Barstool, the NWHL, and White Feminism

This Barstool situation has exposed a problem with the NWHL and with women’s hockey culture at large that needs to be addressed, and soon.

The Highs and Lows of the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Well, the strangest NHL season in recent memory has come to an end, and the Tampa Bay Lightning have been crowned this year’s Stanley Cup champions. The playoffs were… weird, to say the least, and a lot happened, some of…

My First Sports Love: The Detroit Red Wings

This is an entry in Fangirlish’s What Sports Mean To Me series, where our writers discuss memorable sports moments and how sports have impacted their lives. We all remember our first sports love. It was the moment when sports became more than…

My Most Hated Sports Team: The Montreal Canadiens

This is an entry in Fangirlish’s What Sports Mean To Me series, where our writers discuss memorable sports moments and how sports have impacted their lives. Sometimes, when it comes to sports fandom, it’s more fun to cheer against other teams than…

NHL Free Agent Frenzy Roundup: Insanity as Usual

The 2016 NHL free agent frenzy answered the question “would I do a better job of managing an NHL team than some of the people actually employed as NHL General Managers?” Because the answer is yes. You would. Everyone would…

This week in Sports: Soccer Time!

Hello there! We like a little bit of everything here in Fangirlish, and since we’re also covering sports now, we’ll be doing a sort of recap at the end of the week of the notable sports stories of the past…

2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Our Picks For Round Two

Do you feel that? The excitement? That’s right, it’s time for some more playoff hockey! The 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs continue with round two as 8 teams vie for the most coveted trophy in all of sports: The Stanley Cup,…

2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Our Picks for Round One

Do you feel that? The excitement? That’s right, it’s time for some playoff hockey! The 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs kick off tonight as 16 teams vie for the most coveted trophy in all of sports: The Stanley Cup, which even…

Fansportish: It’s time we acknowledge the existence of women’s sports

Two years ago, I remember watching in terrified silence as the seconds ticked down in a one-goal game my Canadian girls were about to lose to their American rivals. I remember screaming in joy when Marie-Philip Poulin scored the tying…

Fansportish: Five Overachievers in the First Half of the NHL Season

We’ve now passed the halfway mark of the 2015-16 NHL season. Most teams have played at least 41 games, and though there are still four months to go, it’s time we take a look at some of the early season…

NHL Announces Rosters for 2016 All-Star Game — And We’re Excited!

For years, the NHL All-Star game has been a ridiculously high-scoring affair with the pace of a peewee game. The worst part of the All-Star weekend, it’s turned into a joke of a game where the best hockey players in the world…