BOSTON (AP) – So long, Gordon Howe. Bye-bye, Robert Hull. Au revoir, M. Richard.
Those Hockey Hall of Famers and the rest of the players who won an NHL championship from 1954-65 are being stripped off the Stanley Cup this spring to create room for a new layer of names without making the trophy too big to be skated around the ice by the winning captain or checked on an airplane for its next journey. 687 more words