There are always challenges in creating the official Stanley Cup Playoffs commemorative video. There are the time constraints, as the NHL likes to turn around these things as fast as possible to capitalize on the momentum from the championship round. “We jam on this thing,” said Steve Mayer, NHL Executive Vice President and Chief Content.
–The Hockey News has started a new feature called “2020 Vision”. First up is the Anaheim Ducks. One of his young fans was running a lemonade stand to raise money for the Humane Society, and Murray decided to show up to surprise him.
For a seat inside Bridgestone Arena, the prices on the secondary market were extraordinary: Game 3, for example, had a cheapest-priced ticket of around $1,100. It was actually cheaper for a Predators fan to fly to Pittsburgh, book a hotel and scalp a ticket for Game 2. Andrew Fudge of Clarksville, Tenn., was one of […]
Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Justin Schultz had an eventful day with the Stanley Cup. Schultz's first stop Saturday was a hospital where he visited children in his hometown of Kelowna, British Columbia: A noble way to start his #stanleycup day. Justin Schultz visits children at the local hospital.(Kelowna, BC) @penguins @NHL @HockeyHallFame pic.twitter.com/TKrkYxog6N — Philip Pritchard […]
After leading the Stanley Cup Playoffs with 13 goals in 25 games, Pittsburgh Penguins rookie forward Jake Guentzel got his day with the trophy on July 13, and only then did his achievement really sink in.. The Cup landed in Minneapolis, Minn., and headed to Guentzel's hometown of Woodbury as family and friends awaited its […]
Andrew Ference got fined for flipping the bird, made a funny video about fans yelling “Shooooot!,” and played 16 seasons in the NHL. During his time in the league, Ference won a Stanley Cup with the Boston Bruins and became the captain of the Edmonton Oilers. Ference appeared in 907 regular-season games and 120 playoff […]
Here are all the links from around the hockey world, and what Im reading while checking in for the final weekend of hockey on the Bruins calendar. *So what is better than stirring up a hornets nest of Pittsburgh Penguins fans by forcing them to look at a photo of Tom Brady throwing his paws […]
Regardless of who the defending champion is, no one – not even Tom Brady – is going to pass up a chance to touch the Stanley Cup. Tom Brady #superbowl champ would love to add the #stanleycup to his collection. Sports’ greatest trophy @HockeyHallFame @NHL @Patriots @NFL pic.twitter.com/3xPJZiGcgM — Philip Pritchard (@keeperofthecup) July 7, 2017 […]
Connor McDavid was unwavering in his commitment to stay with the Edmonton Oilers for the long haul. That was the message delivered by general manager Peter Chiarelli upon announcing the eight-year, $100-million contract extension signed by the NHL's reigning MVP and high-scorer, a deal that will keep him in Edmonton for the next nine seasons. […]
The Washington Capitals are no stranger to painful losses, but falling – again – to the Pittsburgh Penguins in the second round cut especially deep this time around because this was their best shot. “We maxed it out both player-wise and salary-wise, and we were expecting to run into some issues going forward,” MacLellan said during […]
Enough can’t be said about the value of Nick Bonino to the Pittsburgh Penguins during their two Stanley Cup runs. He arrived at a time when their bottom six was in shambles, to the point where that deficiency was a driving force behind GM Ray Shero’s
Patrick Sharp was finishing up his opening statement when he broached the obvious subject: what to expect in his second tour of duty with the Blackhawks? “I want to make it clear that I’m coming back home to contribute to the Blackhawks in whatever role it may be,” he said. Sharp departed the Blackhawks two […]