Columbus plans to take back team with F.A.N.S.

A revolution has begun! The fans of the Columbus Blue Jackets have declared war on the team. And with the team recently agreeing to stay in the city until 2039, now is the perfect time for the fans to defend their ground. A new advocacy group in the city Columbus was formed in early March […]

Canucks launch ‘This Is Our Home’ campaign

The riots. The destruction. The mountain of work for Vancouver’s Police, Fire, and EMS departments. The ending to the 2011 Stanley Cup Finals was a dark time for the city. The Canucks are taking steps this year to make sure history doesn’t repeat itself. Canucks Sports & Entertainment announced this morning the launch of their […]

Would the NHL embrace a language gap for advertisements?

Welcome to America. Please choose your advertising language of choice. Does that welcoming message seem out of place or will it be something that is yet to come? Yesterday, news broke that Coca-Cola will start to add Chinese language based advertisements to their rotations inside Madison Square Garden. This new idea has stemmed from the […]

Welcome to America, KHL!

Are you tired of the NHL and their superstars? Do you hate the cleanliness of NHL uniforms and wish to see more advertisements on each player? Want to take a vacation to Eastern Europe without leaving the United States? Don’t worry, your dreams will come to life soon enough! According to the Commissioner of the […]

Daniel Carcillo signs extension with Blackhawks

The player that is commonly known as “car bomb” will call Chicago home for the next two seasons following the 2011-2012 NHL season. It was announced earlier today that the Chicago Blackhawks and forward Daniel Carcillo have agreed to a 2-year contract extension. According to various sources, it is assumed that the financial numbers round […]

Lemieux statue unveiled without Penguins logo

(Photo courtesy of the Pittsburgh Penguins) It is a great day for hockey in the city of Pittsburgh. At a special unveiling in front of Consol Energy Center, the Pittsburgh Penguins unveiled a bronze sculpture that honored the greatest player ever to wear their sweater – Mario Lemieux. The artwork was adapted from a specific […]

Help lead the direction at Puck Drunk Love

There are times where self-reflection can do wonders. For the entire staff at Puck Drunk Love, we believe that time is now. We’ve just passed out first quarter after launching in November and are always looking for ways to make the blog better. We also believe that if you don’t listen to your readers, you […]

Leafs fire Ron Wilson, hire Randy Carlyle

The winds of change have finally arrived in Toronto. It was announced earlier that the Toronto Maple Leafs have relieved Head Coach Ron Wilson of his duties, effective immediately. Wilson, who has spent the last four seasons in Toronto, exits after signing a 1-year contract extension this past December. The Toronto media and the rest […]

Predators host Social Media Suite Night Part II

Think you’re up to speed on Twitter, Facebook, & the rest of the social networking sites out there? If you do, you have a chance to talk about it with an NHL franchise. On March 24th, the Nashville Predators will be hosting what they call “Social Media Suite Night” as they take on the Winnipeg […]

15 trades highlight low-key NHL trade deadline

Rick Nash? Still a Columbus Blue Jacket.Bryan Allen & Jaroslav Spacek? Still Carolina Hurricanes.Derek Roy? Still a Buffalo Sabre.P.A. Parenteau? Still a New York Islander. See a pattern here? The inactivity wasn’t a real surprise as we’ve seen a massive case of parity this year in the league. You could argue that there are still […]

Senators acquire Ben Bishop from Blues

In January, the St. Louis Blues awarded 26-year-old goaltender Brian Elliot with a two-year contract extension. More than five weeks after the ink dried, the club decided to trade away their 3rd string goaltender as they sent Ben Bishop to the Ottawa Senators in exchange for a 2012 second round pick. Following the trade, the […]

Twitter presents problems for Blue Jackets, Flames

There is an old saying out there that states, “when it rains, it pours”. This phrase is usually associated with the notion that when something goes wrong, everything will go wrong. Many will believe that this specific idiom can easily be applied to Columbus Blue Jackets as of late. Not only are they statistically the […]

The Columbus fire sale begins; Vermette to Phoenix

The fire sale has begun for the Columbus Blue Jackets. It was reported today that the General Manager, Scott Howson, traded forward Antoine Vermette to the Phoenix Coyotes in exchange for goaltender Curtis McElhinney, a 2012 second round pick, and a 2013 fifth round pick. The fifth round pick will become a fourth round pick […]

Nashville acquires Hal Gill from Montreal

In the eyes of a few general mangers out there – if you wait for it, you’re going to lose it. Such was the case this afternoon as the another domino fell in the trade winds as the Nashville Predators acquired Montreal defenseman Hal Gill (& a conditional 5th round pick) for Blake Geoffrion, R. […]

The trade winds have picked up: Grossman to Flyers, Moore to Sharks

Even though the trade deadline is still eleven days away, teams have already started to sail with the wind. And since four teams have already set sail, it won’t be long before many other potential buyers start dealing for their targeted players. Philadelphia Flyers aquire Nicklas Grossman from Stars In the first trade of the […]