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Malkin wants to be The Man, ON • Canada • -1 Years Old • Male

Jimmy Rutherford: The Ol' Gunslinger

Posted January 27, 2021
I just found out today that longtime NHL GM Jimmy Rutherford is no longer the Penguins GM. Whether it's due to wanting to spend more time with his family or maybe he got the golden handshake? A disagreement with the owner? I don't know. But what I do know is that Jimmy Rutherford has played a huge part in my hockey fan history and I'll certainly miss him. In a hockey generation with so few trades,... Read More »
Remember back in the day when hockey fans would actually talk about which players were the best players in the NHL? Gretzky vs Mario. Coffey vs Bourque. Roy vs Hasek. Or which players had a unique ability to do something which others couldn't? The Rob Blake hip check. Or the Denis Savard spin-o-rama. How Dominik Hasek would purposely deflect a puck into the corner with his head. We'd talk about t... Read More »
Another year has passed and once again Alexander Mogilny has been passed over for being inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame. Why? What am I missing? Mogilny once scored 76 goals in 77 games. He scored 473 goals total. He scored over 1000 points. He battled through broken legs and chronic hip pain and still played at an elite level throughout most of his career. Mogilny was blessed with an incred... Read More »
Back in the 1990s, the Detroit Red Wings were a powerhouse. Excellent drafting, smart trades and shrewd free agent signings kept this team at or near the top of the league for two and a half decades. 4 Stanley Cup wins. 6 Stanley Cup Finals appearances. They were the envy of the league. Admired and hated. The infamous 1989 draft yielded Russian gems Sergei Fedorov and Vladimir Konstantinov. Slava... Read More »

Remembering the Oilers Dynasty

Posted March 30, 2020
During this down time my hockey fan mind has been wandering. I'm left thinking about games from the past. I think about great teams like the legendary 1980s Oilers. Any hockey fan who lived during this time remembers this infamous juggernaut. Lots of fans jumped on the bandwagon and enjoyed an amazing ride. The rest of us were jealous but respected how great those Oilers teams really were. I recal... Read More »

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