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Sunday 26 March 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Ice Hockey

All time
# Stanley Cup
Tampa Bay Lightning strike twice in a year to claim back-to-back titles
The Lightning beat the Montreal Canadiens 1-0 to take the final series 4-1.
# Ducks Fly Together
The Mighty Ducks are back and the trailer for a new TV series is here
Here’s something to make you feel nostalgic.
Never-say-die Stars stun Knights to reach first Stanley Cup final since 2000
The Stars rallied from a 2-0 deficit Monday night to shock the Golden Knights and win the Western Conference final series 4-1.
# Ice Hockey
NHL game abandoned after former Canadian Olympian has cardiac incident on bench
Jay Bouwmeester was ‘alert and moving all of his extremities’ when he was taken to hospital, said St Louis Blues GM Doug Armstrong.
# brotherhood
Ice Warriors: US doctors, The Troubles and a remarkable love affair in 1980s' inner-city Dublin
It was almost four decades ago when some North American medical students arrived in Dolphin’s Barn rink and changed lives forever.
# Surprise Move
Cech comes out of retirement to sign for ice hockey team
The 37-year-old is trying his hand at a new sport just months after he retired from professional football.
# History makers
St Louis Blues go from worst NHL team to first-time Stanley Cup champions with win over Boston Bruins
Jordan Binnington made 32 stops as St Louis claimed their first ever title.
# Feeling pucky
'Get some beers!' Ovechkin and Capitals end long Stanley Cup wait
Alexander Ovechkin got the celebrations started after the Washington Capitals claimed their maiden NHL Stanley Cup championship.
# ice cool
Emergency goalie call-up sees accountant steal the show in Blackhawks win
It was a night to remember for Scott Foster.
# Hockey friends
Unified Korean ice hockey team proposed for Winter Olympics
For the first time, South Korea and North Korea could field a unified team at a multi-sport competition.
# Ice Hockey
Due North: The Irish teenager heading to Canada to train with former NHL players
Mark Murphy will spend a year living, eating and breathing ice hockey, despite the lack of a permanent rink here.
# quick response
NHL and Detroit Red Wings considering legal action after team logo used at white supremacist rally
Some white nationalists at a violent rally in Charlottesville were spotted using a modified Red Wings logo.
# Drama
Pittsburgh Penguins win Stanley Cup with late goal in controversial Game 6
A late goal by Patric Hornqvist gave Pittsburgh back-to-back titles.
# celebrations on ice
Ice hockey keeper makes incredible diving save from outside the net after puck takes a mad bounce
Could he do with an All Star sliothar though?
# Cool As Ice
'When I saw how intense it was, it did scare me': Lee Chin's ice hockey experiment in Vancouver
Wexford hurler spent time on the ice with NHL side Vancouver Canucks.
# the toughest trade
'I'd love to see it get more international exposure': Ice hockey star Auld impressed by hurling
The former Canadian goalkeeper spent a week in Wexford with Faythe Harriers.
# the toughest
Wexford's Lee Chin is going trying out ice hockey with Canadian side in Vancouver
It’s all part of AIB’s ‘The Toughest Trade’ series.
# hip hip jorge
Bring your skates! Equipment manager gets NHL debut as emergency back-up goalie
Jorge Alves fulfilled his lifelong dream of becoming an NHL player by signing a professional tryout contract on Saturday.
# lost the head
One-man fight rampage ended this pre-season ice hockey game after just three minutes
Coach Bombay would not approve.
# cold
'Disgusting' hit overshadows Capitals' NHL playoff cruise
“This was as close as I have seen to somebody possibly breaking a neck.”
# Ouch!
Hockey goalkeeper takes shot to the groin from the NHL's hardest hitter... may never get up
Poor Kari Lehtonen.
# oh canada
Hockey fan hits referee in groin with beer can from six rows back
But you really shouldn’t be throwing full cans of beer at referees.
# body check
Wayne Barnes doesn't know how lucky he is... NHL player faces suspension for hit on referee
Dennis Wideman is facing a long period off the ice.
# Well read
The fallen All-Star, constipated rugby and the week's best sportswriting
Sit back and enjoy some of the week’s best sportswriting.
# Pucking hell
Is this the most-horrible sports fan ever?
A young Pittsburgh Penguins fan was about to receive a hockey puck from the team’s coach before an older man snatched it in mid-air.
# Birthday Boy
WATCH: Putin plays ice hockey with the pros and, amazingly, scores loads of goals
Who would have thought…
# Ouch
NHL player receives 41-game ban for this nasty check to an opponent's head
They’d call it a black card offence at Croke Park.
# you had one job
Spurs apologise after they spell sporting legend's name wrong on trip to White Hart Lane
Lads, for the last time… It’s ‘Gretzky’.
# Stanley Cup
The NHL's epic end-of-season montage even features a rare headed goal
The Chicago Blackhawks became champions for the third time in six years last night.
# Ham Maguire
Would you eat a Sam Maguire or Liam MacCarthy Cup made entirely from rashers?
Because hockey fans have the chance to devour this monster.
# Reel stories
Sports Film of the Week: Of Miracles and Men
Grab the popcorn and settle in to enjoy this week’s pick.
# veteran
Jagr Bomb: Is this ice-hockey's Roger Milla?
New Jersey Devils’ Jaromir Jagr racked up a hat-trick last night at the grand old age of 42.
# Have your say
Should football follow ice hockey's example by naming and shaming divers?
The NHL in America has brought in new anti-diving legislation in an attempt to address the issue.
# Vincent Van Goal
Ice hockey player loses part of his ear, comes back on and scores game winner
Because hockey.
# daps
Young hockey fan in heart-warming moment with entire Boston Bruins team
If you don’t well-up just a little watching this, you’ve got a heart of stone.
French boy dies after being hit by hockey puck at match
The freak tragedy occurred some three minutes before the end of a match in Dunkirk.
# I'm Batman
Ice hockey team to 'honour' Batman with one-off jersey
Because why not.
# Shoot the Puck
Richie McCaw pulls on a Blackhawks jersey and tries his hand at ice hockey
Tomorrow: A Blackhawks player learns how to lie all over the ball at a ruck.
# United we stand
Ice hockey rivals unite for a three-city tribute to Canada's dead soldiers
Corporal Nathan Cirillo and Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent were killed in separate attacks on Wednesday.
# Dizzy on ice
Football played on ice in full hockey gear? Sign us up
Don’t try this at home even if you own an ice rink.