Three decades ago, the world was changing with the fall of the Berlin Wall and political upheaval in the old Eastern Bloc. For the NHL, it opened doors that had previously been slammed shut. The Devils had been planning for this day, and their forward-thinking ways continue 30 years later as they help another Russian star find his footing in North America.News
The greatest international hockey game ever played turned 40 in February, while the movie about it celebrated its Sweet 16. The men behind one of the best hockey films of all-time tell the story of how it got made.News
Treacherous travel. Bad food. Dangerous locales. Liars, cheaters and unwelcome surprises. Go down the road with an NHL scout and you never know what you might come across.
The league is dead. That much we know. But it all happened so fast that questions remain as to the official cause of death. The word was that the league was hemorrhaging money – even after winning the lottery by expanding to China – but at least one financial statement raises doubts. Cue the postmortemAll-Access +
The Sabres have been a mess for nearly a decade, but a new air of confidence is blowing over the team thanks to the eclectic Ralph Krueger and the maturing Jack Eichel. The Sabres haven’t joined the contenders, but there’s finally a belief they can. All-Access +
Andrei Vasilevskiy is already the NHL’s best goalie and has a Vezina Trophy to prove it. The only thing missing is a Stanley Cup, and that’s coming soon.
All the NHL stars were aligned in Vancouver for an Olympic showdown between Canada and USA for the gold medal. The Americans rallied from a 2-0 deficit to tie the game in the final minute and force overtime. The next goal would live on forever.News
A team of U.S. college kids shocked the world by defeating the powerhouse Soviet Union en route to winning Olympic gold. Sure, it was just a hockey game, but it gave a hurting country a much-needed boost, and maybe even helped end the Cold War.All-Access +
There was no such thing as a safe lead during the 1991 Frozen Four Final in St. Paul, Minnesota. Boston University led 3-0 after the first period. Northern Michigan led 5-3 after the second. A last-minute goal forced extra time. Overtime featured three posts in three seconds. Then…
Look on the lighter side and get in the holiday spirit with some incredible hockey-themed Christmas cards from a collection that dates back more than 30 years.All-Access +
The Maple Leafs may not necessarily be this year’s Blues. More accurately, they’re looking for ‘The Sullivan Route’ magic.All-Access +
Owen Brady was in the midst of chemotherapy cycles when his name was called at the 2019 OHL draft. The hockey community wasn’t going to forget about him.