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…

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.

Hockey heroes starred in two world wars

Legendary hockey reporter and analyst Stan Fischler will write a weekly scrapbook for this season. Fischler, known as "The Hockey Maven," will share his knowledge, brand of humor and insight with readers each Wednesday.

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.

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…

Johnny Bower: 100 Greatest NHL Players

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Jarome Iginla gets nostalgic as Flames prepare to retire his jersey -

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.
Hockey Night in Canada (HNIC) Broadcast Intros from 1977 to 2015

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.

Memory of 1980 loss to US still stings for Russians - The Boston Globe

With the Olympic hockey spotlight turned squarely on Saturday’s game between the US and Russia at the Bolshoy Ice Dome, nobody has to remind Vladislav Tretiak that it’s been 34 years since a band of mostly American college kids humbled the mighty Soviet Union in one of the greatest upsets in sports history. The US went on to clinch the gold with a victory over Finland.

Paul McCartney and (Red) Wings... and Penguins -

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.
Jari Kurri Gretzky's wingman during Oilers dyansty
Eddie Shore was Bruins' first great defenseman
Mike Bossy had record nine straight 50-goal seasons
Top 10 Pavel Datsyuk Goals Of His Career

Art Ross

The first authorized biography of Art Ross, Hockey Hall of Famer, NHL founding father, and long-time member of the Boston Bruins.

Dale Hawerchuk

We imagine that in the 1980’s that Dale Hawerchuk pretty much owned the Province of Manitoba in the 1980’s. Coming off a spectacular junior career, Ha...
Denis Savard Inducted Into the Hockey Hall of Fame (Nov. 13, 2000)

Hockey Hall of Famer Denis Potvin Announces Retirement from Broadcasting

SUNRISE, Fla. - Denis Potvin in conjunction with the Florida Panthers and FOX Sports Florida announced today his retirement from television broadcasting.

A Montreal hockey legend was born on this day in 1921 | CBC Archives

He started out with team management doubting his durability. But Maurice Richard went on to win eight Stanley Cups with the Montreal Canadiens.

Lindros finally heading into Hockey Hall of Fame

Eric Lindros admitted he knew exactly when the Hockey Hall of Fame's selection committee met each year. Yet, when he received the call from Hall of Fame chairman Lanny McDonald on Monday informing him he had been voted into the 2016 induction class, Lindros was in his car driving home with his wife.As excited as Lindros was to get the call, he didn't pull over.

Mr. Hockey and The Great One Square Off in NHL for First Time

On Nov. 17, 1979, hockey icons Wayne Gretzky and Gordie Howe played their first NHL game against each other. Gretzky would go on to play his idol three more times.
Retrobites: Foster Hewitt (1956) | CBC
Dave Keon led Toronto to three straight Cup titles
Don Cherry explains what makes Hockey Night in Canada so special
Sergei Fedorov Hart Trophy Season Highlights (1993-94)
Defector Alexander Mogilny Story
Bernie 'Boom Boom' Geoffrion popularized slap shot
Johnny Bucyk served as captain of 'Big Bad Bruins'
Tim Horton had legendary strength, anchored Toronto D
Darryl Sittler once scored 10 points in one game
Frank Mahovlich - 1972 Summit Series Game 2, Goal 5
Guy Lafleur Last Goal Ever in Montreal!!! Sunday March 14, 2010
Gordie Howe's Final NHL Goal #giveittocheech

Great Canadians: Cassie Campbell-Pascall

Great Canadians: Cassie Campbell-Pascall

The former Captain Canada and two-time Olympic gold medallist shares the lessons hockey taught her, and why...
Brett Hull Slapshot Goals Compilation

NHL100: Chris Chelios

Standout American defenseman played in 26 seasons, won three Norris Trophies and Stanley Cup titles with Montreal (once) and Detroit (twice)
All-Time Slapshots Al MacInnis
Larry Robinson
Phil Housley 2 Man Shorthanded Goal
They're Going Home! (Jan. 11, 1976) - Flyers v Russia, Russia leaves the ice as it’s ‘too rough’

15 years later: Jordin Tootoo makes NHL debut (Inuktitut)

Fifteen years ago today, Rankin Inlet's Jordin Tootoo became the first Inuk to ever play in the National Hockey League. Check out a report on his debut...

1993 Stanley Cup flashback: Why Brian Bellows was benched in Game 2

Flashback: As the Canadiens got ready for Game 3 in L.A., coach Jacques Demers explained why he was upset with Brian Bellows’s play.