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An Ode For Pat Quinn

by Scott Taylor

It’s hard to think of a single person more responsible for whatever success the Vancouver Canucks franchise has attained in its nearly 45 years than Pat Quinn. 574 more words


Doug Messier and Mark Messier 2010 Quebec Pee Wee Card

Mark Messier’s father Doug played for Nottingham Panthers during the 1957-58 season. I already had two Doug Messier cards in my collection- 1983-84 Moncton Alpines (coach) and 1994 Tampa Bay Tritons RHI (Director of Hockey Operations).   28 more words

Nottingham Panthers

Canucks Break Internet, On Paper Anyways

Despite my lack of Photoshop skills, I know a trend when I see one. Its not a new photo, its not even Kim Kardashian, but darn it, its art. 539 more words


What you can learn from watching 78 TV commercials during a Canadiens game

Professional hockey is brought to you by pickup trucks and erection pills.

This is what I learned from watching 78 commercials during last week’s TV broadcast of the Canadiens-Buffalo Sabres game. 789 more words

National Hockey League

Buzz: Mark Messier coaching in Edmonton rumors have popped up again

Steve Simmons writes that there is less pressure on Oilers coach Dallas Eakins after his team has won three straight games but prior to that the Oilers were considering a coaching change and were “sniffing around” the idea of Mark Messier filling that role. 168 more words

Mark Messier

October 13, 1979: Oilers' first NHL game in Edmonton "marked" by Messier's heroics

In a week of anniversaries for local hockey fans, today marks 35 years since the first National Hockey League game ever to be played in Edmonton. 1,296 more words

Cult Of Hockey

Thanks; giving

Everybody knows that Thanksgiving is for eating a lot of god damn food and spending money on discounts named after days in which terrible things happened… 311 more words