Zach Hyman: Successful NHL Player and Children's Book Author
Zach Hyman has been given many awards during his hockey-playing career. He has also been able to write award-winning children's books. Hyman has helped the Toronto Maple Leafs get into the playoffs while writing top-selling books for children.
15 Shortest Goalies to Ever Play in the NHL
The article takes a look at 15 of the shortest goaltenders to play in the NHL. These goalies all stood below 5'8 and played at a time when height wasn't emphasized. In the current NHL, small goalies are almost non-existent. This is because the current style of play rewards taller goaltenders.
Two Minutes Never Looked So Good: The Story of the 2005-06 Edmonton Oilers
A new series about hockey kicks off with a look back at the most successful Oilers team since Wayne Gretzky's years.
Willie O'Ree: The First Black Player in the National Hockey League
The NHL started in 1917. It had never had a Black player. Things changed in 1958 when Canadian Willie O'Ree played a game for the Boston Bruins. He was called professional hockey's Jackie Robinson. He played from 1955 to 1979.
Youth Ice Hockey Equipment: Advice and Checklist
When buying ice hockey equipment for the youth player, make sure to get properly sized equipment for optimal performance and protection. There are many ice hockey items that can be purchased used to save money. Use our Hockey Equipment Checklist to determine when to buy new or used equipment.
A Hockey Mom's Guide to the Stanley Cup Championship
Learn basic hockey rules and why the Stanley Cup, with its long history and rich traditions, is the most coveted of any trophy. The intensity of the NHL playoffs makes it a great spectator sport.
Haglund’s Deformity: Otherwise Known as the Bauer Bump
Haglund’s deformity is a bony growth on the back of the heel. It literally looks like an extra bone is growing out of the heel. It is also referred to as the Bauer Bump or the Pump Bump. There are precautions to take and some non-surgical treatment options to reduce pain.
Jonathan Toews and Other NHL Hockey Players From UND
Did you know that the University of North Dakota is nationally known for its hockey program? NHL players Jonathan Toews, Zach Parise, Travis Zajac, and a few others have played for UND.