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Friday 9 June 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Ice Hockey

All time
# close shave
WATCH: roof collapses over kids' ice-rink
The roof began to creak as a group of Slovakian children warmed up for hockey, and took little time to fall through.
# U-S-A
WATCH: the 6 worst renditions of the 'Star-Spangled Banner'*
*WARNING: unsuitable for those with an appreciation of melody and rhythm.
# Ice Ice Baby
WATCH: Incredible late, late save wins Winter Classic for New York Rangers
It’s cold, it’s outdoors and ice hockey’s annual event ended dramatically this weekend.
# beginner's luck
You're a natural: Woman makes shot worth €40,000
Brenda Hewett picked up a hockey stick for the first time, then did the unbelievable.
# Sid the Kid
This is how you announce your return from a 10-month injury lay-off
It took NHL superstar Sidney Crosby just over five minutes to find the net on his long-awaited comeback last night.
# Facepalm
WATCH: A pretty spectacular ice hockey fail
Think Ronnie Rosenthal, except on skates…
# Nails
WATCH: An ice hockey player laugh off punches to the head
Don’t make Jon “Nasty” Mirasty happy; you won’t like him when he’s happy…
# Ugly
WATCH: An ice hockey player knock an opponent out (then taunt him on his way to the sin bin)
The Pittsburgh Pirates’ Arron Asham violated one of the game’s unwritten rules by picking on an inexperienced fighter.
# Tragedy
Plane crash extends horrific summer for NHL
Yesterday’s Russian plane crash is the latest act in a tragic few months for American ice hockey.
# Rich Kid
This 11-year-old made a nearly impossible ice hockey shot and won $50,000
Easy money, eh?
# Retrospective
The Horror! 13 of the worst sports kits of all-time
Seve Ballesteros had style by the bucketload. Roger Federer has it by the bandana-full. These people… just don’t have it.
# It's your round
Boston Bruins rack up $156k bar tab to celebrate their Stanley Cup success
Ever wondered what a $100k bottle of champagne looks like?
# Vancouver
Gallery: Riots in Vancouver after hockey team thrashed in Stanley Cup decider
The Vancouver Canucks are beaten 4-0 by the Boston Bruins in the Stanley Cup decider – and fans aren’t best pleased.
# Early Doors
The Morning Score: Friday
Preparations continue for Ireland’s crucial clash in Macedonia.. and other short stories.
The Daily Fix: Monday
In today’s Fix: HSE apologises over misdiagnosed miscarriages; Houghton and Whelan are out of RTÉ soccer show; and Vladimir Putin shows off his latest hobby.
# Flutter
Hockey 'keeper caught betting with a fan during a game
Chicago Blackhawks netminder Marty Turco had a few small wagers whilst sitting on the bench.
# Out cold
Canadian police open criminal investigation into ice hockey hit
Boston Bruins’ Zdeno Chara faces prosecution after opponent suffered cracked verterbra.
# Out cold
Dirty or not? Montreal Canadiens' player stretchered off ice after this devastating hit
This sickening hit left one ice hockey player in serious pain.
# Work Can Wait
The YouTube Chart: because the snow is coming again
One little girl meets her hero, a spectacular stadium roof collapse and some pretty poor banter skills from a Sky Sports pundit.
# Mariah Christmas
All the Belfast Giants want for Christmas is you...
The Belfast Giants have earned worldwide attention for this unique take on a Christmas floor-filler.
# Different Class
Five things we learned this weekend...
Some of the lessons we took from the weekend’s action, including which Ireland rugby player is most likely to jump Snake River Canyon.