August 23: This Day in NHL History

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August 23 NHL History 1962: Glenn Healy is born in Pickering, Ontario. Healy spends 15 seasons in the NHL with the Los Angeles Kings, New York Islanders, New York Rangers and Toronto Maple Leafs, finishing 166-190-47 with a 3.37 goals-against average and .887 save percentage in 437 appearances. He serves as Mike Richter’s backup on the Rangers’ […]

August 11: This Day in NHL History

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August 11 NHL History 1920: Goaltender Chuck Rayner, a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame who nearly leads the undermanned New York Rangers to the Stanley Cup in 1950, is born in Sutherland, Saskatchewan. Rayner, nicknamed “Bonnie Prince Charlie,” signs as a free agent with the New York Americans and makes his NHL debut as […]

July 26: This Day in NHL History

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July 26 NHL History 1951: Rick Martin, the left wing on the Buffalo Sabres’ famed “French Connection” line in the 1970s, is born in Verdun, Quebec. The Sabres take Martin with the No. 5 pick in the 1971 NHL Draft and he scores 44 goals as a rookie in 1971-72. The line of Martin, Gilbert Perreault […]

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 […]

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

2015 NHL Trade Deadline Rumors

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ESPN: Five players who could be moved before the 2015 NHL trade deadline this season: Mike Green, Washington Capitals: Green begins the season slotted on the Capitals’ third defensive pairing. With a $6 million cap hit and Green looking at UFA status July 1, something has to give. If the Caps are playoff-bound, perhaps they […]

2014 Norris Trophy finalists named

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Boston Bruins captain Zdeno Chara, the Chicago Blackhawks’ Duncan Keith and Nashville Predators captain Shea Weber have been named finalists for the 2013-14 James Norris Memorial Trophy. Chara averaged a team-high 24:39 of ice time per game for the Bruins who allowed the second-fewest goals against in the NHL (177). He was top 10 among […]