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Mark Fischel and our sports photographers take a closer look at some of the best images from the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs....

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Photographer Bruce Bennett explains the history and use of the benchcam (more affectionately known as the spitcam) in NHL Hockey games....

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Getting the Shot: The First Family of Hockey

November 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

Nothing more challenging than showing up at a press conference/photo opportunity to find 10-plus photographers all looking for something different. You need to go through the motions and shoot what is presented to you for...

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Netcam 101

February 25, 2010 | 2 Comments

At any hockey game, the shot from the camera in the net is coveted by most media outlets. At the Olympics this year, Getty Images shares the netcam duties with AP, Reuters and AFP. Each...

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With Just a Touch of a Button…

February 18, 2010 | 0 Comments

Photo by Derek Leung Heights are definitely not my thing. But in order to place our remote cameras so I can capture all of the action, I must go to the  fifth floor by elevator,...

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Packing for the Winter Olympics

February 2, 2010 | 7 Comments

Packing for the Winter Olympics is sort of like packing for summer camp. You just have to be prepared for a little colder weather. As well, with a single hotel room, I don’t have to...

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Award Winners Shot by an Award Winner

July 3, 2008 | 0 Comments

TORONTO, ON – JUNE 12: Alexander Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals poses with the Hart Memorial Trophy, the Lester B. Pearson Award, the Art Ross Trophy and the Maurice ‘Rocket’ Richard Trophy during the 2008...

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(Standing L-R) Jim McIsaac, Christian Petersen, Jamie Sabau, Jessica Tomao (NHL), AJ Messier, Bruce Bennett, Patrick Sutton, Tom Nycz (NHL), (Kneeling L-R) Greg Shamus (Penguins), Dave Sandford, Dave Reginek (Red Wings)  Bleary-eyed editors Patrick Sutton...

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Multimedia at $199 a Night

June 9, 2008 | 0 Comments

DETROIT – MAY 26: Fans cheer during the pregame ceremony for game two of the 2008 NHL Stanley Cup Finals between the Detroit Red Wings and the Pittsburgh Penguins at Joe Louis Arena on May...

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Team Sport Coverage Requires Teamwork

May 30, 2008 | 0 Comments

Three games down and who knows how many more to go. Detroit took the first two and then on to Pittsburgh where the home team triumphed. So we’re in Pittsburgh for games 3 and 4...

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Photo (L-R): Bob Covington, Dave Sandford, Christian Petersen, Patrick Sutton, Jim McIsaac, Bruce Bennett Yes, it’s another Memorial Day spent on the “Trail to the Stanley Cup.” A few days short of eight months time,...

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Little Netcams Get Big Pictures

May 14, 2008 | 0 Comments

Here I am replacing the digital card between periods and making sure the camera is still firing. Without a doubt, one of the best selling hockey images is the shot from inside the net. This...

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  The game five crew after a successful night at Stanley Cup 2007.   Editor Rebecca Butala hands out arena maps to runners prior to game time. Maybe it was just the 17,000 plus fans in...

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Dave Sandford covers the Senators entrance to the ice.  Monday brought Game Four to Ottawa along with a long, hard rain. So I sent our stringer Phil MacCallum outside to shoot the fans. Yes, life isn’t...

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