Suddenly, those Caps-Pens games will be a bit more interesting. According to reports from Russian publications, Washington Capitals goal-machine Alex Ovechkin got into an argument at a nightclub with some dude named Gennady Ushakov. Ovechkin allegedly punched Ushakov and broke/damaged/rearranged his jaw. Normally the reaction would range all the way from Im impressed with Ovechkins … Continue reading Dropping the Gloves withAlex Ovechkin?
We can all agree that the life of the professional athlete is a quality existence. Opportunities are presented to them that ordinary people such as you and I are rarely afforded. They make absurd amounts of money. Women blindly throw themselves at male (and female) pro athletes as if they are the second coming of Leif … Continue reading Mark Parrish Joins Nickelback Onstage At Concert; Embarrasses Himself and Music Lovers Everywhere
As interesting as news of (Insert underachieving role player here) signing a 1 year deal with (Team that missed the free agency boat here) is, its good to see that a few NHL players have taken it upon their own to give us something to write about. As it was widely reported yesterday afternoon, Eric … Continue reading Marc Staal Blames the One-Armed Man
Due to consuming an entire bottle of wine, Raskolnikov’s loose fingers “accidentally” sent an email to Deadspin czar Will Leitch, informing the great leader of Melt Your Face-Off’s existence. However, this action was done without the knowledge or approval of any of the other writers. We were unprepared for the resulting traffic and were caught … Continue reading Crime and Punishment: Part IV
I know we haven’t spoken in a long time. Actually, a little more than three years. Wow, you look like Sean Avery, Jordin Tootoo, and Derek Boogaard ran a train on you great. I didn’t hear much about you for a year after we broke up. But then I saw you hanging out with a … Continue reading Battered in Labatt Blue
None of the St. Louis Blues actual hockey players would probably rank among the games most feared enforcers. Long gone are the days when opponents would have to stare down both Tony Twist and Kelly Chase if they wanted to take a cheap shot at a skill player. These days, D.J. King is probably the … Continue reading Our Front Office Can Beat Up Your Front Office
Last Wednesday the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Phoenix Coyotes played a pre-season game in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Hockey fans in Winnipeg got a chance to see the two teams the city is probably most interested in, their former Jets, now Coyotes, and the Leafs, who were always a big ticket when they visited Winnipeg in […]