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 […]
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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 […]
One-third of the way into the shortened NHL season, there has hardly been a lack of surprise and excitement. The Chicago Blackhawks have yet to lose in regulation, the Buffalo […]
The New York Rangers missed out on getting some of the game’s best players in the last decade of drafts, but their biggest miss came much longer ago, in Mr. Hockey, Gordie Howe.
“I’d never before seen a player leave the bench and go into the medical room in the middle of a game unless he was injured and needed immediate attention … […]
The Lives of Conn Smythe: From the Battlefield to Maple Leaf Gardens: A Hockey Icon’s Story . By Kelly McParland. (2011, Toronto: FENN/McClelland & Stewart Ltd. Hardcover. Pp. 370. $32.99. […]
Listening to local sports radio the day after the Penguins lost another game seven at home, it was clear that Pittsburgh’s fans were in self-righteous midseason form. A few calls […]
The playoffs are less than a month away, and playoff-bound teams are beginning to separate themselves from the pack, if only a little bit. Some teams have stuck at or […]
This past week, Calgary Herald columnist George Johnson penned an interesting column. A long-time critic of (now-former) Flames general manager Darryl Sutter, Johnson’s latest had a slightly different bent to […]
The Memorial Aud, Buffalo, December 7th, 2009. The excitement in Doc Emery’s voice on Versus is palpable. “One minute left in the game… THIRTY SECONDS … TEN SECONDS … AND […]