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The Race to the Stanley Cup Playoffs

The Race to the Stanley Cup Playoffs

February 18, 2015

By Matt McCormack The NHL season seems to be moving at a breakneck pace; most teams have about 25 games left to play before either a trip to the playoffs or a trip to the golf courses. Normally, as th...

Overtime: On the NHL

Overtime: On the NHL

September 24, 2014

By Anthony Pucik Allow me to take you all away from the giant mess that the NFL is in right now, the ridiculousness of Jameis Winston and the NCAA, the horrid play of both the New York Yankees and ...

NHL Blog: MacKinnon Breaks Gretzky’s Record

March 12, 2014

By ANTHONY PUCIK Nathan MacKinnon of the Colorado Avalanche can add one more feat to his Calder resume. On Thursday, March 6, the Avalanche defeated the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 on the road in Detroit. MacKinnon had an assist on the game winning goal, giving him his thirteenth straight game with a point. The streak unfortunately ended on Saturday, March 8 when MacKinnon failed to score against the Phoenix Coyotes, but he still...

NHL Blog: Should the NHL Change the Shootout?

February 19, 2014

By ANTHONY PUCIK ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR Early Saturday morning, St. Louis Blues’ forward T.J. Oshie helped lift the United States to victory over Russia 3-2 in a shootout. Oshie scored all four goals of the shootout in six attempts. Now, I know what many of you are thinking: How could Oshie have had more than one opportunity in the shootout? Well, international rules state that three separate shooters must attempt to score...

NHL Blog: NHL Takes Off for Olympics

February 12, 2014

By ANTHONY PUCIK The NHL is taking a few weeks off, but it’s for good reason. Many NHL and other professional hockey players have headed to Sochi, Russia for the 2014 Winter Olympic games. The competition features 12 teams, but only one will emerge as the gold medal winner come the end of February. The big question, however, is which team will it be? One of the easiest teams to look at as a favorite is Russia. Aside fr...

Overtime: On Michael Del Zotto

February 5, 2014

By ANTHONY PUCIK ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR When the news broke that Rangers (now former) defenseman Michael Del Zotto was traded to the Nashville Predators for defenseman Kevin Klein, my phone was off. Initially, I didn’t know, but...

NHL Blog: Rising to the Top

February 5, 2014

By ANTHONY PUCIK ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR An unexpected source broke an incredible record last Wednesday night in the NHL. The Edmonton Oilers defeated the San Jose Sharks 3-0. One of the worst teams in the NHL and Western Conference in the Oilers defeating the second best team in the Pacific Division was impressive enough, but that wasn’t even the biggest story on the evening. Newly acquired Oilers’ goaltender Ben Scrivens...

Track & Field Continues Strong Season

January 23, 2013

By RYAN SCANLON STAFF WRITER The Fordham men’s and women’s track teams each had a busy winter break, with the NYC Gotham Cup and Yale Invitational taking place on Friday, Jan. 11, and  Saturday, Jan. 12, respectively. These meets are mid-season indicators of the teams’ standing on an individual level as well as in comparison to their Atlantic 10 counterparts. A handful of runners were sent to compete in the Gotham...

NHL Season-Opening Weekend Review

January 23, 2013

The day that hockey fans have been waiting for finally arrived this weekend. After the 119-day lockout that ended on Jan. 12, the National Hockey League held the first games of its shortened 48-game season on Saturday. There were a great deal of questions heading into this shortened season and after this weekend it appears that some of them may have been answered. One of the questions that arose while the teams had their...

Track Looks to Continue Indoor Success

November 14, 2012

By RYAN SCANLON STAFF WRITER The Fordham men’s track team came off an impressive campaign last winter, finishing third overall in the Atlantic 10 Conference with a number of All-Conference honors and terrific performances at the IC4A Championships. Key athletes who will not be competing this winter (due to graduating or redshirting) are Julian Saad (school record holder in 3,000-m run), Kevin Fitzgerald (defending...

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