Saturday, August 29, 2015

Today in Hockey History (August 29th)

1994 - Mario Lemieux announced that he would be taking a medical leave of absence due to fatigue, an aftereffect of his 1993 radiation treatments. He would sit out the National Hockey Leagues (NHL) 1994-95 season. 

Friday, August 21, 2015

1968 NHL Awards

1968 NHL Awards

Stan Mikita became the first player to win the Hat Trick of awards by winning the Hart Trophy as league MVP, the Art Ross Trophy as leading scorer and the Lady Byng Trophy as the league's most gentlemanly player.

Washington Capitals Runnin' Down a Dream 1989-90 video

Washington Capitals 1989-90
Runnin' Down a Dream playoff video

Monday, August 17, 2015

1952 Calder Trophy (NHL Rookie of the Year)

Bernie "Boom Boom" Geoffrion
(Montreal Canadiens)
winner of the 1952 Calder Trophy as the NHL Rookie of the Year
He was 6th in points (67)  tied for 3rd in goals (30)

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Saturday, August 8, 2015

1981 Jack Adams Trophy

1981 Jack Adams Trophy Winner
Gordon "Red" Berenson
St. Louis Blues
The first NHL coach to win the award with a unanimous vote. 

Berenson coached the Blues to a 45-18-17 record (107 points), a 27 point improvement over the previous season.

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

1979 Stanley Cup Game 5 Montréal Canadiens vs NY Rangers

1979 Stanley Cup Final
Game 5
Montreal Forum
May 21st 1979

NY Rangers vs Montreal Canadiens