Given hockey's quasi-official status as Canada's national sport, the poor performance of Canada's NHL teams is generating discussion. And when probabilities get this low, statisticians get interested.
The CBC will continue to broadcast Hockey Night in Canada while Rogers will have the final say on sports personalities and control all ad revenue from the games. We speak with columnist Rick Salutin.
There was a time when the idea of military pomp at a Canadian sporting event would have seemed absurdly out of place -- that was an American thing. Oh, how the times have changed.
The NHL is interesting in so many ways when the time comes to try and validate our dominant economic theory of the free market.
Mike Zigomanis is a vegan professional hockey player -- he joins Progressive Voices as part of rabble.ca's Vegan Challenge.
The NHL season is considerably shorter this year, and it almost got cancelled outright. Outdoor hockey could face the same threat if we don't work to tackle global warming.
This lockout may be an easy opportunity to suggest in our conversations that those who produce wealth for others deserve a larger share of the pie.
Even when dealing with wealthy NHLers, there is still an issue of labour and capital at the heart of it all; we call on fans to direct their frustration at the broader commodification of sports.
Below a genteel veneer of lattes, yoga mats and glass condos the west coast riot fitfully sleeps. As a nervous city braces for an early exit by the Canucks, we look at the history of Vancouver riots.
What hockey has become: As we have seen increasingly across the globe, violence is simply a local manifestation of frustration and anger generated by contemporary capitalism.