Tag Archives: You Can Play

Get’cha Head In the Game

Here we are, coming to the end of a truncated NHL season. I should’ve written far more by now—a season preview, some quips of how the Red Wings are doing when they play the same night Glee airs, various write-ups … Continue reading

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Hockey Proud

There always has to be a first. Today, with much pride, that honor goes to the NHL and the NHL Players’ Association. Today’s announcement that the National Hockey League and NHLPA will begin building inclusive policies and practices for LGBT … Continue reading

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No Bull: You Can Play

It’s a weird way to start this post, but I have to admit it was actually a bit disappointing to learn that what I’d understood to be a “You Can Play Team Night” at the Cow Palace was instead a … Continue reading

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You Can Play: A Year Later

I’m sure that all of the guys who write for PuckBuddys have their own story of how You Can Play has changed their life, and increased their love for the sport of hockey. I mean, how can it not? Breaking … Continue reading

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Firsts, Lasts, Hellos and Goodbyes

This was an interesting and important weekend of puck across the Long Island sound for several reasons. First, the Islanders showed life and roared back to take down the Habs in Montreal, with Thomas Hickey’s overtime dagger (his first career … Continue reading

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Saturday Night: The Sound Tigers boldly go where no pro team has gone before…

The Islanders do funny things. Some things that make me crazy. Some things that make me happy. But they are always doing different things. They are the parent club of the AHL’s reigning and defending NorthEast Division Champs, The Bridgeport … Continue reading

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Maybe You Can Play… Someday.

Editor’s note: We’re cross posting this piece from our Isles writer Vinny’s personal blog. It was too good not to. If Ryan Lambert and Sonny Corleone had a love child, it would be our very own @RoseTintedVisor. Maybe You Can … Continue reading

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Alabama Says ‘You Can Play’ as it Builds a Hockey Powerhouse

When you think about University of Alabama atheltics, the first thing that likely comes to mind is football. After all the Crimson Tide is a college football legend and earlier this month picked up yet another national championship title. What … Continue reading

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Nick Can Play

In early 2012, we began writing about Nick, a gay high school hockey player in Minnesota. As his request, we used an alias at first; he always liked the name Zach. As the season wrapped, he gave us the OK to use … Continue reading

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Hockey Pages: Cup Check & Stephani Hecht Interview

Back in August, the first books I reviewed for Hockey Pages were two of Stephani Hecht’s—Offside Pass and Between the Pipes, the first two books in her Blue Line Hockey series. I’ve now read the third, Cup Check, and also … Continue reading

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