The Stanley Cup Takes A Spill (Video)

Stanley Cup falls in Bonavista NewfoundlandEach year, the team who wins the Stanley Cup possesses the trophy until a new team is crowned NHL champion. During this offseason, the Boston Bruins are the proud holders of Lord Stanley's Cup.

Michael Ryder

BOS & VAN Have Lived At 35,000 Feet This Series

airplaneAs the Boston Bruins and Vancouver Canucks lock up in the deciding game of the 2011 Stanley Cup Finals, it's amazing to consider the amount of time both teams have spent on airplanes, since the series began a little more than two weeks ago. With a city-to-city distance of approximately 2,500 miles and the NHL's 2-2-1-1-1 series travel format, the finalists have actually spent far more time in the air than on the ice.

2011 Stanley Cup Finals

Mike Milbury Compares Sedin Brothers to Famous Females

Versus/NBC hockey analyst Mike Milbury is probably not the most popular guy in Vancouver these days. Wednesday night, Milbury hurled a very unflattering shot regarding how to defend Canucks stars Henrik and Daniel Sedin.

“By all means, stay on Thelma and Louise — I mean Henrik and Daniel. Get in their way, make them pay. This series is starting to go our way,'' exclaimed Milbury.

2011 Stanley Cup Finals

Wayne Gretzky attends Jerry West tribute (video)

Crosby respects fans, while Ovechkin breaks cameras

Sunday, Pittsburgh Penguins' center Sidney Crosby scored the gold medal winning goal, in Team Canada's 3-2 overtime victory over Team USA. 

This victory took place eight months after Crosby led the Penguins to a win in the Stanley Cup Finals vs. the Detroit Red Wings. Crosby and Washington Capitals' left wing Alexander Ovechkin are considered the best players in the NHL.   

Sidney Crosby