Sooooo…. Does anyone really feel sorry for "OWAH SPOTS TEAMS-ER ARE-AH MOAH TAH-CHAHED THAN YOUR-AH SPOTS TEAMS-ER!" Boston anymore? Nah, I thought not, especially considering how Boston sports fans were … more
Looking at a list of NHL teams, one can't help but wonder: Where are all the teams in the pacific northwest? It seems like a perfectly natural area for hockey to thrive, after all, being so close to Canada. … more
So its come down to this: There is actually an NHL team residing in Columbus, Ohio. How did this happen? Did Gary Bettman think this was just an untapped gold mine? Was he banking on the idea of Zombie … more
The National Hockey League in Buffalo. Now really, this should have been obvious right from the very beginning. Buffalo is still known as one of America's snow capitols. Professional hockey was naturally … more
Pine_Bluff_Variant reviewed Youngblood.
January 03, 2012
Do you enjoy Hockey? do you enjoy Patrick Swayze? do you enjoy montages? Keanu Reeves with a French-Canadian accent? wait, why would you POSSIBLY enjoy that last one? well, lucky for you there is a movie … more
Owen and Holly had just moved to Nova Scotia. They missed their friends back home in Saskatchewan and they especially missed the frozen pond where they used to play hockey. Skating on the ice in the driveway … more
Being a proud Montrealer and quite use to all things hockey! This book was an absolute joy to read and enjoy! Hockey Talk is all about hockey - from mini biographies on somce of the well known broadcasters … more
Captain_Couth reviewed Slap Shot.
January 05, 2010
As a Michigan transplant living in Chicago, I am a little torn sometimes about my sports. Not torn as in who to root for, because no matter where I live I will always stay true to my hometown teams, but … more
I am very fond of haikus, but in this case it is necessary to understand the game of hockey to appreciate most of these. Since I have only watched one hockey game in my life, the U.S. Olympic team defeating … more
Jerry_Saperstein reviewed Miracle.
January 04, 2009
Being the hockey fan I am, I was drawn to Open Ice: Reflections and Confessions of a Hockey Lifer by Jack Falla mainly by the title. Born and raised on the west coast, I knew nothing of Falla's history … more
If you're a hockey fan with an appreciation for the history of the game, *this* is the book you need to read... Hockey: A People's History by Michael McKinley. This both entertained and educated me, and … more
1979-1980 was a critical time in U.S. history. In fact, the post-9/11 world in which we now live in many ways resembles the beginning of that fateful decade. The Middle East was in turmoil and terrorists … more
Miracle is the true story of the "Miracle on Ice" when the1980 US Olympic hockey team won the gold medal by defeating the Soviet Union and Finland. This movie centers around the coach, Herb Brooks, and … more
Absolutely not! "Miracle" takes a simple hockey game(a sport deemed regional to this day), and shows viewers how it not only captivated a nation, but also how a game can come to represent change.This … more