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(Map: Billsportsmaps.com) Following basketball’s example, promoters decided that North American hockey needed a new league to prevent the NHL’s professional monopoly. Thus,...

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(Photo: by matthewreid , via Wikimedia Commons) No sick days or recovery time or absences of any kind. Doug Jarvis showed...

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Sons want to make their fathers proud, and fathers wish to see their sons surpass them. October 9, 2000 stood as just one...

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Hockey truly proved to be the Patrick family business on October 8, 1971, when Craig Patrick became the first third-generation player to...
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(Photo: By Daniel from Glasgow, United Kingdom , via Wikimedia Commons To combat the rise of the World Hockey Association (WHA), in...

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In the last quarter century of his life, Roger Neilson coached ten NHL teams, and remains the only coach to have been a...

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(Photo: Compilation of photos by Tony McCune & Rick Dikeman via Wikimedia Commons) Double, double toil and trouble. Goalie Patrick Roy, No....
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Photo: By dtnyc383 (uploaded on flickr) , via Wikimedia Commons Over the course of his career, Mark Messier spent nearly equal...

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The day before the Boston Bruins retired Ray Bourque’s No. 77, October 3, 2001, Paul Coffey, also No. 77, officially retired. In...
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Photo: By Dave Stanley, via Wikimedia Commons The day after No. 99 was retired, Ray Bourque, No. 77, surpassed his fellow No....