With Winter gasping for its final breaths here in the Northern Hemisphere, editor Scott Duffy pays tribute to the sport of ice hockey – sampling sounds related to his now melting backyard ice rink. Well, there’s always the indoor rink.
SuiteHop is a ticketing service that sells unused suite spots in NBA, NFL and NHL stadiums, which normally only take annual reservations for the coveted spots. You can book individual seats or entire suites.
(NSFW: Language) Earlier this month, AHL referee David Banfield wore a GoPro and a small microphone while officiating. But don’t expect live ref cams to be a common sight; this one’s as bleeped out as a Samuel L. Jackson movie.
Toronto Marlies’ goalie Drew MacIntyre may be looking ahead when a puck comes flying in behind his back. That doesn’t keep him from saving the goal – helping his team to go on to win the game.
Play a pick-up game on any smooth surface with Joshua BrassÃ©’s pocket-sized penny hockey kit. Holds three pennies, and the sides convert into tiny goals. Here’s hoping it holds U.S. pennies too.
The Alfa Romeo Giulietta learns how to play ice hockey with skill and control in this entertaining stunt video with Team Blaze star David Phillips, which was captured using only iPhone technology.
By now you’ve probably already seen it, but it’s still fun to watch this Super Bowl commercial, as Budweiser surprises 2 recreational league hockey teams with a real game scenario. (Thanks K7!)
An ice hockey team in Slovakia manages to narrowly escape tragedy when the roof on their rink unexpectedly collapses under the weight of the snow outside. Incredible footage, and no injuries.
Never had one lesson: 59-year-old Brenda Hewlett celebrated her personal holiday on ice by making a 114′ puck shot during halftime at her local hockey team’s game to win a brand new 2012 Ford F-150.
With the NBA and NFL looking iffy, hockey may be the only game in town. In NHL 12, you’ll deliver more damage than ever with amped-up physics and the occasional unrealistic shattered glass pane.
Since it’s so infrequent, let’s appreciate Tim Thomas playing the body instead of the puck to pound on Henrik Sedin here in Game 3 of the Bruins/Canucks Stanley Cup finals. (Thanks Bill!)