This Day in Flyers History: Fan Fights Tie Domi

This Day in Flyers History: Fan Fights Tie Domi

How do you etch your name into the annals of Philadelphia folklore? You can start by busting through the glass into the penalty box to fight one of the NHL’s […]

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Paul Maurice: Player, Coach, Family Man

Much has been talked about among Winnipeg Jets fans in regards to Paul Maurice, the current head coach of their much beloved team. The Jets have seen a small surge […]

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Jason Bonsignore, Opportunity Lost

Google the name Jason Bonsignore and words will appear like bust, failure and disappointment. One phrase that is not considered is opportunity lost. Bonsignore will live in folklore as the […]

Mike Richards posted 32 points this season (Photo by Bridget Samuels).

Does Stanley Care About Team Shooting Percentages?

Perhaps not: Let’s start over:  “A player’s shooting percentage in a given season has more to do with his luck as a shooter than his skill or the way he’s […]

Nostalgia anyone? The Penguins' third jerseys certainly stood out during the mid-90s. (Photo Credit: Classic Auctions)

The Best NHL Third Alternate Jerseys (’90s Edition)

Over the last two decades, third alternate jerseys have been a staple for most NHL teams. From the dazzling, to the unappealing, and to those gone too soon – alternate […]

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rks (Photo by Mike Lewis).

All the Kings’ Captains: The Stories Behind the “C”

There is something to be said about players who are appointed as captains in a league of over 800 players.  Specifically, thirty players have this honor.  These players encompass a […]


2008 NHL Draft Lookback: The Year of the Franchise Defenseman

The NHL landscape is littered with highly touted defensemen who could never quite fulfill the expectations that come along with the 1st round nametag. In fact, you can go year […]

by · March 13, 2014 · 1 comment · Hockey History
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Masters of Disaster: The Worst Trade Deadline GMs Ever

Another Trade Deadline has come and gone, its significance not to be fully comprehended for many years to come. However, while most everybody remembers the particulars from the most infamous […]

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David Molson, Toe Blake and Sam Pollock (Courtesy of Mr. & Mrs. Molson)

Molsons Carrying on the Montreal Canadiens Tradition

In January, I sat down with former Montreal Canadiens owner J. David Molson and his wife Claire Molson to look back on the Habs’ glory days of the 70s; a […]

All I Needed to Know About Hockey I Learned from Stan Fischler

All I Needed to Know About Hockey I Learned from Stan Fischler

There is no substitute for experience. This is especially true for a difficult sport like hockey, where the best education is in playing as often as you can. But sometimes […]

This Day In Flyers History: Broad Street Brawl

This Day In Flyers History: Broad Street Brawl

Where were you 10 years ago today? I distinctly remember sitting in front of the TV screen – a riled up 14-year old Flyers fan – screaming at the top […]

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Grading Dean Lombardi’s Trade Deadline Record in LA

The Trade Deadline is the NHL’s version of the black market. Costs are exorbitant. High-quality product is limited, standard issue marked up, and even the proverbial lipsticked pig can be […]