The Sport Media’s Perpetuation of the NHL’s Disregard for Concussions

According to certified Sports Specialist Chiropractor Jason Izraelski, up to 14% of all hockey injuries are reported as concussions across all skill and age levels (Izraelski). Recently, in the NHL, it’s become more apparent that head injuries, more specifically concussions, have become a major problem, yet continue to be disregarded. The main reason behind thisContinue reading “The Sport Media’s Perpetuation of the NHL’s Disregard for Concussions”

NHL Top Three: Chopping Block, College Kids, and Jeopardy in Vancouver

For the first time this season, we struggled to compile three major events to breakdown for you. Thus, this week will be a little bit different: stay tuned as we look ahead to the trade deadline, take a look at the recent influx of the signings of college athletes, and analyze the major COVID-19 outbreakContinue reading “NHL Top Three: Chopping Block, College Kids, and Jeopardy in Vancouver”

Staal Heads North, Ekblad Out for the Season, and Sabres Continue Losing Streak

Some interesting and unfortunate events have occurred this week in the NHL and we are here to break it all down for you. Stay tuned as we analyze Montreal’s recent acquirement of Eric Staal, what led to Ekblad being out for the remainder of the season, and the Buffalo Sabres losing skid. Staal Heads NorthContinue reading “Staal Heads North, Ekblad Out for the Season, and Sabres Continue Losing Streak”

COVID-19 Hits the North, Changes to the Draft Lottery, and the Canucks vs the Homophobes

This week of play within the NHL was hectic as usually, but this week we focus on three important topics that have occurred off ice. Stay tuned as we cover COVID-19 hitting the North Division for the first time this season, the recent changes to the NHL draft lottery, and how the Vancouver Canucks’ socialContinue reading “COVID-19 Hits the North, Changes to the Draft Lottery, and the Canucks vs the Homophobes”

NHL Top Three: Panarin Update, Ovechkin Passes Esposito, and Daccord Defeats Toronto

Another interesting week has gone by in the NHL and we have you covered with the top three highlights from this week. Stay tuned as we provide an update on Artemi Panarin, check in on where Ovechkin sits in the list of top all time goal scorers, and dive into the newest bright spot forContinue reading “NHL Top Three: Panarin Update, Ovechkin Passes Esposito, and Daccord Defeats Toronto”

NHL Top Three: Women and Diversity, ESPN Deal, and Wilson Suspension

Another hectic week of NHL antics has come and gone and we have it all covered for you here at Unbenched. Stick around as we reflect on how the NHL chose to celebrate International Women’s Day, the possible upcoming deal between the NHL and ESPN Sports, and the controversy surrounding Tom Wilson’s recent suspension. TheContinue reading “NHL Top Three: Women and Diversity, ESPN Deal, and Wilson Suspension”

NHL Top Three: LeafsNation Domination, Celebrating Women in Sports, and Panarin’s Leave of Absence

Seven weeks of the NHL season have flown by and this week we recap three highlights from the week, one of which being a rather sensitive and rather serious topic. Stay tuned as we keep you updated on all the important news. Toronto Maple Leafs Dominate the Month of February After a year of inconsistencyContinue reading “NHL Top Three: LeafsNation Domination, Celebrating Women in Sports, and Panarin’s Leave of Absence”

NHL Top Three: Captain Hischier, Downfall in Quebec, and Sun Delays

This week was another fun one in the NHL books and we’re here to break it all down for you. Stay tuned as we look into the new Devils captain, the train wreck currently going down in Quebec, and the crazy delay in this past weekends outdoor game at Lake Tahoe. Nico Hischier Becomes CaptainContinue reading “NHL Top Three: Captain Hischier, Downfall in Quebec, and Sun Delays”

NHL Top Three: Postponements Galore, Galchenyuk Back to Canada, and Ottawa Senators Defy the Odds

Week five of the NHL season has concluded and the unpredictable is beginning to present itself. Stay tuned as we breakdown the latest postponements of games, Galchenyuk being traded for the second time within a week, and the Ottawa Senators overcoming a four goal deficit. Postponements and Rescheduling Galore While it’s nothing new, there haveContinue reading “NHL Top Three: Postponements Galore, Galchenyuk Back to Canada, and Ottawa Senators Defy the Odds”

NHL Top Three: Koivu Announces Retirement, Laine Benched in Columbus, and the Ottawa Senators Off to a Rough Start

The first month of the shortened 2021 NHL season has come to a close and it certainly did not go without it’s fair share of soap opera-esque moments. While we won’t cover it in today’s article, the NHL has announced more postponements of games from teams like the Philadelphia Flyers to the Boston Bruins. TheContinue reading “NHL Top Three: Koivu Announces Retirement, Laine Benched in Columbus, and the Ottawa Senators Off to a Rough Start”