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They Called Him Mr. Hockey

He was 47 years old and the best player on the ice

I grew up watching Gordie Howe on television, though by that point, the early 1960s, his star was somewhat dimmed. 604 more words


Scott Cruickshank: Surly and skilled, 'Mr. Hockey' Gordie Howe is remembered by Calgary-based teammates, friends and foes

Simply doing his job, the young defender gives the encroaching winger a shove.

Purposeful, but nothing over the top.

No big deal.

No words are exchanged. 1,022 more words


Somewhere in my wildest childhood I must have done something right. Being able to make a boyhood dream come true is one thing, but to have a kid come along and thrill his dad like Brett Hull has thrilled me over his career is too much for one guy to handl http://ift.tt/1WarL82

Bobby Hull



“To play the game is good, to win is better, but to love the game is best of all” 700 more words


jet blue

The American artist LeRoy Neiman didn’t get to the rink until he was well into his career as a painter, but he did keep coming back once he’d arrived. 108 more words

Hockey Art

Why Cats Paint

There’s a good reason why I haven’t updated this site regularly at all this season. Aside from doing pass tracking for Ryan Stimson, I haven’t been able to muster the desire to talk much about the Blackhawks this year because the way the team has managed off-the-ice problems has been a complete fucking joke. 2,378 more words


Cult of Hockey: Oilers are least likely Canadian team to make 2016-17 playoffs? Huh!?

This in from Matt Larkin of The Hockey News, his notion that of the seven Canadian NHL teams, all of which failed to make the playoffs this year, the Oilers are least likely to turn it around next year and make the 2016-17 playoffs. 778 more words

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