Post Tagged with: "Hockey Hall of Fame"

Pat Burns in 2003.

Pat Burns Biography

What can be said about a man that everyone knows so much about? If you’re a fan of the NHL you likely know the Pat Burns story: A police officer […]

by · June 23, 2014 · 1 comment · Hockey History, New Jersey Devils
The Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto (Ian Muttoo/Flickr)

10 Places Every Hockey Fan Must See Before They Die

Spring has finally awoken and we have finally broken away from the shackles of winter, for some of us at least. Now comes the time for traveling, and if you […]

by · April 11, 2014 · 2 comments · Hockey History
(Robin Alam/Icon SMI)

Former Hurricane O’Neill Ironically Rips Winnipeg Jets Hockey Market

In between periods of the Buffalo Sabres & Winnipeg Jets game Tuesday evening, TSN analyst Jeff O’Neill stated: “Nobody wants to stay there, nobody wants to sign there“. The comments made by O’Neill, were […]

by · January 6, 2014 · 3 comments · Carolina Hurricanes, Winnipeg Jets
(Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports)

Jaromir Jagr: Making Devils Fans Forget About Kovalchuk

Two months shy of his 42nd birthday, Jaromir Jagr is still not showing any signs of his skills deteriorating and he is making other players on the New Jersey Devils […]

by · December 17, 2013 · 1 comment · New Jersey Devils
Joe Thornton (Dinur/Flickr)

Joe Thornton: Hall of Fame Lock

Joe Thornton is one of the most disrespected players in the National Hockey League. Amidst a player contingent consisting of mean, disrespectful, reckless, or overvalued hockey players, Jumbo Joe stands […]

by · December 6, 2013 · 0 comments · San Jose Sharks
Rob Blake played most of his career with L.A., but played for the Avs and Sharks toward the end  (used by permission from Ivanmakarov at en.wikipedia [CC-BY-3.0 (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)]

Boos Hound: Rob Blake Joins Kings’ Front Office

With the news that Ron Hextall left to assume a front office role with the Flyers’ organization, the Los Angeles Kings went back to the future last week themselves by […]

by · July 22, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Los Angeles Kings
Chris Chelios: Wearing threads of the enemy (Wikipedia Commons)

Blackhawks Fans Continue to Be Split On the Legacy of Chris Chelios

This week, it was announced that former Chicago Blackhawks blueliner Chris Chelios will be inducted into the National Hockey League Hall of Fame. There is no doubt that Chelios is […]

Shero Gets Hall Call But Burns Family Left Waiting Again

Shero Gets Hall Call But Burns Family Left Waiting Again

This should read like an open letter to the Hockey Hall Of Fame. I do apologize in advance if this comes off as a huge tangent like rant but there was […]

by · July 10, 2013 · 1 comment · News/Commentary
Next Goal Wins by Liam Maguire

Book Review: Next Goal Wins, NHL Trivia

Next Goal Wins!: The Ultimate NHL Historian’s One-of-a-Kind Collection of Hockey Trivia  By Liam Maguire, with a foreword by Wayne Gretzky.  (2012, Toronto: Random House Canada. Softcover. Pp. 227. $19.50 […]

by · March 11, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey Books
Paul Kariya 2010 (Rob Grabowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Hall of Fame 2013: The Borderline Case for Paul Kariya

written by Marc Lapierre (@MarcLapi) Paul Kariya will be eligible for enshrinement in the Hockey Hall of Fame for the first time in 2013. His candidacy for immortality is clearly […]

by · January 4, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Anaheim Ducks, Hockey History, St Louis Blues
TML Captains: George Armstrong 1958-1969

TML Captains: George Armstrong 1958-1969

For so many Leaf fans, there almost is no Leaf captain before George Armstrong. He is the last Toronto captain to play his entire NHL career with the Leafs. And save for a few years, he has been an employee of the Maple Leaf hockey club since his retirement.

by · December 24, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History, Player Profiles, Toronto Maple Leafs
(Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports)

Hall of Fame 2013: Scott Niedermayer

  written by Marc Lapierre (@MarcLapi) Along with Chris Chelios, Scott Niedermayer headlines the list of 2013 first-year eligible candidates for enshrinement in the Hockey Hall of Fame. Like his […]

by · December 15, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Anaheim Ducks, Hockey History, New Jersey Devils