Throwback Thursday: This Week in Hockey History

This week we’re still talkin’ playoffs, including some OT heroes and big letdowns. Let’s relive some playoff excitement and heart break! Here’s what happened on the week of April 27 to May 3rd: CanucksArmy May 3, 2004: Brian Burke was fired by the Canucks after six years with the organization, a career that most notably…


Inked for the Playoffs

Hey, remember that time I tweeted out that I’d get a celebratory tattoo if the Oilers made the playoffs? I do, ’cause it’s on my foot now. 


Throwback Thursday: This Week in Hockey History

We’re talkin’ playoffs big time this week! Of course, the teams with the richest history have the most throwback moments, so this week’s list is a little bit shorter. Here’s what the week of April 20-26 brought in hockey history: CanucksArmy April 26, 1994: Geoff Courtnall blasts an OT winner past Mike Vernon to force the…


There and Back Again: The San Jose Tale

Last week, I road tripped down to San Jose for games three and four and I’m so happy with my choice I almost got a “no ragrets” tattoo while I was there. Ok, I didn’t almost get that, “regrets” would’ve been spelled correctly. But I did have one hell of an experience down there and…


Throwback Thursday: This Week in Hockey History

It’s that time of the week again when you can impart your throwback fun fact hockey knowledge to all of your friends while taking in the first round of this year’s playoffs! Let’s get at ‘er for the week that was April 13-19th:


Nation Fans on the Road

I don’t always go to San Jose to watch the Oilers play playoff hockey, but when I do I make sure it’s after a ten year playoff drought. And apparently, so do a lot of other Oilers fans. 


Throwback Thursday: This Week in Hockey History

Thursday has rolled around again and that means it’s time to throw it back to some more hockey history. Playoff hockey has officially started this season and we’re talkin’ playoff records from the past. Let’s take a look back at what the week of April 6-12 had in store for hockey fans: CanucksArmy April 11,…


Throwback Thursday: This Week in Hockey History

History buffs rejoice! Lads and gals who just want to kill some work time, also rejoice! We’ve got a brand new feature for you where I’m gonna hit you with the raddest hockey stuff that’s gone down in history on teams across The Nation Network. Now you can march around the office all day dropping these…


US Women’s National Team vs. USA Hockey Update

#BeBoldForChange was the hashtag of choice for those involved and supporting the USA National Women’s Hockey Team in their quest for change with USA Hockey. Last night, it was confirmed that being bold for a long overdue change can, in fact, make a difference. If you have no idea what I’m talking about, check out…


Team USA’s Boycott Speaks Volumes

“A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality.” – Yoko Ono On March 31st the USA National Women’s Hockey Team was set to take on Team Canada in a preliminary game at the Women’s World Championships in Plymouth, Michigan. As history would indicate, Team USA and Team…



Everyone is entitled to mental health. Period. Unfortunately, one in five Canadians will struggle with a mental illness, making mental health difficult to attain for many. With odds like that, each and every citizen of Canada will know at least one person who suffers from or has been affected by someone suffering from mental illness. And that’s…