For a few hours Monday, Kurt Busch and Deryk Engelland made like Dan Aykroyd and Eddie Murphy in the movies to call attention to the Sept. 16 South Point 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
According to the sports arrest database Arrest Nation, the NHL went the entire 2016-17 season without having one of its players, coaches or Zamboni drivers running afoul of the law.
When the possibility arises for a team to cop the Stanley Cup in fewer than seven games, it is thought to be rude and impudent to put it on display in front of the other team and its fans.
In the manner of Wonder Woman’s bracelets and ill-timed parade plans, hockey hot laps have become a thing during the Stanley Cup playoffs. But the ultimate ones probably transpired Wednesday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Trailing 2-1 in the battle for Lord Stanley’s Cup, the Golden Knights tried to put political pressure on the Washington Capitals before Game 4 of the best-of-seven series at Capital One Arena on Monday night.
The showdown among hockey superheroes that had been bubbling beneath the surface erupted over the cauldron rim in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final, a 3-1 Washington victory that gave the home side a 2-1 series edge on the Golden Knights.
He once went an all-time NHL record of 332 minutes, 1 second without allowing a goal. So if there’s anybody qualified to talk about how red-hot playoff goalies can go tepid, it’s Brian Boucher.
Like leading scorer William Karlsson, Vegas Golden Knights’ good-luck charm Stanley the ceramic rooster has become a successful reclamation project in the team’s quest for the Stanley Cup.
By now, you’ve probably seen the asterisk or the parentheses, which is how one TV graphic listed the 1967-68 St. Louis Blues in context with the Golden Knights and making it to the Stanley Cup Final as an expansion team.
It has been a quarter-century since a Canadian-based franchise has hoisted the Stanley Cup, which has become something of an issue north of the border.