We expected nothing less from the Magic Man. Pavel Datsyuk is nothing short of a wizard when he steps out onto the ice with a puck on his stick. It's a known fact by all hockey watchers that when Datsyuk touches the puck, something brilliant is probably going to happen. Show More Summary
Guest opinion: Dr. Tim Ball The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 2001 Report claimed that neither the Medieval Warm Period (MWP) nor the Little Ice Age (LIA) occurred. They created the ‘hockey stick’ graph to prove their point. It wasn’t produced specifically to eliminate those climate periods but to show that today was warmer…
Holy heist, Batman be robbin’! A Scottish teen posed as the Dark Knight as he attempted to rob a convenience store with a machete Sunday. Wearing dark clothing and a batman mask, the 5’4? rogue caped crusader stormed into a store in the Scottish town of Johnstone and demanded cash — only to be stopped...
He even did it one handed too! When you get down to it, hockey sticks are just tiny pieces of wood. Comparatively, hockey pucks are just as tiny, little rubber disks that can be very hard to see on TV. Sometimes, not always, hockey players...Show More Summary
Jonathan Quick does not care for your normal hockey sticks. Scrums around goaltenders are the norm in a hockey game. Sometimes, the netminder takes himself out of it by skating away to let the fights fizzle out on their own. Jonathan...Show More Summary
Dogged all week (and benched) amid rumors he's out of shape, the Blue Jackets' best player returns to face the Capitals and impress coach John Tortorella. When their stick gets hacked out of their hands, hockey players will do one of two things. Show More Summary
Hockey! When their stick gets hacked out of their hands, hockey players will do one of two things. They'll either quickly skate to the bench to retrieve another one, or they'll throw their hands in the air and beg the referee for a penalty. Show More Summary
There’s no shortage of double entendres when it comes to the glossary of hockey terminology. “2-on-1,” “power playing,” “hitting from behind,” “stick handling,” and, of course, “scoring” are just a few of our favs. So it’s not entirely Bob...Show More Summary
Dumba was dumbfounded. On Friday we declared Northeastern goalie Ryan Ruck had the claim on the best save of the hockey year so far. It didn't take even 24 hours before someone in the NHL challenged his title. Minnesota Wild defenseman...Show More Summary
Interesting celly choice there, Jordin. There's a lot of interesting goal celebrations out there. The hot stick from Alex Ovechkin, Nail Yakupov imitating Theo Fleury, and many more. Out of all the celebrations in hockey history, New...Show More Summary
Hockey is weird, you guys. The sport of hockey is a game of finesse, a game of speed and skill that rules over a dominion of ice where players strap knives onto their feet for fun. Hockey, by definition, is strange. But it just got a...Show More Summary
When putting your belongings in the hands of an airline, you’re taking the risk that those items might not make it to your desired destination – just ask Alaska Airlines’ CEO. Still, what are the chances that the same airline would lose your gear not once, but twice? A well-traveled Denver teen certainly experienced his fair share of travel-related …
The newest version of the Google Chromecast has finally arrived – and it looks just like a hockey puck! At first glance, it is apparently clear that Google decided to stray away from the rectangular stick look of its popular streaming device. Show More Summary
(September 26; Toronto) There's an unmistakable sound -- the 'thwack' of a hockey stick striking a road hockey ball on pavement -- that has been readily recognizable since we were children. And on Saturday, September 26, that sound filled the parking lots of Woodbine Racetrack, mixed with the excitement a major event as THE Road Hockey to Conquer Cancer took place.
Some weird things can happen in a hockey game, but things got really weird for Alexander Semin on Thursday night against the Washington Capitals. He was skating toward the boards to make a play when this happened: Semin gets a #Caps'...Show More Summary
Guy looking at books, to no one in particular: I don’t want to hear or see anything about the devil, demons, voodoo or big hairy black guys. –Barnes & Noble Overheard by: 153 Guy hawking pamphlets: How to sucker punch the devil right in the ass! –W 12th & Brodway Overheard by: Why didn’t I […]
A review of Mark Steyn's new book, A Disgrace to the Profession: The World’s Scientists – in their own words – on Michael E Mann, his Hockey Stick and their Damage to Science.
You don't need to love hockey to appreciate the stick work of Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews. In a viral video posted Thursday, Toews slaps the puck in the net, popping a water bottle into the air. He then rifles another puck right into the airborne water bottle. Cheers follow. Show More Summary
The long-awaited (and long overdue) PAGES2K synthesis of 57 high-resolution ocean sediment series (OCEAN2K) was published a couple of weeks ago (see here here). Co-author Michael Evans’ announcement made the results sound like the latest and perhaps most dramatic Hockey Stick yet: Today, the Earth is warming about 20 times faster than it cooled during the past 1,800 […]
Book review by Andy May Mark Steyn has written a wonderful new book on Dr. Michael Mann’s hockey stick and the controversy surrounding it. It is difficult to overstate the significance or impact of Mann’s Hockey Stick (Mann, Bradley, Hughes (23 April 1998), “Global-scale temperature patterns and climate forcing over the past six centuries” (PDF),…