Saturday, November 28, 2015

Today in Hockey History (November 28th)

1982 - Ron Sutter began his NHL career as a Philadelphia Flyer. With his start a record was set when 5 brothers all played in the NHL. His brothers were Brian (St. Louis), Darryl (Chicago), Brent (Islanders) and Duane (Islanders). Ron's twin Rich signed with Pittsburgh a year later to make it six Sutters brothers in the league at one time. 

Monday, November 23, 2015

Hockey Funnies

The Hockey News Cover of the Week

April 5th 2010
on the cover Wayne Gretzky and Brett Hull, who at the time were putting together a group to buy the struggling Dallas Stars.

Today in NHL Hockey History (November 23rd)

November 23rd 1988
Wayne Gretzky of the LA Kings scores his in a game against the Detroit Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena.

Monday, November 16, 2015

Today in Hockey History (November 16th)

November 16th 1926 
The New York Rangers played their first game in the NHL.
 They beat the Montreal Maroons 1-0.

Friday, November 13, 2015

Thursday's Top Shelf: Best of November 12th

Sports Illustrated Hockey Cover of the Week

Buffalo Sabres center Gilbert Perreault appears on the Feb. 26, 1973 cover of Sports Illustrated. The 1st overall pick of the 1970 NHL Draft, Perreault won the Calder Memorial Trophy (Rookie of the Year) for 1970-71 and played all of his 17 seasons with Buffalo. The six-time All-Star and Hall of Famer turned 65 years old today (Nov. 13). (Tony Triolo for SI)