Category: Hockey

How would the NHL react to a Donald Sterling-type incident?

By Ryan Stieg, AllPuck.com Would a traditionally "white league" like the NH be quick to ostracize a racist owner? You’ve probably heard the story by now. An old man with a history of controversy is recorded in...

On mascots, nicknames, and why something is better than nothing.

By J.P. Hoornstra, AllPuck.com I was talking to a former NHL executive Wednesday afternoon about mascots. We tossed around the question of where to draw the line between a mascot and a character....

And then there were four: How Boston College will win its sixth NCAA title.

By Ryan Stieg, AllPuck.com There’s been quite a bit going on over the past two weeks since the NCAA Regionals, most of the big stories being players leaving school early for the NHL. Two...

One through 12, our projected Olympic hockey rankings.

By Jason Karnosky, AllPuck.com At some point, we'll stop reading about stray dogs accepting kickbacks while sitting on tandem toilets in Sochi, Russia. That's what's going on at the Winter Olympics, right? Whenever that point comes,...

Five Olympic tournament MVP candidates.

By Jason Karnosky, AllPuck.com Ever since the Winter Olympics featured NHL players for its 1998 edition, four men, including three goaltenders, have taken home the honor as the tournament’s best player: 1998 (Nagano, Japan):...

Five first-time Olympians poised for breakout performances.

By Jason Karnosky, AllPuck.com In the spring of 1998, Dominik Hasek was 33 years old. He'd never won a playoff series in his career, almost all of which was spent playing for the...

Five veterans poised for one last Olympic hurrah at Sochi.

By Jason Karnosky, AllPuck.com [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sRkcl_RHwoc?rel=0] The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi mark the end of an era. A few eras, actually. These players might not be the most integral to the final medal standings,...

Who will host the 2015 Frozen Four?

By Ryan Stieg, AllPuck.com The college hockey season begins in a month and something puzzles me. This season's Frozen Four will be played at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, yet the overlords...

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‘Today’ producer Vivian Solomon lives by Latino family traditions

This article originally appeared on NYDailyNews.com Tradition and character mean a lot to Vivian Solomon, producer at the "Today" show, who was born and raised...