Dominic Moore's Smashfest fundraiser was serious about fun
The fifth installment of the annual ping pong tournament featured Aaron Ekblad, Chris Kreider, Jeff Skinner and many more NHLers. And while raising funds to combat rare cancers and concussions was the main goal, having a good time was right up there.
Metallica did an awesome rendition of the national anthem in San Jose
Guitarists James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett from the heavy metal icons shredded 'The Star-Spangled Banner' last night and even though the Sharks couldn't pull out the win, they certainly had a nice introduction for the night.
Hockey Wives, Season 2: Has Noureen DeWulf met her match?
It looks like Maripier Morin is going to get a little more Canadiens support when the second season of Hockey Wives returns. W Network confirmed two new Wives are joining the cast: Rhianna Weaver, who is married to Mike Weaver, and Keshia Chanté, who is dating Flyers goalie Ray Emery.
Former wrestler, UFC fighter CM Punk calls out Hulk Hogan in Stanley Cup final feud
The battle between the Lightning and Blackhawks has spilled outside the arena and into the squared circle. Former wrestlers Hulk Hogan, a Tampa Bay fan, and CM Punk, a Chicago fan, have engaged in a war of words regarding the Stanley Cup final.
Manon Rheaume's life story set to hit the big screen
Manon Rheaume became the first - and so far, only - woman to ever appear in an NHL pre-season game when she suited up for the Tampa Bay Lightning 23 years ago. Her story will hit the big screen in an indie film about her life that will begin filming in the winter.
Pro wrestler-turned-UFC fighter CM Punk isn’t shy to show his true colors – Blackhawks' red
Former pro wrestler & current UFC star CM Punk has much in common with NHL players: he's performed in hockey arenas much of his life; he's played through agonizing pain to perform his job; & he absolutely loves hockey – especially his hometown Chicago Blackhawks.
Inspirational young fist-bumping Bruins fan gets his own hockey card
Nine-year-old Bruins fan Liam Fitzgerald stole the hearts of the hockey world in November when he fist-bumped every member of the Bruins as they came off the ice before a game. And on Thursday, the inspirational youngster was back at a Boston game to receive a huge honor: his own hockey card.
'The Force' doesn't work on the ice: Star Wars villain Darth Vader goes down hard at an AHL Game
Minor-league hockey has been known to bring in some pop culture characters from outside the hockey world to help promote events. On Sunday in Manchester, N.H., Star Wars villain Darth Vader was in attendance for an AHL game – and his dark powers couldn't prevent him from taking an on-ice spill.
Don Cherry creates new foundation to promote and support animal welfare
Hockey legend Don Cherry is a famous dog lover – and Thursday, the former Bruins and Rockies coach announced the formation of a foundation in his name to benefit and promote animal welfare across Canada.
Pro-wrestler-turned-UFC-fighter CM Punk will always be a hockey – and a Blackhawks – fan
Former professional wrestler-turned-UFC fighter C.M. Punk isn't just a hugely popular multi-sport athlete – he's a massive, lifelong hockey fan. In this exclusive preview of a story that will appear in THN's Playoff Preview edition, Punk details his love affair with hockey – and with his hometown Chicago Blackhawks.
Lupul, Phaneuf & wife Elisha Cuthbert threaten to sue TSN over inappropriate Tweet broadcast on trade deadline day
Maple Leafs players Joffrey Lupul and Dion Phaneuf – as well as Phaneuf's wife, actress Elisha Cuthbert – announced Tuesday they would sue broadcaster TSN if it didn't apologize and compensate them for using an inappropriate tweet on their trade deadline show Monday.
Daily Show's Jon Stewart to interview hockey icon Slava Fetisov
Daily Show host Jon Stewart is scheduled to leave the popular show later this year, but on Wednesday, he'll interview Hockey Hall-of-Famer Slava Fetisov in promotion of the new hockey documentary Red Army.
Shoe-check: Kings players take fun jabs at Gary Bettman's shoes during visit with U.S. President Obama
NHL commissioner Gary Bettman accompanied the Stanley Cup champion L.A. Kings to the White House Monday to meet with American president Barack Obama – and Bettman's choice of footwear caught the attention of Kings players.
Trailer Park Boys fan? Hockey fan? If you answered yes to both, you'll love this goalie mask
Comedy TV series Trailer Park Boys is a Canadian institution nearly as much as hockey is, and the show doesn't hide its love for Canada's national obsession. So it's only natural a Toronto artist has made a goalie mask honoring its characters.
Celebrity Overtime: Eight questions with Friends star Matt LeBlanc
In this week’s celeb Q&A: Friends and Episodes star, Matt LeBlanc. While he may be best known as Joey, there's a group of hockey playing celebrities that known him as a bruising defenseman. Matt tells us that story and more.
Celebrity Overtime: Five questions with Ice Pilot Mikey McBryan
In this week’s celeb Q&A: Ice Pilot, Mikey McBryan. Mikey is a lover of all things Stanley Cup and his fandom followed Patrick Roy. But now he says he's a free agent, but his heart may be leaning toward the Ottawa Senators.
Milwaukee Admirals' special event is anything but a bummer
The AHL's Milwaukee Admirals have announced a special event for their home game this Saturday against Rockford. It's, uh, very unique to the hockey world – and it's something many people won't be clamoring to see again.
Celebrity overtime: Seven questions with Arrested Development’s Will Arnett
Don't worry, it's not an illusion. In this edition of Celebrity Overtime, we ask Arrested Development and The Millers star Will Arnett about his love of the game, the Maple Leafs, and his role reversal with Henrik Lundqvist.
Celebrity overtime: Five questions with Hercules portrayer Kevin Sorbo
In this week's celeb Q&A: Kevin Sorbo, who portrayed the great Greek god, Hercules. Now back to star in the new hit show Heartbreakers on Investigation Discovery, Sorbo talks about why the North Stars broke his heart and tells a story about a memorable Los Angeles Kings game.
Celebrity overtime: Six questions with Quantum Leap/NCIS star Scott Bakula
In this week's celeb Q&A: Scott Bakula, who has been around the TV circuit for years thanks to roles in shows like Quantum Leap and this season’s new hit NCIS: New Orleans. But he’s also spent his share of time on the ice. Don’t call him a Kings fan though -- he bleeds St. Louis Blues through and through.
Celebrity overtime: Five questions with Cloverfield star Jessica Lucas
Gracepoint and Cloverfield star Jessica Lucas may live in L.A., but she’s still a hockey-loving Vancouver girl at heart. We caught up with her to chat Kings, Canucks and more.
Celebrity overtime: Six questions with Sons of Anarchy star Billy Brown
Stars like hockey too, and every once in a while they’re more interested in chatting up last night’s game than they are in pontificating about their latest TV or film projects. In the first installment of this new weekly feature, we talk with Sons of Anarchy star Billy Brown.