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Vancouver is Rich with Hockey

If I had told someone in 1915 that hockey players would become millionaires, I would probably have been punched in the face, taken to the alley behind East Hastings Street […]

by · March 16, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History, Vancouver Canucks
St. Patrick’s Day: NHL All-Time All-Patrick Team

St. Patrick’s Day: NHL All-Time All-Patrick Team

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, we’ve put together the best all-Patrick starting lineup in NHL history. Please welcome to the ice your starting Patricks: (Apologies to those Patricks who […]

by · March 15, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History, Humor
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Line of the Times: The Legion of Doom

Hide your women, children, and favorite hockey team.  Call up Batman, Superman, and the rest of the Justice League because when the Legion of Doom rolls through town, there is […]

by · March 14, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History, Philadelphia Flyers
It's a kick-save revival! (Ross Bonander / THW)

The Brief Revival of the Kick Save

I am opposed to the oversized goalie. I think he’s ruining the game. I fear the day NHL scouts begin scouring remote nations for hockey’s answer to the late great […]

by · March 13, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Hockey History
The Final Buzzer Sounds For Stompin’ Tom Connors

The Final Buzzer Sounds For Stompin’ Tom Connors

by Jas Faulkner, contributing editor Gaet Lepine, the Timmins bartender who gave Connors his start as a professional musician, would remain a friend and collaborator of the performer for the […]

by · March 7, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History, News/Commentary
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Alexander Mogilny: The Great Russian Enigma

  Of all the great players to dazzle the NHL, some of the finest and most controversial have enimated from Mother Russia. From Sergei Fedorov to Sergei Bobrovsky, Pavel Bure to […]

by · March 7, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History, Player Profiles
Trevor Linden spent 16 of his 19 NHL seasons in Vancouver, and remains the city's all-time favourite Canuck.

The Wonder Year: 1989

Remember that show, The Wonder Years? The TV series was basically following Fred Savage around, from ages 12 to 17 going through the trials and tribulations while growing up in […]

by · March 2, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History, Vancouver Canucks
Roman Turek served as a Blues goaltender for two years

Roman Turek: Where Is He Now?

During his time in the NHL, Roman Turek was a man of many masks and roles, but the Czech netminder never failed to live up to the standards of a […]

by · February 21, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History
Bobby Clarke's million dollar smile

Elite Eight: The Best Defensive Forwards in Hockey History

To many, high scoring, firewagon hockey carries the highest degree of entertainment. While others, this author included, prefer the bite-your-nails-to-the-knuckle closeness of a hard fought, tactically masterful, defensive battle. Though […]

by · February 19, 2013 · 2 comments · Hockey History
Rod Brind'Amour had his No. 17 retired.

A Look Back: Rod Brind’Amour Starts Carolina’s Storm Surge

To get a number retired in the National Hockey League is a special honor, one that is typically reserved for a unique kind of player.  It doesn’t necessarily mean that […]

by · February 19, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Carolina Hurricanes, Hockey History
Around the First Turn: Playoff Standings at the Quarter Mark

Around the First Turn: Playoff Standings at the Quarter Mark

We’re a quarter through the NHL season, and even now the battles for positioning are intense. But how good of an indicator of the year-end results are the standings at […]

by · February 18, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History
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Fastest Two Goals in NHL History: Prospal and Letestu Make Their Mark

In Monday night’s game against the Sharks, Columbus forwards Vinny Prospal and Mark Letestu combined for the fastest goals scored in Blue Jackets history.   The two scored just eight seconds […]

by · February 13, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Columbus Blue Jackets, Hockey History