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Don’t Blame Gary Bettman

Yes, we are going to discuss this. I want to clarify that I am not trying to defend Gary Bettman against the numerous things that he is criticized for but […]

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The 5 Greatest Defenders of Communism

In recent years, more complete records for Soviet league scoring, World Championship scoring and awards voting, and Soviet MVP voting have emerged, allowing hockey historians to more accurately judge Soviet […]

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THW Roundtable: Greatest Game You’ve Ever Witnessed

As hockey fans we’ve been to our fair share of battles on the pond. Parents take their kids to the arena, buddies invite their friends, and diehards spend thousands for […]

by · July 30, 2014 · 8 comments · Hockey History
The Signature Experience of NHL Arenas: Atlantic Division Part II

The Signature Experience of NHL Arenas: Atlantic Division Part II

What Makes NHL Arenas Special? NHL arenas offer an environment and an atmosphere that cannot be found at any other major sporting event. A camaraderie and sense of brotherhood exists […]

by · July 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Hockey History
The Signature Experience of NHL Arenas: Atlantic Division Part I

The Signature Experience of NHL Arenas: Atlantic Division Part I

What Makes NHL Arenas Special? NHL arenas offer an environment and an atmosphere that cannot be found at any other major sporting event. A camaraderie and sense of brotherhood exists […]

by · July 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Hockey History
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Valeri Kharlamov: The Most Overrated Player in History

If you were to ask a hockey fan from Russia who the greatest Russian/Soviet player ever was, the answer, without hesitation, would be Valeri Kharlamov. In Russia, Kharlamov enjoys legendary […]

Wayne Gretzky (Phil/Flickr)

The NHL’s Most Unbreakable Records

Many athletes believe – or at least pretend to believe – that records are made to be broken. If that’s the case, they haven’t taken a look at the NHL’s […]

1999: The Worst NHL Draft Class Ever?

1999: The Worst NHL Draft Class Ever?

Heading into the 1999 NHL Entry Draft in Boston, the draft class was regarded as one of the deepest the NHL had seen in years. The Sedin twins and Patrik […]

by · June 26, 2014 · 0 comments · Hockey History
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Nashville Predators: Top 5 Draft Busts

Draft day is slowly upon us and the Nashville Predators are preparing for another important draft with the 11th overall pick. The brass stationed at the Predators’ table look to use […]

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Busted! The Five Biggest First Round Flops In Winnipeg Jets History

In its history, the Winnipeg Jets version 1.0 had some up-and-down moments at the draft table. They  did hit a home-run in selecting Dale Hawerchuk with the first overall pick […]

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Top 5 New Jersey Devils 1995 Stanley Cup Finals Moments

The New Jersey Devils marched through the truncated 1994-95 regular season like a team on a mission. The Devils, after their best regular season in franchise history in 1993-94 when […]

Pat Burns in 2003.

Pat Burns Biography

What can be said about a man that everyone knows so much about? If you’re a fan of the NHL you likely know the Pat Burns story: A police officer […]

by · June 23, 2014 · 1 comment · Hockey History, New Jersey Devils