The Guilfordian

Ice, ice, baby! Hockey season begins

Josh Ballard, Staff Writer

February 15, 2013

The rink lights up. The alarm sounds. The players burst onto the ice ready to skate anew. The crowd roars, and the puck drops. The 2012–13 National Hockey League lockout is over. After roughly 113 days of debate, hockey fans can at last rejoice as the 30 teams that make up the NHL return to the...

Same shtick, different ice: NHL lockout aggravates all

Josh Ballard, Staff Writer

September 28, 2012

The subtle “chik, chik” of skates on ice, the clashing of sticks, the thud of the puck against the goalie, the clang of a shot bouncing off the goal — these are the sounds hockey fans love. However, the most recent lockout initiated by the National Hockey League puts the upcoming season, and...