Every year the NHL has about five monstrous checks that I would consider candidates for "Hit of the Year." Last night, Detroit Red Wing star Niklas Kronwall delivered one of those hits. Kornwall annihilated Philadelphia Flyer Jakob Voracek midway through the second period.
Houston's Reliant Stadium has hosted the Final Four, the MLS All-Star Game and is the home to the Houston Texans, the Texas Bowl and the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. But this September, Reliant will host an event never tried before in Texas- hockey in a football stadium.
So much for home ice advantage. The Boston Bruins defeated the Vancouver Canucks, 4-0, on the Canucks’ home ice Wednesday night to win the Stanley Cup, the first time the franchise has claimed hockey’s holy grail since 1972.
It's probably not the Mike Tyson/Evander Holyfield bite that might be running through your head, and it didn't have the same outcome, but this bite is still getting a lot of attention. Vancouver Canucks' star, Alex Burrows, decided he was going to get his money's worth in a scuffle with Patrice Berge…