Post Tagged with: "Hockey Hall of Fame"

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
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
Hockey Hall of Fame 2013: Chris Chelios

Hockey Hall of Fame 2013: Chris Chelios

Will Chris Chelios make it into the HHOF on his first try?

by · November 29, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks, Detroit Red Wings, Montreal Canadiens
Mats Sundin (Flickr/Hakan Dahlstrom)

How the Hall of Fame Should Elect Players

Last week’s induction ceremony at the Hockey Hall of Fame saw an elite group of players granted entrance to the hall, as Joe Sakic, Adam Oates, Pavel Bure, and Mats […]

by · November 21, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History, Montreal Canadiens, News/Commentary
Mats Sundin (Mike Lynaugh Photography)

Is Mats Sundin a True First-Ballot Hall of Famer?

  As the hockey Hall of Fame inducted its four newest members this past week, the criteria by which players are selected for induction also shared a brief moment in […]

Mats Sundin (Mike Lynaugh Photography)

Maple Leafs: What Mats Sundin Meant to Toronto Hockey

Though Sundin was a quiet leader, fans and members of the media alike will never forget what Mats Sundin did for Toronto hockey. Anyone who’s a legitimate Maple Leafs advocate will say it doesn’t matter that Sundin never won hockey’s most hallowed prize.

by · November 14, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History, News/Commentary, Toronto Maple Leafs
Randy Carlyle made a mistake by re-igniting Montreal's interest in Habs/Leafs rivalry. (John E. Sokolowski-US PRESSWIRE)

Things Lost, Things Delayed – Maple Leafs Edition

There’s some hope the NHL lockout, now about two months old, will end and there may even be a 60-70 game regular season commencing by December. There’s interest, if not […]

by · November 12, 2012 · 1 comment · Toronto Maple Leafs, Winter Classic
The Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto (Ian Muttoo/Flickr)

Hockey Hall of Fame: THW’s “Next-Best” Class of 2012

As the Hockey Hall of Fame inducts its Class of 2012 on Monday night in Toronto, thoughts in the hockey world often drift towards the many talented hockey players (and […]

by · November 12, 2012 · 1 comment · Hockey History, News/Commentary
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THW Panel: The 2012 Hockey Hall of Fame Class

There is no shortage of offense among this year’s Hall of Fame class. Pavel Bure, Adam Oates, Joe Sakic, and Mats Sundin were all premier offensive players during the 1990s. […]

by · November 9, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Colorado Avalanche, Hockey History, Toronto Maple Leafs, Vancouver Canucks