Skip to main content

The QMJHL's Moncton Wildcats have Hulk Hogan and Hulkamania on their side

Mix junior hockey and wrestling legend Hulk Hogan and you get an amazing video of Hulkamania threatening to run wild all over the Halifax Mooseheads. The Hulkster gave a shoutout to the Moncton Wildcats, but he’s not the only professional wrestler to get in on some hockey action.
The Hockey News

The Hockey News

Hulk Hogan has been a lot of things throughout his career: wrestler, entertainer, athlete, actor, and spokesperson. And now, you can add hockey fan to that list.

From John Moore’s SportsAndMoore.com comes this clip of the Hulkster getting pumped up and backing the Moncton Wildcats before their contest with the Halifax Mooseheads:

No, Hogan doesn’t simply cheer for Moncton for some unknown reason. Cam Askew, a 17-year-old Wildcats center, is in a relationship with Hogan’s goddaughter, writes Buzzing The Net. One would imagine a dinner with the Hogans would be interesting.

Hogan’s not the only famous professional wrestler to partake in some hockey fandom, however. On Saturday, the legendary Ric Flair was in Syracuse to take in some AHL action, as the hometown Crunch took on the Springfield Falcons.

Flair’s appearance was a promotion run by the Crunch to get some extra fans in the building and to pay tribute to the 21-time World Champion. With Flair in the building, the Crunch attempted to style and profile their way to victory, but fell 2-1 to the visiting Falcons.

TOP HEADLINES

USATSI_18299402

Can the Rangers Weather the Hurricanes?

The star-caliber players at the top of the Rangers lineup will need to be firing on all cylinders in this series in order to compensate for some lackluster depth in areas. And Igor Shesterkin needs to be the King he was in the regular season, too, to beat Carolina.

2022 IIHF World Championship

Men's World Championship Roundup: Quarterfinal Race Heats Up After Electric Friday

Finland, Germany, Latvia and Slovakia were all victorious on a Friday that helped set the stage for a crazy final few days of round-robin play at the World Championship.

USATSI_18305450
Play

Bluelines: The Battle of the Sunshine State

Stan Fischler looks at the Florida/Tampa Bay battle, Evgeni Malkin's future, television ratings in the United States, the Carolina Hurricanes' arena, Seattle's state of coaching, how to be a Zamboni driver and more.