Friday, January 2, 2015

Top Ten Almost NHL Goals

Top Ten Almost NHL Goals compilation. Video by


This short documentary from 1984 profiles a group of men from the Toronto Lakeshore Oldtimers Hockey Club. Although middle-aged, they still play the game with as much energy and passion as they did 25 years ago. They claim that playing hockey is more fun now than it was when they were kids, despite the toll of aches and pains, injuries, gruelling schedules and late-night partying. Cares and responsibilities are cast aside once they are on the ice, and the locker room becomes a haven of uncomplicated camaraderie and fun. In refusing to grow old gracefully, they feel they won't grow old at all!

Making Things Right: John Tavares met with a young fan in Winnipeg

John Tavares was bothered to hear about a young Islanders fan being harassed at an Islanders-Jets game in Winnipeg last season.

He knew the kind of impact a traumatic experience could have on a young fan, so Tavares sent him an autographed number 91 jersey to be worn proudly at future games.

But the captain didn’t just mail it in; he arranged to meet 12-year-old Jake Lotocki on Wednesday when the Islanders returned to Winnipeg.

#8 JARKKO RUUTU smash beer

Slovakian brewery Jama has launched for the recently retired Finnish hockey enforcer Jarkko Ruutu his own beer,
which bears the name of #8 Jarkko Ruutu Smashbeer.
A little hockey card label adorns the Ruutu and on the Toronto Darcy Tucker scuffle.

Beer is a single malt beer, which is made from a single malt and hops from one. 
Brewery characterizes the product with a simple and fresh.

# 8 Jarkko Ruutu smash beer
SMASH BEER - simple beer brewed from one type of malt (Maris Otter) and one species of hops (citrate) .. single malt / hop single. alcohol content of 4.8%.

Punched Out: The Rise and Fall of Derek Boogaard

Derek Boogaard was one of the NHL's most feared fighters before overdosing on May 13, 2011. 
The New York Times examined the life and death of the professional hockey player Derek Boogaard, who rose to fame as one of the sport's most feared fighters before dying at age 28 on May 13. The 36-minute video is from 2014.

Best Saves of December 2014

View from the Ice: RGCL's Ref Cam at the Winter Classic

The 2015 Winter Classic was a stunning affair and Rogers Gamecentre Live's Ref Cam was all over the ice at National's Park to capture all the plays, penalties and goals.

How Dustin Brown gets ready for a game.