Post Tagged with: "Bobby Clarke"

Alec Martinez could benefit from the fact that Slava Voynov won't be on the ice for the Kings for the foreseeable future. (Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports)

The Sincerest Flattery: When Hockey Imitates Art

Fundamentally, hockey is a game of emotion. At high-speed, the exhilaration and anxiety in every hit, goal, or save may not be seen immediately. However, the thrill of the game […]

by · January 6, 2015 · 6 comments · Hockey History
Bobby Clarke's million dollar smile

The 7 Most Controversial Plays in Hockey History

Hockey is a game of inches. Split-second judgments by players, and close calls by officials can, and have had, a tremendous impact on the game throughout the years. With the […]

by · June 18, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History
Much like Brendan Burke, Anthony Brodeur will look to emulate his father as he seeks to be drafted on Sunday. (Ed Mulholland-US PRESSWIRE)

Martin Brodeur’s Career? You Don’t Know Jack!

I am going to do something over the course of this post that I am not necessarily proud of but needs to be done. Martin Brodeur is a lightning rod for controversy […]

by · April 21, 2014 · 6 comments · New Jersey Devils
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The Five Biggest Moments of the Flyers-Rangers Rivalry

Without question, the Flyers-Rangers rivalry is one of the greatest in the NHL.  Just as Eagles and Giants fans, and Phillies and Mets fans have shown a distaste for each […]

by · April 14, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · New York Rangers, Philadelphia Flyers
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Philadelphia Flyers: Broad Street Bullies No More

That’s our culture! –        Ed Snider, Chairman Is there a more maligned team in the NHL than the Philadelphia Flyers? Is there a team year-after-year that has disappointed its fans, […]

by · October 13, 2013 · 1 comment · Hockey History, Philadelphia Flyers
Top 10 Playoff Goals in Philadelphia Flyers History

Top 10 Playoff Goals in Philadelphia Flyers History

  This week marked the 26th anniversary of one of the biggest goals in Philadelphia Flyers history; a moment so incredible that the locals still believe the streets of Broad […]

by · May 30, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Philadelphia Flyers, Top 10 Lists
Anaheim Captain Scott Niedermayer

Scott Niedermayer: The Flyers Signing That Never Was

  You learn something new everyday. I was sitting way atop the rafters in the pressbox at the Wells Fargo Center taking in a game between the Flyers and Rangers. […]

by · April 17, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Philadelphia Flyers
Bobby Clarke's million dollar smile

Elite Eight: The Best Defensive Forwards in Hockey History

To many, high scoring, firewagon hockey carries the highest degree of entertainment. While others, this author included, prefer the bite-your-nails-to-the-knuckle closeness of a hard fought, tactically masterful, defensive battle. Though […]

by · February 19, 2013 · 2 comments · Hockey History
The Best NHL Lineup Ever: The Forwards

The Best NHL Lineup Ever: The Forwards

Part 1 –  The Defensemen Part 2 –  The Forwards Part 3 –  The Goalies The NHL has a long and storied existence. Legendary teams, lines and players serve as […]

by · December 4, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History, Top 10 Lists
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Eric Lindros: A Player Who Changed Hockey Both On and Off The Ice

Say what you will about Eric Lindros, but the former Flyers captain changed hockey both with his on-ice presence as well as his off-ice headlines. On Wednesday, the Philadelphia Inquirer […]

Book Review- “Hockeytown Doc” Gives Readers Rare Perspective

Book Review- “Hockeytown Doc” Gives Readers Rare Perspective

“I’d never before seen a player  leave the bench and go into the medical room in the middle of a game unless he was injured and needed immediate attention … […]

by · October 1, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Detroit Red Wings, Hockey Books, Hockey History
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Quotes of the Week: About Bobby Orr

The subject of this week’s quotes of the week is the one and only Bobby Orr, arguably the greatest hockey player of all time. He could take his speed to […]

by · August 13, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins, Hockey History, Player Profiles