Czech goalie Vladimir Dzurilla, best in tournament.

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Canada Humiliated

Canada suffered the worst loss in its international hockey history yesterday when they were lambasted 8-0 by Czechoslovakia.  After four straight victories to start the world championship tournament, the Canadians […]

Will Clarence Campbell soon be announcing expansion of the NHL?

50 Years Ago in Hockey – NHL Plans Expansion

A new six-team division The National Hockey League board of governors made a startling announcement yesterday that will re-shape the face of professional hockey in North American.  In fact, the […]

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Gordie Shows Howe It’s Done

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Gordie Shows Howe It’s Done

Howe’s pair beats Leafs Gordie Howe showed last night why he is still considered the best hockey player on the planet as he scored twice to lead the Detroit Red […]

RedWings - Canadiens action.

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Red Wings Take Over First

Delvecchio’s last-minute marker does it The Detroit Red Wings now sit atop the National Hockey League standings after they edged the Montreal Canadiens 3-2 last night in Detroit. Alex Delvecchio’s […]

Canada's national team 1964

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Canada Downs U.S. 5-2

Canadians unimpressive The Canadian National Hockey Team defeated the United States squad 5-2 yesterday in a generally unimpressive game at the world championships in Tampere, Finland. Former NHL’er Allan Johnson […]

Bobby Hull vs Gump Worsley

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Worsley Felled By Hull Blast

Chicago bombs Montreal The Chicago Black Hawks snapped a three-game losing skid last night in convincing fashion with a 7-0 drubbing of the Montreal Canadiens at Chicago Stadium.  The win […]

Dave Keon

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Leafs End Slump Against Hawks

The Toronto Maple Leafs shook off a five-game winless streak last night with a 4-1 victory over the Chicago Black Hawks at Maple Leaf Gardens.  In the other two NHL games, […]

Martin Brodeur jumps up for joy anytime there is a Devils mailbag. (File Photo)

Built To Be Champions The 1995 New Jersey Devils

“The championship to New Jersey! The Devils win the Stanley Cup!” That was Mike “Doc” Emerick’s call on FOX, when it was all over and the New Jersey Devils were […]

Ken Broderick' recorded his second consecutive shutout.

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Canada Off to Good Start

The Canadian National Hockey team opened the World Hockey Championships in Tampere Finland yesterday with a 4-0 win over the host team.  But it wasn’t all good news for the […]

Tyler Seguin (Bruce Fedyck-USA TODAY Sports)

2010 NHL Draft Results

With enough years in the rear view mirror we can now begin to see who the winners and losers of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft were. Some players have already […]

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Claude Provost's overtime goal sends the Habs to the Stanley Cup finals.

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Provost Ties Up Leafs

A fluke goal by right-wing Claude Provost with less than eight minutes to play pulled the Montreal Canadiens into a 2-2 tie with the Toronto Maple Leafs last night at […]

Rookie Roger Crozier continues to impress

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Wings Blank Hawks

Rookie goalie Roger Crozier of the Detroit Red Wings recorded his seventh shutout of the season as he blanked the Chicago Black Hawks 2-0 last night in one of two […]