Post Tagged with: "Gordie Howe"

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The Unheralded Stars of Red Wings’ Championships

At the end of the playoffs, the Conn Smythe trophy is awarded to the player deemed to be the most valuable player of the playoffs. More often than not, the […]

by · May 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Detroit Red Wings
All I Needed to Know About Hockey I Learned from Stan Fischler

All I Needed to Know About Hockey I Learned from Stan Fischler

There is no substitute for experience. This is especially true for a difficult sport like hockey, where the best education is in playing as often as you can. But sometimes […]

Though an all-time great, 14 players are currently wearing Mr Hockey's number 9. (Photo courtesy of Sports Illustrated))

Gordie Howe Game Used Rookie Stick & Skates Up For Auction

While the holiday season may be finished, the perfect gift for the Gordie Howe fan in your family is currently up for auction. Introducing: his game used skates and stick […]

Hershey Bears Come Out of Hibernation for Shootout Win

Hershey Bears Come Out of Hibernation for Shootout Win

Two hat tricks in one night is exceptionally rare in the hockey world, but the GIANT Center was treated to just that—or, at least a version of that—on Wednesday night. […]

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Jagr Breaks the NHL GWG Record…Again

When New Jersey Devils right winger Jaromir Jagr gracefully slid a backhand shot between the legs of Ottawa Senators goaltender Robin Lehner at 2:06 of the second period on Wednesday […]

When Bobby Orr Played Like Sandy Koufax

When Bobby Orr Played Like Sandy Koufax

Back in the early 1950s, Gordie Howe and Ted Lindsay were two-thirds of the Production Line on the Stanley Cup champion Detroit Red Wings. Howe was arguably the best player […]

by · December 2, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History
Book Review: Gordie Howe’s Son by Mark Howe

Book Review: Gordie Howe’s Son by Mark Howe

Gordie Howe’s Son: A Hall of Fame Life in the Shadow of Mr. Hockey, by Mark Howe with Jay Greenberg (2013, Chicago: Triumph Books. Hardcover. Pp. 336. $25.95. ISBN 978-160078-847-5) […]

by · November 19, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey Books
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Will Mario Lemieux Ever Retire Jaromir Jagr’s Jersey?

Jaromir Jagr deserves to have his Pittsburgh Penguins’ jersey retired. There are too many Penguins’ fans who do not respect Jagr enough to agree. Even after all Jagr has accomplished […]

by · July 29, 2013 · 1 comment · Pittsburgh Penguins
Is it time for a new WHA?

The WHA: A Look Back 40 Years Later

  On the 40th anniversary of the WHA’s  first-ever champions, the New England Whalers, we take a look back at how it began, what made it important and how it […]

by · May 7, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History
Putting a Cap On The Carolina Hurricanes Season

Putting a Cap On The Carolina Hurricanes Season

If your team didn’t make the playoffs this year, every cap to the season will start by saying it was a disappointing season. It was. There were expectations, there was […]

by · April 29, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Carolina Hurricanes
Lundqvist makes a save here on the Caps, but ultimately loses the game (Tom Turk/THW).

News and Notes From the NHL’s Opening Weekend

After a nearly four month layoff, the NHL opened its abbreviated 2012-13 (is it still ’12-13 or just ’13?) season with some spirited action over the Martin Luther King Day […]

by · January 21, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary
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Marian Hossa: Buyout Candidate?

It sounds crazy, but Marian Hossa could be one of two Chicago Blackhawks amnesty buyouts before the 2014-2015 season. It’s easy to argue against it: Hossa is clearly a fan […]

by · January 8, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks, NHL Rumors