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Retro Rangers: Kocur’s “Impossible” Goal

Never let it be said that Joey Kocur couldn’t shoot the puck. The burly winger accomplished the seemingly impossible on November 11, 1991 when he drilled the 3” x 1” puck through one of the 2½ “ diamonds in...

Retro Rangers: The Rangers’ Worst Season

With the Rangers off to another bumpy start to their season, it’s important that fans remember that it could be worse. Much worse. The 1943-44 Rangers lost their first 11 games of the season. Thankfully ...

Retro Rangers: October 31, 1975

This month marks a sad anniversary in Ranger history because 35 years ago on October 31, 1975, Ed Giacomin suddenly became a member of the Detroit Red Wings. Ask any long-time Ranger fan about that night an...

Retro Rangers: Blue Shirts First U.S. Goalie

Pop Quiz time: Quick, who was the Rangers first American born goaltender? Fans of a certain age might guess 1960 Olympian Jack McCartan. That would be a good guess but it would also be wrong. McCartan pl...

Retro Rangers: The Old Smoothies

They weren’t really that old, but they were experienced and they played like they had been line mates for decades. Together they formed one of the Rangers most famous and effective lines of the 1960’s. Act...

Keeping Tradition Alive in Toronto

The recent decision to have hockey games being played at Maple Leaf Gardens means that one of the last great hockey shrines will once again be reborn. While the Leafs will continue to play in the confines of...

An Event to Remember

For Timothy Gassen, Saturday May 16 marked the occasion of his new DVD release at the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto, Ontario. “Gretzky, Indy & the W.H.A.” is an epic look at the Indianapolis Racers organiz...

Life in the Russian Super League

The story King of Russia details one year in the life of Canadian Dave King as he makes the transition to life as a hockey coach with Metallurg Magnitogorsk of the Russian Super League. Both King and longtime G...

Sharing in a Canadian Identity

For those of us who are Canadians, there are many aspects of life that we can all share in and take pride in. From coast to coast in Canada, the game of hockey signifies a great deal of importance to many peopl...