Tag Archives: Zdeno Chara

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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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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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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Prague sets a KHL record for attendance, but Ovechkin spoils the party

Alexander Ovechkin scored the game’s lone goal, while Alexander Yeryomenko pitched a 29-save shutout en route to a 1-0 victory. For two periods, a rocking, record-setting, crowd of 16 317 – as well as countless others watching on ESPN – … Continue reading

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Visiting St. Petersburg bests Prague, 4-3

In their O2 Debut, HC LEV Praha fell to SKA St. Petersburg. The visitors from Russia led for most of the match, scored the game-winning goal with under three minutes to go, and spoiled the debuts of Zdeno Chara, Martin … Continue reading

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The Gods Have Spoken

I’m slowly approaching three years abroad now, as well as four of the last five years outside of Canada. While amazing in so many regards, living abroad can be difficult for a Canadian hockey fan. I love the game of … Continue reading

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