July 17: This Day in NHL History

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July 17 NHL History 1956: Bryan Trottier, one of the cornerstones of the New York Islanders‘ dynasty in the early 1980s, is born in Val Marie, Saskatchewan. The Islanders select Trottier, a center with Swift Current of the Western Hockey League, in the second round (No. 22) of the 1974 NHL Draft. He joins the Islanders […]

July 6: This Day in NHL History

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July 6 NHL History Two members of the Hockey Hall of Fame share this birth date. 1930: George Armstrong, captain of the Toronto Maple Leafs‘ four Stanley Cup-winning teams in the 1960s, is born in Skead, Ontario. Armstrong plays two games with the Maple Leafs as a 19-year-old in 1949-50. Two years later, he’s a regular […]

June 20: This Day in NHL History

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June 20 NHL History 1995: Defenseman Scott Niedermayer’s spectacular goal and a more conventional one by forward Jim Dowd carry the New Jersey Devils within two wins of their first Stanley Cup championship. Niedermayer uses his speed to blast through the neutral zone and drive in on Detroit Red Wings goaltender Mike Vernon. His shot misses […]

NHL Award Predictions for the 2014 – 2015 season

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NHL Award Predictions for the 2014 – 2015 season. Hart: Sidney Crosby Rocket Richard: Steven Stamkos Art Ross: Sidney Crosby Norris: Drew Doughty Vezina: Tuukka Rask Calder: Jonathan Drouin Adams: Jon Cooper