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An Email Interview with Hockey Author Curt Solomon

It’s amazing the kind of hockey people you can be put in touch with via the Internet. I have the perfect example of this. Back in early February, I was searching for something on Patrick Roy and I came across a book called My Road Hockey Obsession by Curt Solomon. After reading a sample of […]

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ECHL: Icemen Add First New Face

After the departure of Charles Williams and both Olof Linbolm and Parker Gahagen yet to be signed, the Icemen crease has been a desolate spot this offseason. Now with the season just over two months out, the Icemen look to be adding some fresh talent in net. Goaltender Matt Vernon has agreed to terms with […]

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Kiprusoff’s #34 To Be Retired by the Flames

In looking at the Calgary Flames and their history of goaltenders, there are really only two names that stand out. The first is Mike Vernon. Vernon, who will be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame this November, helped the Flames win a Stanley Cup in 1989 while also accomplishing the following while with the […]

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Bargain Bin: Leafs, Bruins, Flames, Hockey Hall of Fame

One of the best things when it comes to rumors and news in the NHL is the fact that it is always so unpredictable and catches you by surprise. Let’s dive into today’s edition of Bargain Bin on Thursday, June 22nd. Toronto Maple Leafs It is no secret that the Toronto Maple Leafs have a […]

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Seven Inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame

We officially have our 2023 Hockey Hall of Fame class! Tom Barrasso Career stats-369 wins, 277 losses, 3.24 GAA, .892 SV% Career Achievements- Won both the Calder and Vezina trophies in his rookie year in 1984, made the first All-Star team in 1984, Won the William Jennings Trophy for being the goalie of the team […]

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It’s Ridiculous That Chris Osgood Is Still Not In The Hockey Hall Of Fame

It has been 12 years since former three-time Stanley Cup winning goaltender Chris Osgood has hung up his skates and retired from the NHL. For the 9th year of his retirement, Osgood did not get a call to be enshrined in the Hockey Hall of Fame. Why? Osgood was drafted in the 3rd round by […]

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Barrasso Finally Gets His Due

With the Hockey Hall of Fame announcing its new class on Wednesday, June 21st, one should have noticed that there was a theme that really had not been present before. That theme was goaltenders. This year, the selection committee announced that three goaltenders would be going into its Hall of Fame. One of them was […]

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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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