Exploring the origins and historical events of hockey.
Ranking the performances of the recipients of the Conn Smythe since 1980.
In the long history of the NHL there have been many moments that the league wished never happened. Some on my list are of course made tongue-in-cheek, and I only restricted myself to 100.
Do you have any other examples of incidents in the NHL that led to bad publicity or was just embarrassing to the league in general, sad stuff, or stuff that happened behind closed doors that the league tried to put a lid on?
1918 – “Montreal Arena in flames” – Montreal Wanderers
1919 – “Spanish...
Just wanted to put some finer points on the "Yzerman sacrificed offense for defense" narrative.
This was a very interesting crossroads series- a young up and coming Penguins against a veteran Flyer team that, contrary to what I once though, did not have a ton of old guys (only 6 players on this roster were 30 or older), but had a lot of playoff experience and postseason mileage.
So what moments does hockey have like that? In other words, great moments in a series, or a game, that we all know about but still didn't translate into a victory.
Players will be judged only on their performance as hockey players
Currently active players are eligible, but will be judged only on what they have already accomplished
No, I don’t know what to do with Connor McDavid either
Preliminary Discussion Thread
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I'm 51 years old and have a vivid memory of all of the 10 Penguins-Capitals playoff series. Here's a synopsis...
The goal of this project is pretty simple. I set out to create a complete map of the aftershocks of the epic 1992 trade of Eric Lindros from Quebec to Philadelphia. That trade set off a domino effect of transactions which has greatly impacted all 31 franchises over the past 26 years. While it’s true that there have been other trades which have created a chain of other moves around the league, I’m quite convinced at this point that the Lindros trade is unique in its breadth and depth of...
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