The Parade College Writing Workshop – Zachary Marks: My first (ice hockey) goal

Zachary Marks, a Grade 9 student at Parade College and an enthusiastic hockey player, recalls his first-ever goal which he scored against the competition’s top team.

State of Origin Canadian style: Edmonton Oilers at Calgary Flames

A fight at the ice hockey set Richard Marlow to pondering the eternal issues around violence in sport.

US Sports : Must Try Harder

Andrew Fraser has enjoyed(?) a fact-finding tour to sacred US sporting places which has resulted in this playfully (I think?) parochial piece of comparative sporting culture.

The Stanley Cup Goes Home

The NHL Ice Hockey tradition of letting every premiership player have the Stanley Cup for a day lets it travel to the roots of the sport in the small clubs and communities where those players grew up. It is a qualitatively different adventure that lets heart and roots supplant dollars and achievement for a few days.

Bleed Orange: not just a catch phrase

When people think of the Melbourne sporting landscape, one thing often overlooked is the local Ice Hockey scene. Nath Tanner writes about his beloved Mustangs and his love for the little known sport of ice hockey.

A Night at the Garden

Peter Flynn deals with Sabres and Rangers in New York. It’s a brutal affair.

The Great (Blue and) White North

Rob Chanter and family find themselves in Toronto for 6 months. And Toronto being in Canada, that means hockey.

Choose your poision – the Top 8 Swedish style

  by Rob Scott The Swedish ice hockey (Elitserien) regular season came to a thrilling conclusion during the week as the top teams battled for places in the playoffs (slutspel) and the bottom teams tried to avoid relegation. Positions were so tight that almost every goal scored during the final round resulted in a change [Read more]