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It pays to fight in hockey and it especially pays to hoist the Stanley Cup if you’re a grinder.
In a study that seems more inspired by a Don Cherry rant than a master’s thesis, former Windsor Spitfire Derek Lanoue, of Belle River, calculated the payoff for being an enforcer and, in a first, the payoff for winning the Stanley Cup other than fulfilling a boyhood dream. 803 more words
By Fred Goodall
TAMPA, Fla. – Nikita Kucherov scored 3:33 into overtime to give the Tampa Bay Lightning a 6-5 victory over the New York Rangers on Wednesday night in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals. 476 more words
In signing Mike Babcock as its new head coach, for a reported US$50 million over eight years, the Toronto Maple Leafs have made him the highest paid coach in the history of hockey. 727 more words
There’s ample evidence that you can’t buy a Stanley Cup, but that hasn’t prevented the Toronto Maple Leafs from trying.
The folks at Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment opened the vault Wednesday and won the Mike Babcock Sweepstakes, luring him away from the Detroit Red Wings with an eight-year contract worth a reported $50 million. 676 more words