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The Sound and The Fleury

The Sound and The Fleury – Theo Fleury, hockey player Chuck O’Donnell There was a lot of noise last year about Theo Fleury’s disappointing first season in New York. This year, the feisty winger is determined to turn those boos and murmurs into cheers. THE RANGERS WANTED TO REVAMP their organization this summer, so they […]

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Another ascent: after last year’s Western finals collapse, Peter Forsberg and the Avalanche look to scale Mount Stanley again

Another ascent: after last year’s Western finals collapse, Peter Forsberg and the Avalanche look to scale Mount Stanley again – Colorado Avalanche hockey team hopes to play in Stanley Cup again Adrian Dater COLORADO AVALANCHE FANS are the trust-fund babies of the NHL. From the Avs’ “birth” in Denver in 1995, their fans have been […]

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The Puckeye State

The Puckeye State – Ohio gets a hockey team Mark Balk In recent years a fervor for hockey has begun to grip Ohioans, culminating with this season’s NHL debut of the Columbus Blue Jackets HERE’S A QUICK GAME OF WORD association: What sport do you think of first when you’re asked about the state of […]

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Blacks in the NHL

Blacks in the NHL – The Fans Speak Out Patrick Kelley As a longtime reader, I often enjoy the “Names & Numbers” section where you usually produce a list or two of some type of hockey record-holders or such. I was wondering if you would consider doing a list of all of the African-Americans to […]

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The Stat Sheet: Ray Bourque – hockey players

The Stat Sheet: Ray Bourque – hockey players – Brief Article Alex Gordon (19) All-Star Games Bourque appeared in. Only Gordie Howe played in more (23). (13) Norris Trophies, awarded to the NHL’s outstanding defenseman, won in the 27 years between 1968 and 1994 by Boston Bruins defensemen. Bourque won five awards and Bobby Orr […]

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Gold medal games: from the early days when the games where played outside through the era of Soviet domination and including not one, but two, Miracles on Ice, we take a look back at the winners of previous Olympiads

Gold medal games: from the early days when the games where played outside through the era of Soviet domination and including not one, but two, Miracles on Ice, we take a look back at the winners of previous Olympiads Barry Wilner THE OLYMPICS HAVE NOT BEEN a gold mine for the United States in hockey. […]

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Respect the anthem

Respect the anthem Corey Marceau After reading one of the entries sent in about how Canada should be ashamed of Todd Bertuzzi’s check, something came straight to mind. Me, being a huge Bruins fan, wanted the Bruins to beat Montreal. My dad brought me to Game 5 of the series. Game 4 at Montreal, the […]

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Quick Quiz – National Hockey League records – Brief Article

Quick Quiz – National Hockey League records – Brief Article – Statistical Data Included 1. Scotty Bowman and Toe Blake share the record for Stanley Cups won as coaches, with eight Who is third in all-time Cup wins, with five? 2. Jeremy Roenick recently became the third American-born player to reach the 400-goal milestone. Joe […]

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Stanley cup results

Stanley cup results – Names and Numbers Stanley Cup Results Year W-L Winner Coach Finalist 2002 4-1 Detroit Red Wings Scotty Bowman Carolina Hurricanes 2001 4-3 Colorado Avalanche Bob Hartley New Jersey Devils 2000 4-2 New Jersey Devils Larry Robinson Dallas Stars 1999 4-2 Dallas Stars Ken Hitchcock Buffalo Sabres 1998 4-0 Detroit Red Wings […]

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The Stars are all aligned; after a roster overhaul, Mike Modano and the Stars have emerged as the favorites to win the Cup – 2003 Western Conference Playoff Preview

The Stars are all aligned; after a roster overhaul, Mike Modano and the Stars have emerged as the favorites to win the Cup – 2003 Western Conference Playoff Preview – Stanley Cup Playoffs Adrian Dater THE MOST VALUABLE PLAYER AWARD in the Western Conference this season perhaps shouldn’t be given to a player at all. […]