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Discover The Longest Stanley Cup Playoff Games in NHL History
4:22am - Tue 01 Sep

Discover The Longest Stanley Cup Playoff Games in NHL History

Check out some of the longest NHL games ever played, all of them going into multiple overtime periods to settle ties in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Today in Hockey History: Aug. 27
4:23pm - Thu 27 Aug

Today in Hockey History: Aug. 27

A very impressive Hall of Fame class is inducted on this date in 1966. Also. possibly the greatest undrafted player in NHL history is born.
Summit Series: Remembering Vladislav Tretiak and the Soviet nightmare
3:57am - 09 Aug 2019

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.
3:58pm - 21 Jul 2019
Gump Worsley Vintage North Stars Footage Hall of Famer
Blackhawks and Maple Leafs players looking for a lost contact lense during a 1962 game
4:59pm - Fri 03 Jan
Blackhawks and Maple Leafs players looking for a lost contact lense during a 1962 game
The Greatest NHL Player from Each Canadian Province
8:22pm - Fri 24 Jan

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...
10:15pm - Mon 10 Feb

1965 Topps Henri Richard | PSA CardFacts™

<p>Joseph Henri &ldquo;Pocket Rocket&rdquo; Richard (February 29, 1936-) was born on February 29th during a leap year and holds the distinct honor of holding ...
On this day in history: Maurice Richard Riot in Montreal - TheHockeyNews
7:33pm - Fri 13 Mar

On this day in history: Maurice Richard Riot in Montreal - TheHockeyNews

On this day 59 years ago, the Richard Riots broke out in Montreal during and after the Montreal-Detroit game. The game at the Forum had to be cut short after a tear gas bomb went off and it was forfeited to the Red Wings the fans were reacting to Richard's suspension and NHL president Clarence Campbell, who showed up to the game after it had started.
Gordie Howe scores 800th career goal
4:40pm - Sat 29 Feb

Gordie Howe scores 800th career goal

Howe scored his 800th career goal February 29th, 1980 while playing for the Hartford Whalers
Today I was wondering what Joe Thornton looked like during his draft years. I was not disappointed.
6:02am - 03 May 2019
Today I was wondering what Joe Thornton looked like during his draft years. I was not disappointed.
Throwback Thursday: The Ridiculous Saturday Morning Cartoon Starring Jordan, Gretzky, and Bo
4:34am - 12 Jul 2019

Throwback Thursday: The Ridiculous Saturday Morning Cartoon Starring Jordan, Gretzky, and Bo

Before the Internet, celebrities used vanity cartoons to brand themselves to children. Which is probably how Michael Jordan, Bo Jackson, and Wayne Gretzky ended up fighting really weird crimes in an animated show called "ProStars.&quot;
11:35pm - Tue 25 Feb

First Televised Hockey Game in USA on Feb 25th.

The Tradition ContinuesIt was September of 1952 and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation was about to launch the first television stations in Canada. In anticipation of this, Imperial Oil, sponsor of Hockey Night in Canada on radio, had been engaged in talks with the CBC to begin televising hockey for the 1952-53 NHL season.
Mar. 26, 1931 – Boston Bruins coach Art Ross became the first NHL coach to pull his goalie for an extra attacker
4:00am - 13 Aug 2019

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…
Art Ross
2:35pm - 03 Aug 2019

Art Ross

The first authorized biography of Art Ross, Hockey Hall of Famer, NHL founding father, and long-time member of the Boston Bruins.
11:28pm - Tue 25 Feb
Montreal Canadiens' 28-game unbeaten streak ends
February 28 NHL History | Feb 28 NHL History | www.nhltraderumor.com
4:57pm - Fri 28 Feb

February 28 NHL History | Feb 28 NHL History | www.nhltraderumor.com

February 28 in NHL history features Teemu Selanne scores 50th goal as rookie. United States wins first hockey gold medal at Squaw Valley Olympics; Bobby Orr gets 500th NHL assist.
Boston Bruins history was made on Dec. 1, 1924, and a radio legend was born - The Boston Globe
10:11pm - Mon 10 Feb

Boston Bruins history was made on Dec. 1, 1924, and a radio legend was born - The Boston Globe

On Dec. 1, 1924, the Boston Bruins played their first game in the National Hockey League, and Frank Ryan gave the play-the-play for the radio broadcast.
Hockey from the 1937 Detroit Olympia - no side glass so spectators could lean over the boards and watch the game!
8:37pm - 27 Apr 2019
Hockey from the 1937 Detroit Olympia - no side glass so spectators could lean over the boards and watch the game!
Lemieux splits the North Stars' D
2:05pm - 12 Apr 2019

Lemieux splits the North Stars' D

May 17, 1991: Pittsburgh's Mario Lemieux splits North Stars' D and dekes Jon Casey to score signature goal in Game 2 of Stanley Cup Final
Feb. 24: Gretzky sets NHL single-season record for goals
3:25am - Tue 25 Feb

Feb. 24: Gretzky sets NHL single-season record for goals

1982: Wayne Gretzky of the Edmonton Oilers breaks Phil Esposito's single-season record for goals when he scores No. 77 against goaltender Don Edwards and the Buffalo Sabres at Memorial Auditorium.
A look back at the Roger Neilson ‘paper bag’ game and Pal Hal’s theatre of the absurd
10:07pm - Mon 10 Feb

A look back at the Roger Neilson ‘paper bag’ game and Pal Hal’s theatre of the absurd

In countless times under Harold Ballard’s reign, the Maple Leafs could not play their way out of a paper bag.But 40 years ago this month, the owner almost put one over Roger Neilson’s h…
Volcan, Howatt made NHL history 30 years ago
8:44pm - Thu 30 Jan

Volcan, Howatt made NHL history 30 years ago

The latest news, analysis and stories from NHL.com, the official site of the National Hockey League
Biography – MORENZ, HOWARD WILLIAM (William F., Howie) – Volume XVI (1931-1940) – Dictionary of Canadian Biography
5:47pm - 17 Aug 2019

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.&nbsp;21&nbsp;Sept. 1902 in Mitchell, Ont., son of William Frederick Morenz, a clerk, and Rose Pauli; m.&nbsp;21&nbsp;June 1926 Mary McKay in Montreal, and they had one daughter and two sons; d.&nbsp;there 8&nbsp;March 1937.