Thursday, October 29, 2015

1961 NHL Awards

Dave Keon of the Toronto Maple Leafs accepts the Calder Trophy (from NHL President Clarence Campbell) for 1960-61 as the NHL's Rookie of the Year.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

1994 NHL Awards

1994 Norris Trophy Winner
Ray Bourque of the Boston Bruins wins his 5th Norris Trophy as the NHL's Top Defensman

Monday, October 26, 2015

NHL Tonight: Plays of the Week (10/26/2015)

Today in NHL History (October 26th)

October 26th 1995 - Mario Lemieux (Pittsburgh Penguins) scored his 500th NHL career goal against the New York Islanders in his 605th game. 
He became the second-fastest player to reach 500. Wayne Gretzky had reached 600 goals by his 575th NHL game.

Friday, October 23, 2015

Today in NHL History (October 23rd)

October 23rd 1998
Mark Messier of the Vancouver Canucks becomes the 10th player in NHL history to score 600 goals.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Ovechkin Gets 900th NHL Point

October 20th 2015
Alex Ovechkin scores his 900th career point in a game against the Calgary Flames.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Hockey News Cover of the Week (10/20/2015)

Patrick Lalime of the Ottawa Senators 
May 19th 2003

2003 NHL Awards

Milan Hedjuk of the Colorado Avalanche wins the 2002-2003 Maurice "Rocket" Richard trophy for scoring the most goals in the regular season.

He led the league with 50 goals.

Monday, October 19, 2015


Chris Kontos #16 of the Tampa Bay Lightning poses in the locker while holding up the four pucks in which he scored during the first game played by the Lightning against the Chicago Blackhawks on October 7, 1992

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Today in NHL History (Oct 17th)

October 17th 1992

Jari Kurri of the Los Angeles Kings scores his 500th goal in an 8-6 win over the Boston Bruins.
He was the 18th player in NHL history to reach the 500 goals mark.

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Today in Hockey History (October 15th)

October 15th 1989 - Wayne Gretzky breaks Gordie Howe's points record in the 3rd period of a game in Edmonton against his former team, the Edmonton Oilers.

Monday, October 12, 2015

Eichel steals puck and picks the top corner

NHL Awards 1981

courtesy Hockey Hall of Fame

Mr. Frank Selke (L) presents the Selke Trophy to Bob Gainey of the Montreal Canadiens.  This was the 4th consecutive Selke trophy for Gainey as he won first 4 ever presented.   
The Selke Trophy was introduced in 1978 for the NHL's best defensive forward.  Gainey won the award 4 times and that is the current mark for most wins of this trophy.
Frank Selke was the former general manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs and Montreal Canadiens.

Friday, October 9, 2015

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Today in NHL History (October 8th)

1975 - Doug Jarvis (Montreal Canadiens) began his streak of 984 straight games in the NHL. The streak ended on October 10, 1987.

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Today in NHL History (October 7th)

October 7th, 1990: 
Jaromir Jagr's first career NHL goal as a member of the Pittsburgh Penguins.