Ice Hockey 1.01: Science of the Game

Deakin University student James Wright continues his weekly column about ice hockey. This week, he delves into the science behind the game, and the difficulty it takes to perfect.

Ice Hockey 1.01: Austalia’s Presence in the NHL

Australia is a sport obsessed country and is represented in more top-level competitions than would statistically make sense for a country sitting 53rd on the population ladder.   For the NFL, the high-profile Australians include Jarryd Hayne, Sav Rocca, Ben Graham, and Darren Bennett. For the NBA, which has seen 27 Australians enter the highest [Read more]

Ice Hockey 1.01: Unique Customs (Part 2)

In the second part of a mini-series, Deakin Uni’s James Wright continues his ‘Hockey 1.01’ journey with a delve into some of the quirks and oddities you can see in the premier ice hockey competition, the NHL.

Ice Hockey 1.01: A Day At The Hockey

Deakin University student James Wright continues his weekly column about ice hockey. This week, he writes about his experience at the last NHL game he went to in San Jose.

Ice Hockey 1.01: The Basics

Deakin University student James Wright continues his weekly column about ice hockey. This week, we learn about the basics of the game and which NHL teams to get around (Maple Leafs, of course).

Ice Hockey 1.01: Dual citizen

Deakin University student James Wright has joined the Almanac as our ice hockey columnist. A Canadian Australian, he will help us understand the game and its significance.