Now, obviously if I’m a Buffalo girl, then it should follow that I’m a Sabres fan. And trust me, I am. With a healthy hatred for the Maple Leafs, Flyers, Bruins, and especially the Rangers. However, I feel it’s a little unfair to hold a hatred for the other NY team given that I live here, they’re seldom a threat, and they have a pretty cute goalie! Little older, but that’s never stopped me – meet Islanders goaltender Nick DiPietro.
Just a quick hit to give you something to read between periods tonight.
Know how I always talk about the East Coast’s love for all things Boston? Here’s an article from the Globe and Mail that backs up my point, but only to a certain extent. See, what I got out of this was a) Bruins fans in the Maritimes consist of old guys who are missing their own teeth and b) the Maritimes consist solely of Nova Scotia…oh, wait, they threw PEI a bone. So this story drove me crazy all day. Yeah, I know it’s customary for Canadians in my part of the country to kvetch about how the rest of Canada views us. When national publications talk East Coast, they’re really just talking about Halifax (so we think). And the national CBC is even worse, as when they talk about the East, it seems to end at the Quebec border. Grrr.
So here’s a footnote to that Globe article. New Brunswick is home to two Bruins greats: Don Sweeney, who spent the better part of 15 seasons with Boston, and Willie O’Ree, who broke the NHL colour barrier. For the record, I know far more Bruins fans out here than actual Canucks fans (apologies to those cheering them on because they’re the last Canadian team standing).
And many of them are women.
Here’s something to make you smile, speaking of Boston: one kid honouring his uncle’s memory with an assist from the Red Sox. I can’t hate on them when they agree to do stuff like this.
This is from a few days ago, but Star Wars fans will enjoy this tale from our pal Andrew Bucholtz at Sporting Madness.
And now back to some seriousness: keep Nathan Horton in your thoughts, OK? God, I hate seeing anyone being carried off on a stretcher.
My affection for the older guys has been well documented here at Ladies… What can I say? Take young forward Jeff Skinner of the Carolina Hurricanes, for example. Cute, yes, but far too young for me to buy him a drink. He’s not even legal in my province, anyway.
However, I’d hire Skinner to babysit my kids so that I could hit the town in my patent leather peep toe pumps with Tampa Bay’s recently acquired goaltender, Dwayne Roloson. Continue reading
Awhile back, I tried to enlighten the Ladies… readers on the hotness that is the Washington Capitals. Thanks to a super sexy GQ-esque team photo shoot, I was able to show you a bunch of hot hockey players in street clothes looking super fine. Well, the brains behind the GQ shoot decided to give us more. This recent shoot was done in conjunction with the re-launch of Scarlet Caps, a site about the Caps geared towards female fans. While I’m not a huge fan of the site, I’m definitely a huge fan of the photo shoots.
So follow me after the jump to see hot athletes in suits.
Hello, Ladies… readers! I know it’s been awhile since you’ve seen a post from me, but I’m back in full force and bringing you some hockey, of course! I was lucky enough to be able to purchase Winter Classic tickets for the Capitals vs. Penguins game in Pittsburgh on New Year’s Day. As a loyal Caps season ticket holder, I decided to make the purchase, book the hotel and make the trek to Western PA.
Make the trek with me after the jump to read all about my trip (and I promise some pictures of hot guys).
Yeah, I suppose most sports sites do their previews before the season starts. But we think different here at Ladies… Also, we’re hella busy and I needed a few days to deal with that whole ALCS outcome, obviously. I spent the weekend doing a lot of intentional walking. I trust Girardi did the same.
Let’s focus on hockey now, shall we? The Pacific Division, y’all!
The countdown to October 7th is underway! That’s when the puck drops and the ice is prepped for a brand-new NHL season. Raven and I will be bringing you previews the only way we know how…with photos of hot men.
We bring you the Northeast after the jump.
I know baseball season is in full swing, and football is already on our brains, but I’m really missing hockey. I’m constantly checking my calendar and figuring out my schedule around the upcoming NHL season. I just can’t shake hockey. I thought there has to be other people out there feeling my pain right now, so I’m going with a hockey themed post today.
So take a skate with me after the jump for some hockey hotties who were on the move this summer!
So hockey is officially over until October, but we’re not done with hockey here. It’s Conference Finals time! We’re down to the final four, and the polls close on Sunday night at 8pm EST. So vote away after the jump.
Readers, you have raised my eyebrows. Sid the Kid, knocked out of the first round by Flyer Mike Richards. Steckel, running away with the votes in his tiebreaker against RYAN KESLER (and NO, Raven, that baby photo was not a ploy ;))
The Divisional Semis are complete. Round 2 heats up with eight fellas worthy of Blanche Devereaux’s attention (rest in peace, Rue). Make your choice after the jump now through Sunday at 8PM Eastern. Continue reading
In honor of the Stanley Cup Finals taking place right now, it’s time we feature some hotties to watch. Since I couldn’t bring myself to even go on the Flyers website, I’m bringing you some hotties from the Hawks!
So take a trip with me after the jump to see some hot boys from Chi-Town.
Now that we’ve given away the hardware for this year’s NHL Playoff Beards Awards (props to Raven for her excellent research once again), we bring you the NHL Playoffs of Hotness.
This works just like the NBA edition. Vote for the hockey hottie you love. We’ll narrow down the choices bracket-style over the next couple of weeks. Thanks to our readers for their suggestions on such short notice! Don’t worry: we’ve included a few guys from the Stanley Cup finalists Chicago Blackhawks and Philadelphia Flyers.
You have until Monday at 8pm Eastern to cast your vote. Yes, we’re making our readers work hard these days! Continue reading
So Lady Bee and I have decided to do the preview for the 2010 playoffs. Since we’re the hockey fiends, we figured we’d do a fun roundtable discussion of predictions and hotties.
Follow us after the jump for some knowledge and eye candy!
Lady Bee: “I’m doing a post for Ladies… on Keith Tkachuk!”
Mr. Bee: “Why?”
Lady Bee: “Well, he’s retiring!”
Mr. Bee: “It’s about time! Is Bill Guerin joining him?”
(Lady Bee rolls eyes, proceeds to find handsome pictures anyway)
Since I’m snowed in today, I have snow on the brain. And, as most of you know, I usually have hockey on the brain. So why not show you a glimpse of some Team USA Hockey hotties? So follow me after the jump for some hotties to watch for in the next coming weeks!
It’s been some time since I showed the Caps some love over here, and a friend of mine sent me some gorgeous pics of the boys to use, so I thought, “What the hell? These are worthy of some Hump Day Hottie love.” So that brings us up-to-date.
Today I bring you my favorite offensive defenseman and our resident wannabe thug – Mike Green. I’ve shown you his insanely silly website before, but now let me show you some of his hotness. Follow me after the jump for some Mike Green adoration.
Say it ain’t so, Sabretooth!
In all seriousness, I’m well aware that I’m known for whining just a bit. Can’t help it, all of my teams are, well, cursed you could say. So when one of them starts doing well, I get a little excited and decide after a holiday and birthday hiatus to dedicate an entire post to how hot my beloved Buffalo Sabres are, but never fear: I never count my chickens…
While the world of hockey has been buzzing about the upcoming Winter Classic and the 2010 Olympics, the IIHF World Junior Championships have been going on in Saskatchewan, Canada. I’ve been catching some of the premier games on the NHL Network, and tomorrow’s big match-up is USA vs. Canada. (Check it out live at 8pm on NHLNet in the US, and TSN in Canada) In honor of this so-called clash of the titans, I thought I’d introduce the Ladies… readers to, what will some day be, a few future Hump Day Hotties.
Right now, these boys are just cutie-patooties because they’re way too young for me (now – ahem). So follow me after the jump for some up-and-coming hockey hotties, and stay for a mini-preview of tomorrow’s match-up. (I promise the boys after the jump are hotter than the ones before it!)
Lady Bee here with a Hab for tonight’s Hanukkah Hunk: meet Mike Cammalleri.
We Ladies are equal-opportunity oglers. That is, we don’t discriminate when it comes to sports hotties, young or old. Some of you may consider today’s HDH to be on the old side of the spectrum, but some of us here think he’s quite handsome.
Brendan Shanahan announced that after 21 seasons in the NHL, he was finally hanging up his skates. What better way to honor his impressive career (Can you say 19 playoff appearances in 21 seasons?) than with a hump day hottie post chronicling his career in hot pictures?
Follow me after the jump for a trip down memory lane.
It’s time for me to care about hockey again! As you may have heard this week, new members were inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame (you can be forgiven if you didn’t – after all, it turned into another ridiculous edition of the Gretzky Show.) Brian Leetch, Luc Robitaille, Brett Hull, Lou Lamoriello, and the handsome former captain of the Detroit Red Wings, Steve Yzerman. Hall of Fame, Olympic Gold, Stanley Cup rings: the man has it all! Well, except his own Friday Fellow feature. Watching him during pre-game shenanigans in Toronto the other night, I decided this had to be remedied.
Join me after the jump for a trip down Hottie Memory Lane.
Since I love hockey, it’s only natural that I have a fantasy hockey team. This year I’m playing under the name “I Laich It!” for Brooks Laich. Unfortunately, he doesn’t put up awesome fantasy stats so he’s still on waivers. Anyways, I like to draft players that I like, and I usually like hot players. So as I was perusing my roster and wondering what to post about this week, I thought to myself, “Self…you have a pretty hot roster. Maybe you should share these hot boys with the Ladies… readers.” So that is what I’m doing.
So follow me after the jump and check out my hot fantasy team! I promise not to disappoint!
So I’m only a few hours removed from one of the coolest nights ever. As most of you already know, I’m a Washington Capitals season ticket holder. One of the perks of being a STH is a party with the team at Six Flags America. Well, last night was the party, and I thought I would share some photos and stories from the event.
Follow me after the jump for some pictures of some hockey hotties. And I promise there is gratuitous Steckel.
Ladies, I’ve flashed a few hot pics of Mr. Lombardi before, but I’ve decided he needs his own post. This one actually comes by request from a friend of mine who, while perusing some of my posts, pointed out that Matthew was way hot and should get his own post.
So check out more of this man’s hotness after the jump!
Tomorrow, tomorrow…I love you, tomorrow. You’re only a day away!!! Now that I’ve got that stuck in your head…I can’t wait until tomorrow. NHL regular season gets underway tomorrow!! If you don’t have DirecTV, be sure to check out the double header on Versus starting at 7 EST. Caps vs. Bruins is first, followed by Sharks vs. Avalanche.
Now it’s onto the preview of the Southeast Division.
Today we’ve got the preview for the Central Division, by far the strongest division in the West. Ladies, the countdown to the regular season is on! Is it Thursday yet?
As Lady Bee told you yesterday, we here at Ladies… can’t wait for the NHL season to finally start, so we’re doing some previews for those of you who feel our pain!
Today I’ll be previewing the Atlantic Division.