Hockey History

The NHL is notorious for having many of the most unbreakable records in sports. This is due somewhat to the evolving rules, speed, and athleticism of the game, and in no small part due to the outrageous career of “The Great One,” Wayne Gretzky. All told, Gretzky has 23 records that are considered “unbreakable,” meaning
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The 12th installment in this series has arrived after looking at how the Minnesota Wild did in their first 11 drafts. If you missed any of them or want a refresher, you can find those recaps below: The 2010-11 NHL season didn’t treat the Wild kindly. While they allowed fewer goals than the previous campaign, their 206
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When André Peloffy suited up for the expansion 1974-75 Washington Capitals, he became the first player born in France to play in the National Hockey League. Originally selected by the New York Rangers in the ninth round of the 1971 Draft, Peloffy never played for the “Blueshirts” and was traded to the Capitals prior to
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A lot of names that you would see while touring the Hockey Hall of Fame had big moments on Jan. 8. A pair of all-time greats made their National Hockey League debuts, some impressive streaks were extended, and the year 2000 gave us quite the evening on this date. Let’s fire up our daily hockey
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Jan. 7 has been a very busy day in both Philadelphia and Los Angeles throughout the history of the National Hockey League. There were also plenty of all-time greats who reached personal milestones and had big performances. Once again, it is time for a daily trip back through the years of hockey memories. Historic Day
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The 2003-04 Tampa Bay Lightning had a stacked roster. The amount of talent, especially at forward, was impressive. Some of the names many hockey fans think of immediately are Martin St. Louis, Vincent Lecavalier, Brad Richards, then-captain Dave Andreychuk, and Ruslan Fedotenko, among others. There were contributors all throughout that lineup that helped them clinch
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Over their 50-year history, the Vancouver Canucks have had many players come through the doors of Rogers Arena and the Pacific Coliseum. It’s hard to remember them all, especially when they are more well-known in another jersey. In this series, we are going to look back at some former NHLers that played for the Canucks, but do
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The San Jose Sharks have had success drafting, especially under Doug Wilson in the late rounds, but there have also been many whiffs. While no draft pick is a certainty by any means, and every team has its share of misses, some by the Sharks’ have been massive gaffes. What Constitutes a Bad Draft Pick?
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The Jets 1.0 had many notable stars who played the bulk or a big chunk of their careers in Winnipeg, such as Randy Carlyle, Dale Hawerchuk, Paul MacLean, Teppo Numminen, and Thomas Steen. Related: Top 5 Winnipeg Jets 1.0 Draft Picks of All Time Those players are synonymous with the Jets. However, the Jets also
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Dec. 22 is jam-packed with some of the biggest names and greatest players in National Hockey League history. Numerous members of the Hockey Hall of Fame had big moments and reached some significant milestones on this date. So, let’s start our daily journey through the decades and revisit all the memories. Jagr Passes Messier Jaromir
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*This was originally published in Dec. 2020 The Philadelphia Flyers caught somewhat of a break in the 2017 NHL Expansion Draft when the Vegas Golden Knights selected Pierre-Edouard Bellemare. No team, except of course the expansion team, comes out of an expansion draft better than they were when they entered. That being said, these other
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The Montreal Canadiens are the most storied and successful franchise in the history of the National Hockey League. Some of their biggest legends had memorable games on this date. Also, throwing your hat onto the ice has been a common occurrence on Dec. 18. So, bring your best throwing hat and jump on board our
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