Tag Archives: hockey blogs

The Sports Archives – The NHL Is Now A Billion Dollar Business

Conn Smythe Fonds [Public domain or Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons From its humble beginnings a century ago, the NHL has grown into a world-famous, billion-dollar industry.  TV deals, prize money and the investment of wealthy benefactors have combined to … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Hockey | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Sports Archives – How to Improve at Ice Hockey: Stanley Cup Finalists’ Tips

Ice hockey is one of the most grueling sports in the world, and yet it requires so much skill to play. It’s a grand mix of physicality, speed, and technique. With so many very different skill sets needing to be … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Hockey | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Sports Archives – Five Canadian Teams Have Returned To The NHL Playoffs, and That’s a Good Thing!

Years from now, when the wounds are somewhat healed and the sting is less potent, fans will speak of the time in Spring of 2016 when not one of the seven Canadian hockey teams made the playoffs. Arenas were empty, … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Hockey | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Sports Archives – Could this be Alexander Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals Year?

The 2015-16 Washington Capitals have won the NHL President’s Trophy but still have a tough path to the treasured Stanley Cup.  They have never won the ultimate prize, but if Alexander Ovechkin has his way, there may be a celebration … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Hockey | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Sports Archives – Skating Through Women’s Ice Hockey History!

The infographic below, Skating Through Women’s Ice Hockey, is presented to you by Tucker Hockey (www.tuckerhockey.com). The Sports Archives would like to summarize some of the facts regarding Women’s Hockey as illustrated in the infographic.  Girl’s and women’s hockey is growing … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Hockey | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Sports Archives – The History Of Hockey In Canada

The following is a timeline which marks some of the most famous historical events that were instrumental in the evolvement of the sport of hockey in Canada.   The game was first called shinny or hurly and was played in Nova … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Hockey | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Sports Archives – A Brief History of Ice Hockey!

The name hockey is most likely derived from the word hoquet, a word in Middle French used for describing a shepherd’s stave, which had a curved or hooked end.  Throughout the ages, there have been many recordings of a game played with curved … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Hockey | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment