August 22nd, 2016 In Hockey History, Long Read, Player Profiles 0 comments

In this two-part series, originally appearing on the Russian website Sport-Express, Darius Kasparaitis recalled his life and career, from his early days and time in the NHL to his post-hockey life. In the first part, Kasparaitis talked mostly about his first steps in hockey and his move overseas. In this second part, he focused more on his later...

August 15th, 2016 In Hockey History, Long Read, Player Profiles 0 comments

As a popular NHL defenseman, especially during the '90s, and having played some 15 years in the league, Darius Kasparaitis has a lot of things to say about his career. In this two-part article, Darius Kasparaitis talks about his first steps in life and hockey, his move to the NHL, and some players he played with and against. * For the...

July 25th, 2016 In Hockey History, News, Top Stories 0 comments

Canadian TV personalities Don Cherry and Ron MacLean unveiled their star on Canada's Walk of Fame on Monday in downtown Toronto. The star is located on King Street West in the city's entertainment district and includes both their names and signatures, and Coach's Corner. @CWOFame inductees @RonMacLeanHTH and @CoachsCornerCBC unveiled their...

July 22nd, 2016 In Edmonton Oilers, Hockey History 0 comments

The Edmonton Oilers aren't good at drafting, shocking. One of the most commonly known things out there in hockey is how purely awful the Oilers are at the draft. It's a key reason why this franchise has been mediocre at its best and putrid at it's worst since winning the Stanley Cup in 1990. This franchise hasn't had any ounce of success in...

July 7th, 2016 In Editor's Choice, Hockey History, Top Stories 0 comments

Not many NHLers can say that they’ve had a career the likes of Bernie Nicholls. With 475 goals and 1,209 points, a Stanley Cup ring as a member of 2012 Los Angeles Kings coaching staff and time on the ice with the likes of Wayne Gretzky, Luc Robitaille, Dave Taylor, Marcel Dionne and Chris Chelios, Nicholls did it all. The...

July 5th, 2016 In Editor's Choice, Hockey History, Montreal Canadiens, Philadelphia Flyers 0 comments

They were "The Legion of Doom." Eric Lindros, John LeClair and Mikael Renberg. From 1995-2000, the three constituted one of the most fearsome scoring lines in the league with the Philadelphia Flyers. It was a stretch which saw the Flyers reach a Stanley Cup Final in 1996-97 and win two Atlantic Division titles (1994-95 and 1999-00). They also...

June 27th, 2016 In Hockey History, News, Top Stories 0 comments

The Hockey Hall of Fame announced the class of 2016 Monday. Eric Lindros, Sergei Makarov, Pat Quinn and Rogie Vachon will receive one of hockey's highest honors this fall. https://twitter.com/HockeyHallFame/status/747513621773590528 Lindros was a favorite to get in. He was the only player to receive the Hart Trophy in the last 60 years and...

May 31st, 2016 In Hockey History, NHL Entry Draft, Top Stories 0 comments

Back in June 2006, the NHL was wrapping up its first Stanley Cup Final after the 2004-05 lockout. After Frantisek Kaberle and the Carolina Hurricanes took home their first Stanley Cup, teams prepared for a loaded 2006 NHL Entry Draft. In 2006, teams didn’t have foresight when selecting their draft picks. But 10 years later, we have the...

May 6th, 2016 In Canadiens History, Column, Hockey History, Montreal Canadiens 0 comments

A controversial goal by Henri Richard in overtime gave the Montreal Canadiens a 3-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings and the 1966 Stanley Cup. Richard bunted a puck past Red Wing goalie Roger Crozier at 2:20 of extra time as he slid towards the net and then into Crozier. Crozier felt that Richard, as the two collided, swept the puck into the...

May 4th, 2016 In Canadiens History, Column, Hockey History, Montreal Canadiens 0 comments

Montreal Canadiens are one win away from their second straight Stanley Cup after they drubbed the Detroit Red Wings 5-1 last night in Montreal. It was an all-round team effort for the Canadiens. Five players shared in the Habs’ scoring as the Red Wings had no answer for Montreal’s balanced attack. Canadiens now lead the best-of-seven final...

May 2nd, 2016 In Canadiens History, Column, Hockey History, Montreal Canadiens 0 comments

Ralph Backstrom’s goal with seven and a half minutes left in the third period gave the Montreal Canadiens a 2-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings yesterday afternoon in Detroit. The Montreal victory ties the best-of-seven Stanley Cup Final at two games apiece. Crozier Hurt The loss for the Red Wings may be their costliest of the entire season....

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