Post Tagged with: "NHL"

OWEN | Malarchuk Uses Personal Struggles to Inspire Others

OWEN | Malarchuk Uses Personal Struggles to Inspire Others

This article discusses depression and suicide. Please refer to the end of the article for resources on campus. Former NHL All-Star and 12-year veteran goalie Clint Malarchuk is known for suffering one of the worst injuries in professional sports history: An accidental collision with another player’s skate during a 1989[Read More…]

by February 22, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns
RAMLOW: Baseball Fans Stay Strong Despite Revenue Drop

RAMLOW: Baseball Fans Stay Strong Despite Revenue Drop

Baseball. There is something in that word that — for many Americans — evokes memories of Little League games and perhaps the first trip to a big league game. It is the children’s game, the national pastime. The sport is rich with history; it is the first of the Big Four[Read More…]

by July 12, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
RAAB: Capitals Earn Well-Deserved DC Spotlight

RAAB: Capitals Earn Well-Deserved DC Spotlight

The Capitals are Washington, D.C.’s darlings, and they deserve the title. In a word, they are dominating. But this isn’t the kind of dominating of the 2009-10 President’s Trophy team that posted goals in gobs to compensate for lackluster defense and goaltending. This is the complete package. Hockey is a[Read More…]

by February 12, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
IPPOLITO: Montreal Aims For 25th Cup

IPPOLITO: Montreal Aims For 25th Cup

If you took the historical success of the New York Yankees franchise, the continual hubris that Dallas Cowboys fans have despite nearly two decades of mediocrity, and the love that Notre Dame fans have for living in and reminding others of their unparalleled history, then you have a relatively decent[Read More…]

by April 24, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns
IPPOLITO: Shootouts Threaten Hockey’s Integrity

IPPOLITO: Shootouts Threaten Hockey’s Integrity

The fate of the shootout, one of the most exciting and unique features of hockey, is in jeopardy. This week, the general managers of the NHL officially submitted potential modifications to the NHL’s overtime process, and while none of the proposals call for the complete elimination of the shootout, the[Read More…]

by March 20, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns

RAAB: Winter Classic Welcomed in DC

The balmy, 45-degree sunshine glaring off the ice may have left some longing for the snowstorms that marked previous incarnations of the game, but not even sun-induced glares could detract from the almost unblemished success of the 2015 New Year’s Day Winter Classic. For the National Hockey League, its fans[Read More…]

by January 13, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns

LITKE: Howe’s Legacy Persists

There has been an outpouring of support from the sports community for National Hockey League legend Gordie Howe, thanking him for his incredible contributions to the sport. Despite Howe’s weak state, his legacy remains strong. Howe is in poor condition after suffering a stroke last week. It was his second[Read More…]

by November 20, 2014 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns

LITKE: NHL Knocks Out Fighting Tradition

Fighting is undoubtedly ingrained in the National Hockey League’s identity. Seen as just another part of the game to many, the age-old tradition of dropping the gloves has become a significant part of hockey culture. However, the once-glorified practice is under fire. In a game as physical and fast-paced as[Read More…]

by October 31, 2014 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns

LITKE: Hockey Preps For Next Star

At just 17 years, Connor McDavid is already being tabbed for greatness. Touted as the best National Hockey League prospect since Sidney Crosby, “The Next One,” as he is becoming known, will likely be selected first overall during the 2015 NHL Draft. McDavid has grown accustomed to these lofty expectations,[Read More…]

by October 24, 2014 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns

LITKE: Familiar Faces Remain Favorites

The NHL season is underway, and while the playoffs won’t begin until next spring, a few teams already stand out as top contenders for the Stanley Cup. Over the past six seasons, four teams have captured the Stanley Cup: the Los Angeles Kings (twice), the Chicago Blackhawks (twice), the Boston[Read More…]

by October 17, 2014 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns