Tag: NHL

Puck Goes Pop

Pepsi on Ice: A brief history of hockey sponsorship and ...

As a concept, Pepsi is as old as Stanley Cup competition. The soda and the sports tournament share ...
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Greatest NHL signings that almost happened

In a rocking requiem for their home-state Hartford Whalers, The Zambonis lamented the moves of other NHL teams. ...
Hollywood and Hockey

Jim Gaffigan took a cab with a Hab (sort of)

Jim Gaffigan and Stephen Colbert did not mention the imminent 10th anniversary of The Love Guru when the ...
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Greatest NHL playoff series of the ’50s

The 1950s were the defining decade for the NHL’s most historically successful franchise. After falling in the 1950 ...
The Very Best Of

Funniest Stanley Cup commercials since 1993

Not counting the 2004-05 season that never was, the NHL has logged 25 consecutive seasons of U.S. network ...
Puck Goes Pop

Building the Springfield Gougers with active NHL veterans

Two years later, the missed opportunity by the AHL’s Western Massachusetts franchise still boggles the mind. In 2016 Springfield was ...
The Greatest

Greatest NHL playoff series of the ’40s

The 1940s featured the first two Stanley Cup Finals to require seven games. Both sets involved the same ...
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Greatest NHL careers by Miracle on Ice alumni

No, the 1995 Stanley Cup Final was not the Miracle on Ice all over again. With that said, ...
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10 greatest team mascot names

The hockey team mascot is the pet of the ice house. Though not a requirement, it can bring ...
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Greatest post-service NHL careers of WWII vets

The United States entered World War II two days after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Canada had ...