Post Tagged with: "Gordie Howe"

Bobby Hull

50 Years Ago in Hockey – 22 Goals in Two NHL Games

The National Hockey League swung back into action with two games last night and fans certainly got their fill of goal-scoring.  In Chicago, the Black Hawks came out on the […]

by · December 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Chicago Blackhawks, Hockey History
Hartford Whalers Winter Classic Would Be A Bonanza

Hartford Whalers Winter Classic Would Be A Bonanza

Strike up the band. Crank out the Brass Bonanza. Break out the green sweaters. I have an idea that’s just crazy enough to work. It should fetch the NHL a […]

Claude Provost

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Habs Come Back, Rangers Rant

With the National Hockey League taking a couple of days off, and yesterday’s report covering the Russia – Canada exhibition game, today we’ll go over Sunday’s NHL games and report on […]

by · December 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Hockey History, Montreal Canadiens
Hockey’s Real Iron Man

Hockey’s Real Iron Man

Recently, St. Louis Blues defenseman Jay Bouwmeester sustained an injury and was forced to miss a game, ending the longest active “Iron Man” streak in all of professional sports, a […]

by · December 3, 2014 · 1 comment · Player Profiles
50 Years Ago in Hockey – Lowly Bruins Upset Leafs

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Lowly Bruins Upset Leafs

The last-place Boston Bruins scored three first period goals, then hung on for a 3-1 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs in one of two National Hockey League games played […]

by · November 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Boston Bruins, Hockey History
Bruins-Red Wings action

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Lowly Bruins Tie Wings

The bottom-dwelling Boston Bruins finally scored a goal on Detroit Red Wings rookie goalkeeper Roger Crozier last night.  In fact, they notched three of them as they held their first-place adversaries to […]

Book Review: Hockey Card Stories by Ken Reid

Book Review: Hockey Card Stories by Ken Reid

It’s impossible to read Ken Reid’s new book “Hockey Card Stories” and not be taken back in time. History of the Game Through Cards An easy and thoroughly enjoyable read, […]

by · November 5, 2014 · 0 comments · Collecting Hockey, Hockey Books
Camille Henry scored two for Rangers.

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Upset Night in the NHL

There was a full slate of three games last night in the National Hockey League, and the results of all three can be considered upsets.  The Rangers downed the Canadiens […]

by · November 2, 2014 · 0 comments · Hockey History, New York Rangers
Gordie Howe's slump has reached 12 games without a goal

50 Years Ago Today – Bruins Beaten Again

The first weekend of the 1964-65 NHL season is in the books, and it ended with the hapless Boston Bruins dropping their fourth straight game.  This time it was a […]

by · October 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Detroit Red Wings, Hockey History
Two old friends clash at Maple Leaf gardens

50 Years Ago Today – Leafs Drop Wings in Season Opener

The greybeard out-goaltended the fuzzy-cheeked kid in the opening game for both teams as the Toronto Maple Leafs downed the Detroit Red Wings 5-3 last night at the Olympia in […]

by · October 16, 2014 · 2 comments · Hockey History, Toronto Maple Leafs
Ted Lindsay screens Jacques Plante as Howe, Harvey look on

Big News in Detroit – Terrible Ted Lindsay is Back!

The Detroit Red Wings have just announced that former NHL standout Ted Lindsay, 39,  is coming out of retirement to join the Wings for tomorrow night’s opening game against the Toronto […]

by · October 14, 2014 · 9 comments · Detroit Red Wings, Hockey History
Sid Abel with his two star forwards, Gord Howe and Alex Delvecchio

1964-65 Preview – the Detroit Red Wings

The next team on our list of previews for the 64-65 season is the Detroit Red Wings.  The Wings have taken a huge risk going into this season, a risk that […]

by · October 5, 2014 · 0 comments · Detroit Red Wings, Hockey History