Post Tagged with: "Wayne Gretzky"

Crosby (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

The Ups and Downs of Sidney Crosby, 600 Games in

Sidney Crosby is playing in his 600th career NHL game tonight. Entering the game, the pride of Cole Harbour had 825 points and 114 points in 95 career playoff games, […]

by · February 12, 2015 · 2 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
Wayne Gretzky (Phil/Flickr)

The Five Best Hockey Songs of All-Time

I really only have two hobbies: Music and Hockey.  As such, it only makes sense to combine them and present to you here and now: the five best hockey songs […]

by · February 6, 2015 · 7 comments · Top 10 Lists
The Hole in the Hockey Hall of Fame

The Hole in the Hockey Hall of Fame

Four hundred and fifty-five goals, 633 assists and over a point-per-game in one’s NHL career without getting a call to join the likes of hockey’s greatest. That’s just a simplified look […]

by · February 5, 2015 · 10 comments · Calgary Flames
Washington Capitals Alexander Ovechkin - Photo By Andy Martin Jr

Ovechkin: To Become One of the Greatest Scorers in History

He is known as the Alexander the Gr8, but at the pace he is on Ovechkin might be one day be known as Alexander the gr8est. Sunday the Washington Capitals […]

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Martin Brodeur Memories By Season

Martin Brodeur is the Wayne Gretzky of goaltending. Like Gretzky, Brodeur’s name is sprawled out across the NHL record book. As the league went from standup to butterfly, at the […]

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 · 45 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 (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/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. […]

by · November 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Hockey History, Los Angeles Kings
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