Post Tagged with: "Gordie Howe"

Red Wings' Gordie Howe gives a Ranger goalie a snow shower

1964 Training Camp – Wings Looking Good

Last night’s exhibition games shed some more light on what we can expect during the 1964-65 NHL season. The Detroit Red Wings, playoff spectators last season, are giving every indication that […]

by · September 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Hockey History, Toronto Maple Leafs
September ’64 – As Summer Slips Away, the Puckster Awakens

September ’64 – As Summer Slips Away, the Puckster Awakens

So here we are in the waning days of the Summer of ’64, our most hockey-free season dragging on inexorably towards its inevitable conclusion.  And with the impending change of season, that […]

by · September 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Detroit Red Wings, Hockey History
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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 […]

by · January 7, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Detroit Red Wings, Hockey History
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. […]

by · December 19, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Hershey Bears, Other Leagues, Syracuse Crunch
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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 […]

by · December 19, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History, New Jersey Devils
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