Tuesday, December 27, 2011

The Ten Biggest Stories in the NHL in 2011

Sidney Crosby's concussion leads top 10 hockey stories of 2011 - Michael Farber - SI.com

Milbury Back with NBC/VS Network

After charges were dropped in the assault case against NBC/VS analyst, Mike Milbury has returned to the set.   He is back on the VS Network on NHL Live and then will return to NBC on January 2nd for the Winter Classic between Philadelphia and the New York Rangers.

Click here for the update on Milbury

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Friday, December 16, 2011

Thursday, December 15, 2011

NHL Rewind 12/14/11

Stat of the NIght

The Top 10 Goal Scorers for the Tampa Bay Lightning in 1997-1998 Season


1 - Mikael Renberg - 16
1 - Alexander Selivanov - 16
3 - Rob Zamuner - 14
4 - Paul Ysebeart - 13
5 - Dino Ciccarelli - 11
6 - Stephane Richer - 9
7 - Jason Wiemer - 8
7 - Daymond Langkow - 8
9 - Mikael Andersson - 6
9 - Darcy Tucker - 6
(honorable mention with 5 goals, former Indianapolis Ice defenseman, Karl Dykhuis)

Saturday, December 10, 2011

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Sunday, December 4, 2011

Saturday, December 3, 2011

1982 Norris Trophy Winner

The 1982 Norris Trophy for the NHL's Best Defenseman was awarded to Doug Wilson of the Chicago Blackhawks.   In 1982 Wilson scored 39 goals and 85 total points, which still the Chicago single season record for defenseman goals and points.

Drafted in the first round of the NHL Draft in 1977(6th overall) and he was also picked in the first round of the WHA entry draft (5th overall) by the Indianapolis Racers.   Wilson chose to go with the Blackhawks and spent the next 14 seasons anchoring the blueline.   Wilson holds the Blackhawks defenseman record for points (779), goals (225) and assist (554).  He ranks 5th all time in games played for Chicago with 938.  He led the Blackhawks defense in scoring for 10 consecutive seasons (1980-81 thru 1990-91).

He was acquired in 1991 by the expansion San Jose Sharks and was named the first team captain.  Wilson retired after the 1992-93 season.   In May of 2003 he was hired as the general manager for the Sharks.

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Stat of the NIght

The Top Ten Players in Points all time for the Washington Capitals

1 - Peter Bondra - 825
2 - Mike Gartner - 789
3 - Alex Ovechkin (Active) - 632
4 - Michal Pivonka - 599
5 - Dale Hunter - 556
6 - Bengt-Ake Gustafsson - 555
7 - Mike Ridley - 547
8 - Calle Johansson - 474
9 - Dennis Maruk - 431
10 - Scott Stevens - 429


and enjoy this little video for the 1989-90 Capitals season