Almost every NHL franchise has a way of honouring their greatest players. The most popular is through jersey retirement. This honour, which raises a player’s number to the rafters, thus immortalizing them, is considered the highest praise bestowed on a player outside of being elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame. Yet, it is usually […]
The 1995-96 St. Louis Blues were a collection of hockey’s aged superstars. A team with an all-in mentality. One that endeavored to squeeze whatever elixir was still left in the proverbial fountain of youth. But for some reason, it didn’t quite work. Wayne Gretzky’s time with the Blues is likely the least talked about time […]
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This week, Jim Benning celebrated his sixth anniversary as the Vancouver Canucks general manager. In NHL terms, that’s longevity. It makes him the 11th-most senior general manager in the NHL. His record since he took over the team is a middling 211-213-54, and the Canucks have only made the playoffs one time. However, things are […]
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We updated this list from the THW Archives of the oldest and youngest winners in NHL history, originally published Jan. 19, 2015. And, before you say anything, I didn’t do the math to figure out who was older or younger by months if there was a tie, except for the Calder Trophy’s youngest winner. (All […]