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The 12 Times NHL Goalies Scored Goals Themselves

ADAM HUNGER/Reuters/Landov New Jersey Devils goalie Martin Brodeur, who has helped lead his team to the Stanley Cup Finals, is part of an exclusive club. Brodeur is one of 10 goalies who has scored a goal in an NHL game and one of two goalies who has scored twice. Here’s the complete list. 1. Billy Smith, 1979 Smith, [...]

Stanley Cup Shenanigans: XXXXX Marks the Spot

Image credit: Scorpion0422 The Boston Bruins hoisted the Stanley Cup on Wednesday night, which means that players like Patrice Bergeron and Zdeno Chara are going to get their names engraved on the most famous piece of hardware in sports. The trophy has been getting a lot of airtime today, and we can’t see Lord Stanley without [...]

7 More Examples of Owners Behaving Badly

Tennessee Titans owner Bud Adams caused a minor flap last weekend when he extended two boisterous middle fingers to the Buffalo Bills’ sideline. While some fans might think a 76-year-old man firing the bird with both barrels is amusing, the NFL didn’t share in the chuckle; instead, the league fined Adams $250,000. Adams is hardly [...]

What’s in a Nickname? The Origins of All 30 NHL Team Names

Ever wonder what a Canuck is? How about a Blue Jacket? With the NHL season kicking off this week, here’s a breakdown of how the league’s 30 teams got their names. 1. New York Rangers In 1925, the New York Americans joined the National Hockey League and played their home games at the old Madison Square [...]