Rookie Roger Crozier continues to impress

Who Were the Best Full Right Goalies in NHL History?

“Silly sider” is a term we hear ascribed to right-shooting, right-catching, and often left-handed goalies. Though full right goalies are rarities, there are a surprising number in the NHL. Jonas […]

by · March 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Hockey History
Dick Duff scored the key goal for Montreal

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Habs Come Back Versus Hawks

Chicago Black Hawks jumped out to a 3-1 first-period lead over the Montreal Canadiens but had to settle for a 3-3 tie in one of three National Hockey League games played last […]

by · February 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Chicago Blackhawks, Hockey History
Johnny Bucyk could be traded before the deadline.

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Trade Deadline Approaches

With the National Hockey League’s deadline for trading and call-ups coming up Sunday night at midnight, there is lots of talk around each team, but very little action.  We’ll have […]

Will Clarence Campbell soon be announcing expansion of the NHL?

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Campbell Talks Expansion

National Hockey League Clarence Campbell, thought to be the main architect of the future of the league, talked at length yesterday about the question that seems to be on the […]

by · February 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Hockey History, Uncategorized
Last night's action between Leafs and Bruins.

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Rookie Goaler Bests Leafs

Rookie goalie Jack Norris played the finest game of his brief NHL career last night to lead the Boston Bruins to a 3-1 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs at Maple […]

by · February 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Boston Bruins, Hockey History
The San Jose Sharks were undoubtedly happy to see Brent Burns back in the lineup, and so should fantasy managers. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

Revisiting the Brent Burns Trade

On June 24th, 2011, the Minnesota Wild and San Jose Sharks made a blockbuster trade on the 2011 NHL Draft floor. The Sharks acquired one of the top defensemen in […]

Peter Ing with the Toronto Maple Leafs (INGcorporated)

Leafs Need to Stop Recognizing Mediocre Greats

It was a historic night in Toronto Saturday. The team won their first game it what seemed like forever, and on top of that hosted Homecoming Night at the Air […]

Gary Smith, shown here with St. Mike's, has been loaned to Boston.

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Leafs Loan Goalie to Lowly Bruins

With all the talk of National Hockey League expansion, one has to wonder where the players will come from when one of the six present teams can’t even field a […]

by · February 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Boston Bruins, Hockey History
THW Remembers The Forgotten Miracle

THW Remembers The Forgotten Miracle

The NHL and NBC missed a golden opportunity to celebrate not only the 35th anniversary of the 1980 “Miracle On Ice” team, but also the 55th anniversary of USA’s 1st […]

by · February 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Hockey History, Olympics
Stan Mikita had a 3-point night for Chicago.

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Hawks Batter Brawling Bruins

The Chicago Black Hawks got over the disappointment of their loss the previous evening in Toronto by drubbing the Boston Bruins in a fight-filled contest at the Chicago Stadium last […]

by · February 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Chicago Blackhawks, Hockey History
Pete Stemkowski scored the game-winner against Chicago last night.

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Stemmer Scores Winner

Rookie forward Peter Stemkowski scored the winning goal for the Toronto Maple Leafs last night as they came from behind to edge the Chicago Black Hawks 4-3 at Maple Leaf Gardens […]

by · February 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Hockey History, Toronto Maple Leafs
Bobby Hull  - slowed by knee injuries.

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Hull to Miss Weekend

Bobby Hull, hockey’s Golden Jet and the leading goal-scorer in the National Hockey League, will miss this weekend’s game with the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday, and is a doubtful […]

by · February 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Chicago Blackhawks, Hockey History