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Pavel Bure
Pavel Bure was the most electrifying new generation hockey player of the dead puck era. While the likes of Jaromir Jagr, Dominik Hasek, Paul Kariya and Eric Lindros were all amazing hockey players, it was Bure had the rare ability to pull the fans out of th...
Pavel Bure was the most electrifying new generation hockey player of the dead puck era. While the likes of Jaromir Jagr, Dominik Hasek, Paul Kariya and Eric Lindros were all amazing hockey players, it was Bure had the rare ability to pull the fans out of their seats seemingly every time he ...
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Sean McKenna
An potent goal scorer who starred with the Sherbrooke Beavers of the QMJHL, Sean McKenna was drafted 54th overall by the Buffalo Sabres in 1980. He would carve out a 414 game career in the NHL as a useful role player. McKenna was initially returned to junio...
An potent goal scorer who starred with the Sherbrooke Beavers of the QMJHL, Sean McKenna was drafted 54th overall by the Buffalo Sabres in 1980. He would carve out a 414 game career in the NHL as a useful role player. McKenna was initially returned to junior after being drafted, and he turned in ...
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Mike Hurlbut
Mike Hurlbut was a collegiate hockey star with St. Lawrence of the ECAC from 1985 to 1989. An All-American in his final season, the New York Rangers drafted Hurlbut. He stepped into the minor leagues and made an immediate impact. In 1992-93 Hurlbut finally ...
Mike Hurlbut was a collegiate hockey star with St. Lawrence of the ECAC from 1985 to 1989. An All-American in his final season, the New York Rangers drafted Hurlbut. He stepped into the minor leagues and made an immediate impact. In 1992-93 Hurlbut finally got his chance to play in the NHL.
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Mike Donnelly
Mike Donnelly was a classic late bloomer. Never drafted by the NHL, Donnelly attended Michigan State University always dreaming of making it to the NHL, but realizing it might be a stretch. And maybe it was a stretch, at least until his final season with th...
Never drafted by the NHL, Donnelly attended Michigan State University always dreaming of making it to the NHL, but realizing it might be a stretch. And maybe it was a stretch, at least until his final season with the Spartans. In 44 games, Donnelly amassed 59 goals and 38 assists for 97 points, ...
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Jean Cusson
In March of 1968 the Oakland Seals signed a 5-foot-10, 170 pound winger out of Verdun, Quebec to a three game amateur tryout contract. The player was Jean Cusson, a University of Montreal graduate who had played parts of three seasons with the Canadian Nati...
In March of 1968 the Oakland Seals signed a 5-foot-10, 170 pound winger out of Verdun, Quebec to a three game amateur tryout contract. The player was Jean Cusson, a University of Montreal graduate who had played parts of three seasons with the Canadian National Team. He was a quick skater ...
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Del Hall
Smooth skating Del Hall was a goal scorer everywhere he went. Hall did not play major junior hockey and as such he was off most NHL team's radar. He only played Tier 2 hockey out of Chatham, Ontario. But the California Golden Seals offered him a contract in...
Hall did not play major junior hockey and as such he was off most NHL team's radar. He only played Tier 2 hockey out of Chatham, Ontario. But the California Golden Seals offered him a contract in 1971. "One of the reasons I was scouted while playing for Chatham was that an NHL scout lived in the ...
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Canucks Back In Black
The Vancouver Canucks are bringing back their black jerseys from the 1990s for one night. When the Canucks host the Toronto Maple Leafs on February 13th they will wear their throwback jerseys, officially commemorating 1995. That was the first year the Canuc...
The Vancouver Canucks are bringing back their black jerseys from the 1990s for one night. When the Canucks host the Toronto Maple Leafs on February 13th they will wear their throwback jerseys, officially commemorating 1995. That was the first year the Canucks played in Rogers Arena (then known ...
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Rocky Farr
Norm "Rocky" Farr got into 18 NHL games with the Buffalo Sabres in the early 1970's. A veteran minor league goalie, Farr was unable to take hold of a permanent spot in the big leagues. The Toronto native bounced around the minor leagues in the Montreal Cana...
Norm "Rocky" Farr got into 18 NHL games with the Buffalo Sabres in the early 1970's. A veteran minor league goalie, Farr was unable to take hold of a permanent spot in the big leagues. The Toronto native bounced around the minor leagues in the Montreal Canadiens system for three years before he ...
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Gord Donnelly
Gord Donnelly, no relation to former NHLer Mike Donnelly, enjoyed a lengthy career in the NHL and in hockey because of his willingness to play the physical game. The defenseman/winger wasn't a great skater and did not handle the puck overly well. The few go...
The defenseman/winger wasn't a great skater and did not handle the puck overly well. The few goals he scored (28 career goals in 554 games) were either point shots that found their way through traffic, or banged in rebounds in front of the net. But Gord was undoubtedly one of the NHL's toughest ...
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Akim Aliu
Professional hockey players tend to be well travelled. Akim Aliu took that to a whole other level. Akim was born in Nigeria. His father, Taiwo, was from Nigeria, but left shortly after his son's birth to study geology in Ukraine (which at the time was part ...
Professional hockey players tend to be well travelled. Akim Aliu took that to a whole other level. Akim was born in Nigeria. His father, Taiwo, was from Nigeria, but left shortly after his son's birth to study geology in Ukraine (which at the time was part of the Soviet Union).
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Bob Lemieux
There is not much chance you would get Mario Lemieux and Bob Lemieux mixed up. Mario, of course, is considered by many to be the greatest hockey player to ever lace up skates. He could score at will despite some serious injuries and illnesses. Bob was a sta...
There is not much chance you would get Mario Lemieux and Bob Lemieux mixed up. Mario, of course, is considered by many to be the greatest hockey player to ever lace up skates. He could score at will despite some serious injuries and illnesses. Bob was a stay at home defenseman who played a total ...
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Rod Brind'Amour
Fitness fanatic Rod Brind'Amour was a real solid NHL citizen for 20 years, excelling at both ends of the ice and seemingly getting better with age. In his prime he was a point-a-game player. By the time his career was done he had an impressive nearly 1200 c...
Fitness fanatic Rod Brind'Amour was a real solid NHL citizen for 20 years, excelling at both ends of the ice and seemingly getting better with age. In his prime he was a point-a-game player. By the time his career was done he had an impressive nearly 1200 career points, including 452 career ...
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Maple Leafs Hotstove's profile photo
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Kevin van Steendelaar's profile photo
Owen Bush's profile photo
Pavel Bárta's profile photo
Niko de Jonge's profile photo
Dirk Hoag's profile photo
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Freelance hockey writer. Written 2 books, working on a 2011 eBook release, written for several major periodicals and websites. Curator of GreatestHockeyLegends.com , HockeyBookReviews.com and 1972SummitSeries.com
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