2015 NHL Playoff Guides

The Playoff Guides: Follow Your NHL Team Like a Pro

Do you want to follow your team in the 2015 playoffs like a pro? Do you dream of having your own indispensable guide to the 2015 NHL Playoffs? If so, […]

Montreal - Chicago action

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Habs Draw First Blood

The Montreal Canadiens defeated the Chicago Black Hawks 3-2 last night in Montreal to take the first game of the best-of-seven Stanley Cup final series.  Game two goes Tuesday in […]

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The Draft Lottery: A Historical Perspective

The day that we have all been waiting for has finally arrived.  It is draft lottery Saturday.  It is the day we all find out which team gets the honor […]

Backes became a defensive stalwart under Hitchcock (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Blues Refuse To Repeat Playoffs History

The St. Louis Blues made a statement in losing the opening game of their Round One series in the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs to the Minnesota Wild Thursday night. They’ve […]

Mike Moore - Private Collection

Hey 19: An NHL Record Likely To Never Be Broken

When the Los Angeles Kings failed to qualify for the NHL playoffs, it meant another season without a repeat Stanley Cup champion. The last team to win back-to-back Cups was […]

Bobby Hull tests Montreal goalie Gump Worsley

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Stanley Cup Preview

The Chicago Black Hawks have arrived in Montreal and are preparing to take on the Canadiens in the first game of the Stanley Cup final series tonight at the Forum. […]

Bobby Hull and Stan Mikita led Detroit to their game 7 win.

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Hawks Punch Ticket to Finals

The Chicago Black Hawks rallied from a 2-0 deficit last night to upset the first-place Detroit Red Wings and claim a spot in the Stanley Cup finals against Montreal.  This will […]

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Top 5 Defunct NHL Jerseys

The NHL has long been recognized as the league, among the “big four”, with the best looking jerseys. From the Chicago Blackhawks to the New York Rangers, the NHL’s list […]

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The Leafs sip from Lord Stanley's mug.

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Leafs Post-Mortem

A day after being eliminated by the Montreal Canadiens in overtime in their own rink, the Toronto press, Maple Leaf fans and even the players had a difficult time processing the […]

Pierre Pilote, right and Glenn Hall

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Hawks Force Seventh Game

The Chicago Black Hawks rode Glenn Hall’s goaltending to a convincing 4-0 rout of the Detroit Red Wings last night in noisy Chicago Stadium.  The Chicago win forces a seventh […]

Claude Provost

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Cup Champs De-Throned

There will be a new Stanley Cup Champion for 1965.  That fact was confirmed last night at 16:33 of the first overtime period at Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto as the […]

Kent Douglas will man the point on the Toronto power play.

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Leafs on the Ropes

The Toronto Maple Leafs, reigning Stanley Cup champions, go into tonight’s sixth game of their semi-final series against Montreal with their backs firmly against the wall.  The Canadiens need just […]