Post Tagged with: "Bobby Orr"

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The Best NHL Lineup Ever: The Defensemen

  The NHL has a long and storied existence. Legendary teams, lines and players serve as a reminder of days gone by while today’s players continue to forge the legacy […]

by · December 3, 2012 · 4 comments · Hockey History, Top 10 Lists
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Is it Time to Split the Norris Trophy?

The NHL is no stranger to the idea of change. Its history has been built upon it.  From the decision to limit teams to one goal per power play in […]

by · October 24, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History, News/Commentary
How Bobby Orr Saved Me $107

How Bobby Orr Saved Me $107

You can imagine what $107 meant to a middle-class high school kid in 1993. A paltry to sum to many, especially in 2012, it was a king’s ransom to me […]

by · October 22, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary
The Evolution of Europeans in the NHL

The Evolution of Europeans in the NHL

European-born players have played a large part in the development of the National Hockey League over the last three decades – but try to imagine the NHL without all of […]

by · September 6, 2012 · 4 comments · Hockey History, International Hockey
The Hockey Injury Olympics Gone Wild

The Hockey Injury Olympics Gone Wild

  Some will ask why in the wide wide world of sports we are doing this but with how CBA negotiations have hit an impasse, here we are. It is […]

by · September 2, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, CHL, Injury Report
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10 Greatest Pittsburgh Penguins in Franchise History

10. Paul Coffey The ultimate offensive-defenseman, Paul Coffey put up offensive numbers most of the game’s best forwards are unable to reach in the present era. Coffey came from the […]

Everybody is Being Greedy; Not Everybody is Being Unfair

Everybody is Being Greedy; Not Everybody is Being Unfair

I’m a hockey fan. And I think the players are being greedy in the CBA negotiations. I think the owners are too. It’s a lot of money; so much, that […]

by · August 15, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary
1971-72 New York Rangers: “We Did It All Except Win”

1971-72 New York Rangers: “We Did It All Except Win”

The New York Rangers endured one of sports longest championship droughts, as they went fifty-four years without winning the Stanley Cup. And while the Stanley Cup ultimately didn’t make it […]

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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
The Alan Eagleson Auction: 10 Most Offensive Items

The Alan Eagleson Auction: 10 Most Offensive Items

The Alan Eagleson story is well-known. He began representing NHL players in contract negotiations in the 1960s, and wasn’t making much of an impact until Bobby Orr came along. Eagleson […]

by · August 11, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins, Hockey History, Top 10 Lists
Out With The Norris, In With The Orr

Out With The Norris, In With The Orr

Recently Ottawa’s Erik Karlsson was awarded the Norris Trophy. In his acceptance speech, Karlsson failed to thank the Norris family. Where’s the outrage? Why no scandal? The Norris Trophy is […]

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Sidney Crosby Watch Him While You Can

A Guest Post by Adrian Mercer – @MercerAdrian As Sidney Crosby readies himself for his return tonight, the watching world readies itself for the next hit. Such is now the […]

by · March 15, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins