Post Tagged with: "Wayne Gretzky"

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 · 38 comments · Hockey History, Top 10 Lists
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 (]

Right Guy – Wrong Jersey Part II

This is Part 2 of our series on NHL players looking somewhat odd in certain jerseys. Part I is available here. In today’s NHL, it’s extremely rare for one player to spend […]

by · January 12, 2015 · 2 comments · Hockey History
The laugh is on Lou now.(Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

Lou Lamoriello: A Unique Profile of Greatness

When the Devils announced they had fired Peter DeBoer and replaced him with a strange coaching triangle of Adam Oates, Scott Stevens and Lou Lamoriello himself, back behind the bench […]

by · December 29, 2014 · 2 comments · New Jersey Devils
Hockey’s Real Iron Man

Hockey’s Real Iron Man

Recently, St. Louis Blues defenseman Jay Bouwmeester sustained an injury and was forced to miss a game, ending the longest active “Iron Man” streak in all of professional sports, a […]

by · December 3, 2014 · 1 comment · Player Profiles
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The Strangest Superstitions in NHL History

As professional athletes, NHL hockey players will do what ever it takes to be successful on the ice. On top of their on and off ice training and preparation, many […]

by · December 3, 2014 · 2 comments · Hockey History, Humor
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Captains of the Los Angeles Kings, Part 2: 1980’s & Early 1990’s

The Los Angeles Kings have had 13 captains since joining the NHL in 1967. Four are in the Hall of Fame and the team has retired three of their numbers. […]

Boyle was carted off on a stretcher in Tuesday's win (Photo by Vu Ching).

The Best Undrafted Players in NHL History

Throughout NHL history, the league’s most elite players have typically been those selected in the annual NHL Entry Draft. The position and round in which these players are drafted is […]

by · November 25, 2014 · 4 comments · Hockey History, News/Commentary
Lanny McDonald

Dissecting 1989, Part Two

Okay, here is another revelation of mine. Back in 1989, I really thought that the doomed music duo Milli Vanilli was the real deal. Turns out that they lip-synced their way […]

by · November 15, 2014 · 1 comment · Hockey History
Wayne Gretzky (Phil/Flickr)

The Worst Trades in NHL History

Every year in the NHL, trades take place between teams in order to improve their respective squads. On most occasions, trades in the NHL work out well, in which both […]

Messier waves to the crowd after his final NHL game. (Image Credits: JR_in_NYC)

Why the Edmonton Oilers Should NOT Hire Mark Messier as Coach

Amidst yet another slow start to a season, the Edmonton Oilers management almost made a major managerial mistake within the organization. Mark Messier, a six time Stanley Cup champion, five […]

Sidney Crosby (Flickr/Dan4th)

Crosby Already the 5th Best Forward of All Time?

A Flyers writer singing the praises of Sidney Crosby? Surely, you must be clamoring to find the schedule for the Hell 2014-15 hockey season, because it’s definitely frozen over at […]

What If Gretzky Returned To Edmonton?

What If Gretzky Returned To Edmonton?

In light of Lebron James’ impending return to Cleveland after a successful run in Miami where he won two NBA titles, through his “essay” he felt that is was “his […]

by · August 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers