Hockey Hall of Fame

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Stan Fischler Belongs in the Hockey Hall of Fame

I want to preface this by saying that the man known as “The Maven”, Stan Fischler, has been a good friend of mine for over 20 years. Not only is he a friend, he is a wonderful mentor to not only me but many others in the hockey industry. I actually interned for Stan in […]

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Making the Case For Lightning’s Stamkos as a Hall of Famer

In an era dominated by defense, the goal scorers don’t always get the recognition they deserve. If they miss substantial time due to injury or illness over the course of their career, the chances of them making it into the Hockey Hall of Fame is probably slim. An honor reserved for the best of the […]

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An Appreciation for Tuukka Rask

In Boston, Bruins goaltender Linus Ullmark is in the middle of a season to remember. As of this writing (Tuesday, January 17), Ullmark, 29, is 23-2-0-1 with a 1.92 goals-against average, a .936 save percentage, and two shutouts. His rankings in the league among goaltenders are also impressive: In looking at what Ullmark has accomplished […]

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Goaltenders and the Hockey Hall of Fame: Not Just About the Numbers

When one thinks of Hall of Fame caliber players in any professional sport, one usually thinks of an athlete with outstanding numbers, a plethora of personal awards, and who played a big part in helping their team win a championship. The Hockey Hall of Fame seems to be a different kind of animal. There have […]

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Is Carey Price a Future Hall of Famer?

The Montreal Canadiens have several goaltenders who are in the Hockey Hall of Fame. Canadiens’ greats like Jacques Plante, Lorne “Gump” Worsley, Georges Vezina, Ken Dryden, George Hainsworth, Bill Durnan, Patrick Roy, and a few others who played with the team at one point in their careers have all been inducted into the HHOF. Goaltenders […]

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Alexander Mogilny Belongs in the Hockey Hall of Fame

The 2022 class for the Hockey Hall of Fame has been announced, and they will be enshrined into hockey’s sacred grounds on November 14th. This year’s class includes players Henrik and Daniel Sedin, Daniel Alfredsson, Roberto Luongo, and Riikka Sallinen, while Herb Carnegie will be going in under the builder’s category. This is indeed a […]

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Riika Sallinen: Finn of Fame

Riika Sallinen is not the first European-born female player to get inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame, but she is the first female from a European national team to be inducted. She has a career so impressive that the Hall was almost a given. To say that Sallinen was a fixture in professional women’s […]

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