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This Day in Hockey History – May 14

Today in hockey history, a player’s death means the birth of an award to honor that man, a Stanley Cup victory, an impressive yet...
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This Day in Hockey History – April 3

Today in hockey history, a goaltending situation that was more confusing that the Philadelphia Flyers’ over the past few years, one of the worst...
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This Day in Hockey History – October 15

Today in hockey history, the NHL buys a team, an important person is born, a team plays its first home game, a ridiculously high-scoring...

The NHL Dream Team – The 1st Line

Alright we're down to the top 3 forwards on our team. We've revealed our head coach, our goaltenders, our defensive pairings, and our 2nd,...
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This Day in Hockey History – June 1

Today in hockey history, the league makes an adjustment to the length of the regular season, a super defenseman is born, a Stanley Cup...
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This Day in Hockey History – January 30

Today in hockey history, a bunch of things that happened in 1990, including Gretzky greatness (obviously), a Lemieux feat (in which Gretzky is involved,...
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This Day in Hockey History – June 23

Today in hockey history, a very old player is born, the Hall of Fame has one of its best classes despite inducting only one...

Legends By the Number – #9

#9 *Hockey-reference doesn’t have jersey number listings from pre-1950s **Note: +/- has only been recorded by the NHL since the 1967-68 season*   Honorable Mention: Lanny McDonald, Paul...

NHL Ice Girl of the Day: Jade of the Dallas Stars

1) When and how did you get into hockey? A: Growing up in Minnesota, I've been surrounded by hockey my entire life. 
 
 2) Who is your...
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This Day in Hockey History – November 7

Today in hockey history, a salary cap is initiated, a team is replaced, an great individual effort that leads to a very interesting stat,...
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This Day in Hockey History – February 5

Today in hockey history, the birth of one of the more notable characters in the NHL today, news is broken to an NHL goalie...
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This Day in Hockey History – April 4

Today in hockey history, an impressive streak in the Original Six era comes to an end, a record-breaking season in a team’s inaugural year,...
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This Day in Hockey History – April 12

Today in hockey history, a sweep in the playoffs sets a milestone, a team scores a bunch of goals in a short period of...
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This Day in Hockey History – April 30

Today in hockey history, the first Hall-of-Fame inductees are named, a team that made some noise in their first few seasons, a couple of...
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This Day in Hockey History – February 6

Today in hockey history, we haven’t had a Gretzky fact in like three days so I figured it’s about time to remind you how...