Bobby Orr

If it weren’t for one of the events on Nov. 26, there wouldn’t even be a National Hockey League to write a daily history column about. In addition to this, some of the greatest players to ever strap on a pair of skates made headlines on this date. Some hit personal milestones, some began incredible
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This is a pretty important date for Boston in National Hockey League history. Nov. 20 has also been rather kind to players and fans in Toronto and Philadelphia, as well. Two legendary goaltenders got their numbers retired in the same ceremony, and one of the legends in Detroit accomplished something only one other player had
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This date in NHL history was especially good for players named Bobby. It has also provided many memorable moments all across the state of New York and in the City of Brotherly Love. So, let’s take our daily trip back in time and revisit all the best memories from Nov. 15. Orr’s Enormous Day Bobby
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Nov. 8 has been a very eventful date in National Hockey League history. Arguably the greatest defenseman ever retired, while a legend scored his first goal and became the league’s all-time leader a decade apart. In addition, a new franchise was awarded, a whole slew of hat tricks was scored, and plenty of franchise and
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Perhaps the greatest defenseman in National Hockey League history hit a pair of milestones, with two different teams, on this date. Plus, the Nassau Coliseum hosted a handful of memorable moments, and a current general manager built his Hall of Fame credentials during his playing career. So, let’s take a journey back in time and
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On this date, one of the greatest National Hockey League defensemen ever made history, even though his playing days were over. Also, a very popular and successful captain announced his retirement while a regrettable contract was signed on Long Island. The THW time machine is ready to take on back through the decades to relive
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Numbers, stats, and figures are an integral part of the hockey viewing experience. The game is rife with scoring slumps, hot streaks, losing skids, and dynastic stretches of winning. The thing is, not all streaks are created equal. Sometimes remarkable individual accolades take center stage as one particular player lights the league on fire. During
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Although there have been no games played on this date, there has still been plenty of National Hockey League history made over the years. One of the greatest players to ever play the game was honored following his last full season in the league. A head coach was traded for the first time, and a
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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.
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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
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The teams from the Empire State have enjoyed quite a bit of success on this date throughout the years. May 8 has also provided some “Original Six” memories, big performances by rookies, and Hall of Fame milestones. Let’s begin our daily trip back through time to relive all the best moments. A New York State
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Combine a gritty style of play with quick hands and fast feet, throw in a swagger that sat well with his movie-star good looks, mix well with his fair share of nastiness and you have the young Derek Sanderson, better known by his friends and teammates as “Turk”. Born and raised in Niagara Falls, Ontario,
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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
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