Always a "Star," G.M.  Joe Nieuwendyk (photo by /wikipedia)

Hockey’s All-Time All-Ivy League Team

There are six Ivy League schools with Division 1 hockey programs – Brown, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, Princeton, and Yale. Together, three of those schools have a combined four NCAA tournament […]

by · January 22, 2015 · 4 comments · Hockey History
Washington Capitals NICKLAS BACKSTROM - Photo by Andy Martin Jr

4 Current Players Who Could Become Highest Scoring Swede

Looking at the list of all-time scoring Swedish-born players, there are now four players currently playing who at the end of their days could challenge Sundin for the top spot. […]

by · January 21, 2015 · 3 comments · Hockey History
Dick Duff and Johnny Bower

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Duff Haunts Leafs, Hull Nets 37th

Dick Duff, traded away by the Toronto Maple Leafs 11 months ago, came back to haunt his former team last night.  Duff scored the winning goal as his newest team, […]

by · January 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Hockey History, Montreal Canadiens
Kenora Thistles Won the Stanley Cup On This Day in 1907

Kenora Thistles Won the Stanley Cup On This Day in 1907

Nestled on the Lake of the Woods in far northwestern Ontario, Kenora has a rich history that also includes hockey. This small city has recently celebrated the spoils of the […]

by · January 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Hockey History
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Russell Wilson & Roberto Luongo: Hot Under Pressure

At the end of the NFC Championship in Seattle last Sunday, I immediately thought of one man: Russell Wilson. This man singlehandedly blew the game, but then won the game, all […]

by · January 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Hockey History, Vancouver Canucks
Punch Imlach  will have to serve jury duty for the next 10 days.

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Jury Duty for Punch

With no National Hockey League games played last night, off-ice issues continued to make the headlines around the hockey world.  Among the items catching our attention today are the necessity […]

Toronto Star cartoon poking fun at the Clarence Campbell - George Hayes dispute

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Catching Up

With a particularly virulent strain of the flu bug taking up residence for the past few days in our home base at Port Colborne, Ontario, our daily time-travel exercises have […]

Other Central teams besides the Blackhawks deserve a look for an outdoor game (Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports)

The 7th Defenseman: Why Toews is One of a Kind

I’m going to tell you a story: The Winnipeg Junior Jets AAA summer team has just won the Sask-Can hockey tournament and the team, coached by Tom Zajac (father to Devils’ […]

by · January 18, 2015 · 8 comments · Hockey History

New Jersey Devils Top 10 Meadowlands Memories

The New Jersey Devils never played at Izod Center. They did however play at the building when it was known as the Brendan Byrne Arena and later the Continental Airlines […]

Pete Stemkowski scored the game-winner against Chicago last night.

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Leafs Hand Habs 3rd Straight Loss

The Montreal Canadiens dropped their third game in a row, losing a 5-3 decision at home to the Toronto Maple Leafs in one of two National Hockey League games last […]

No one ever expected a Tampa stopover for Sam Gagner then Arizona did they? (Tom Szczerbowski-US PRESSWIRE)

5 Interesting Players With 4-Goal Games

The Winnipeg Jets had an offensive outburst of epic proportions on Tuesday night when they smoked the Florida Panthers 8-2. What is even more impressive was that centreman Mathieu Perreault […]

by · January 14, 2015 · 0 comments · Hockey History
Denis DeJordy, Bob Pulford and Pierre Pilote

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Leafs, Hawks Scoreless

There was one game scheduled in the National Hockey League last night, and it did not produce even one goal.  The Toronto Maple Leafs hosted the Chicago Black Hawks in […]