How I became hooked on hockey history

I love hockey. I've been a fan since I first watched some games on TV when I was just five years old. It instantly captivated me and I wanted to learn more about the game. Over the years, I slowly learned more and more about the beloved sport, both by playing it and watching it. … Continue reading How I became hooked on hockey history

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Top 10 Goaltending Playoff Game Performances since the Lockout (5-1)

The final five playoff performances on our list crossed the line from outstanding, to legendary. These netminders had nights that fans will remember for a very long time. If you missed the first half, check it out here:┬áTop 10 Goaltending Playoff Game Performances since the Lockout (10-6) 5. Roberto Luongo - April 11, 2007 (Vancouver … Continue reading Top 10 Goaltending Playoff Game Performances since the Lockout (5-1)

Canucks Throughout History – Patrik Sundstrom

The Canucks in the late 70s and early 80s were one of the pioneers in accepting European players to their team, something shown when they drafted Patrik Sundstrom late in the 1980 with their 9th round pick at 175th overall. Sundstrom joined the Canucks as a 20-year old in the 1982-83 season immediately following their … Continue reading Canucks Throughout History – Patrik Sundstrom

Top 10 Goaltending Playoff Game Performances since the Lockout (10-6)

While there are sometimes offensive explosions in the NHL playoffs, the post-season is largely dominated by staunch defense and stellar goaltending. It is because of this reason that the standard for top netminders is extraordinarily high when it comes to top playoff teams. The ten games that were played by the players on our list … Continue reading Top 10 Goaltending Playoff Game Performances since the Lockout (10-6)

Top 10 Offensive Playoff Game Performances since the Lockout (5-1)

Our final five on this list consists of a couple of players who play long games and others who really piled up the points and had dominant performances. 5. Matt Carle - May 7, 2010 (Boston Bruins vs Philadelphia Flyers) Game four of the 2010 Eastern Conference Semi-finals was a big test for the Philadephia … Continue reading Top 10 Offensive Playoff Game Performances since the Lockout (5-1)

Top 10 Offensive Playoff Game Performances since the Lockout (10-6)

The idea for this list just came out of the blue while looking for ideas on lists to do. I realized that hockey-reference.com's game data would enable me to do a solid analysis of all recent games. The criteria around this list focused heavily on point production, with a bit of added value given to … Continue reading Top 10 Offensive Playoff Game Performances since the Lockout (10-6)

Canucks Throughout History – 1981-82 Season

There's no doubt that the 1981-82 season was Vancouver's best in the 1980s. Not only did they have their highest winning percentage, but they had their deepest playoff run. The Canucks were generally not a very strong team in the 80s and, compared to the average, that remained true for the 1981-82 season. Still, there … Continue reading Canucks Throughout History – 1981-82 Season