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Spending more time with his sons is a tempting thought for Gordie

Top 5 Father-Son Duo’s in NHL History

Happy Father’s to each father celebrating today, and thank you for all that you do. In this piece I will be taking a look at my top 5 father-son combos […]

by · June 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Hockey History
2011-12 Kings names on the Stanley Cup (credit: Mike Bolt/Hockey Hall of Fame)

Why We Love Hockey

Past Season Recap The 2014-2015 NHL season is over. The Chicago Blackhawks have won their third Stanley Cup in six years to make a case for the first salary cap […]

1964-65 Detroit Red Wings

50 Years Ago in Hockey – 1964-65 Post-Mortem: Red Wings

Despite an early playoff exit, the 1964-65 season has to be considered an unqualified success for the Detroit Red Wings.  The Wings compiled a league-leading record of 40-23-7 to finish […]

Bobby Hull and Stan Mikita led Detroit to their game 7 win.

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Hawks Punch Ticket to Finals

The Chicago Black Hawks rallied from a 2-0 deficit last night to upset the first-place Detroit Red Wings and claim a spot in the Stanley Cup finals against Montreal.  This will […]

Gordie Howe

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Wings Whip Hawks

The Detroit Red Wings, just as coach Sid Abel predicted, look to be turning their semi-final series into an offensive display.  The poured a half-dozen goals into the Chicago net last night […]

Johnny Bower and Red Kelly

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Leafs Put Up a 10-Spot

One can’t blame the other five National Hockey League general managers for getting a little nervous.  The Toronto Maple Leafs, defending Stanley Cup champions, suddenly appear to be rounding into […]

Gordie Howe vs Johnny Bower

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Gordie Shows Howe It’s Done

Howe’s pair beats Leafs Gordie Howe showed last night why he is still considered the best hockey player on the planet as he scored twice to lead the Detroit Red […]

Gordie Howe

Stem Cell Treatment and the Exploitation of Mr. Hockey

No. 9 Gordie Howe has always been something of an outlier. His frame was made for hockey: Short, powerful legs gave him a low center of gravity and made him almost […]

by · February 9, 2015 · 2 comments · Archives, Player Profiles
Alexander Ovechkin - Photo By Andy Martin Jr

Ovechkin: To Become One of the Greatest Scorers in History

He is known as the Alexander the Gr8, but at the pace he is on Ovechkin might be one day be known as Alexander the gr8est. Sunday the Washington Capitals […]

(Courtesy of Sports Illustrated)

The Life of Mr. Hockey

Review of Mr. Hockey: My Life by Gordie Howe For anyone who wants to learn more about hockey why not start with a book by the person known affectionately as […]

by · January 31, 2015 · 0 comments · Hockey Books
5 of the Greatest Dynamic Duos in NHL History

5 of the Greatest Dynamic Duos in NHL History

Throughout the years, the NHL and it’s fans have been treated to an endless number of talented players of ever increasing skill. As individuals, these highly skilled players in particular retain the […]

by · January 26, 2015 · 45 comments · Hockey History, Top 10 Lists
Detroit Red Wings center Pavel Datsyuk  (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

Drafting the All-Time Red Wings All-Star Team

For the first time in as long as I can remember, the Detroit Red Wings will not be represented at the 2015 NHL All-Star game. There will be no Red […]