Producer Bobby Farrelly, wearing a Budweiser beer helmet, goaltends for the Bruckheimer's Bad Boys team before the NHL All-Star Celebrity Challenge against Kelley's Heroes at the Staples Center. (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian)
Let me start by saying I know many hockey fans are sincerely dedicated to their beloved Molson, so save your chirps. Molson Coors Brewing Co. is the official beer of the National Hockey League and I am not happy about it. Watching the lame (sorry Coors) commercials during the Rangers versus Devils game today got me thinking (dangerous, I know). Hockey is a passionate, physical sport that boasts some of the most competitive athletes in the world. So how is a light beer with some of the lowest alcohol percentage on the market well representing this game?
Yes, I am a beer snob. I rather sip cough syrup than drink light beer. I dig microbrews and prefer my beer to be as thick and dark as my morning cup of joe. To each their own, but here are other beers I feel would better represent the terrific game of hockey: Read more
Red hot Ilya Bryzgalov (Photo Credit: Christopher Pasatieri - Getty Images)
The NHL will host eight games Thursday evening and here’s a quick and interesting look at each matchup based on some fun numbers.
Avalanche vs Devils (7pm EST)
- These 2 teams will be meeting for the 2nd and final time this season.
- New Jersey has played in 2 less games than Colorado (70-72), but have 2 more victories this season than the Avalanche (40-38).
- Colorado’s Steve Downie, Milan Hejduk, and Kyle Quincey (2 helpers) each have 2 points in the previous contest. Ryan O’Reilly is the only Avs’ player to boast more with three points. Read more