NHL Draft Day (Arnold C, User:Buchanan-Hermit/Wikimedia)

Sooner Than Later: The State Of The Canucks’ Cupboard (Part 2)

  We continue our look at the second half of the Mike Gillis era in Vancouver. For part one click here. As a team that has been by all measures […]

by · February 26, 2014 · 2 comments · Hockey History, Vancouver Canucks
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The Silent Struggle: Tom Cavanagh and Mental Health in the NHL

Anyone that was on Twitter on January 28, 2014 likely came across the hashtag #BellLetsTalk. This yearly event aims to encourage open and free discussion about mental illness in our […]

by · February 26, 2014 · 5 comments · Hockey History, San Jose Sharks
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Sooner Than Later: The State Of The Canucks’ Cupboard

  With the Canucks season on the brinks, is it time to dig deep in the franchise’s pockets for a solution? Has Mike Gillis provided that answer over his tenure? […]

by · February 25, 2014 · 1 comment · AHL, Hockey History, Vancouver Canucks
Tim Horton with business partner Ron Joyce inside a Tim Hortons Doughnut Shop.

A Common Ground: Where Hockey Meets Coffee

It’s become one of the most televised international pastimes. From the World Junior Hockey Championship to the Olympics, hockey is a game played across the globe. But what is much […]

Harry Ellis Watson of the Toronto Granites hockey club

3 Legendary Olympic Hockey Players You’ve Never Heard Of

When Alan Eagleson brought the 1972 Summit Series to fruition, North American hockey fans quickly learned that the rest of the world had some serious talent.  The Canadians severely underestimated […]

by · February 19, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History, Olympics
(Bruce Fedyck-USA TODAY Sports)

True North: When the Winnipeg Jets Came Home

I will never forget the day my husband came flying through our front door, looked at me and said with a giant grin on his face, “The Jets are back.” […]

by · February 19, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History, Winnipeg Jets
Ribeiro was all smiles in a 3-point, +3 night for the Stars Monday (Photo by Wendy Bullard).

The 5 Best Steals in Dallas Stars Trade History

With the March 5 trade deadline just around the corner, it is time for trade talks and rumors to heat up, playoff hopes to be assessed and rosters to be […]

by · February 19, 2014 · 3 comments · Dallas Stars, Hockey History
For Every Canadian, A Canuck

For Every Canadian, A Canuck

Long dismissed by the holy houses of the great Canadian hockey cities, the city of Vancouver bows to no one in its history, heartbreaking or otherwise.   The Vancouver Canucks […]

by · February 18, 2014 · 1 comment · Hockey History, Vancouver Canucks
Maurice Richard, David Molson and Jean Beliveau (Courtesy of Mr. & Mrs. Molson)

Remembering the Canadiens of the 1970s with David Molson

In January, I sat down with former President and owner of the Montreal Canadiens, David Molson and his wife Claire Molson, to discuss the Habs’ Golden Years and what they […]

by · February 17, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History, Montreal Canadiens
Captain Koivu (Brace Hemmelgarn-US PRESSWIRE)

Minnesota Wild: A Brief History

The 2014-2015  season marks the fourteenth season for the Minnesota Wild. After the North Stars relocated to Dallas at the end of the 1992-1993 season, the NHL granted Minnesota an expansion […]

by · February 1, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History, Minnesota Wild
Blackhawks head coach Joel Quenneville is now 3rd in all-time coaching wins with 693 (Brace Hemmelgarn-US PRESSWIRE)

Is Joel Quenneville the Best Coach in the NHL?

In a coaching career that has now reached 17 seasons, current Chicago Blackhawks head coach Joel Quenneville has tasted victory 693 times. Chicago’s latest win, a 5-2 victory over the […]

by · January 31, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks, Hockey History
Alan Eagleson (left) Phil Esposito (middle) and Lester B. Pearson (right) standing behind a table with two Lester B. Pearson awards on the table. [photo: Canada's Sports Hall of Fame]

Alan Eagleson: The Hockey Fail King

  “If you asked him a question he’d say, ‘Why the [expletive] are you asking me a [expletive] question.  I’m breaking my [expletive] back for you.  You’re lucky you’re getting [expletive] paid […]

by · January 27, 2014 · 2 comments · Hockey History