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Clearly, Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin had a great offseason last fall. There’s little disputing that, but “Jim Gregory General Manager of the Year Award” good? Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin ’ (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers) That’s effectively what it should come down to anyway, Bergevin’s last offseason, because the regular
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The Montreal Canadiens wouldn’t be here right now without Joel Armia. That’s no exaggeration either. His two-goal performance in Game 5 against the Toronto Maple Leafs in Round 1 helped right the ship for the Habs, down 3-1 in the first-round series at that point. Montreal Canadiens forward Joel Armia ’ (Photo by Francois Lacasse/NHLI
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June 6, 1967. If you are an old-time hockey fan, or a purist, that date is a day of infamy. If you are of the more modern generation, you likely think of it as the day that the Original Six became 12. No matter how you view the date, it is the day on which
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It’s not an untold story, but it is certainly a rarely told and uncomfortably unknown piece of hockey history. In January 2020, Canada Post released a special stamp and first day cover featuring what is undoubtedly hockey’s greatest secret. The stamp features teams and artwork of players from the Colored Hockey League. Between 1895 and
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One of the greatest goaltenders the National Hockey League had ever seen officially ended his playing on this date. Jan. 29 has also seen a plethora of personal milestones including the No. 1,000 reappearing in different forms. Let’s buckle into THW’s time machine for our daily trip throughout the decades. Brodeur Hangs Them Up No
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The top two scorers in National Hockey League history both had memorable nights on this date. Jan. 27 was a very busy date in Montreal as well as in Toronto and Pittsburgh. Some of the biggest names in the history of the game left their mark on this date through the years. Howe & Gretzky,
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Jan. 18 is a very important date in National Hockey League history as it was when the color barrier was broken. Also, a trio of major milestones was hit in Detroit and memories were made on Long Island. There were some big moments between the pipes and at the All-Star Game well. Let’s jump on
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