July 3: This Day in NHL History

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July 3 NHL History 1970: Teemu Selanne is born, in Helsinki, Finland. Selanne is the first-round choice (No. 10) by the Winnipeg Jets in the 1988 NHL Draft; he joins the Jets in 1992-93 and sets rookie records with 76 goals and 132 points. Selanne scores at least 50 goals in 1996-97 and 1997-98, and […]

April 15: This Date in NHL Hockey History

Saturday, April 15, 2017 15

THIS DATE IN NHL HISTORY: April 15 1937: The Detroit Red Wings become the first U.S.-based team to win the Stanley Cup in back-to-back years when they defeat the New York Rangers 3-0 to win the fifth and deciding game of the Final. Goaltender Earl Robertson, called up from the minor leagues after Norm Smith […]

March 28: This Date in NHL Hockey History

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THIS DATE IN NHL HISTORY: March 28 1929: Rookie Tiny Thompson becomes the second goalie in NHL history to have a shutout in his Stanley Cup Final debut when the Bruins defeat the visiting New York Rangers 2-0 in Game 1. It’s the first Final series between two U.S.-based NHL teams. 1944: Doug Bentley is […]

March 23: This Day in NHL History

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THIS DATE IN HISTORY: March 23 1918: Alf Skinner of the Toronto Arenas scores three goals for the first hat trick by an NHL player in the Stanley Cup Final. The Vancouver Millionaires defeat Toronto 6-4 in Game 2 of the first Cup Final involving an NHL franchise. 1939: Rookie Mel Hill scores his second […]

NHL News: Bruins, Blackhawks, Red Wings, Selanne

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Joe Haggerty: the Boston Bruins have made just 2 offers to Torey Krug: a perfunctory qualifying offer & same 1-yr, $1.25M that Bartkowski signed for. Not good enough for Krug. Chris Kuc: The Chicago Blackhawks have invited defenseman Cam Barker, their top pick (third overall) in 2004 draft, to their training camp. Sportsnet: Teemu Selanne […]

NHL News: Panthers, Blackhawks, Senators, Selanne

Thursday, August 07, 2014 14

ESPN.com: If the Ottawa Senators aren’t able to lock up Bobby Ryan to a long term deal and are out of the playoff race, Ryan could be one of the better players that could be available at the NHL trade deadline. Miami Herald: Aaron Ekblad suffered a concussion in a World Junior Development Camp exhibition […]

Team Finland 2014 Olympic Roster

Tuesday, January 07, 2014 14

Tuuka Rask, Teemu Selanne and Mikko Koivu highlight Team Finland’s roster for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Finland won bronze at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, topping Slovakia in the third-place game. Finland will join Austria, Canada and Norway in Group B in Sochi. Goaltenders: Kari Lehtonen Antti Niemi Tuukka Rask Forwards: Juhamatti Aaltonen Aleksander Barkov […]

Teemu Selanne out 2 weeks

Thursday, October 31, 2013 14

Teemu Selanne could be out two weeks for oral surgery after losing several teeth to a high stick. Philadelphia’s Luke Schenn inadvertently hit Selanne in the mouth with his stick during the Ducks’ 3-2 win over the Flyers. Selanne lost at least four teeth and needed 40 stitches. He will undergo surgery this week. Teemu […]

Teemu Selanne signs 1-year Deal

Sunday, September 01, 2013 8

Teemu Selanne, 43, is returning to the Anaheim Ducks for his 21st and final NHL season. After spending most of the summer contemplating his future, he released a humorous video on YouTube confirming he’ll be back for one more run at another Stanley Cup title. He also hopes to play for Finland in his record […]

Top 10 NHL Records that will not be Broken

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Top Ten NHL records that may never be broken. These NHL records are in no particular order. Feel free to leave comments below on what NHL records you feel might never be broken. Most points: Wayne Gretzky, 2857 Longest consecutive point-scoring streak: Wayne Gretzky, 51 games Most goals by a rookie: Teemu Selanne, 76 Fastest […]