Finding Honor in Hooliganism

Finding the honor in the hooliganism helped me find something new to love about a sport I already appreciated.

A Romeo Unmasked

In 2002, when marriage equality was a term still yet-to-be, the world felt different. Coming out was still a big deal. I didn’t have an athlete to emulate who had navigated this world. It was up to me to figure myself out.

Hockey Fights – I Don’t Need ‘em

Watching hockey, and here I am thinking that fighting adds nothing to the game.

Guy Time

Father Time is a weekly column dedicated to the concept of time in a parent’s life, particularly a father’s life. The point of view comes from a father of two young sons, both under three-years-old, and how time really is just that: a concept. ◊♦◊ Friday night is Take Out night at our home. All […]

Consider This When Judging a Basketball Brawl

What’s so different about a fight in basketball?

For the Love of Sports (But Not Sports Media)

John Tortorella couldn’t get the New York Rangers to follow his lead, but his press conferences said a lot about the media.

I Cheated and I Got Caught

Tommy Maloney confesses. ___ Yes the title is correct—“I cheated and I got caught”—but before the hate mail starts up, please hear me out. I meant no harm by my actions, because I was actually doing it for the right reasons—until it recently backfired in my face. Who knew that after all these years the so-called lie would come […]

Why Guys Really Talk About Sports

Sports talk is more than just a way to break the ice. It helps guys stay connected to each other.

Beyond The Lens: Trouble in Toronto

Professional photographer, Vincent Pugliese, explains how a car accident, an all-day Greyhound bus ride, and the kindness of strangers proves a photographer’s life is never dull.

Sexism And Homophobia In The NHL

Sarah Jane has been following sports for most of her life, but still gets asked who her favorite-hot player is. She’s had about enough of that.

Sportsmanship Lives #BecauseItsTheCup

Game 7 is the best event in sports, they say. GMP Sports’ Wai Sallas focuses not only on the play but the players and explains why, when it comes to sportsmanship, we should take a page out of the least popular of the bigtime pro team sports: Hockey.

The Growing Impact of Concussions: When Does Risk Outweigh Reward?

Concussions impact lives well beyond the person with the injury; the risk is in changing the lives of loved ones.

A Moment of Kindness

Keaton Hamin is only nine, but this young hockey player knows the meaning of empathy, generosity, and support.

Beyond The Lens: Pregame in Buffalo

Professional photographer, Vincent Pugliese, shares his love of sports, one picture and one memory at a time.

Chicago Blackhawks Defenseman, Duncan Keith, Is … Doing It Right

“The ability to afford proper medical care is very important to me, and being able to assist others who are not as fortunate is something I hope to provide to as many people as possible.” – Duncan Keith

What We Learned From Believing in in Miracles

On the 35th anniversary of ‘The Miracle on Ice,’ Spencer Dryden explains, goal-by-goal, what that game teaches us not just about hockey, but about life.