‘Hockey’

  • GU hockey returns downtown Saturday

    Jan 21, 15 • 1737 Views • Hockey, Opinion, SportsNo Comments

    by Every hockey player dreads the end of his or her competitive playing career, and I faced that unsettling reality at the start of the 2014 fall semester. I decided that working part-time at the Erie Times-News sports department, schoolwork and duties with...

  • Penguins provide Sabres’ blueprint

    Nov 12, 14 • 1432 Views • Hockey, Opinion, SportsNo Comments

    by The Buffalo Sabres are off to the league’s worst 2014-15 season start – ranking eighth in the Atlantic Division while sporting a 3-12-2 record – which comes as no surprise given the team is enduring a rebuilding phase. I realized how far the Sabres...

  • No better time to fall for hockey

    Nov 5, 14 • 1264 Views • Hockey, Opinion, SportsNo Comments

    by It’s a great time to become a hockey fanatic in Erie, Pa. The Erie Otters have jumped out to an impressive 13-0-0-1 start to the season while leading the Ontario Hockey League with 27 points. Erie has three forwards ranking in the top four in OHL...

  • Connor’s Corner: NHL Preview, top teams capturing division crowns

    Oct 8, 14 • 1396 Views • Hockey, OpinionNo Comments

    by The Boston Bruins and Philadelphia Flyers’ starting centers – Claude Giroux and Patrice Bergeron – will meet in the middle of TD Garden to mark the beginning of the 2014-15 National Hockey League season Wednesday night. One of the teams in matchup...

  • Connor’s Corner: New rules mark the beginning of the end for violent sports

    Sep 24, 14 • 1243 Views • Football, Hockey, OpinionNo Comments

    by Increased head trauma research has changed the culture and attitude surrounding contact sports, and it’s only going to get worse for fans. The growing awareness about the lasting negative impacts on professional athletes’ quality of life are forcing...

  • First round draws to a close

    Apr 30, 14 • 2651 Views • Hockey, SportsNo Comments

    by The St. Louis Blues at one point held a 2-0 series lead on the defending Stanley Cup Champion, Chicago Blackhawks. Prior to the playoffs a large portion of hockey fans saw this Blues team as a cup contender. The general consensus was that if anybody could...

  • Flyers gear up for playoff push

    Apr 9, 14 • 2544 Views • Hockey, SportsNo Comments

    by As I type this, there are exactly eight days, seven hours, 53 minutes and 48 seconds remaining until the puck is dropped for the first time in the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs. For some teams, many of which clinched playoff spots over a week ago, this time...

  • Goalies shipped off at deadline

    Mar 12, 14 • 965 Views • Hockey, SportsNo Comments

    by The trade deadline is a lot like Christmas morning. You get all excited the weeks before, and come the eve of the big day, you can hardly sit still or get to bed. Then, in the morning you get up nice and early, run downstairs and see what is under the...

  • Canada captures gold medal

    Feb 26, 14 • 945 Views • Hockey, SportsNo Comments

    by As a hockey fan, I look forward to the Winter Olympics. The fact that we as hockey fans get the treat of seeing the world’s absolute best compete for their nations is something to really treasure. These Olympics definitely didn’t disappoint, unless of...

  • Connor’s Corner

    Feb 19, 14 • 1012 Views • Hockey, Opinion, SportsNo Comments

    by The United States men’s hockey team will return home from Sochi, Russia, with more than good memories. The Americans will capture the gold and etch 2014 in men’s U.S. hockey history. Russia, Canada and Sweden were favorites coming into the Olympic...