Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Today in NHL History (March 29th)

Tony Esposito (Chicago Black Hawks) recorded his 15th shutout. It was an NHL record for rookie goalies and the most shut outs in the modern era.  Tony would win the Calder as Rookie of the Year and Vezina Trophy for 1970.

Jaromir Jagr (Dallas Stars) scored is 1,000th assist in a game against the Minnesota Wild. He was the 12th NHL player to reach 1,000 points and the first non-Canadian NHL player to reach the mark.

2016 President's Trophy

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Today in NHL History (March 24th)

March 24th 1992

Mario Lemieux (Pittsburgh Penguins) scored his 1000th career point in his 513th game. He was the second fastest player in the NHL to record 1000 points. 
Mario finished the season with 131 points and won the Art Ross Trophy.  He would lead the Penguins to their 2nd straight Stanley Cup championship and win the Conn Smythe trophy as the playoff MVP.

Wednesday, March 23, 2016


1995 - Jaromir Jagr of the Pittsburgh Penguins wins the Art Ross Trophy as the NHL's leading scorer for the regular season.  Jagr was tied with Philadelphia's Eric Lindros with 70 points for the lock out season, but won the tie breaker with the most goals, 32 to 29.
Jagr was the first European born player to lead the NHL in scoring and win the Art Ross Trophy.

Samsung Top Moments (03/22/16)

Friday, March 18, 2016

Sports Illustrated Hockey Cover of the Week

January 28th 1963
Howie Young of the Detroit Red Wings.  1962-63 season Howie set the record for most penalty minutes in a season with 273.

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Today in NHL History - Mike Modano Sets A Record

March 17th 2007
Mike Modano (Dallas Stars) scored his 502nd and 503rd career goals making him the all-time U.S. leader in goal-scoring. 

Friday, March 11, 2016


Denis Savard
Chicago Blackhawks #1 draft pick in 1980.  
He was the #3 pick overall in the NHL entry draft.
Picked ahead him were #1 overall Doug Wickenheiser by Montreal and #2 Dave Babych by the Winnipeg Jets.

Friday, March 4, 2016

Today in Hockey History (March 4th)

March 4th 1981 
Guy LaFleur (Montreal Canadiens) scored his 1000th career point in a 9-3 rout of the Winnipeg Jets.

Thursday, March 3, 2016

Sports Illustrated Hockey Cover of the Week

March 3rd 1968 
Jean Beliveau (Montreal Canadiens) became the second NHL player to score 1,000 regular-season career points. 

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

1991 NHL Awards

Ed Belfour  
(Chicago Blackhawks)

Vezina Trophy 
(Top Goaltender)

Calder Trophy 
(NHL Rookie of the Year)

William Jennings Trophy 
(Best Goals Against Average)