Evgeni Malkin is an enigma. The man has spent his NHL career as the second-best center on the Pittsburgh Penguins but is also one of the four most important players in franchise history along with Mario Lemieux, Sidney Crosby, and Jaromir Jagr. He has led the team to countless wins but has been blamed for
Every team has them. Players they took in a draft but went on to have success in other cities. Maybe the original team didn’t think the player was good enough, or they figured they could get a better return in a trade. Or maybe, they just let the rookie contract run out, and another team
If you are a fan of the draft, then June 26 is a huge day for you. Five separate NHL Entry Drafts were held on this date, bringing some Hall of Fame talent into the league. There was even an expansion draft held, and one of the greatest defensemen to ever play called it a
Fans in Pittsburgh were given two huge reasons to celebrate on this date over the years. Also, on June 12, two of the greatest players in National Hockey League history were bestowed big honors. Let’s hop inside the THW time machine and take a trip back through the years and relive all the best memories.
June 11 has been a very exciting day in National Hockey League history. One franchise’s 45-year wait to wear the crown finally came to an end, while another team returned to the championship series for the first time in a long time. This date also gave us the first repeat champions we’d seen in nearly
June 8 is mostly remembered for two things; plenty of Stanley Cup Final action and multiple coaching changes. Also, one of the most memorable Entry Drafts in National Hockey League history took place on this date. Let’s begin our daily trip back in time to remember all the top moments this day has given us.
May 28 has given us a lot of National Hockey League memories through the decades. Among them are two Hall of Famers calling it a career, numerous Stanley Cup Final victories, and a huge swing and miss in the draft. Let’s all hop aboard the THW time machine and go back through the years to
Two of the greatest dynasties in National Hockey League history hoisted Lord Stanley’s Cup on this date. May 21 has also seen some big individual performances and final games for future Hall of Famers. Let’s begin our daily trip back in time to relive all the best moments. A Pair of Dynastic Wins On May
The most famous goal in National Hockey League history was scored on this date. In addition, memories were made during dynastic runs in Montreal and New York while numerous teams got one step closer to hockey’s ultimate prize. The THW time machine is fueled up and ready to take back through the years so we
May 3 has seen quite a bit of National Hockey League history throughout the decades. Among the memorable moments include the first non-North American scoring champion, numerous overtime goals, and some great goaltending performances. Jaromir Jagr Sets the European Standard The 1995 regular season ended on May 3 after the 48-game schedule didn’t begin until
Some of the greatest players to ever play in the National Hockey League had big moments on April 14. A pair of legends hoisted the Stanley Cup for the final time in their careers. Also, the longest winning streak and winningest season in league history both ended on this date. Let’s take our daily trip
Jan. 2 has been a unique date in National Hockey League history. It has seen two legends of the game do their thing in five different decades. A pair of goaltenders accomplished an extremely rare feat, and there were even a couple of outdoor games for good measure. So, let’s fire up our hockey time
Year after year, each team in the NHL grapples with the question of where they stand in terms of contending for the Stanley Cup. Teams like the Buffalo Sabres are stuck in a floundering state in the league’s basement, while the Tampa Bay Lightning have a seemingly unbeatable squad. The Pittsburgh Penguins have had their
This date in National Hockey League history was very eventful in both Detroit and Philadelphia. In addition, a pair of Hall of Famers hung up their skates, an all-time great goaltender had multiple memories, and there was the very rare brother versus brother goal scored. So, let’s begin our daily journey back in time to
This has been a very intriguing date in National Hockey League history. It has provided us with a new all-time leading scorer for players born in Europe. A handful of goaltending milestones were reached, some big moments in Pittsburgh, a very busy night in 1992, and even regular-season overtime was put on a 41-year hiatus.
Some of the most legendary players in National Hockey League history added to their resumes on this date. Detroit and Montreal proved why they are two of the game’s most historic cities on Oct. 29, while fans in Pittsburgh got to witness greatness on multiple occasions. The THW time machine is fueled up and ready
This date in National Hockey League history has had some great moments on both the east and west coasts and a lot of places in between. Some of the most notable players to ever play in the league had big memories on Oct. 28 throughout the decades. So, let’s take our daily journey back in
Oct. 11 has been a very busy day in National Hockey League history, with the expansion era officially began in 1967. Plus, there were memorable moments and milestones by some of the legendary names of the game. It’s time for our daily trip back through the years to relive all the best this date has