Hockey News: How Does Concussions Affect the Body?

September 28, 2016

Hockey Health: What Happens to the Body During a Concussion? In the past few years, concussions have gained a great deal more attention as a serious sports injury with the increased visibility of its damaging long term effects. In particular, the National Football League has been under harsh scrutiny for its reluctance to recognize the link between Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE), a ...

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Hockey 101: Exploring the Fundamental Rules

September 26, 2016

The Fundamental Rules of Hockey Ice hockey is a popular game in North America that has a relatively simple set of rules. Here are some of the basic rules associated with the game and a few of the repercussions for breaking them. Offsides and Offside Pass Offsides is when a member of the offensive team goes beyond the puck past the opposite team's blue line while an offside pass is when a ...

Hockey Snippets (Part 2): Rookie in the Wings

August 25, 2016

Fresh off a 2-Year Contract Extension – Wing’s Rookie Nick Jensen Looks Primed to Shine While the 2016-17 NHL season for the Detroit Red Wings is now as much focused on the upcoming draft as it is on the season itself, the year has not been without signs of promise. One of those signs has been the gradual improvement of rookie defenseman Nick Jensen. Building on a Slow ...


Hockey 2.0: How Has the NHL Evolved Over the Years

July 27, 2016

How the NHL Has Evolved The National Hockey League (NHL) has been around for a long time, though not as long as the very trophy the league lands out to its annual playoff champion, the Stanley Cup. Still, the NHL officially first formed in 1917, meaning that it has gone through some changes over the course of its 100-year existence. There are many different ways the league has evolved over ...