Dec 9, 2011, 8:18 PM EST
ITG is set to release a rather controversial card set, which even includes Wade Belak.
Oct 14, 2011, 3:09 PM EST
When enforcers talk about other fighters, the result is sometimes some kind of trash talk. Brian McGrattan serves it up for Paul “BizNasty” Bissonnette.
Oct 11, 2011, 1:30 PM EST
Ryane Clowe stands out as a player who can drop the gloves and fill the net. Read this post to find out who else ranks as a “mini-enforcer.”
Sep 4, 2011, 3:45 PM EST
Cam Janssen admits that depression is often a part of the stressful job of being an NHL enforcer.
Sep 2, 2011, 12:40 PM EST
As the hockey world continues to search for answers and solutions to the problems plaguing its players, Wade Belak’s funeral will take place in Nashville on Sunday.
Aug 31, 2011, 6:36 PM EST
The NHL’s nightmare summer continues as Wade Belak was found dead at age 35.
Aug 15, 2011, 9:51 PM EST
Former Canucks tough guy Rick Rypien was found dead at his Alberta Home by a family member. Rypien was just 27 years old. This post has been updated with a possible cause of death and a statement from the Winnipeg Jets.
Jul 5, 2011, 10:14 PM EST
The Predators and Senators got a little bigger and tougher today as the two teams signed enforcers to one-year contracts. Zack Stortini signed with Nashville while Zenon Konopka might make Ottawa the “toughest team in the NHL.”
May 16, 2011, 4:42 PM EST
The Bruins bullied the Lightning once it was clear Tampa Bay could win Game 1. While Boston’s actions generates debate for fines and suspensions, there’s also the question: do the Lightning suffer without a true enforcer?
May 14, 2011, 12:20 PM EST
The hockey community continues to react to the death of Derek Boogaard. Here are some of the memories shared by fans, writers and fellow players.
Apr 23, 2011, 11:00 AM EST
One time NHL enforcer Donald Brashear is putting his hockey talents to use in a better forum as he’s taking his talents to mixed martial arts to be a pro fighter elsewhere.
Mar 2, 2011, 12:24 AM EST
The New York Times tracked down former NHL enforcer Donald Brashear, who’s now toiling away as a “point per game player” in an obscure semipro league.
Feb 13, 2011, 2:49 PM EST
Pierre McGuire and Mike Milbury discuss their shared belief that the Penguins-Islanders game went over the line in this video.
Feb 13, 2011, 8:00 AM EST
Both the Bruins and Red Wings are enjoying successful seasons despite employing wildly different strategies. Read about the profound differences between the two teams in this post.
Feb 13, 2011, 7:00 AM EST
The 2010-11 Boston Bruins bring a mixture of toughness and skill that evokes more than a few memories of the Stanley Cup-winning Big, Bad Bruins of the ’70s.
Feb 11, 2011, 10:54 PM EST
The Islanders clobbered the Penguins 9-3, but the goals will likely be overshadowed by a fight-filled night that feature more than 300 penalty minutes.
Feb 10, 2011, 3:40 PM EST
The Canadiens called up rough forward Ryan White to help add some muscle (and possibly replace an injured player), but will that be enough to soothe the battered-and-bruised Habs?
Jan 18, 2011, 11:47 AM EST
The Sharks added some grit (and another former Blackhawk) by trading for enforcer Ben Eager. The Thrashers received San Jose’s fifth round pick in the exchange.
Jan 13, 2011, 7:37 PM EST
A December 9th concussion might keep Derek “The Boogeyman” Boogaard out for the rest of the season, according to the New York Rangers.
Nov 28, 2010, 7:29 PM EST
Even after getting his face rearranged, Kevin Westgarth still found a reason to smile.
Nov 24, 2010, 10:32 PM EST
Check out captivating clips of the HBO 24/7 series covering the 2011 Winter Classic. One video includes commentary from Sidney Crosby and Maxime Talbot while the other includes a look into the world of enforcers Eric Godard and DJ King.
Nov 8, 2010, 1:45 PM EST
The Boston Bruins placed enforcer Brian McGrattan on waivers today.
Nov 1, 2010, 3:57 PM EST
The enforcers community in the NHL is generally one built upon respect for other enforcers since they know how hard one another’s job is in the league. After all, playing the role of public defender of your teammates on the ice and designated brawler with other enforcers is a tough job despite not logging a…
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Leafs enforcer Colton Orr does his part for Hockey Fights Cancer by lacing up… Pink skates?!
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