Weekend Update: I Do’s, Detroit Don’ts

Week 9: November 27 – December 3, 2017 End of an eraLate this week, the New Jersey Devils traded Adam Henrique, Joseph Blandisi, and a third-round 2018 draft pick to the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for Sami Vatanenand a conditional draft pick. The trade shook the world of Devils fans, considering the legacy that Henrique … Continue reading Weekend Update: I Do’s, Detroit Don’ts

Weekend Update: Happy Birthday, NHL!

Week 8: November 20 - 26, 2017 Injury report Kyle Palmieri (NJD) - The Devils right winger suffered what was eventually evaluated to be a broken foot during a game against Minnesota on Monday night. The injury could have Palmieri sidelined for up to six weeks, an unsavory outcome to his return after already missing … Continue reading Weekend Update: Happy Birthday, NHL!

Weekend Update: A Hat Trick of Hat Tricks

Week 7: November 13 - 19, 2017 Transaction historyAt the beginning of this week, the Montreal Canadiens claimed Antti Niemi off waivers from the Panthers. With Price and Montoya still out, goaltender Charlie Lindgren surely needs a back-up, but there is much speculation on whether or not Montreal will be able to find that in … Continue reading Weekend Update: A Hat Trick of Hat Tricks

Weekend Update: Duchene, Desert Disasters, Drought

Week 6: November 5 – 12, 2017 Making headlines Matt Duchene was traded to the Ottawa Senators as part of a three-team transaction between Colorado, Ottawa, and the Nashville Predators on Sunday, November 5th. The long anticipated blockbuster move occurred mid-game, with Duchene leaving the ice in the first period after less than two minutes … Continue reading Weekend Update: Duchene, Desert Disasters, Drought

The Hot or Nots of Sexism in Sports

It's no secret that members of the sports community are held to two standards. One is bearing a hockey dictionary within the confines of your brain, with a requirement to retrieve any nugget of information at a moment's notice. The other feels it holds the authority to categorize you as a bandwagon fan if you … Continue reading The Hot or Nots of Sexism in Sports

PHOTOS: Chicago Hockey Charity Classic

Smiles all around this Saturday at Special Olympics Chicago's Chicago Hockey Charity Classic game. Players from every league - young and old - came together this weekend to play for an amazing cause, and here are our photos from the event! (Photos by Alyssa O'Brenski, Puck It Up) Don't forget to read all about how … Continue reading PHOTOS: Chicago Hockey Charity Classic

Hockey Down Under: An Interview with Brandon Bollig, Adam Cracknell

The 2017 Ice Hockey Classic was held in Sydney on June 17th at Qudos Bank Arena, sponsored by burger chain Hungry Jack’s. This year’s roster brought back newly signed San Jose Shark, Brandon Bollig, Adam Cracknell (now of the Dallas Stars), and included TJ Brennan, Mike Commodore, Ben Harpur, NHL legends Tiger Williams and Darryl Sittler … Continue reading Hockey Down Under: An Interview with Brandon Bollig, Adam Cracknell