Tag Archives: KHL

This is a call to carps!

Quirky traditions and outlandish superstitions are important components of the stew that makes up professional hockey. In 1952, two fish retailer brothers named Pete and Jerry Cusimano, tossed an octopus onto the ice during a Detroit Red Wings home game … Continue reading

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This week in the KHL (November 23 to November 30)

Nothing gold can stay, and after a 9-game winning streak Lokomotiv Yaroslavl certainly proved this to be true, dropping three straight games. First, the offensively challenged Lev Prague put up their best performance of the season and dismantled the Russian … Continue reading

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Don’t you know I’m Loko?!

Last Friday I got to do something that I haven’t gotten to do in a long time – go to a hockey game just for fun. Not for work, not for practice, not for anything else other than personal enjoyment … Continue reading

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This “week” in the KHL (November 14 to November 17)

After a ten day break for the Karjala Cup, the KHL returned to action on Wednesday night. A short week on the ice brings with it a short report, but here’s what you may have missed from the ice Wednesday … Continue reading

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October or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Lockout

Normally, the threat of an NHL lockout is one of the worst things a hockey fan can endure. There have now been four work stoppages in my lifetime, and although I was too young to understand and appreciate the first … Continue reading

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This week in the KHL (October 27 to November 2)

A month of NHL missing and another already axed. The Winter Classic is kaput to boot. It’s starting to look like the KHL could be the only game in town this year. Here’s what you may have missed this week: … Continue reading

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The Red Army conquers Prague

The Red Army led for most of the game, though Prague made it interesting in the third period and, led by Tomáš Surový, cut the deficit to one goal. It wasn’t enough and the Lions eventually fell to CSKA Moscow … Continue reading

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Prague Plummeting in the Standings

It’s a good thing I’m a Toronto Maple Leafs fan. It’s helpful in times like these. After starting the season strong and hinting at an enjoyable run in their KHL debut, the Prague Lions are now locked in a brutal … Continue reading

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KHL Report: October 13th – October 19th.

While the NHL inches its way closer to a new season, there still isn’t any top quality hockey in North America. You and I both know that real fans can’t stay away from the game for too long, so why … Continue reading

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Panenka scarves XI: Football

Panenka scarves is one Canadian’s attempt to document his appreciation of the obvious and not-so-obvious experiences of a life in the Czech Republic. For previous Panenkas, click here. _____________ It’s been a busy month. Within four days I found myself at … Continue reading

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