Can Goalies Be Ice Hockey Captains?

The captaincy in ice hockey is more than a letter on a jersey; it is a symbol of leadership, authority, and often becomes synonymous with the identity of the team. But, what you never see is a goalie with a ‘C’ or ‘A’ on their jersey. Can goalies be ice hockey captains? Goalies are not […]

The Gordie Howe Hat Trick: A Legacy of Skill and Grit

The Gordie Howe Hat Trick is a term revered and echoed through the chilly arenas of hockey. It’s not just a phrase; it’s a storyline of a game encapsulated in three acts by a single player—a goal, an assist, and a fight. It’s the blend of skill, teamwork, and raw grit, all rolled into one. […]

Record for the most goals by one player in NHL game

You have to go way back in the history of the NHL to discover who scored the most goals in one game. The NHL started in 1917 and the record for most goals in a game, which has stood ever since, was set in 1920. The game was different back then – and we will […]

Hockey rules for Dummies: The Basic Rules Explained!

Hockey 101

You’ve found the right place to get the hockey rules for dummies. Hockey is a great sport but, honestly, if you are newer to the sport it can be confusing so we have put together a basic rules of hockey to help you understand why and what the players are doing.  This basic guide to […]

What is a hat trick in hockey? (history, stats and records)

One of the best things to view is a hat trick in hockey – when a player scores three goals in a game. Not only is it really hard to do, but when they do an unusual thing happens. Sports leagues do not take well to fans throwing items onto the playing surface, but in […]