Hockey

FIGHTLAND

The Art of the Hockey Fight

Hockey fights look nothing like sanctioned bouts, but is there some common ground between the goon and the warrior?
Sarah Kurchak
3.20.17
diaspora football clubs

Meet Indian Gymkhana, London’s Longest-Standing Diaspora Sports Club

With Indian diasporas some of the longest-standing communities in Britain, it’s little wonder they have one of the oldest diaspora clubs. We spoke to two volunteers at Indian Gymkhana about the club’s handling of its cultural milieu.
Will Magee
10.17.16
Canada

Meet the Real Life Version of Happy Gilmore

We spent a day with the real life Happy Gilmore in Phoenix to witness his 95mph slap shot and 400+ yard long drive.
VICE Sports
3.21.16
NHL

Crowd Reacts to NHL's First Gay Kiss Cam

Regardless of whether you think it's a big deal or not, it's a shift in the right direction.
Liam Daniel Pierce
1.11.16
Hockey

Hockey Goalie Slashes Opponent Right in the Face

He hit him right in the damn face. With a goalie's stick!
Sean Newell
11.19.15
Hockey

Women's Ice Hockey in Mexico? Yes, Women's Ice Hockey in Mexico

Believe it or not, the Mexican Women's Ice Hockey Team is gunning for the 2018 Winter Olympics — and they've got a real shot at making it happen.
Jorge Arangure Jr.
5.26.15
val james

'No One Was Tougher': The Story of the NHL's First Black American

Val James was the first black American in the NHL. The story of what he went through to get there is heartbreaking.
Smriti Sinha
5.20.15
police

How a Hockey Enforcer Became a Drug Dealing Cop

Bryce Charpentier started out an unlikely California-bred hockey tough guy, but a quiet painkiller addiction led him down a tragic and unbelievable path.
Tal Pinchevsky
5.17.15
Hockey

Slava Fetisov and the Soviet Hockey Legacy

Slava Fetisov on coming of age as a phenom in The Soviet Union to breaking down the barrier for Russians in the NHL.
VICE Sports
3.10.15