Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Sports Illustrated Hockey Cover of the Week

May 24th 1986
The Montreal Canadiens win their 23rd Stanley Cup as they defeated the Calgary Flames 4 games to 1.   They won game 5 in Calgary 4-3.
Montreal goalie Patrick Roy wins the Conn Smythe as playoff MVP.


Sunday, May 22, 2016

Samsung Top Moments (05/21/16)

2016 NHL Western Conference Finals
May 21st 2016

St. Louis Blues
vs
San Jose Sharks
Game 4


Saturday, May 21, 2016

WE LOVE HOCKEY!

Wayne Gretzky and the trophy after winning Canada Cup '87
He was the MVP of the tournament with 21 points
He led team Canada to victory in game 3 over the Soviet Union 6-5  to win the 3 game series 2 games to 1


Tuesday, May 17, 2016

WE LOVE HOCKEY!

December 1983
Nassau Coliseum
NY Islanders goaltenders
Billy Smith #31, Kelly Hrudey #30 and Roland Melanson # 1


Samsung Top Moments (05/16/16)

2016 Easter Conference Finals
Game 2
May 16th 2016

Tampa Bay Lightning 
vs
Pittsburgh Penguins


Monday, May 16, 2016

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Samsung Top Moments (05/10/16)

May 10th 2016
Washington Capital vs Pittsburgh Penguins 
Game 6
Eastern Conference Semi-Finals

Monday, May 9, 2016

1972 NHL AWARDS

1972 NHL AWARDS


(Left to Right)
Tony Esposito (Vezina Trophy) Chicago Blackhawks
 Jean Ratelle (Lady Byng Trophy) New York Rangers
 Bobby Orr (Hart and Norris Trophy) Boston Bruins
Ken Dryden (Calder Trophy) Montreal Canadiens

Sunday, May 8, 2016

2016 NHL AWARDS

2016 Hart Trophy Nominees
NHL MVP

Jamie Benn
Dallas Stars
2015 Art Ross winner

Sidney Crosby
Pittsburgh Penguins
2007 and 2014 Hart Trophy winner

Patrick Kane
Chicago Blackhawks
2016 Art Ross Winner
2013 Conn Smythe winner (Playoff MVP)


Friday, May 6, 2016

Today in Hockey History (1973)


May 6th 1973
The New England Whalers beat the Winnipeg Jets 9-6 in Hartford, Conn. to win the 1st WHA Hockey Championship Avco World Trophy.  
 New England won the Series 4 games to 1.

In the deciding game Larry Pleau scored a hat trick.  After winning the game, the Avco World Trophy had not yet been completed.  As a result of the this the Whalers skated their "victory lap" with their divisional trophy causing an embarrassment for the WHA officials.





Thursday, May 5, 2016

WHL Player of the Year (2016)

Dryden Hunt 
(Moose Jaw Warriors)
Western Hockey League Player of the Year for 2016
Led the WHL with 58 goals, 58 assists in 72 regular season games 


Tuesday, May 3, 2016

2016 NHL AWARDS

2016 Selke Trophy Nominees
(Top Defensive Forward)

Patrice Bergeron
(Boston Bruins)
2012, 2014 and 2015 winner

Ryan Kesler
(Anaheim Ducks)
2011 winner

Anze Kopitar
(Los Angeles Kings)




Sunday, May 1, 2016

2016 NHL Awards

2016 Norris Trophy Nominees 
(NHL's Best Defenseman)

Brent Burns 
(San Jose Sharks)

Drew Doughty
(Los Angeles Kings)

Erik Karlsson 
(Ottawa Senators)
2012 and 2015 Norris Winner