tried to embed his stick in Jared Spurgeon’s facehole, Sabres netminder Robin Lehner and Canucks agitator Alexandre Burrows spent the evening going at each other—with Burrows the clear winner. Read more...
I’m interested in understanding how well the Zillow business model scales. When I think about scaling, I think hockey stick curves where revenue grows at a faster pace than expenses. Making more money by spending the same amount – that’s scaling. (For more on scaling in real estate, see Purplebricks results show promising trends written by yours truly.)
Seann William Scott returns as Doug Glatt and this time... he smells like hot dogs. Read the full article on AICN Ahoy, squirts! Quint here. I am often asked what my most anticipated movie of 2017 is. The answer to that is unequivically Rian Johnson's Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi. Show More Summary
A creative fish and game officer escorts a lost elk out a basement with the help of a piece of hockey equipment.
Dallas Stars captain Jamie Benn isn’t having the kind of success he’s used to over the past few years, while the team as a whole (...)
The Dallas Stars dropped a 4-1 decision to the Buffalo Sabres on Monday afternoon. Worse yet, their captain put a pretty good dent in the equipment budget.