11 longest NHL playoff games modern era (with video)

One of the best things about playoff hockey is overtime. Unless my team is in it then I am way too nervous – I can barely watch. (I did get to see the Flames lose live in double overtime to the Lightning in the 2004 Stanley Cup Finals. Still brings a tear to my eye) […]

10 Best NHL players to never win the Stanley Cup

Some of the most prominent pictures we hold in our heads are of the greats raising the Stanley Cup above their head – Gretzky, Lemieux, Crosby, Ovechkin. But, not all the greats can win the Stanley Cup. There are plenty of amazing players who never got their name etched on the Stanley Cup. Here is […]

How many Stanley Cups are there?

My first ever summer vacation I took after I started work was a road trip to Toronto from Calgary (about 36 hours of driving). Why Toronto? Two friends and I wanted to go to the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto and see the Stanley Cup. When we got there I learned something I never […]

What happens to the rings when the Stanley Cup is full of names?

One of the best traditions of the Stanley Cup is that the winning team gets to engrave their roster onto the bottom ring of the Cup. If you ever get to see the Stanley Cup in person it is so much fun to look at all of the players names engraved on it. I love […]

What is engraved in the bowl of the Stanley Cup?

One of the best parts of the Stanley Cup is that the players who win the trophy get to have their names engraved on the trophy. As you look at the rings you will see a who’s who of hockey players with their name on the cup. However, all of the names are not engraved […]

4 perks players get for winning the Stanley Cup

Many argue that the Stanley Cup is the hardest trophy in team sports to win. It takes a team two gruelling months of intense hockey to become the last team survival. Obviously the team who wins gets to fulfill their childhood dreams and team’s aspiration of glory, but what else do they get for winning […]

How do you qualify to get your name on the Stanley Cup?

Embed from Getty Images The Stanley Cup is the best trophy in all of sports. And one of the coolest things about winning the Stanley Cup is that you get your name engraved on the trophy. If you ever have a chance to see the Stanley Cup in person it is such a fun experience […]

How many Stanley Cups did Lemieux win?

Embed from Getty Images Mario Lemieux is one of the greatest players to have ever played hockey. He makes all of the top 5 lists for best players of all time. Wayne Gretzky has even said that Mario was a better scorer than he was. One of my favourite facts about Lemieux is that he […]

How many Stanley Cups did Wayne Gretzky win?

Wayne Gretzky is the arguably the greatest hockey player of all-time. Gretzky, known as “The Great One”, would flourish in the Stanley Cup playoffs finishing with numerous records and reaching the Stanley Cup finals six times – five times with the Edmonton Oilers and once with the Los Angeles Kings. Embed from Getty Images How […]