Posts Tagged ‘NHL’

A Moment in History: Ovechkin Suspension

Ovechkin_key_to_city_ceremonyIt’s kinda weird looking at old journals, documents, and blogs of mine and seeing what I wrote some odd years ago. I think I might start having posts here and there that feature those old moments….I know, a bit o’ nostalgia.

Today’s flashback is about Alexander Ovechkin of the NHL team the Washington Capitals, one of the most popular hockey players. He’s insanely good. And a pretty funny guy whose English is improving, apparently.

If you’re a hockey fan, you probably know of him. If not, you’re missing out. Check out the video below to get an idea of why he’s such a big deal.

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Hockey Fans Give A Big “Boo Hoo” to Football

BettmanThat’s right. A big “boo hoo” is what a lot of hockey fans gave to football when they heard about the NFL referee lockout. In case you don’t know, the NHL, or National Hockey League, is in a lockout right now and it’s unsure whether there will be a hockey season. Not surprisingly, a lot of fans are upset and are keeping their fingers crossed that things will work out.

The NFL referee lockout has spurred a lot of controversy. Replacement referees were called in and the games went on. However, this elicited a lot of media attention and complaints. The football fans still get their games while the hockey fans only hope they will. Some hockey fans think football fans need to stop complaining.

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