Post Tagged with: "Gordie Howe"

Though an all-time great, 14 players are currently wearing Mr Hockey's number 9. (Photo 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 […]

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Not So Lucky Numbers

In the era of free agency, player movement and the salary cap, we’re accustomed to seeing players in different sweaters. Sometimes, even an oddball combination between player and team. A […]

by · January 12, 2015 · 0 comments · Hockey History
Gordie Howe scored both Red Wings goals.

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Bruins Win, Howe Upsets Fans

The Boston Bruins, losers by a score of 5-2 to New York the previous evening, turned the tables last night on the Detroit Red Wings by that same 5-2 count. […]

by · January 8, 2015 · 0 comments · Boston Bruins, Hockey History
Bobby Hull now has 35 goals in 37 games.

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 […]

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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, […]