For all its pride in traditions, hockey has let many customs lapse. Some—like playing helmetless or keeping a topless woman on top of the lockers—are gone with reason. But naming lines remains. The tradition of naming the threesomes who compose a hockey teams' lines of attack extends back nearly a century. Here are some of hockey's all-time classic lines.
Figure skating commentators Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski aren't shy about bluntly critiquing skaters' outfits. Here's what some of their actual and most colorful comments might sound like if they were commenting on hockey uniforms and players of the present and past.
World Smile Day is celebrated on the first Friday in the month of October every year since 1999. The idea of World Smile Day was coined and initiated by Harvey Ball, a commercial artist from Worcester, Mass., known to have created the Smiley Face in 1963. After Harvey died in 2001, the Harvey Ball World Smile Foundation was created to honor his name and memory. Here's a look at hockey players smiling over the years, despite missing some teeth.
Notable college hockey free agents who are looking to sign with NHL teams.