Muzz Patrick, right, has resigned as Rangers' GM

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Rangers Spring Hallowe’en Surprise

In a development that has caught the hockey world by surprise, Muzz Patrick has resigned his position as vice-president and general manager of the New York Rangers and Rovers to accept […]

by · October 31, 2014 · 0 comments · Hockey History, New York Rangers
Roger Crozier and Gary Bergman

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Crozier the New “Mr. Zero”

Detroit Red Wings rookie goaler Roger Crozier earned his third shutout in only four games last night as he and his mates blanked the hapless Boston Bruins 2-0 at the […]

by · October 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Detroit Red Wings, Hockey History
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Best of Bad Blood: History of Sharks-Ducks

For those of us who follow the Californian teams closely, Anaheim and San Jose’s 165 penalty minute gongshow on Sunday was far from surprising. These two teams have a rather […]

by · October 29, 2014 · 1 comment · Hockey History, San Jose Sharks
Claude Larose fires a shot at the Leafs' cage

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Free-wheeling HabsTrip Leafs

When the Montreal Canadiens are allowed to engage in their free-wheeling style of play without being challenged, the results are fairly easy to predict.  The Toronto Maple Leafs found that […]

by · October 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Hockey History, Montreal Canadiens
Anaheim Captain Scott Niedermayer

The Best Free Agent Signings in NHL History

Free agency is a very important aspect of the NHL. The ability to sign players, typically of high skill, retains the ability to drastically improve a given team in an instant. […]

by · October 27, 2014 · 4 comments · Hockey History, News/Commentary
Bobby Orr and Wayne Cashman

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Hockey’s Next Superstar?

With a dark night throughout the hockey world last night, we thought we’d provide the next in our series of player profiles.  This time, we go off the board a […]

by · October 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Boston Bruins, Hockey History
(Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)

The Worst Free Agent Signings in NHL History

NHL free agency generates a large amount of excitement throughout the hockey world every year. In some cases, an NHL team will make a great signing, acquiring a player through […]

Martin Brodeur (Flickr/LindseyAAkiyama)

New Jersey Devils Top 10 Rookie Season’s

His name is Damon Severson. He may not be Tom Seaver’s son but the New Jersey Devils’ rookie blue liner has been nothing short of terrific thus far. Wearing number […]

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Catching Up With Sergei Fedorov

In this interview originally taken on the popular Russian radio station Radio FM, Sergei Fedorov, now GM of the CSKA Moscow of the KHL, talked about the Russian Five, discussed […]

Stan Mikita, left, and Bobby Hull, right, had five goals between them

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Rookie Goaler Rocks the ‘Gahden’

Rookie goaltender Roger Crozier of the Detroit Red Wings continued his stellar freshman season in the National Hockey League last night as he blanked the Boston Bruins 4-0 right in […]

by · October 26, 2014 · 0 comments · Chicago Blackhawks, Hockey History
Rookie Roger Crozier continues to impress

50 Years Ago in Hockey – A Night to Kiss Your Sister

Two games were played in the National Hockey League last night, and both ended in identical 1-1 stalemates.  In Toronto, it was the Rangers and the Maple Leafs each scoring […]

by · October 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Detroit Red Wings, Hockey History
Referees like Frand Udvari are under the gun early this  season.

50 Years Ago in Hockey – New Rules Garner Attention

With no games scheduled in the NHL last night, there are a couple of matches on tap both tonight and tomorrow.  There was some AHL and OHA action action, as […]

by · October 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Hockey History