Post Tagged with: "Gordie Howe"

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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 […]

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

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 scored both Red Wings goals.

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
Washington Capitals 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 […]

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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  - slowed by knee injuries.

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