Summit Series: Remembering Vladislav Tretiak and the Soviet nightmare

It was 40 years ago Monday that Canada awoke to the grim, gut-punched truth that this hadn’t, in fact, been just a bad dream. Our country's best hockey players were destroyed 7-3 by a rag-tag squad of amateurs from the Soviet Union the previous night.
Gump Worsley Vintage North Stars Footage Hall of Famer
Blackhawks and Maple Leafs players looking for a lost contact lense during a 1962 game
Today I was wondering what Joe Thornton looked like during his draft years. I was not disappointed.

The Greatest NHL Player from Each Canadian Province

Tuesday's announcement that Rogers Communications is prepared to invest $5.2 billion to broadcast NHL hockey in Canada over the next 12 years confirms what most already know: The nation is crazy for hockey...

1965 Topps Henri Richard | PSA CardFacts™

<p>Joseph Henri &ldquo;Pocket Rocket&rdquo; Richard (February 29, 1936-) was born on February 29th during a leap year and holds the distinct honor of holding ...

On this day in history: Maurice Richard Riot in Montreal - TheHockeyNews

On this day 59 years ago, the Richard Riots broke out in Montreal during and after the Montreal-Detroit game. The game at the Forum had to be cut short after a tear gas bomb went off and it was forfeited to the Red Wings the fans were reacting to Richard's suspension and NHL president Clarence Campbell, who showed up to the game after it had started.

Mar. 26, 1931 – Boston Bruins coach Art Ross became the first NHL coach to pull his goalie for an extra attacker

In a playoff game against the Montreal Canadiens, Art Ross substituted goaltender Tiny Thompson for a sixth skater in the final minute of play. Although the Bruins lost the game 1–0, Ross became th…

Throwback Thursday: The Ridiculous Saturday Morning Cartoon Starring Jordan, Gretzky, and Bo

Before the Internet, celebrities used vanity cartoons to brand themselves to children. Which is probably how Michael Jordan, Bo Jackson, and Wayne Gretzky ended up fighting really weird crimes in an animated show called "ProStars.&quot;
Hockey from the 1937 Detroit Olympia - no side glass so spectators could lean over the boards and watch the game!

Lemieux splits the North Stars' D

May 17, 1991: Pittsburgh's Mario Lemieux splits North Stars' D and dekes Jon Casey to score signature goal in Game 2 of Stanley Cup Final

Art Ross

The first authorized biography of Art Ross, Hockey Hall of Famer, NHL founding father, and long-time member of the Boston Bruins.

Gordie Howe scores 800th career goal

Howe scored his 800th career goal February 29th, 1980 while playing for the Hartford Whalers
On this day, 49 years ago, Bobby Orr scored probably the most memorable goal in NHL history

Throwback Thursday to exactly 12 years ago when this brawl happened between Edmonton and Atlanta.
#WhoseLineIsItEberle #FarewellRexallPlace

Biography – MORENZ, HOWARD WILLIAM (William F., Howie) – Volume XVI (1931-1940) – Dictionary of Canadian Biography

MORENZ, HOWARD WILLIAM (named at birth William F., also known by the nickname Howie), machinist, hockey player, and sales representative; b.&nbsp;21&nbsp;Sept. 1902 in Mitchell, Ont., son of William Frederick Morenz, a clerk, and Rose Pauli; m.&nbsp;21&nbsp;June 1926 Mary McKay in Montreal, and they had one daughter and two sons; d.&nbsp;there 8&nbsp;March 1937.

NHL100: Ray Bourque

Five-time Norris Trophy-winning defenseman, Bruins' legend claimed dramatic Stanley Cup with Avalanche in 2001 to cap Hall of Fame career

Paul McCartney and (Red) Wings... and Penguins -

The Beatles legend and all-around music icon Sir Paul McCartney has some ties to the NHL — in the form of two stickers placed strategically on one of his most famous guitars. Here's why.
Mike Bossy had record nine straight 50-goal seasons
Top 10 Pavel Datsyuk Goals Of His Career

Johnny Bower: 100 Greatest NHL Players

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