Stanley Cup

Stories 1 - 20 |  Next >>

Man Jumps in River to Save Hat, Must Be Saved Himself

He and his Blackhawks hat are fine

(Newser) - OK, Chicago, we get that you're excited about your Stanley Cup win . But emergency crews don't want to have to dive into the Chicago River to pull out any more fans who decide to go for a swim. That's what local officials say happened last night when... More »

LA Mayor Drops F-Bomb at Kings Rally

NYC's de Blasio sings 'I Love LA' over lost bet

(Newser) - There are two major rules for politicians, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti told a rally for the Stanley Cup-winning LA Kings yesterday. "They say never, ever be pictured with a drink in your hand and never swear. But this is a big f--king day—way to go guys,"... More »

In 17 Seconds, Blackhawks Stun Bruins, Win Cup

Chicago scores two late goals to win 3-2

(Newser) - One of the best Stanley Cup finals in memory is in the books, and the Chicago Blackhawks are the new champs. The Blackhawks stunned the Bruins 3-2 in Game 6 tonight by scoring two goals 17 seconds apart in the final 1:16, reports AP . They did so on Boston'... More »

Kings Recover Winning Puck

Key part of team history turns up in Devil's bag

(Newser) - Los Angeles Kings fans can rest easy: The case of the missing puck has been solved. The winning puck from the team's first-ever Stanley Cup triumph has turned up in the equipment bag of New Jersey Devil Patrik Elias, who told reporters earlier this week that he was pretty... More »

Kings Wonder if a Devil Stole Winning Puck

New Jersey's Patrik Elias swears he doesn't have it

(Newser) - The Los Angeles Kings may have won the Stanley Cup , but they can't find their winning puck. And they want it back in a bad way. Last time anyone saw it, New Jersey's Patrik Elias flipped it into his own glove after the final game ended, reports the... More »

Kings Win Stanley Cup

Party time in LA as 6-1 win ends 45-year drought

(Newser) - The Los Angeles Kings won their first Stanley Cup in their 45-year history in style Monday night with a 6-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils on home ice. Captain Dustin Brown, who had a goal and two assists, became only the second American-born captain to lift the cup—in... More »

Sheen Rips Security Guard to 'Teach Her Courtesy'

He goes off when he's blocked from game after smoke

(Newser) - Uh-oh. Is Charlie Sheen off his meds? He went all ugly on a security guard at a Kings game this week when she wouldn't let him back into LA's Staples Center after he took off to have a smoke, reports TMZ . "Effing blow my balls," he... More »

Devils Stay Alive in Stanley Cup

3-1 win in LA takes series to Game 5

(Newser) - Los Angeles Kings fans went to the Staples Center last night ready to celebrate their team's first Stanley Cup, but the Devils spoiled the party. The New Jersey team beat the Kings 3-1, taking the series to a Game 5 on their home turf. The game was 0-0 at... More »

Kings Fans Taunt Devils With Jersey Shore Heads

4-0 puts Kings one win away from first Stanley Cup

(Newser) - The Los Angeles Kings are now just a game away from the first Stanley Cup in their 45-year history—and Snooki may have helped. Kings fans taunted their rivals by holding up huge cardboard cutouts of Jersey Shore characters directly behind the New Jersey Devils' bench during last night's... More »

Panthers Ban Rat Sales

Rogue rat-chuckers were Devils fans, team says

(Newser) - The Florida Panthers are taking steps to cool down one of the NHL's stranger traditions as their playoff run continues. Plastic rats—which fans have been chucking on the ice by the hundred—will no longer be sold at the team's souvenir shops, reports the Miami Herald . The... More »

Bruins Goalie Disses Obama ... Over Size of Government

Tim Thomas skips out on White House visit

(Newser) - All-star goalie Tim Thomas skipped out on a visit to the White House with the rest of his Stanley Cup-winning Boston Bruins yesterday, snubbing President Obama's offer of congratulations because he's not happy with the size of the federal government. "I believe the Federal government has grown... More »

Video Shows Cops Shoving Kissing Couple

Proves Vancouver riot moment wasn't staged

(Newser) - It certainly wasn’t staged: New video has emerged showing the moments leading up to the now-legendary kiss at the Vancouver riots—and it’s clear that police knocked the couple down, hovered briefly over them, and moved on. The video shows a distraught Alexandra Thomas being comforted by Scott... More »

Shame on You, Vancouver

Hockey riots mar a world-class city: Helene Elliott

(Newser) - Vancouver's police chief is blaming "anarchists and criminals" for the violence that erupted last night after the Canucks lost the Stanley Cup, reports the Vancouver Sun . Some numbers from AP : 100 arrests, 150 injuries requiring hospital treatment, 15 burned cars, 9 injured cops, three stabbing victims, and scores... More »

Vancouver Erupts in Rioting After Canucks Lose

Fans go on rampage as Bruins lift Stanley Cup

(Newser) - Hockey fans enraged by the Canucks' 4-0 home loss to the Boston Bruins in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup finals went on a rampage in downtown Vancouver. The mood turned ugly downtown as some 100,000 fans watched the game's final minutes at bars and restaurants, and on... More »

The Worst Calls of All Time

Don't feel bad, Armando, you're not alone

(Newser) - In honor of Armando Galarraga's perfect one-hitter, Salon decided to compile a list of some of the biggest blown calls in history. And we decided that it would be more fun to watch those blown calls than to read about them. So check out this video gallery, and get ready... More »

Top US Sports City: Pittsburgh

Having NFL, NHL champions gives it a leg up on Penn. rival Philadelphia

(Newser) - With championship NFL and NHL teams and solid college squads, Pittsburgh is America’s top sports city, the Sporting News rules. “Sports fans in Western Pennsylvania have had a lot to be proud of these last 12 months. Pittsburgh truly is the City of Champions,” says Mayor Luke... More »

Yzerman, Hull, Robitaille, Leetch Headed to NHL Hall

(Newser) - This year's NHL Hall of Fame class is a stellar one, TSN reports. All three forwards inducted—Brett Hull, Steve Yzerman, and Luc Robitaille—are among the top 10 scorers in pro hockey history. Brian Leetch, meanwhile, was a two-time winner of the Norris Trophy, awarded to the league’s... More »

350K Fete Victorious Penguins

(Newser) - Pittsburgh celebrated its Stanley Cup-winning Penguins today with a parade that may have drawn upward of 350,000, the Post-Gazette reports. Revelers began arriving at the parade route in center-city at 4:30am, and by 10:15 there were already 185,000 happy fans. At a downtown Starbucks with lines... More »

Lord Stanley's Top Game 7s

(Newser) - With the Detroit Red Wings and Pittsburgh Penguins to decide the Stanley Cup finals tonight, David Schoenfield takes a look at the best Game 7s in NHL championship history for ESPN. Some highlights:
  • 1950: Red Wings 4, Rangers 3 (2 OT). Pete Babando’s goal 8½ minutes into the second
... More »

Hockey Holiness: Penguins Force Game 7

(Newser) - It may not have the audience or star power of the other big-sport championships, but the Red Wings and Penguins are plugging away in a great Stanley Cup finals. Pittsburgh eked out a 2-1 win tonight to tie the series at 3 and set up those two words so beloved... More »

Stories 1 - 20 |  Next >>

AROUND THE WEB