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On This Day January 24th.

Gus Mortson Jim Thomson "The Gold Dust Twins" January 24:  On this day in 1925 , Gus Mortson was born in New Liskeard, Ontario. Mortson...
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The Greatest NHL Player from Each Canadian Province

Tuesday's announcement that Rogers Communications is prepared to invest $5.2 billion to broadcast NHL hockey in Canada over the next 12 years confirms what most already know: The nation is crazy for hockey...
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This day in history: A big moment for Beliveau

May 1, 1965 was a historic day in Jean Beliveau's long career, as it was the day he became the first-ever recipient of the Conn Smythe Trophy
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The 5 Moments That Make Every Detroit Red Wings Fan Nostalgic

Around the holidays it’s customary to gather and reminisce about the good old days; reaching back into the archives of one’s memory to relive the nostalgic eras of yore...
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Jan. 21: Gretzky becomes NHL's No. 2 all-time scorer

1989: Wayne Gretzky moves into second place on the NHL's all-time points list. Gretzky scores a goal and has three assists in the Los Angeles Kings' 5-4 loss to the Hartford Whalers at the Civic Center, passing Marcel Dionne to become the NHL's all-time No. 2 scorer.
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Classic Canadiana Videos That Were Viral Before Viral Was A Thing

Before there was YouTube, there was the National Film Board.
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Bobby Orr reflects on two Bruins-Blues series, 49 years apart - The Boston Globe

“Well, it doesn’t seem like yesterday,” says the Hall of Famer, “but it doesn’t seem that long ago.”
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15 Most Memorable Moments in Maple Leafs History

The Toronto Maple Leafs have a long and storied history filled with success, disappointment and a lot of irony...
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Throwback Thursday!!!
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Hockey's Greatest Moments of All Time
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This Day in Hockey History – March 29, 1973 – No. 16 is 1st and 9th to 100

The Philadelphia Flyers joined the NHL as part of the major expansion in 1967. Two years later, center Bobby Clarke joined the Flyers and soon became the face of the franchise. Despite having diabe…
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December 2, 1909 in Sport

December 2, 1909 in sport. Browse sporting events, sports stars birthdays and deaths in sport from Dec 2, 1909 or search by date, day or keyword.
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Biography – MORENZ, HOWARD WILLIAM (William F., Howie) – Volume XVI (1931-1940) – Dictionary of Canadian Biography

MORENZ, HOWARD WILLIAM (named at birth William F., also known by the nickname Howie), machinist, hockey player, and sales representative; b. 21 Sept. 1902 in Mitchell, Ont., son of William Frederick Morenz, a clerk, and Rose Pauli; m. 21 June 1926 Mary McKay in Montreal, and they had one daughter and two sons; d. there 8 March 1937.
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Hockey heroes starred in two world wars

Legendary hockey reporter and analyst Stan Fischler will write a weekly scrapbook for NHL.com this season. Fischler, known as "The Hockey Maven," will share his knowledge, brand of humor and insight with readers each Wednesday.
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Andreychuk proud long NHL career led to Hall of Fame

Dave Andreychuk doesn't hesitate to list his proudest accomplishment in Hall of Fame career in the NHL.
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Mar. 26, 1931 – Boston Bruins coach Art Ross became the first NHL coach to pull his goalie for an extra attacker

In a playoff game against the Montreal Canadiens, Art Ross substituted goaltender Tiny Thompson for a sixth skater in the final minute of play. Although the Bruins lost the game 1–0, Ross became th…
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Hockey Night in Canada (HNIC) Broadcast Intros from 1977 to 2015
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Johnny Bower: 100 Greatest NHL Players

The latest news, analysis and stories from NHL.com, the official site of the National Hockey League
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Jarome Iginla gets nostalgic as Flames prepare to retire his jersey - Sportsnet.ca

It was a nostalgic day at the Scotiabank Saddledome on Friday as Jarome Iginla returned to Calgary, ahead of his big night on Saturday when the Flames will retire his jersey.
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Summit Series: Remembering Vladislav Tretiak and the Soviet nightmare

It was 40 years ago Monday that Canada awoke to the grim, gut-punched truth that this hadn’t, in fact, been just a bad dream. Our country's best hockey players were destroyed 7-3 by a rag-tag squad of amateurs from the Soviet Union the previous night.
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Paul McCartney and (Red) Wings... and Penguins - Sportsnet.ca

The Beatles legend and all-around music icon Sir Paul McCartney has some ties to the NHL — in the form of two stickers placed strategically on one of his most famous guitars. Here's why.