Will the Los Angeles Blades join the NHL?

San Diego’s Long History with Hockey

You may have heard by now about the Anaheim Ducks relocating their AHL affiliate, the Norfolk Admirals, to San Diego. What you may not know, is that even though San […]

by · January 29, 2015 · 0 comments · Hockey History, Other Leagues
Bill (Red) Hay got the Hawks started with an early goal.

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Hawks Make Hay Against Bruins

Bill Hay, the big Western Canadian  who used to centre for Bobby Hull, was the big star last night for the Chicago Black Hawks as they decimated the Boston Bruins […]

by · January 29, 2015 · 0 comments · Chicago Blackhawks, Hockey History
Ulf Sterner's first NHL game vs Boston

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Sterner Impressive in Debut

Although he didn’t score, Swedish forward Ulf Sterner was impressive in his NHL debut as the Rangers took a 5-2 home-ice win over Boston.  In the other National Hockey League […]

by · January 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Hockey History, New York Rangers
The Sharks' 1997 third jersey had just the right blend of colors and design. (Photo Credit: Game Worn Auctions)

Drafting the All-Time Sharks All-Star Team

Recently colleagues Tom Mitsos and Prashanth Iyer put together an incredibly entertaining All-Time Detroit Red Wings fantasy draft article. In the spirit of their fantastic piece, fellow Sharks writer Drew Weber and […]

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Martin Brodeur Memories By Season

Martin Brodeur is the Wayne Gretzky of goaltending. Like Gretzky, Brodeur’s name is sprawled out across the NHL record book. As the league went from standup to butterfly, at the […]

Leafs offered Pappin for Robinson & Brenneman

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Trade Rumour Tuesday

With no National Hockey League games scheduled last night, the news today centres on  rumours of player exchanges between several teams, with the slumping Toronto Maple Leafs front and centre. […]

by · January 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Hockey History, Toronto Maple Leafs
5 of the Greatest Dynamic Duos in NHL History

5 of the Greatest Dynamic Duos in NHL History

Throughout the years, the NHL and it’s fans have been treated to an endless number of talented players of ever increasing skill. As individuals, these highly skilled players in particular retain the […]

by · January 26, 2015 · 45 comments · Hockey History, Top 10 Lists
Bruins Eddie Johnston stopped this one while Tom Johnson and Ralph Backstrom (6) look on.

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Lowly Bruins Blank Habs

The cellar-dwelling Boston Bruins, completely outclassed by the Montreal Canadiens only 24 hours earlier, put it all together last night as they shut out the vaunted Habs by a 3-0 […]

by · January 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Boston Bruins, Hockey History
Jean Ratelle tries on Johnny Bower

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Dickie Moore Finally Scores

The two Canadian teams took on the two American teams with the poorest records in the only two National Hockey League games scheduled last night.  The results were fairly predictable, given […]

by · January 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Hockey History, Toronto Maple Leafs
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50 in 50 for Mike Bossy: Hockey History

On this day in hockey history in 1981, New York Islanders’ winger Mike Bossy became the second player in NHL history to score 50 goals in the first 50 games […]

Finding cheap depth players like Craig Adams is a key to the Penguins success (bridgetds/Flickr)

Nontraditional Birthplaces of NHL Players

If you have not seen it yet, you need to watch Hockey Tutorials’ video, “Hockey in Kenya – This Is Africa.” Americans and Canadians take for granted how assessable hockey […]

by · January 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Hockey History
Camille Henry, Phil Goyette, Rod Gilbert

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Rangers French Line Flying High

When most hockey fans mention the phrase ‘Flying Frenchmen’, the names of legendary Montreal Canadien superstars come to mind – players like Rocket Richard, Jean Beliveau, Toe Blake, Howie Morenz […]

by · January 23, 2015 · 2 comments · Hockey History, New York Rangers