(Getty Images)The annual NHL Winter Classic wrapped up today with the New York Rangers defeating the hometown Philadelphia Flyers 3-2. For those who are just learning of this new hockey tradition, the Winter Classic is the one game a year the NHL selects to be played outdoors, harkening back to the days when kids used to play in their backyards or on their neighborhood ponds.This year the Flyers hosted the event at the Philadelphia Phillies home park, and the event drew record crowds. The...Read Full Story
(Bracket created by Zimbio.com)With March Madness over, hockey fans know there's another bracket even more important than college basketball -- the NHL playoff bracket. This year the Washington Capitals and the San Jose Sharks lead off the Eastern and Western Conferences respectively, but the powerhouse teams will have to make it through a tough 2010 bracket to face off for the Stanley Cup. The San Jose Sharks are a tough team this year, fronted by the power trio of Patrick Marleau, Dany...Read Full Story
Elsewhere on Zimbio 10 Best Playoff hits of 2008 Def Leppard Defiles Stanley Cup The Stanley Cup: A Ridiculous History It's that time of the year again. Time to grab your styrofoam hockey puck shaped hat, favorite team jersey and a couple of beers to root on your favorite post season team. Oh yes, it's time for NHL playoffs. 16 teams will begin their race for the cup this week, in a sport that usually sits in the back of most sports fans' minds. Still, it seems the number of self...Read Full Story
Left: Mike Fisher #12 of the Ottawa Senators skates past Bruno Gervais #8 of the New York Islanders on January 29, 2008 at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images North America) Right: Singer Carrie Underwood, winner of the Best Female Country Vocal Performance for "Last Name" poses in the press room during the 51st Annual Grammy Awards held at the Staples Center on February 8, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)Carrie...Read Full Story
Florida's Richard Zednik arguably scored the most awesome goal of the 2008-2009 NHL season Thursday night against the Islanders. His leaping goal put the Panthers ahead 3-1, and they ended up winning the game 3-2, securing Florida's eight place spot in the conference standings.Read Full Story
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